Result - Rally Argentina.

Citroen's Sebastien Loeb wins the Rally Argentina to take his sixth win on the trot and his seventh of the year - both new records; Marcus Gronholm comes home second, 26.1 seconds behind in his Peugeot; Petter Solberg completes the podium with Toni Gardemeister and Harri Rovanpera fourth and fifth respectively...

Overall times after SS22 / Leg 3 - Top 20:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Xsara WRC 3hours 55mins 36.4secs
2. Marcus Gronholm Peugeot 307 WRC +00mins 26.1secs
3. Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC 2005 +00mins 55.3secs
4. Toni Gardemeister Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +02mins 38.0secs
5. Harri Rovanpera Mitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05 +02mins 43.6secs
6. Markko Martin Peugeot 307 WRC +04mins 22.2secs
7. Francois Duval Citroen Xsara WRC +05mins 29.1secs
8. Manfred Stohl Citroen Xsara WRC +05mins 42.9secs

9. Chris Atkinson Subaru Impreza WRC 2005 +05mins 59.2secs
10. Xavier Pons Citroen Xsara WRC +08mins 25.1secs
11. Roman Kresta Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +08mins 38.2secs
12. Antony Warmbold Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +08mins 58.2secs
13. Marcos Ligato Peugeot 206 WRC +13mins 53.1secs
14. Luis Perez-Companc Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +15mins 11.7secs
15. Daniel Carlsson Peugeot 206 WRC +18mins 20.6secs
16. Armin Schwarz Skoda Fabia WRC +21mins 49.0secs
17. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza +26mins 05.2secs
18. Ricardo Trivino Peugeot 206 WRC +33mins 06.1secs
19. Angelo Medeghini Mitsubishi Lancer +39mins 34.0secs
20. Luis Rosselot Mitsubishi Lancer +39mins 53.4secs

Overall PCWRC after SS22 / Leg 3:

1. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza 4hours 21mins 41.6secs
2. Angelo Medeghini Mitsubishi Lancer +13mins 28.8secs
3. Luis Rosselot Mitsubishi Lancer +13mins 48.2secs
4. Fabio Frisiero Subaru Impreza +25mins 08.2secs
5. Gabriel Pozzo Subaru Impreza +25mins 33.2secs
6. Sebastian Beltran Subaru Impreza +29mins 51.9secs

EXC. Mark Higgins Subaru Impreza Excluded - had finished 2nd in class - +02mins 36.2secs
EXC. Federico Villagra Mitsubishi Lancer Excluded - had finished 3rd in class - +12mins 02.7secs

Notable retirements*:

SS5. Gigi Galli Mitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05 Transmission.#
SS5. Jani Paasonen Skoda Fabia WRC Mechanical.

SS19/20. Gigi Galli Mitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05 Gearbox.

* Under the 'SupeRally' system, retired cars can re-start on subsequent legs with time penalties imposed for however many stages they miss.

# denotes elected to re-start.

Italics denotes Production Car World Rally Championship entries.

Related Pictures

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Sebastien Loeb and co-driver, Daniel Elena celebrate with the rest of the Citroen team after winning the Rally Argentina
Alexey Lukyanuk - Ford Fiesta R5
Alexey Lukyanuk - Ford Fiesta R5
Pierre Louis Loubet (FRA) - Vincent Landais (FRA) Citroen DS3 R5
Pierre Louis Loubet (FRA) - Vincent Landais (FRA) Citroen DS3 R5
Karl Kruuda (EST) - Martin Jarveoja (EST) Ford Fiesta R5, Drive Dmack Trophy Team
Scott Pedder (AUS) Dale Moscatt (AUS), Skoda Fabia R5
Scott Pedder (AUS) Dale Moscatt (AUS), Skoda Fabia R5
Scott Pedder (AUS) Dale Moscatt (AUS), Skoda Fabia R5
Essapeka Lappi (FIN) Janne Ferm (FIN), Skoda Fabia R5 WRC2, Skoda Motorsport
Quentin Gilbert  (FRA) - Renaud Jamoul (BEL) Citroen DS3 R5
Lorenzo Bertelli (ITA)-Simone Scattolin (ITA) Ford Fiesta RS WRC, FWRT
Lorenzo Bertelli (ITA)-Simone Scattolin (ITA) Ford Fiesta RS WRC, FWRT
Teemu Suninen (FIN) - Mikko Markkula (FIN) Skoda Fabia R5, Team Oreca
Nicolás Fuchs (PER) - Fernando Mussano (ARG) Skoda Fabia R5
Nicolás Fuchs (PER) - Fernando Mussano (ARG) Skoda Fabia R5
Podium, winners Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR) Anders Jaeger (NOR), VW Polo WRC, Volswagen Motosport, 2nd place, Ott Tanak (EST) Raigo Molder (EST), Ford Fiesta WRC, Dmack WRT and 3th Hayden Paddon (NZL) John Kennard (NZ), Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

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