Sebastien Loeb wins the Rally d'Italia Sardegna - 2.5mins up on Mikko Hirvonen; Daniel Sordo takes the final podium position while Xavier Pons and Jussi Valimaki complete the top five...

Overall times after SS18 / Leg 3 - Top 20:

1. Sebastien Loeb Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06 3hours 54mins 18.9secs M1
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +02mins 41.4secs M1
3. Daniel Sordo Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC +03mins 27.7secs
4. Xavier Pons Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06 +05mins 28.2secs M1
5. Jussi Valimaki Mitsubishi Lancer WRC +07mins 08.8secs
6. Kristian Sohlberg Atolye Kazaz Subaru Impreza +07mins 36.9secs
7. Manfred Stohl OMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC +08mins 18.4secs M2
8. Francois Duval First Skoda Fabia WRC +09mins 45.8secs

9. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 +10mins 19.9secs M1
10. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 +11mins 03.9secs M1
11. Gareth MacHale Ford Focus WRC +14mins 59.5secs
12. Luis Perez Companc Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +16mins 05.5secs
13. Andreas Aigner Red Bull Skoda Fabia WRC 05 +21mins 00.8secs M2
14. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +28mins 04.1secs
15. Patrick Sandell Renault Clio Super 1600 +32mins 06.3secs J
16. Conrad Rautenbach Renault Clio Super 1600 +37mins 14.7secs J
17. Jan Kopecky Czech RT Skoda Fabia WRC +37mins 16.8secs
18. Urmo Aava Suzuki Swift S1600 +37mins 43.1secs J
19. Alan Scorcioni Subaru Impreza +37mins 46.3secs
20. Harri Rovanpera Red Bull Skoda Fabia WRC 06 +38mins 57.1secs M2

Other:

34. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +57mins 28.0secs M2

Overall JWRC after SS18 / Leg 3 - Top 10:

1. Patrick Sandell Renault Clio Super 1600 4hours 26mins 25.0secs J
2. Conrad Rautenbach Renault Clio Super 1600 +05mins 08.4secs J
3. Urmo Aava Suzuki Swift S1600 +05mins 36.8secs J
4. P-G Andersson Suzuki Swift S1600 +07mins 44.0secs J
5. Aaron Burkart Citroen C2 Super 1600 +09mins 47.0secs J
6. Luca Betti Renault Clio Super 1600 +10mins 13.8secs J
7. Julien Pressac Citroen C2 Super 1600 +11mins 15.1secs J
8. Guy Wilks Suzuki Swift S1600 +16mins 11.4secs J

9. Brice Tirabassi Citroen C2 +17mins 43.0secs J
10. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Ignis S1600 +22mins 00.6secs J

Notable retirements*:

SS5/6. Harri Rovanpera Red Bull Skoda Fabia WRC 06 Transmission. M2#
SS6. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 Tyres. M1#

SS8. Marcus Gronholm BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06 Hit a rock. M1
SS9. Henning Solberg OMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC Engine. M2
SS10. Kosti Katajamaki Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 05 Rolled. M2
SS12/13 Gigi Galli Pirelli Bozian Peugeot 307 WRC Engine.

SS14/15. Harri Rovanpera Red Bull Skoda Fabia WRC 06 Unknown. M2#
SS18. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 Went off the road. M1#

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

# denotes elected/able to re-start.

M1 - denotes Manufacturer 1 entry.
M2 - denotes Manufacturer 2 entry.
J - denotes Junior WRC entry.

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