Sebastien Loeb wins the Rallye de Portugal by 3mins 13.9 seconds, after all the Ford Focus 06 drivers were handed five minute penalties; Petter Solberg takes the runners-up spot; Daniel Sordo completes the podium followed by Marcus Gronholm and Mikko Hirvonen, who drop from 2nd and 3rd respectively to 4th and 5th...

Overall times after SS18 / Leg 3 - Top 20:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 3hours 53mins 33.1secs M
2. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 +03mins 13.9secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +05mins 05.3secs M
4. Marcus Gronholm BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +05mins 37.1secs M##
5. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +07mins 08.1secs M##
6. Daniel Carlsson OMV Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC +08mins 13.2secs M
7. Gigi Galli Aimont Citroen Xsara WRC +09mins 39.6secs
8. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart Ford Focus WRC 06 +10mins 44.9secs M##

9. Manfred Stohl OMV Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC +12mins 46.8secs M
10. Andreas Mikkelsen Stobart Ford Focus WRC 04 +13mins 50.9secs
11. Henning Solberg Stobart Ford Focus WRC 06 +16mins 12.4secs M##
12. Matthew Wilson Stobart Ford Focus WRC 06 +14mins 36.1secs##
13. Gareth MacHale Ford Focus WRC 06 +16mins 02.3secs##
14. P-G Andersson Suzuki Swift S1600 +29mins 10.3secs J
15. Urmo Aava Suzuki Swift S1600 +29mins 14.0secs J
16. Patrick Flodin Subaru Impreza +33mins 08.0secs N4
17. Bruno Magalhaes Peugeot 207 S2000 +35mins 08.1secs N4
18. Jozef Beres Renault Clio S1600 +36mins 59.2secs J
19. Vitor Pascoal Subaru Impreza WRX +38mins 19.9secs N4
20. Jan Kopecky Czech RT-Skoda Kopecky Fabia WRC +40mins 00.2secs

## denotes drivers given 5 minute penalties.

Overall JRC after SS18 / Leg 3 - Top 10:

1. P-G Andersson Suzuki Swift S1600 4hours 22mins 43.4secs J
2. Urmo Aava Suzuki Swift S1600 +00mins 03.7secs J
3. Jozef Beres Renault Clio S1600 +07mins 48.9secs J
4. Jaan Molder Suzuki Swift S1600 +11mins 56.5secs J
5. Andrea Cortinovis Renault Clio +14mins 53.8secs J
6. Manuel Rueda Renault Clio R3 +20mins 54.7secs J
7. Shaun Gallagher Citroen C2 R2 +26mins 39.9secs J
8. Vilius Rozukas Suzuki Swift S1600 +33mins 14.9secs J
9. Kalle Pinomaki Renault Clio R3 +35mins 38.9secs J
10. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen C2 S1600 +35mins 42.5secs J

Notable retirements*:

DNS. Luis Perez Companc Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 06 Withdrawn. M
DNS. Juan Pablo Raies Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 06 Withdrawn. M

SS3. Guy Wilks Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 04 Rolled.
SS5. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 Mechanical. J
SS7/8. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC Did not start leg 2
EXC. Toni Gardemeister MMSP Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05 Excluded.

SS9. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 Went off the road J
SS10. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 Went off the road M
SS13/14. Stefano Benoni Citroen C2 Did not start leg 3 J

SS17. Armindo Araujo MMSP Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05 Radiator damage.
SS18. Alessandro Bettega Ford Fiesta Super 1600 Unknown J
EXC Rui Madeira Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 Excluded N4

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
J - denotes Junior RC entry.

# denotes elected / able to re-start under the SupeRally format.

all times unofficial

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