Stage times and overall standings after SS5.

Top ten stage times for SS5:

1.Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara37mins 30.6secs
2.Carlos SainzFord Focus RS WRC 02+00mins 10.8secs
3.Harri RovanperaPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 19.3secs
4.Kenneth ErikssonSkoda Octavia WRC Evo +00mins 22.3secs
5.Colin McRaeFord Focus RS WRC 02+00mins 45.7secs
6.Richard BurnsPeugeot 206 WRC+01mins 15.3secs
7.Gilles PanizziPeugeot 206 WRC+01mins 41.4secs
8.Thomas RadstromCitroen Xsara+01mins 41.7secs
9.Alister McRaeMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC+01mins 44.9secs
10.Markko MartinFord Focus RS WRC 02+02mins 11.0secs

11.Juha KankkunenHyundai Accent WRC+02mins 53.2secs
12.Roman KrestaSkoda Octavia WRC+07mins 18.5secs
13. Tommi MakinenSubaru Impreza WRC +09mins 00.8secs

RtdFrederic DorSubaru Impreza WRCsuspension

Overall times after SS5

1.Colin McRaeFord Focus RS WRC 023hr 30mins 49.8secs
2.Carlos SainzFord Focus RS WRC 02+02mins 03.8secs
3.Harri RovanperaPeugeot 206 WRC+02mins 54.6secs
4.Kenneth ErikssonSkoda Octavia WRC Evo +05mins 12.9secs
5.Markko MartinFord Focus RS WRC 02+07mins 43.4secs
6. Tommi MakinenSubaru Impreza WRC +07mins 59.0secs
7.Thomas RadstromCitroen Xsara+11mins 50.7secs
8.Richard BurnsPeugeot 206 WRC +15mins 56.6secs
9.Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara+17mins 32.0secs
10.Roman KrestaSkoda Octavia WRC Evo+28mins 22.7secs

11.Juha KankkunenHyundai Accent WRC+28mins 59.3secs
12.Gilles PanizziPeugeot 206 WRC+35mins 58.0secs
13.Alister McRaeMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC+46mins 32.5secs14.Marcos LigatoMitsubishi Lancer+1hr 13mins 31.3secs15.Toshihiro AraiSubaru Impreza WRX+1hr 17mins 28.3secs16.Karamjit SinghProton Pert+1hr 23mins 06.3secs
17.Charles MuhanjiSubaru Impreza+1hr 37mins 13.5secs
18.John LloydMitsubishi Lancer Evo 4+1hr 54mins 04.4secs19.Stefano MarriniMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+1hr 55mins 03.5secs
20.Rob HellierMitubishi Lancer Evo III+2hr 07mins 56.7secs

Overall Group N after SS5:

14.Marcos LigatoMitsubishi Lancer+1hr 13mins 31.3secs15.Toshihiro AraiSubaru Impreza WRX+1hr 17mins 28.3secs16.Karamjit SinghProton Pert+1hr 23mins 06.3secs19.Stefano MarriniMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+1hr 55mins 03.5secs21.Don SmithSubaru Impreza+2hr 12mins 46.8secs

Notable retirements:

SS5Frederic DorSubaru Impreza WRCsuspension
SS4Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRCengine
SS4Francois DelecourMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRCengine
SS4Toni GardemeisterSkoda Octavia WRC Evolost wheel
SS2Armin SchwarzHyundai Accent WRC alternator
SS1Marcus GronholmPeugeot 206 WRCengine
SS1Freddy LoixHyundai Accent WRC clutch

[Italics denote Group N - Production class - entries.]