SS18 - St Wendeler Land 1 (17.71 kms): Burns fastest through SS18; Loeb second; Gronholm third; Rovanpera fourth; Colin McRae fifth; Duval leads the JWRC; Loeb leads the overall rally by 8.1 secs.

Stage times and overall standings after SS18.

Top ten stage times for SS18:

1.Richard BurnsPeugeot 206 WRC8mins 46.4secs
2.Sebastien LoebCitreon Xsara WRC+00mins 03.9secs
3.Marcus GronholmPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 14.6secs
4.Harri RovanperaPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 15.5secs
5.Colin McRaeFord Focus RS WRC +00mins 19.1secs
6.Markko MartinFord Focus RS WRC +00mins 21.2secs
7.Carlos SainzFord Focus RS WRC +00mins 21.4secs
8.Tommi MakinenSubaru Impreza WRC +00mins 22.5secs
9.Bruno ThiryPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 23.8secs
10.Francois DelecourMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC+00mins 29.0secs

Overall times after SS18:

1.Sebastien LoebCitreon Xsara WRC3hours 11mins 25.5secs
2.Richard BurnsPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 08.1secs
3.Marcus GronholmPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 47.6secs
4.Colin McRaeFord Focus RS WRC +02mins 40.6secs
5.Bruno ThiryPeugeot 206 WRC+04mins 00.3secs
6.Markko MartinFord Focus RS WRC +04mins 27.9secs
7.Francois DelecourMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC+04mins 45.1secs
8.Tommi MakinenSubaru Impreza WRC +04mins 52.0secs
9.Carlos SainzFord Focus RS WRC +05mins 19.4secs
10.Harri RovanperaPeugeot 206 WRC+06mins 19.6secs

11.Kenneth ErikssonSkoda Octavia WRC+11mins 52.9secs12.Francois DuvalFord Puma Super 1600+17mins 49.1secs
13.Rocco TheunissenToyota Corolla WRC+18mins 05.6secs
14.Cedric RobertPeugeot 206 Super 1600+18mins 15.4secs15.Daniel SolaCitroen Saxo Super 1600+18mins 36.0secs
16.Hermann GassnerMitsubishi Carisma GT+19mins 32.9secs
17.Simon Jean-JosephRenault Clio Super 1600+19mins 40.7secs18.Andrea DallavillaCitroen Saxo Super 1600+21mins 26.1secs19.Nikolaus SchelleSuzuki Ignis Super 1600+22mins 15.1secs
20.Kristian SohlbergMitsubishi Lancer Evo+22mins 21.2secs

21.Mirco BaldacciCitroen Saxo Super 1600+22mins 42.2secs22.Martin RoweFord Puma Super 1600+24mins 59.2secs
23.Tibor CserhalmiSkoda Octavia WRC+25mins 15.1secs24.Kosti KatajamakiVolkswagen Polo Super 1600+26mins 27.4secs25.Giadomenico BassoFiat Punto Super 1600+27mins 47.6secs26.Roger FeghaliFord Puma Super 1600+28mins 50.9secs
27.Sandro WallenweinMitsubishi Lancer Evo+31mins 02.0secs28.Christian CheminFiat Punto Super 1600+31mins 08.1secs
29.Henk VossenMitsubishi Lancer Evo+32mins 26.8secs
30.Dark LiebehenschelSubaru Impreza+33mins 01.9secs

Overall JWRC after SS18:

1.Francois DuvalFord Puma Super 16003hours 29mins 14.6secs2.Daniel SolaCitroen Saxo Super 1600+00mins 46.9secs3.Andrea DallavillaCitroen Saxo Super 1600+03mins 37.0secs

Notable retirements:

SS3.Jesus PurasCitroen Xsara WRCElectrical problem.
SS3. Matthias KahleSkoda Octavia WRCElectrical problem.
SS4/5.Toshi AraiSubaru Impreza WRCGearbox.
SS6/7.Alister McRaeMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRCTurbo.
SS9.Freddie LoixHyundai Accent WRCLost oil pressure.
SS9.Achim M?rtl Subaru Impreza WRCHit a tree.
SS10.Philippe BugalskiCitroen Xsara WRCLost engine oil.
SS10.Armin SchwarzHyundai Accent WRCRolled.
SS11/12. Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC Right rear wheel.
SS14/15. Toni GardemeisterSkoda Octavia WRC EvoWent off road.
SS17.Armin KremerFord Focus WRCWent off road.

Key:

Italics denote Junior World Rally Championship entries.