SS2 - Harvey Weir (6.97 kms): Loix fastest through SS2; Solberg second; Gronholm third; Rovanpera fourth; Sainz fifth; Crocker leads Group N; Solberg leads the overall rally by 0.7 secs.

Stage times and overall standings after SS2.

Top ten stage times for SS2:

1.Freddy LoixHyundai Accent WRC 4mins 00.7secs
2.Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC+00mins 00.8secs
3.Marcus GronholmPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 01.2secs
4.Harri RovanperaPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 01.3secs
5.Carlos SainzFord Focus RS WRC +00mins 01.6secs
6.Colin McRaeFord Focus RS WRC +00mins 01.9secs.
7.Richard BurnsPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 02.5secs
8.Francois DuvalFord Focus RS WRC+00mins 03.8secs
9.Toni GardemeisterSkoda Octavia WRC Evo+00mins 04.1secs
10.Jani PaasonenMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC+00mins 06.0secs

Overall times after SS2:

1.Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC5mins 30.2secs
2.Marcus GronholmPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 00.7secs
3.Freddy LoixHyundai Accent WRC +00mins 00.8secs
4.Harri RovanperaPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 01.6secs
5.Carlos SainzFord Focus RS WRC +00mins 01.7secs
6.Richard BurnsPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 02.6secs
7.Colin McRaeFord Focus RS WRC +00mins 02.8secs.
8.Francois DuvalFord Focus RS WRC+00mins 05.2secs
9.Toni GardemeisterSkoda Octavia WRC Evo+00mins 05.9secs
10.Jani PaasonenMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC+00mins 08.1secs

11.Tommi MakinenSubaru Impreza WRC +00mins 08.4secs
12.Juha KankkunenHyundai Accent WRC+00mins 11.2secs
13.Armin SchwarzHyundai Accent WRC+00mins 11.5secs
14.Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 13.8secs
15.Markko MartinFord Focus RS WRC +00mins 16.1secs16.Cody CrockerSubaru Impreza WRX STI RA+00mins 18.0secs
17.Kenneth ErikssonSkoda Octavia WRC Evo +00mins 18.2secs
18.Tomasz KucharToyota Corolla WRC+00mins 19.5secs19.Marcos LigatoMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+00mins 20.0secs20.Manfred StohlMitsubishi Lancer Evo VI+00mins 20.5secs

21.Francois DelecourMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC+00mins 20.8secs22.Simon EvansSubaru Impreza WRX+00mins 21.5secs23.Possum BourneSubaru Impreza WRX STI RA+00mins 21.9secs24.Toshi AraiSubaru Impreza WRX+00mins 22.1secs25. Juuso PykalistoMitsubishi Lancer Evo VI+00mins 24.2secs25.Dean HerridgeSubaru Impreza WRX+00mins 24.2secs27.Ed OrdynskiMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+00mins 24.3secs28.Spencer LowndesMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+00mins 26.7secs28.Giovanni ManfrinatoMitsubishi Lancer Evo VI+00mins 26.7secs30.Jussi ValimakiMitsubishi Lancer Evo VI+00mins 27.4secs

Overall Group N after SS2:

1.Cody CrockerSubaru Impreza WRX STI RA5mins 48.2secs2.Marcos LigatoMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+00mins 02.0secs3.Manfred StohlMitsubishi Lancer Evo VI+00mins 02.5secs

Notable retirements:

DNS.Alister McRaeMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRCDid not start - injured.
DNS.Gilles PanizziPeugeot 206 WRCDid not start.

Key:

Italics denote Group N - Production class - entries.