SS5 - Perinaldo 2 (12.40 kms): Loeb fastest through SS5; Martin second; Gronholm third; Panizzi fourth; Sainz fifth; Duval sixth; Baldacci leads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall rally by 22 secs.

Stage times and overall standings after SS5.

Top ten stage times for SS5:

1.Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara WRC7mins 45.6secs
2. Markko MartinFord Focus RS WRC+00mins 00.5secs
3.Marcus GronholmPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 04.6secs
4.Gilles PanizziPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 05.2secs
5.Carlos SainzCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 05.6secs
6.Francois DuvalFord Focus RS WRC+00mins 07.3secs
7.Colin McRaeCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 10.0secs
8.Philippe BugalskiCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 10.8secs
9.Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC+00mins 11.3secs
10.Tommi MakinenSubaru Impreza WRC+00mins 13.0secs

Overall times after SS5:

1.Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara WRC1hour 06mins 37.0secs
2.Markko MartinFord Focus RS WRC+00mins 22.0secs
3.Marcus GronholmPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 33.3secs
4. Francois DuvalFord Focus RS WRC+00mins 42.1secs
5.Gilles PanizziPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 46.8secs
6.Carlos SainzCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 57.9secs
7.Colin McRaeCitroen Xsara WRC+01mins 06.3secs
8.Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC+01mins 20.7secs
9.Philippe BugalskiCitroen Xsara WRC+01mins 47.1secs
10.Tommi MakinenSubaru Impreza WRC+02mins 01.5secs

11.Richard BurnsPeugeot 206 WRC+02mins 03.4secs
12.Cedric RobertPeugeot 206 WRC+02mins 09.0secs
13.Roman KrestaPeugeot 206 WRC+03mins 01.3secs
14.Didier AuriolSkoda Fabia WRC+03mins 33.6secs
15.Simon Jean-JosephRenault Clio Super 1.6+06mins 17.1secs
16.Nicolas BernardiRenault Clio Super 1.6+06mins 38.3secs17.Mirco BaldacciFiat Punto+07mins 02.3secs
18.Piero LiattiPeugeot 206 Super 1.6+07mins 55.0secs19.Daniel CarlssonSuzuki Ignis Super 1600+07mins 57.5secs20.Kris MeekeOpel Corsa+08mins 23.2secs

Overall JWRC after SS5:

1.Mirco BaldacciFiat Punto1hour 13mins 39.3secs2.Daniel CarlssonSuzuki Ignis Super 1600+00mins 55.2secs3.Kris MeekeOpel Corsa+01mins 20.9secs

Notable retirements:

DNS.Armin SchwarzHyundai Accent WRCDid not start.
DNS.Freddy LoixHyundai Accent WRCDid not start.
SS2.Toni GardemeisterSkoda Fabia WRCWent off road.
SS3.Mikko HirvonenFord Focus RS WRCMechanical.

Italics denote Junior World Rally Championship entries.

 

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