SS3 - Granberget 1 (52.57 kms): Martin fastest through SS3; Solberg second; Loeb third; Sainz fourth; Tuorhino fifth; Hirvonen sixth; Gronholm had power steering problems; Panizzi had gearbox problems; Paasonen leads the PCWRC category; Martin leads the overall event by 14.2 secs.

Stage times and overall standings after SS3.

Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Markko MartinFord Focus RS WRC 324mins 47.4secs
2. Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC 2003+00mins 09.0secs
3. Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 13.5secs
4. Carlos SainzCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 19.2secs
5. Janne TuohinoFord Focus RS WRC 3+00mins 26.2secs
6. Mikko HirvonenSubaru Impreza WRC 2003+00mins 28.2secs
7. Freddy LoixPeugeot 307 WRC+00mins 37.1secs
8. Henning Solberg Peugeot 206 WRC+00mins 41.8secs
9. Francois DuvalFord Focus RS WRC +00mins 42.2secs
10. Daniel CarlssonPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 42.4secs

Overall times after SS3:

1. Markko MartinFord Focus RS WRC 344mins 24.5secs
2. Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 14.2secs
3. Carlos SainzCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 17.5secs
4. Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC 2003+00mins 22.6secs
5. Janne TuohinoFord Focus RS WRC 3+00mins 33.3secs
6. Mikko HirvonenSubaru Impreza WRC 2003+00mins 41.5secs
7. Marcus GronholmPeugeot 307 WRC+00mins 53.8secs
8. Daniel CarlssonPeugeot 206 WRC+00mins 59.6secs
9. Francois DuvalFord Focus RS WRC +01mins 07.3secs
10. Freddy LoixPeugeot 307 WRC+01mins 10.0secs

11. Henning Solberg Peugeot 206 WRC+01mins 12.2secs
12. Kristian KolbergHyundai Accent WRC+01mins 45.8secs
13. Thomas KolbergHyundai Accent WRC+02mins 20.5secs
14. Thomas SchieToyota Corolla WRC+02mins 27.3secs
15. Andreas ErikssonFord Focus WRC+02mins 40.1secs
16. Gilles PanizziMitsubishi Lancer WRC04+02mins 57.2secs17. Jani PaasonenMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+03mins 37.3secs
18. Kenneth BacklundMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+03mins 39.3secs
19. Per-Gunnar Andersson Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+03mins 43.0secs
20. Antony WarmboldFord Focus RS WRC+03mins 45.4secs

Overall PCWRC after SS3:

1. Jani PaasonenMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII48mins 01.8secs2. Alister McRaeSubaru Impreza WRX+00mins 31.1secs3. Toshihiro AraiSubaru Impreza WRX+00mins 35.5secs4. Gianluigi GalliMitsubishi Lancer Evo VII+00mins 43.0secs5. Mark HigginsSubaru Impreza STI+00mins 58.5secs

Notable retirements:

None.

Italics denotes Production Car World Rally Championship entries.

 

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