SS3 - Schones Moselland (20.48 km): Duval fastest through SS3; Loeb second; Gronholm third; Solberg fourth; Sola fifth; Galli sixth; Martin hit a wall; Bengue went off the road; Atkinson had boost problems; Sordo heads the JWRC category; Duval leads the overall event by 3.2secs.

Stage times and overall standings after SS3.

Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Francois DuvalCitroen Xsara WRC11mins 48.6secs
2. Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 06.5secs
3. Marcus GronholmPeugeot 307 WRC+00mins 11.4secs
4. Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC 2005+00mins 25.6secs
5. Daniel SolaFord Focus RS WRC 04+00mins 26.8secs
6. Gigi GalliMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05+00mins 29.2secs
7. Roman KrestaFord Focus RS WRC 04+00mins 30.5secs
8. Toni GardemeisterFord Focus RS WRC 04+00mins 34.7secs
9. Armin SchwarzSkoda Fabia WRC 05+00mins 38.5secs
10. Harri RovanperaMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05+00mins 47.5secs

Overall times after SS3:

1. Francois DuvalCitroen Xsara WRC35mins 19.7secs
2. Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 03.2secs
3. Marcus GronholmPeugeot 307 WRC+00mins 30.3secs
4. Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC 2005+01mins 14.2secs
5. Roman KrestaFord Focus RS WRC 04+01mins 15.9secs
6. Toni GardemeisterFord Focus RS WRC 04+01mins 29.3secs
7. Gigi GalliMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05+01mins 30.3secs
8. Markko MartinPeugeot 307 WRC+01mins 31.4secs
9. Daniel SolaFord Focus RS WRC 04+01mins 43.0secs
10. Armin SchwarzSkoda Fabia WRC 05+01mins 48.7secs

11. Stephane SarrazinSubaru Impreza WRC 2005+01mins 56.3secs
12. Harri RovanperaMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05+02mins 03.8secs
13. Xavier PonsCitroen Xsara WRC+02mins 41.2secs
14. Jan KopeckySkoda Fabia WRC 05+03mins 00.9secs
15. Stepan VojtechPeugeot 206 WRC+03mins 27.6secs

Overall JWRC after SS3:

1. Daniel Sordo Citroen C2 Super 160039mins 18.7secs2. Kris MeekeCitroen C2 Super 1600+00mins 17.6secs3. Guy Wilks Suzuki Swift+00mins 26.9secs

Notable retirements*:

DNS. Antony WarmboldFord Focus RS WRC 04Withdrawn - crashed in recce

* Under the 'SupeRally' system, retired cars can re-start on subsequent legs with time penalties imposed for however many stages they miss.

# denotes elected to re-start.

Italics denotes Junior World Rally Championship entries.

 

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