SS5 - Dhrontal (12.61 km): Loeb fastest through SS5; Duval second; Gronholm third; Gardemeister fourth; Solberg fifth; Kresta sixth; Sarrazin went off the road and lost over 2 minutes; Sordo heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 11.3secs.

Stage times and overall standings after SS5.

Top ten stage times for SS5:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara WRC7mins 38.5secs
2. Francois DuvalCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 03.6secs
3. Marcus GronholmPeugeot 307 WRC+00mins 12.5secs
4. Toni GardemeisterFord Focus RS WRC 04+00mins 16.7secs
5. Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC 2005+00mins 18.2secs
6. Roman KrestaFord Focus RS WRC 04+00mins 20.0secs
7. Markko MartinPeugeot 307 WRC+00mins 20.8secs
8. Gigi GalliMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05+00mins 21.9secs
9. Armin SchwarzSkoda Fabia WRC 05+00mins 25.9secs
10. Xavier PonsCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 28.3secs

Overall times after SS5:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Xsara WRC58mins 14.9secs
2. Francois DuvalCitroen Xsara WRC+00mins 11.3secs
3. Marcus GronholmPeugeot 307 WRC+00mins 59.0secs
4. Petter SolbergSubaru Impreza WRC 2005+02mins 02.6secs
5. Toni GardemeisterFord Focus RS WRC 04+02mins 11.0secs
6. Roman KrestaFord Focus RS WRC 04+02mins 13.1secs
7. Markko MartinPeugeot 307 WRC+02mins 19.6secs
8. Gigi GalliMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05+02mins 21.9secs
9. Armin SchwarzSkoda Fabia WRC 05+03mins 02.4secs
10. Daniel SolaFord Focus RS WRC 04+03mins 02.5secs

11. Harri RovanperaMitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05+03mins 28.4secs
12. Xavier PonsCitroen Xsara WRC+03mins 53.0secs
13. Jan KopeckySkoda Fabia WRC 05+04mins 27.1secs
14. Stephane SarrazinSubaru Impreza WRC 2005+05mins 13.6secs
15. Stepan VojtechPeugeot 206 WRC+05mins 16.6secs
16. Chris AtkinsonSubaru Impreza WRC 2005+05mins 18.3secs17. Daniel Sordo Citroen C2 Super 1600+06mins 34.2secs18. Kris MeekeCitroen C2 Super 1600+06mins 49.2secs19. Guy Wilks Suzuki Swift+07mins 14.7secs
20. Bernd CasierPeugeot 206 S1600+07mins 55.9secs

Overall JWRC after SS5:

1. Daniel Sordo Citroen C2 Super 16001hour 04mins 49.1secs2. Kris MeekeCitroen C2 Super 1600+00mins 15.0secs3. Guy Wilks Suzuki Swift+00mins 40.5secs

Notable retirements*:

DNS. Antony WarmboldFord Focus RS WRC 04Did not start - crashed in recce
SS3. Alex BengueSkoda Fabia WRC 05Went off the road.

* 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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