SS3 - Rheola 1 (27.91 km): Gronholm completes clean-sweep of morning stages, Hirvonen second again with Solberg third - jumping past Stohl to third overall. Henning Solberg spun and lost over 4mins, Mikkelsen stopped in stage. Meeke leads JWRC after Wilks stopped briefly in stage.

Stage times and overall standings after SS3.

Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Marcus GronholmBP Ford Focus RS WRC 0615mins 34.5secs M1
2. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Focus RS WRC 06+00mins 09.2secs M1
3. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006+00mins 09.3secs M1
4. Manfred StohlOMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC+00mins 17.6secs M2
5. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 06+00mins 21.8secs M2
5. Xavier PonsKronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06+00mins 27.6secs M1
7. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006+00mins 29.4secs M1
8. Francois DuvalFirst Skoda Fabia WRC+00mins 33.3secs
9. Mark HigginsFord Focus WRC 05 +00mins 34.6secs
10. Daniel SordoKronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06+00mins 37.5secs M1

Overall times after SS3:

1. Marcus GronholmBP Ford Focus RS WRC 0637mins 09.6secs M1
2. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Focus RS WRC 06+00mins 19.1secs M1
3. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006+00mins 34.7secs M1
4. Manfred StohlOMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC+00mins 40.6secs M2
5. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 06+01mins 09.6secs M2
6. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006+01mins 25.0secs M1
7. Daniel SordoKronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06+01mins 35.1secs M1
8. Xavier PonsKronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06+01mins 35.3secs M1
9. Mark HigginsFord Focus WRC 05 +01mins 35.6secs
10 Francois DuvalFirst Skoda Fabia WRC+01mins 36.8secs

11. Harri RovanperaRed Bull Skoda Fabia WRC+01mins 59.7secs M2
12. Andreas AignerRed Bull Skoda Fabia WRC+02mins 18.1secs M2
13. Jan KopeckyCzech RT-Skoda Kopecky Fabia WRC +02mins 44.5secs
14. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 06+03mins 28.1secs M2
15. Gareth MacHaleFord Focus WRC+03mins 44.5secs
16. Anton Alen Subaru Impreza+04mins 09.4secs
17. Patrik FlodinSubaru Impreza+04mins 50.5secs
18. Oscar Svedlund Subaru Swedish Dealer Team Impreza +04mins 54.3secs
19. Stuart JonesMitsubishi Lancer Evolution+05mins 02.3secs B
20. Ryan Champion Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution+05mins 14.8secs B

Overall JWRC after SS3:

1. Kris MeekeCitroen C2 S160043mins 13.8secs J
2. P-G AnderssonSuzuki Swift S1600+00mins 27.4secs J
3. Patrick SandellRenault Clio Super 1600+00mins 59.7secs J

Notable retirements*:

None.

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

# denotes elected/able to re-start.

M1 - denotes Manufacturer 1 entry.
M2 - denotes Manufacturer 2 entry.
J - denotes Junior WRC entry.
B - denotes can score points in MSA British Rally Championship.

all times unofficial

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