SS12 - Halfway 2 (18.37 km): Gronholm again on SS12 just ahead of Atkinson and Pons. Stohl seventh but goes second overall as Solberg loses 56secs with his damaged steering. Molder continues to lead JWRC, into top 20 overall.

Stage times and overall standings after SS12.

Top ten stage times for SS12:

1. Marcus GronholmBP Ford Focus RS WRC 0610mins 34.4secs M1
2. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006+00mins 00.5secs M1
3. Xavier PonsKronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06+00mins 01.3secs M1
4. Francois DuvalFirst Skoda Fabia WRC+00mins 02.4secs
5. Daniel SordoKronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06+00mins 04.5secs M1
6. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 06+00mins 07.6secs M2
7. Manfred StohlOMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC+00mins 07.7secs M2
8. Henning SolbergOMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC+00mins 11.1secs M2
9. Jan KopeckyCzech RT-Skoda Kopecky Fabia WRC +00mins 19.1secs
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 06+00mins 19.6secs M2

Overall times after SS12:

1. Marcus GronholmBP Ford Focus RS WRC 062hr 12mins 54.1secs M1
2. Manfred StohlOMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC+01mins 17.5secs M2
3. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006+02mins 05.6secs M1
4. Xavier PonsKronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06+02mins 27.5secs M1
5. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 06+02mins 34.0secs M2
6. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006+03mins 22.2secs M1
7. Francois DuvalFirst Skoda Fabia WRC+03mins 32.3secs
8. Daniel SordoKronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06+04mins 25.3secs M1
9. Harri RovanperaRed Bull Skoda Fabia WRC+05mins 48.5secs M2
10. Jan KopeckyCzech RT-Skoda Kopecky Fabia WRC +06mins 14.2secs

11. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 06+07mins 29.2secs M2
12. Henning SolbergOMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC+07mins 49.2secs M2
13. Gareth MacHaleFord Focus WRC+10mins 22.3secs
14. Anton Alen Subaru Impreza+13mins 37.7secs
15. Patrik FlodinSubaru Impreza+15mins 00.5secs
16. Oscar Svedlund Subaru Swedish Dealer Team Impreza +16mins 27.2secs
17. Niall McSheaSubaru Impreza+17mins 39.9secs
18. Ryan Champion Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution+17mins 44.4secs B
19. Julian ReynoldsSubaru Impreza+19mins 18.3secs B
20. Jaan Molder Suzuki Swift S1600+21mins 49.2secs J

Overall JWRC after SS12:

1. Jaan Molder Suzuki Swift S16002hr 34mins 43.4secs J
2. Patrick SandellRenault Clio Super 1600+00mins 08.2secs J
3. Luca BettiRenault Clio Super 1600+03mins 10.9secs J

Notable retirements*:

SS2. Urmo AavaSuzuki Swift S1600Steering J #
SS2. Andreas Mikkelsen Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 06 Off the road #
After SS3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06Damaged roll cage M1
SS5. Andreas AignerRed Bull Skoda Fabia WRCRolled M2
SS6. P-G AnderssonSuzuki Swift S1600Suspension J #

SS8. Kris MeekeCitroen C2 S1600Off the road J
After SS9. Guy WilksSuzuki Swift S1600Gearbox J / B
After SS9. Mark HigginsFord Focus WRC 05 Engine

* 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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