SS8 - Glenboy (22.25 km): Loeb fastest through SS8; Latvala second; Sordo third; Petter Solberg fourth; Hirvonen fifth; Henning Solberg went off the road and hit a tree - retired from the leg; Higgins heads the PWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 10.4 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS8.

Top ten stage times for SS8:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 11mins 56.0secs M
2. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart Ford Focus WRC 06+00mins 02.0secs M
3. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 03.6secs M
4. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007+00mins 05.8secs M
5. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Focus RS WRC 07+00mins 14.0secs M
6. Guy WilksSubaru Impreza+00mins 29.2secs
7. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007+00mins 32.5secs M
8. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus RS WRC+00mins 37.0secs
9. Manfred StohlOMV Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC+00mins 41.3secs M
10. Matthew WilsonStobart Ford Focus WRC 06+00mins 59.2secs

Overall times after SS8:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1hour 19mins 46.9secs M
2. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 10.4secs M
3. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart Ford Focus WRC 06+01mins 13.6secs M
4. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Focus RS WRC 07+01mins 25.8secs M
5. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007+01mins 57.1secs M
6. Guy WilksSubaru Impreza+03mins 21.7secs
7. Manfred StohlOMV Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC+03mins 54.5secs M
8. Matthew WilsonStobart Ford Focus WRC 06+05mins 37.7secs
9. Tim McNultySubaru Impreza S11+06mins 20.0secs
10. Gareth MacHaleFord Focus RS WRC+06mins 58.8secs
11. Mark HigginsMitsubishi Lancer Evo+07mins 04.7secs P
12. Armindo AraujoMitsubishi Lancer Evo+07mins 48.9secs P
13. Gabriel PozzoMitsubishi Lancer Evo+07mins 50.5secs P
14. Gareth JonesStobart Ford Focus WRC 04+08mins 10.4secs
15. Andrew NesbittSubaru Impreza+08mins 11.8secs
16. Aaron MacHaleFord Focus WRC+08mins 17.3secs
17. Austin MacHaleFord Focus WRC+08mins 25.6secs
18. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus RS WRC+08mins 36.1secs
19. Oscar SvedlundSubaru Impreza+08mins 53.9secs N4
20. Ray BreenStobart Ford Focus WRC 04+08mins 54.5secs

Overall PWRC after SS8:

1. Mark Higgins Mitsubishi Lancer Evo1hour 26mins 51.6secs P
2. Armindo AraujoMitsubishi Lancer Evo+00mins 44.2secs P
3. Gabriel PozzoMitsubishi Lancer Evo+00mins 45.8secs P

Notable retirements:

SS4. Eugene DonnellyReid Motorsport Skoda Fabia WRCMechanical.
SS4. Marcus GronholmBP Ford Focus RS WRC 07Went off the road. M
SS4. Xavier PonsSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006Engine damage after accident
SS8. Henning SolbergStobart Ford Focus WRC 06Went off the road. M

* denotes elected/able to re-start under SupeRally format.

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
P - denotes Production WRC entry.

all times unofficial