SS1 - La Cumbre-Agua de Oro 1 (18.70 km): Hirvonen fastest through a rainy and muddy SS1; Latvala second; Loeb third; Atkinson fourth; Petter Solberg fifth; Galli sixth; P-G was unable to start - electronic failure; Arai heads the PWRC category; Hirvonen leads overall by 48.1 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS1.

Top ten stage times for SS1:

1. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Focus RS WRC 0716mins 29.3secs M
2. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Focus RS WRC 07+00mins 48.1secs M
3. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 50.7secs M
4. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007+01mins 14.8secs M
5. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007+01mins 33.8secs M
6. Gigi GalliStobart Ford Focus WRC 07+01mins 35.3secs M
7. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+01mins 39.8secs M
8. Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+01mins 57.9secs M
9. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+01mins 58.5secs M
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+02mins 28.2secs A8

Overall times after SS1:

1. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Focus RS WRC 0716mins 29.3secs M
2. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Focus RS WRC 07+00mins 48.1secs M
3. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 50.7secs M
4. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007+01mins 14.8secs M
5. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007+01mins 33.8secs M
6. Gigi GalliStobart Ford Focus WRC 07+01mins 35.3secs M
7. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+01mins 39.8secs M
8. Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+01mins 57.9secs M
9. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+01mins 58.5secs M
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+02mins 28.2secs A8
11. Henning SolbergStobart Ford Focus WRC 07+02mins 41.1secs M
12. Toshi AraiSubaru Impreza STi+02mins 45.9secs P
13. Andreas AignerMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+02mins 48.1secs P
14. Luis-Perez CompancMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+02mins 59.0secs M
15. Simone CampedelliMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+03mins 00.0secs P
16. Mirco BaldacciMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+03mins 00.9secs P
17. Marcos LigatoMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+03mins 05.1secs N4
18. Gabriel PozzoMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+03mins 10.2secs N4
19. Sebastian BeltranMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+03mins 21.8secs N4
20. Fumio NutaharaMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+03mins 27.1secs P

Overall PWRC after SS1:

1. Toshi AraiSubaru Impreza STi19mins 15.2secs P
2. Andreas AignerMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+00mins 02.2secs P
3. Simone CampedelliMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+00mins 14.1secs P

Notable retirements:

SS1. P-G AnderssonSuzuki WRT SX4 WRCElectronic failure - did not start stage M

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

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

all times unofficial

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