SS7 - El Priorat / La Ribera d'Ebre 1 (38.27km): Loeb fastest through SS7; Duval second; Sordo third; Hirvonen fourth; Atkinson fifth; Petter Solberg sixth; Andersson and Al Qassimi re-started under SupeRally; Ogier heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 18.2 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS7.

Top ten stage times for SS7:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 21mins 30.9secs M
2. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 01.4secs M
3. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 02.4secs M
4. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 06.5secs M
5. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 21.4secs M
6. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 24.8secs M
7. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+00mins 25.0secs A8
8. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 30.5secs MT
9. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 34.7secs A8
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 47.9secs MT

Overall times after SS7:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1hour 31mins 42.4secs M
2. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 18.2secs M
3. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 42.7secs M
4. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 50.6secs M
5. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+02mins 12.3secs M
6. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+02mins 26.2secs A8
7. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+02mins 34.8secs M
8. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+02mins 34.9secs MT
9. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+02mins 59.6secs A8
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+04mins 30.0secs MT
11. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+04mins 54.0secs A8
12. Brice TirabassiSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+04mins 54.1secs A8
13. Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+05mins 38.6secs MT
14. Henning SolbergMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+05mins 54.8secs MT
15. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+06mins 42.4secs M
16. Mads OstbergAdapta Subaru WRC S12b+06mins 55.1secs A8
17. Peter van MerksteijnFord Focus RS WRC 07+07mins 08.8secs A8
18. Sebastien OgierCitroen C2 S1600+07mins 54.0secs J
19. Eamonn BolandSubaru Impreza WRC S12b+08mins 42.3secs A8
20. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+08mins 58.5secs J

Overall JWRC after SS7:

1. Sebastien OgierCitroen C2 S16001hour 39mins 36.4secs J
2. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+01mins 04.5secs J
3. Alessandro BettegaRenault Clio R3+01mins 49.3secs J

Notable retirements:

DNS. Francesco FanariCitroen C2-R2Did not start - ill. J
SS2. P-G AnderssonSuzuki WRT SX4 WRCWent off the road. M*
SS3. Peter Jr van Merksteijn Ford Focus RS WRC 06Went off the road. A8*
SS6/7. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 Retired from day 1 after SS6. A8*
SS6/7. Sergio PerezCitroen C2 S1600Mechanical. J

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

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
J - denotes Junior WRC entry.

all times unofficial

 

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