SS9 - La Llena 1 (17.12km): Loeb fastest through SS9; Sordo second; Duval third; Hirvonen fourth; Aava fifth; Petter Solberg sixth; Ogier heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 23.7 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS9.

Top ten stage times for SS9:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 9mins 35.6secs M
2. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 02.9secs M
3. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 04.2secs M
4. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 05.9secs M
5. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+00mins 11.7secs A8
6. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 14.7secs M
7. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 17.7secs MT
8. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 20.6secs M
9. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 21.6secs A8
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 24.8secs MT

Overall times after SS9:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1hour 46mins 20.7secs M
2. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 23.7secs M
3. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 50.4secs M
4. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +01mins 01.6secs M
5. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+02mins 34.2secs M
6. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+02mins 44.0secs A8
7. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+03mins 01.8secs M
8. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+03mins 02.2secs MT
9. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+03mins 28.8secs A8
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+05mins 12.6secs MT
11. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+05mins 38.5secs A8
12. Brice TirabassiSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+05mins 38.8secs A8
13. Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+06mins 34.2secs MT
14. Henning SolbergMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+06mins 39.5secs MT
15. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+07mins 33.9secs M
16. Mads OstbergAdapta Subaru WRC S12b+07mins 52.1secs A8
17. Peter van MerksteijnFord Focus RS WRC 07+08mins 09.9secs A8
18. Sebastien OgierCitroen C2 S1600+09mins 26.0secs J
19. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+10mins 36.3secs J
20. Eamonn BolandSubaru Impreza WRC S12b+11mins 04.5secs A8

Overall JWRC after SS9:

1. Sebastien OgierCitroen C2 S16001hour 55mins 46.7secs J
2. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+01mins 10.3secs J
3. Alessandro BettegaRenault Clio R3+02mins 00.5secs 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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