SS16 - Riudecanyes 2 (16.32km): Hirvonen fastest through SS16; Latvala second - moves up to P7 overall; Sordo third; Loeb fourth; Aava fifth - moves up to P5 overall; Mikkelsen sixth; Prokop heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 22.7 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS16.

Top ten stage times for SS16:

1. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 10mins 32.7secs M
2. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 01.4secs MT
3. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 02.2secs M
4. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 05.1secs M
5. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+00mins 05.5secs A8
6. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 05.7secs A8
7. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 05.8secs M
8. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 08.1secs M
9. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 08.5secs M
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 11.1secs M

Overall times after SS16:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 3hours 02mins 39.8secs M
2. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 22.7secs M
3. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 54.3secs M
4. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +01mins 06.3secs M
5. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+03mins 23.9secs A8
6. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+03mins 26.8secs M
7. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+03mins 59.7secs MT
8. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+03mins 59.8secs M
9. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+04mins 56.5secs A8
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+07mins 17.8secs M
11. Brice TirabassiSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+08mins 29.5secs A8
12. Henning SolbergMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+09mins 27.1secs MT
13. Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+09mins 39.6secs MT
14. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+10mins 52.4secs M
15. Mads OstbergAdapta Subaru WRC S12b+11mins 14.9secs A8
16. Peter van MerksteijnFord Focus RS WRC 07+12mins 05.1secs A8
17. Eamonn BolandSubaru Impreza WRC S12b+17mins 14.8secs A8
18. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+18mins 08.4secs J
19. Alessandro BettegaRenault Clio R3+18mins 47.8secs J
20. Gareth JonesSubaru Impreza WRC S12B+19mins 10.9secs A8

Overall JWRC after SS16:

1. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S16003hours 20mins 14.2secs J
2. Alessandro BettegaRenault Clio R3+00mins 43.4secs J
3. Aaron BurkartCitroen C2 S1600+01mins 14.4secs 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

SS7. Peter Jr van Merksteijn Ford Focus RS WRC 06Accident. A8
SS12/13. Sebastien OgierCitroen C2 S1600Radiator. J

SS13. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRCStopped in stage. A8

* 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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