SS17 - Santa Marina 2 (26.51km): Hirvonen fastest through SS17; Loeb second; Petter Solberg third - despite engine problems; Sordo fourth; Latvala fifth; Atkinson sixth; Aava stopped 8 kilometres from end - mechanical issues; Prokop heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 25.2 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS17.

Top ten stage times for SS17:

1. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 15mins 53.9secs M
2. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 01.8secs M
3. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 03.1secs M
4. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 04.3secs M
5. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 05.6secs MT
6. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 08.4secs M
7. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 20.2secs M
= Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 20.2secs A8
9. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 21.5secs M
10. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 29.7secs M

Overall times after SS17:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 3hours 18mins 35.5secs M
2. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 25.2secs M
3. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +01mins 04.5secs M
4. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +01mins 12.7secs M
5. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+03mins 28.1secs M
6. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+04mins 03.5secs MT
7. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+04mins 06.4secs M
8. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+05mins 14.9secs A8
9. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+07mins 37.5secs M
10. Brice TirabassiSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+08mins 58.5secs A8
11. Henning SolbergMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+10mins 05.2secs MT
12. Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+09mins 39.6secs MT
13. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+11mins 20.3secs M
14. Mads OstbergAdapta Subaru WRC S12b+11mins 51.3secs A8
15. Eamonn BolandSubaru Impreza WRC S12b+18mins 38.1secs A8
16. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+19mins 45.2secs J
17. Alessandro BettegaRenault Clio R3+20mins 13.9secs J
18. Gareth JonesSubaru Impreza WRC S12B+20mins 24.9secs A8
19. Aaron BurkartCitroen C2 S1600+20mins 48.3secs J
20. Jasper van den Heuvel Mitsubishi Evo 9+20mins 50.0secs N4

Overall JWRC after SS17:

1. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S16003hours 37mins 50.7secs J
2. Alessandro BettegaRenault Clio R3+00mins 28.7secs J
3. Aaron BurkartCitroen C2 S1600+01mins 03.1secs 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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