SS3 - Arbellara-Aullene 1 (27.42km): Loeb fastest through SS3; Duval second; Hirvonen third; Petter Solberg fourth despite a 'big moment'; Atkinson fifth; Latvala sixth; Sordo hit a bank and crashed out; Wilson went off and hit some trees - lost over 30 seconds; Prokop heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 14.4 seconds.

Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 15mins 51.4secs M
2. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 03.9secs M
3. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 04.0secs M
4. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 10.9secs M
5. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 14.2secs M
6. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 15.8secs MT
7. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 23.4secs A8
8. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+00mins 38.0secs A8
9. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 38.4secs M
10. P-G AnderssonSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 44.4secs M

Overall times after SS3:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 34mins 40.7secs M
2. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 14.4secs M
3. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 16.6secs M
4. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 36.3secs M
5. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 36.4secs MT
6. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 38.6secs M
7. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+01mins 40.0secs M
8. P-G AnderssonSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+01mins 45.3secs M
9. Brice TirabassiSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+01mins 47.5secs A8
10. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+01mins 49.8secs A8
11. Mads OstbergAdapta WRT Subaru WRC +01mins 57.4secs A8
12. Henning SolbergStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+02mins 01.9secs A8
13. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+02mins 10.4secs MT
14. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+02mins 24.8secs A8
15. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+02mins 31.2secs A8
16. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +02mins 42.0secs A8
17. Barry ClarkStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+03mins 11.2secs A8
18. Gareth JonesSubaru Impreza WRC S12B+03mins 15.8secs A8

Overall JWRC after SS3:

1. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S160038mins 09.9secs J
2. Pierre CampanaRenault Clio R3 MAXI+00mins 09.1secs J
3. Alessandro BettegaRenault Clio R3+00mins 20.0secs J

Notable retirements:

SS1. Michal KosciuszkoSuzuki Swift S1600Accident. J
SS3. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRCAccident. M

* 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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