SS7 - Carbuccia - Scalella 1 (21.88km): Loeb fastest through a slippery SS7; Duval second; Hirvonen third; Petter Solberg fourth; Atkinson fifth; Latvala sixth; Mikkelsen lost over 3 minutes with a puncture; Sordo did not re-start - car too badly damaged after incident on day 1 in SS3; Campana heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 36.9 seconds.

Top ten stage times for SS7:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 14mins 26.3secs M
2. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 02.9secs M
3. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 05.0secs M
4. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 10.6secs M
5. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 13.1secs M
6. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 14.3secs MT
7. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+00mins 17.5secs A8
8. Brice TirabassiSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 29.4secs A8
9. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 35.5secs MT
10. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 37.0secs M

Overall times after SS7:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1hour 23mins 50.6secs M
2. Francois DuvalBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 36.9secs M
3. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 37.3secs M
4. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+01mins 22.1secs M
5. Jari-Matti LatvalaStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+01mins 27.0secs MT
6. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+01mins 28.5secs M
7. Urmo AavaPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+03mins 40.5secs A8
8. Brice TirabassiSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+03mins 50.8secs A8
9. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+03mins 53.0secs M
10. P-G AnderssonSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+04mins 07.7secs M
11. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+04mins 12.8secs A8
12. Mads OstbergAdapta WRT Subaru WRC +04mins 22.7secs A8
13. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+04mins 30.1secs MT
14. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +06mins 18.5secs A8
15. Barry ClarkStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+06mins 38.4secs A8
16. Andreas MikkelsenRamsport Ford Focus WRC 07+07mins 05.5secs A8
17. Gareth JonesSubaru Impreza WRC S12B+07mins 34.2secs A8
18. Guy FioriRenault Clio S1600+08mins 21.9secs A6
19. Pierre CampanaRenault Clio R3 MAXI+08mins 25.7secs J
20. Henning SolbergStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+08mins 32.6secs A8

Overall JWRC after SS7:

1. Pierre CampanaRenault Clio R3 MAXI1hour 32mins 16.3secs J
2. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+00mins 07.3secs J
3. Alessandro BettegaRenault Clio R3+00mins 16.3secs 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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