SS25 - Sapporo 5 (1.49km): Aji Kim fastest through the short Sapporo Dome SSS; Atkinson second; Kazuhiro Kitamura third; Gardemeister fourth; Taguchi and Brynildsen joint fifth; Novikov heads the PWRC category; Hirvonen leads overall by 4.9 seconds.

Top ten stage times for SS25:

1. Aji KimMitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII1min 45.7secs N4
2. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 00.1secs M
3. Kazuhiro KitamuraSubaru Impreza WRX STi+00mins 00.8secs N4
4. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 01.0secs M
5. Eyvind BrynildsenMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+00mins 01.2secs P
= Katsuhiko TaguchiMitsubishi Lancer Evo X+00mins 01.2secs P
6. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 01.4secs M
7. Armindo AraujoMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+00mins 01.6secs P
8. Dani SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 01.9secs M
= Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 01.9secs MT
= Hisatoshi YoshitaniMitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII+00mins 01.9secs N4

Overall times after SS25:

1. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 2hours 53mins 34.6secs M
2. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 04.9secs M
3. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +01mins 47.2secs M
4. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+03mins 16.5secs M
5. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+05mins 17.5secs M
6. P-G AnderssonSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+05mins 23.2secs M
7. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+05mins 28.5secs MT
8. Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07+13mins 14.2secs MT
9. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+13mins 52.3secs M
10. Evgeny NovikovMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+15mins 26.8secs P
11. Juho HanninenMitsubishi Lancer Evo 9+16mins 21.2secs P
12. Toshi AraiSubaru Impreza WRX STi+16mins 29.0secs P
13. Dani SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +17mins 06.9secs M
14. Eyvind BrynildsenMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+18mins 14.3secs P
15. Takuma KamadaSubaru Impreza WRX STi+19mins 03.2secs P
16. Mirco BaldacciMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+20mins 17.6secs P
17. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X +27mins 01.1secs P
18. Eiichi IwashitaMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+27mins 09.0secs N4
19. Evgeniy VertunovSubaru Impreza WRX STi+28mins 46.0secs P
20. Katsuhiko TaguchiMitsubishi Lancer Evo X+29mins 02.5secs P

Overall PWRC after SS25:

1. Evgeny NovikovMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX3hours 09mins 01.4secs P
2. Juho HanninenMitsubishi Lancer Evo 9+00mins 54.4secs P
3. Toshi AraiSubaru Impreza WRX STi+01mins 02.2secs P

Notable retirements:

SS1. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRCWent off the road. A8*
SS2. Hiroshi Yanagisawa Subaru Impreza WRX STiEngine. P
SS6. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRCTurbo. M*
SS6. Francois DuvalStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07Crashed. MT

SS17. Henning SolbergMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07Suspension. MT*
SS18/SS19. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008Went off the road. M*

SS23. Henning SolbergMunchi's Ford Focus WRC 07Suspension. MT*
SS23. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRCWent off the road. A8*
SS23. Naren KumarSubaru Impreza WRX STiRetired P
SS23. Jari KetomaaSubaru Impreza WRX STiRetired N4

* denotes elected/able to re-start under SupeRally format.

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
P - denotes Production Car WRC entry.

all times unofficial

 

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