SS8 - Walters Arena 2 (2.29 km): Loeb fastest through SS8; Andersson second; Sordo and Petter Solberg joint third; Latvala fifth; Duval sixth; Wilks heads the PWRC category; Latvala leads the overall event by 12.9secs at the end of day 1.

Top ten stage times for SS8:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1min 45.0secs M
2. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 00.7secs M
3. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 00.8secs M
= Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 00.8secs M
5. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 00.9secs M
6. Francois DuvalStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 01.9secs MT
7. Mads OstbergAdapta WRT Subaru WRC +00mins 02.7secs A8
8. Nasser Al-AttiyahSubaru Impreza WRX STi+00mins 04.1secs P
9. Guy WilksMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+00mins 04.5secs P / B
10. Henning SolbergStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 04.6secs A8

Overall times after SS8:

1. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 31mins 20.5secs M
2. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 12.9secs M
3. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 22.5secs M
4. Mads OstbergAdapta WRT Subaru WRC +00mins 24.0secs A8
5. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 27.4secs M
6. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 32.2secs M
7. Francois DuvalStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 52.0secs MT
8. Sebastien OgierPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+00mins 54.8secs A8
9. Henning SolbergStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+01mins 04.7secs A8
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+01mins 33.0secs MT
11. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+01mins 47.3secs M
12. Barry ClarkStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+01mins 51.5secs A8
13. Guy WilksMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+02mins 06.4secs P / B
14. Patrick FlodinSubaru Impreza WRX STi+02mins 35.8secs P / B
15. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+02mins 47.0secs A8
16. Andreas AignerMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+02mins 47.2secs P
17. Evgeny NovikovMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+03mins 02.5secs P
18. David HigginsSubaru Impreza WRX STi+03mins 03.3secs P / B
19. Patrik SandellPeugeot 207 S2000+03mins 12.5secs P
20. Mirco BaldacciMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+03mins 16.8secs P

Overall PWRC after SS8:

1. Guy WilksMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX33mins 26.9secs P / B
2. Patrick FlodinSubaru Impreza WRX STi+00mins 29.4secs P / B
3. Andreas AignerMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+00mins 40.8secs P

Notable retirements:

SS3. Giovanni ManfrinatoMitsubishi Lancer Evo 9Went off the road. P
SS3. Gaurav GillSubaru Impreza WRX STiWent off the road. P
SS6. Juho HanninenMitsubishi Lancer Evo 9Engine. P / B
SS7. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008Crashed. M

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

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
P - denotes Production Car WRC entry.
B - denotes registered to score points in the BRC.

all times unofficial

 

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