SS17 - Port Talbot 1 (20.09 km): Loeb fastest through SS17; Latvala second; Sordo third; Hirvonen fourth; Henning Solberg fifth; Petter Solberg sixth; Flodin heads the PWRC category - but only by 1 second now after error at a junction; Latvala leads the overall event by 1.4 secs.

Top ten stage times for SS17:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 11mins 17.9secs M
2. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 00.8secs M
3. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 10.6secs M
4. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 14.9secs M
5. Henning SolbergStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 18.0secs A8
6. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 23.5secs M
7. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 24.2secs M
8. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 25.8secs M
9. Francois DuvalStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 28.3secs MT
10. Sebastien OgierPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+00mins 37.7secs A8

Overall times after SS17:

1. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 2hours 15mins 31.2secs M
2. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 01.4secs M
3. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 42.9secs M
4. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+01mins 29.3secs M
5. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC+02mins 57.5secs M
6. Henning SolbergStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+03mins 08.8secs A8
7. Francois DuvalStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+03mins 48.1secs MT
8. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+04mins 28.3secs M
9. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 05mins 21.2secs M
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+06mins 56.2secs MT
11. Barry ClarkStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+07mins 56.4secs A8
12. Patrick FlodinSubaru Impreza WRX STi+10mins 51.8secs P / B
13. Patrik SandellPeugeot 207 S2000+10mins 52.8secs P
14. Valentino RossiStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+11mins 45.0secs A8
15. Andreas AignerMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+11mins 49.5secs P
16. Guy WilksMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+12mins 53.3secs P / B
17. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +12mins 55.4secs A8
18. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+13mins 54.4secs A8
19. Jari KetomaaSubaru Impreza WRX STi+14mins 19.7secs P
20. Steve PerezStobart VK Ford Focus+17mins 14.6secs A8

Overall PWRC after SS17:

1. Patrick FlodinSubaru Impreza WRX STi2hours 26mins 23.0secs P / B
2. Patrik SandellPeugeot 207 S2000+00mins 01.0secs P
3. Andreas AignerMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+00mins 57.7secs P

Notable retirements:

DNS. Darren GassMitsubishi Lancer Evo IXDid not start - hand injury. P / B
SS3. Giovanni ManfrinatoMitsubishi Lancer Evo 9Went off the road. P
SS3. Gaurav GillSubaru Impreza WRX STiWent off the road. P
SS3. Loris BaldacciMitsubishi Lancer Evo IXMechanical P
SS3. Mark HigginsSubaru Impreza WRX STiWent off the road P / B*
SS6. Juho HanninenMitsubishi Lancer Evo 9Engine. P / B
SS7. Chris AtkinsonSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008Crashed. M
SS7. Eyvind BrynildsenMitsubishi Lancer Evo IXMechanical. P / B
SS7. Martin ProkopMitsubishi Lancer Evo IXEngine.P
SS8. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 Mechanical P

SS8/9. Evgeny AksakovMitsubishi Lancer Evo IXWithdrawn. P
SS9. Sebastien OgierPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRCRolled. A8*
SS9. Mark HigginsSubaru Impreza WRX STiCrashed. P / B
SS9. Evgeny NovikovMitsubishi Lancer Evo IXEngine. P
SS9. Teemu ArminenSubaru ImprezaMechanical P
SS9. Nasser Al-AttiyahSubaru Impreza WRX STiMechanical P
SS11. Egon KaurSubaru ImprezaMechanical P
SS13. Mirco BaldacciMitsubishi Lancer Evo IXMechanical P
SS14. Mads OstbergAdapta WRT Subaru WRC Went off the road. A8

* 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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