SS18 - Rheola 2 (27.96 km): Loeb fastest through SS18 - but picks up a 10-sec penalty for jumping the start; Hirvonen second; Latvala third; Petter Solberg fourth; Sordo fifth; Ogier sixth; Henning Solberg retired - broken left rear suspension; Flodin heads the PWRC category; Latvala leads the overall event by 2.2 secs.

Top ten stage times for SS18:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 16mins 25.0secs M
2. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 08.7secs M
3. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 09.2secs M
4. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+00mins 15.7secs M
5. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 24.5secs M
6. Sebastien OgierPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+00mins 25.5secs A8
7. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 34.0secs M
8. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC+00mins 34.0secs M
9. Francois DuvalStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 37.1secs MT
10. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+00mins 39.6secs MT

Overall times after SS18:

1. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 2hours 32mins 05.8secs M
2. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 02.2secs M
3. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 58.2secs M
4. Petter SolbergSubaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+01mins 35.8secs M
5. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC+03mins 22.3secs M
6. Francois DuvalStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+04mins 16.0secs MT
7. Toni GardemeisterSuzuki WRT SX4 WRC+04mins 53.1secs M
8. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 05mins 20.7secs M
9. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+07mins 26.7secs MT
10. Barry ClarkStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+08mins 45.7secs A8
11. Patrick FlodinSubaru Impreza WRX STi+11mins 45.1secs P / B
12. Patrik SandellPeugeot 207 S2000+11mins 56.3secs P
13. Valentino RossiStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07+12mins 30.1secs A8
14. Andreas AignerMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+13mins 04.7secs P
15. Guy WilksMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+13mins 50.7secs P / B
16. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +14mins 13.0secs A8
17. Conrad RautenbachPH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC+14mins 39.0secs A8
18. Jari KetomaaSubaru Impreza WRX STi+15mins 57.4secs P
19. Gwyndaf EvansMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+18mins 40.0secs N4 / B
20. Steve PerezStobart VK Ford Focus+19mins 10.5secs A8

Overall PWRC after SS18:

1. Patrick FlodinSubaru Impreza WRX STi2hours 43mins 50.5secs P / B
2. Patrik SandellPeugeot 207 S2000+00mins 11.2secs P
3. Andreas AignerMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+01mins 19.6secs 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

SS18. Henning SolbergStobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07Suspension. 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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