SS6 - Aughnasheelan 2 (25.19km): Loeb fastest through SS6; Sordo second; Hirvonen third; Ogier fourth; Henning Solberg fifth - despite gearbox problem; Rautenbach and Wilson joint sixth; Atkinson aquaplaned and spun - car damaged on co-drivers' side; Aava went into a ditch - retired from leg; Weijs heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads overall by 44.4secs.

Top ten stage times for SS6:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 13mins 44.6secs M
2. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 03.9secs M
3. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 19.1secs M
4. Sebastien OgierCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+00mins 47.0secs A8
5. Henning SolbergStobart Ford Focus RS WRC 08+00mins 52.8secs MT
6. Conrad RautenbachCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+01mins 09.1secs A8
= Matthew WilsonStobart Ford Focus RS WRC 08+01mins 09.1secs A8
8. Gareth MacHaleFord Focus WRC+01mins 22.9secs A8
9. Chris AtkinsonCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+01mins 28.9secs MT
10. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +01mins 43.8secs A8

Overall times after SS6:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1hour 09mins 35.2secs M
2. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 44.4secs M
3. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +01mins 04.8secs M
4. Henning SolbergStobart Ford Focus RS WRC 08+03mins 09.4secs MT
5. Conrad RautenbachCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+04mins 18.3secs A8
6. Sebastien OgierCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+04mins 23.2secs A8
7. Chris AtkinsonCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+04mins 51.2secs MT
8. Matthew WilsonStobart Ford Focus RS WRC 08+04mins 56.0secs A8
9. Gareth MacHaleFord Focus WRC+05mins 05.1secs A8
10. Eamonn BolandSubaru Impreza WRC+05mins 54.5secs A8
11. Urmo AavaStobart Ford Focus RS WRC 08+06mins 00.2secs MT
12. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +07mins 01.3secs A8
13. Aaron MacHaleFord Focus WRC+07mins 25.6secs A8
14. Alan Ring Mitsubishi Evo 9 +08mins 20.6secs N4
15. Shaun Gallagher Mitsubishi Evo 9+08mins 51.5secs N4
16. Gary JenningsMitsubishi Evo 9 +09mins 33.8secs N4
17. Tim McNultySubaru S12B+09mins 58.9secs A8
18. Austin MacHaleFord Focus WRC+10mins 13.5secs A8
19. Hans WeijsCitroen C2 S1600+12mins 06.3secs J
20. Aaron BurkartSuzuki Swift S1600+12mins 08.2secs J

Overall JWRC after SS6:

1. Hans WeijsCitroen C2 S16001hour 21mins 41.5secs J
2. Aaron BurkartSuzuki Swift S1600+00mins 01.9secs J
3. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+00mins 24.6secs J

Notable retirements:

SS2/3. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 Mechanical. M
SS2/3. Niall McShea Proton Satria Neo S2000Electrical. S2000
SS3. Kevin AbbringRenault Clio R3Electrical. J
SS6. Yoann BonatoSuzuki Swift SportStopped in stage. J
SS6. Urmo AavaStobart Ford Focus RS WRC 08Went off. MT

* 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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