SS18 - Donegal Bay (14.47km): Hirvonen fastest through SS18; Henning Solberg second; Latvala third; Loeb fourth after 'moment'; Sordo fifth; Ogier sixth; Atkinson went off in first corner and lost over 60 seconds; Burkart heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads overall by 1min 27secs.

Top ten stage times for SS18:

1. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 8mins 09.7secs M
2. Henning SolbergStobart Ford Focus RS WRC08+00mins 03.5secs MT
3. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +00mins 07.1secs M
4. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 14.4secs M
5. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 18.4secs M
6. Sebastien OgierCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+00mins 31.8secs A8
7. Urmo AavaStobart Ford Focus RS WRC08+00mins 32.9secs MT
8. Matthew WilsonStobart Ford Focus RS WRC08+00mins 34.7secs A8
9. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +00mins 40.2secs A8
10. Tim McNultySubaru S12B+00mins 43.0secs A8

Overall times after SS18:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 2hours 47mins 13.7secs M
2. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+01mins 27.0secs M
3. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +02mins 11.7secs M
4. Henning SolbergStobart Ford Focus RS WRC08+06mins 35.5secs MT
5. Chris AtkinsonCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+07mins 51.6secs MT
6. Sebastien OgierCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+10mins 44.9secs A8
7. Matthew WilsonStobart Ford Focus RS WRC08+11mins 18.1secs A8
8. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +14mins 05.9secs A8
9. Eamonn BolandSubaru Impreza WRC+15mins 21.4secs A8
10. Urmo AavaStobart Ford Focus RS WRC08+15mins 35.8secs MT
11. Aaron MacHaleFord Focus WRC+16mins 07.5secs A8
12. Tim McNultySubaru S12B+20mins 58.8secs A8
13. Shaun Gallagher Mitsubishi Evo 9+21mins 12.0secs N4
14. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +23mins 33.6secs M
15. Gary JenningsMitsubishi Evo 9 +23mins 57.8secs N4
16. Aaron BurkartSuzuki Swift S1600+28mins 08.7secs J
17. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+28mins 58.6secs J
18. Conrad RautenbachCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+36mins 34.4secs A8
19. Simone BertolottiSuzuki Swift S1600+37mins 07.7secs J
20. Yoann BonatoSuzuki Swift Sport+41mins 13.2secs J

Overall JWRC after SS18:

1. Aaron BurkartSuzuki Swift S16003hours 15mins 22.4secs J
2. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+00mins 49.9secs J
3. Simone BertolottiSuzuki Swift S1600+08mins 59.0secs J

Notable retirements:

SS2/3. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 Went off. 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 WRC08Went off. MT*
SS6/9. Austin MacHaleFord Focus WRCWithdrawn A8

SS9. Conrad RautenbachCitroen Junior Team C4 WRCWent off. A8*
SS14. Hans WeijsCitroen C2 S1600Accident. J
SS14. Niall McShea Proton Satria NeoWent off. S2000
SS14/15. Gareth MacHaleFord Focus WRCWithdrawn A8

SS17. Ross Forde Suzuki Swift Sport Mechanical. J

* 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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