SS9 - Orkontas (18.54km): Loeb takes first stage win of the day on SS9 from Latvala and Petter Solberg, Loeb extends lead to more than a minute as crews head back to service. Araujo leads PWRC but Sandell closing in, Prokop losing time in JWRC but retains advantage.

Top ten stage times for SS9:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 18mins 36.5secs M
2. Jari-Matti LatvalaBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 03.9secs M
3. Petter SolbergPS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC+00mins 04.8secs A8
4. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 11.7secs M
5. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+00mins 14.5secs M
6. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 26.9secs MT
7. Sebastien OgierCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+00mins 29.0secs A8
8. Conrad RautenbachCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+00mins 30.4secs MT
9. Henning SolbergStobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 34.8secs MT
10. Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 40.6secs M

Overall times after SS9:

1. Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC 2hr 38mins 03.3secs M
2. Mikko HirvonenBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +01mins 08.3secs M
3. Daniel SordoCitroen Total WRT C4 WRC+01mins 19.1secs M
4. Petter SolbergPS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC+02mins 44.8secs A8
5. Matthew WilsonStobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +05mins 38.8secs MT
6. Evgeny NovikovCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+05mins 56.6secs MT
7. Sebastien OgierCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+06mins 10.2secs A8
8. Conrad RautenbachCitroen Junior Team C4 WRC+06mins 49.0secs MT
9. Federico VillagraMunchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +07mins 56.9secs M
10. Khalid Al QassimiBP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +08mins 47.2secs A8

11. Armindo AraujoMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+11mins 57.5secs P
12. Patrik SandellSkoda Fabia S2000+12mins 10.7secs P
13. Nasser Al-AttiyahSubaru Impreza N14+13mins 06.5secs P
14. Toshi AraiSubaru Impreza+14mins 07.2secs P
15. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S1600+15mins 39.5secs J
16. Michal KosciuszkoSuzuki Swift S1600+17mins 21.7secs J
17. Charalambos Timotheou Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+17mins 28.9secs P
18. Andis NeiksansMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+18mins 38.2secs P
19. Simone CampedelliMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+19mins 42.7secs P
20. Nicos ThomasMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX+20mins 38.5secs P

Overall PWRC after SS9/ Top 3:

1. Armindo AraujoMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX2hr 50mins 00.8secs P
2. Patrik SandellSkoda Fabia S2000+00mins 13.2secs P
3. Nasser Al-AttiyahSubaru Impreza N14+01mins 09.0secs P

Overall JWRC after SS9:

1. Martin ProkopCitroen C2 S16002hr 53mins 42.8secs J
2. Michal KosciuszkoSuzuki Swift S1600+01mins 42.2secs J
3. Aaron BurkartSuzuki Swift S1600+15mins 24.1secs J

Notable retirements:

Before SS1. Henning SolbergStobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC Accident on road section MT *
SS6. Aaron BurkartSuzuki Swift S1600Lost wheel J *

SS8. Frederic SauvanMitsubishi Lancer Evo IXStopped in stage P
SS8. Martin SemeradMitsubishi Lancer Evo IXStopped in stage P
SS9. Nicos ThomasMitsubishi Lancer Evo IX P

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

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
P - denotes Production Car WRC entry.
J - denotes JWRC entry

all times unofficial

 

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