Ford's Markko Martin wins the Neste Rally Finland to take the second WRC win of his career; Petter Solberg pips Richard Burns for second in the final stage; Citroen duo Carlos Sainz and Sebastien Loeb complete the top five.

Overall times after SS23 / Leg 3 - Top 30:

1. Markko Martin Ford Focus RS WRC 3hrs 21mins 51.7secs
2. Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC +00mins 58.9secs
3. Richard Burns Peugeot 206 WRC +01mins 00.2secs
4. Carlos SainzCitroen Xsara WRC +01mins 59.0secs
5. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Xsara WRC +02mins 48.7secs
6. Tommi Makinen Subaru Impreza WRC +03mins 25.2secs
7. Janne TuohinoFord Focus RS WRC +04mins 22.9secs
8. Sebastien LindholmPeugeot 206 WRC +04mins 39.5secs
9. Juuso PykalistoPeugeot 206 WRC +06mins 23.4secs
10. Freddy LoixHyundai Accent WRC +08mins 19.9secs

11. Ari VatanenPeugeot 206 WRC +11mins 49.3secs
12. Armin SchwarzHyundai Accent WRC +12mins 51.5secs
13. Tobias JohanssonToyota Corolla WRC +16mins 04.8secs
14. Jari-Matti LatvalaFord Focus WRC +16mins 26.6secs
15. Juha SaloMitsubishi Lancer Evo +21mins 50.9secs
16. Teemu LaatunenMitsubishi Lancer Evo +26mins 45.7secs
17. Daniel SolaMitsubishi Lancer Evo +26mins 57.0secs
18. Jukka KetomakiMitsubishi Lancer Evo +27mins 50.3secs19. Daniel CarlssonSuzuki Ignis Super 1600 +30mins 31.2secs20. Brice TirabassiRenault Clio 1.6 16V +31mins 28.1secs

21. Gianluigi GalliMitsubishi Lancer Evo+32mins 21.5secs
22. Jari VitaFord Focus RS WRC+34mins 01.4secs
23. Alistair GinleyFord Focus RS WRC+35mins 10.6secs24. Guy WilksFord Puma+36mins 14.2secs25. Urmo AavaSuzuki Ignis Super 1600+39mins 12.9secs26. Salvador Canellas Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +39mins 18.1secs27. Alessandro Broccoli Opel Corsa Super 1600 +41mins 39.6secs
28. Petri UronenMitsubishi Lancer Evo+45mins 15.9secs
29. Toni KlemetsHonda Civic Type R+46mins 27.7secs30. Marco LigatoFiat Punto S1600+47mins 37.8secs

35 cars finished the event.

Overall JWRC after SS23 / Leg 3:

1. Daniel CarlssonSuzuki Ignis Super 16003hrs 52mins 22.9secs2. Brice TirabassiRenault Clio+00mins 56.9secs3. Guy WilksFord Puma+05mins 43.0secs4. Urmo AavaSuzuki Ignis Super 1600+08mins 41.7secs5. Salvador Canellas Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +08mins 46.9secs6. Alessandro Broccoli Opel Corsa Super 1600 +11mins 08.4secs7. Marco LigatoFiat Punto S1600+17mins 06.6secs8. Oscar SvedlundVolkswagen Polo +20mins 28.0secs

Notable retirements:

SS2.Didier AuriolSkoda Fabia WRC Injury.
SS11/12. Mikko HirvonenFord Focus RS WRC Turbo.
SS12. Harri Rovanpera Peugeot 206 WRC Off road.
SS13. Toni GardemeisterSkoda Fabia WRC Engine.
SS14. Marcus Gronholm Peugeot 206 WRC Front suspension.
SS16. Colin McRae Citroen Xsara WRC Rolled.
SS19. Jussi ValimakiHyundai Accent WRC Hit a rock.
SS19. Francois DuvalFord Focus RS WRC Hit a rock.

Italics denote Junior World Rally Championship entries.