Loeb leads Rally dItalia Sardegna

Leaderboard after Day 2

1.  S Loeb/D Elena                      FRA             Citroen C4              2hr 59min 21.5sec 2= J-M Latvala/M Anttila                FIN             Ford Focus RS   2hr 59min 50.9sec 2= M Hirvonen/J Lehtinen                FIN             Ford Focus RS   2hr 59min 50.9sec 4.  G Galli/G Bernacchini               ITA             Ford Focus RS   3hr 00min 39.2sec 5.  D Sordo/M Marti                     ESP             Citroen C4              3hr 00min 52.8sec 6.  C Atkinson/S Prévot         AUS             Subaru Impreza  3hr 02min 03.6sec 7.  H Solberg/C Menkerud                NOR             Ford Focus RS   3hr 03min 50.5sec 8.  U Aava/K Sikk                       EST             Citroen C4              3hr 03min 56.0sec 9.  P-G Andersson/J Andersson   SWE             Suzuki SX4              3hr 05min 07.4sec 10 P Solberg/P Mills                    NOR             Subaru Impreza  3hr 06min 50.7sec

Stage Times

Stage 7: 1. Latvala 11min 27.8sec; 2. Hirvonen + 8.4; 3. Galli + 12.7; 4. Loeb + 13.1; 5. Sordo + 14.1; 6. Atkinson + 18.7; 16. Al Qassimi + 1:12.8.

Overall: 1. Loeb 1hr 43min 08.5sec; 2. Sordo + 36.7; 3. Hirvonen + 54.2; 4. Galli + 1:11.9; 5. Atkinson + 1:14.6; 6. Latvala + 1:18.0; 32. Al Qassimi + 19:39.0.

Stage 8: 1. Latvala 19min 46.3sec; 2. Hirvonen + 5.4; 3. Loeb + 10.8; 4. Galli + 18.8; 5. Sordo + 22.0; 6. Atkinson + 35.5; 15. Al Qassimi + 1:20.3.

Overall: 1. Loeb 2hr 03min 05.6sec; 2. Sordo + 47.9; 3. Hirvonen + 48.8; 4. Latvala + 1:07.2; 5. Galli + 1:19.9; 6. Atkinson + 1:39.3; 26. Al Qassimi + 20:48.5.

Stage 9: 1. Latvala 12min 43.3sec; 2. Hirvonen + 6.0; 3. Galli + 8.1; 4. Loeb + 12.8; 5. Sordo + 20.7; 6. Aava + 26.5; 16. Al Qassimi + 59.1.

Overall: 1. Loeb 2hr 16min 01.7sec; 2. Hirvonen + 42.0; 3. Latvala + 54.4; 4. Sordo + 55.8; 5. Galli + 1:15.2; 6. Atkinson + 1:55.5; 24. Al Qassimi + 21:34.8.

Stage 10: 1. Latvala 11min 09.3sec; 2. Hirvonen + 5.3; 3. Loeb + 9.1; 4. Galli + 9.5. 5. Sordo + 13.9; 6. Atkinson + 24.4; 16. Al Qassimi + 1:17.3.

Overall: 1. Loeb 2hr 27min 20.1sec; 2. Hirvonen + 38.2; 3. Latvala + 45.3; 4. Sordo + 1:00.6; 5. Galli + 1:15.6; 6. Atkinson + 2:10.8; 22. Al Qassimi + 22:43.0.

Stage 11: 1. Latvala 19min 19.9sec; 2. Hirvonen + 4.3; 3. Galli + 10.5; 4. Loeb + 12.4. 5. Sordo + 25.8; 6. Atkinson + 27.5; 14. Al Qassimi + 1:09.1.

Overall: 1. Loeb 2hr 46min 52.4sec; 2. Hirvonen + 30.1; 3. Latvala + 32.9; 4. Galli + 1:13.7; 5. Galli + 1:14.0; 6. Atkinson + 2:25.9; 22. Al Qassimi + 23:39.7.

Stage 12: 1. Latvala 12min 25.6sec; 2. Hirvonen + 2.8; 3. Loeb + 3.5; 4. Galli + 7.5. 5. P Solberg + 17.6; 6. Atkinson + 19.7; ???. Al Qassimi + 1:36.0.

Overall: 1. Loeb 2hr 59min 21.5sec; 2= Latvala, Hirvonen + 29.4; 4. Galli + 1:17.7; 5. Sordo + 1:31.3; 6. Atkinson + 2:42.1; ???. Al Qassimi + 25:12.2.

Today’s Route

The final day is the shortest of the rally.  After leaving Olbia at 07.00, competitors face two loops of two tests south of the town, before a short final stage along the Costa Smeralda coastline, just south of Porto Cervo.  The finish is in Porto Cervo at 14.30 after another 78.57km of competition