Loeb wins Rally dItalia Sardegna

Final positions

1.  S Loeb/D Elena                      FRA             Citroen C4              3hr 57min 17.2sec 2.  M Hirvonen/J Lehtinen               FIN             Ford Focus RS   3hr 57min 27.8sec 3.  J-M Latvala/M Anttila               FIN             Ford Focus RS   3hr 57min 32.5sec 4.  G Galli/G Bernacchini               ITA             Ford Focus RS   3hr 58min 59.7sec 5.  D Sordo/M Marti                     ESP             Citroen C4              3hr 59min 22.8sec 6.  C Atkinson/S Prévot         AUS             Subaru Impreza  4hr 02min 25.8sec 7.  H Solberg/C Menkerud                NOR             Ford Focus RS   4hr 03min 18.2sec 8.  U Aava/K Sikk                       EST             Citroen C4              4hr 03min 38.5sec 9.  P-G Andersson/J Andersson   SWE             Suzuki SX4              4hr 05min 05.9sec 10 P Solberg/P Mills                    NOR             Subaru Impreza  4hr 06min 58.2sec

Drivers                                                 1.  M Hirvonen          43pts                   2.  S Loeb                      40pts                   3.  C Atkinson                  31pts                   4.  J-M Latvala         24pts                   5.  D Sordo                     21pts                   6.  G Galli                     17pts                  

Manufacturers 1.  BP Ford Abu Dhabi   71pts 2.  Citroen Total               64pts 3.  Subaru                      42pts 4.  Stobart VK M-Sport  34pts 5.  Munchi's Ford               16pts 6.  Suzuki                        7pts

Stage Times

Stage 13: 1. Hirvonen 14min 03.2sec; 2. Latvala + 5.1; 3. Loeb + 10.3; 4. Galli + 18.3. 5. Sordo + 19.8; 6. P Solberg + 25.1; 16. Al Qassimi + 1:19.6.

Overall: 1. Loeb 3hr 13min 35.0sec; 2. Hirvonen + 19.1; 3. Latvala + 24.2; 4. Galli + 1:25.7; 5. Sordo + 1:40.8; 6. Atkinson + 3:27.5; 20. Al Qassimi + 26:21.5.

Stage 14: 1. Loeb 13min 58.9sec; 2. Hirvonen + 3.9; 3. Latvala + 4.3; 4. Sordo + 9.3; 5. Galli + 11.2; 6. Aava + 26.6; 15. Al Qassimi + 1:01.6.

Overall: 1. Loeb 3hr 27min 33.9sec; 2. Hirvonen + 23.0; 3. Latvala + 28.5; 4. Galli + 1:36.9; 5. Sordo + 1:50.1; 6. Atkinson + 4:04.7; 19. Al Qassimi + 27:23.1.

Stage 15: 1. Latvala 13min 46.2sec; 2. Hirvonen + 2.7; 3. Galli + 9.3; 4. Loeb + 9.5; 5. Sordo + 16.4; 6. P Solberg + 17.5; 14. Al Qassimi + 45.9.

Overall: 1. Loeb 3hr 41min 29.6sec; 2. Hirvonen + 16.2; 3. Latvala + 19.0; 4. Galli + 1:36.7; 5. Sordo + 1:57.0; 6. Atkinson + 4:40.3; 18. Al Qassimi + 27:59.5.

Stage 16: 1. Hirvonen 13min 45.0sec; 2. Loeb + 3.3; 3. Latvala + 4.1; 4. Sordo + 7.6; 5. Galli + 11.3; 6. P Solberg + 11.4; 15. Al Qassimi + 48.3.

Overall: 1. Loeb 3hr 55min 17.9sec; 2. Hirvonen + 12.9; 3. Latvala + 19.8; 4. Galli + 1:44.7; 5. Sordo + 2:01.3; 6. Atkinson + 5:04.1; 16. Al Qassimi + 28:44.5.

Stage 17: 1. Latvala 1min 54.8sec; 2. P Solberg + 1.9; 3. Hirvonen + 2.2; 4. Galli + 2.3; 5. Loeb + 4.5; 6. Andersson + 6.3; 11= Al Qassimi + 9.0.

Overall: 1. Loeb 3hr 57min 17.2sec; 2. Hirvonen + 10.6; 3. Latvala + 15.3; 4. Galli + 1:42.5; 5. Sordo + 2:05.6; 6. Atkinson + 5:08.6; 16. Al Qassimi + 28:49.0.

Next round

The championship remains in the Mediterranean when round seven takes the team to Greece later this month.  The all-gravel Acropolis Rally of Greece is based in Athens on 29 May - 1 June. 


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