Day 2 - Loeb back on top

Leaderboard after Day 2

1.  S Loeb/D Elena                      FRA             Citroen C4              2hr 48min 11.1sec 2.  P Solberg/P Mills                   NOR             Subaru Impreza  2hr 48min 39.8sec 3.  H Solberg/C Menkerud                NOR             Ford Focus RS   2hr 49min 16.4sec 4.  M Hirvonen/J Lehtinen               FIN             Ford Focus RS   2hr 51min 12.3sec 5.  U Aava/K Sikk                       EST             Citroen C4              2hr 52min 22.7sec 6.  M Wilson/S Martin           GBR             Ford Focus RS   2hr 52min 33.9sec 7.  D Sordo/M Marti                     ESP             Citroen C4              2hr 53min 44.7sec 8.  J-M Latvala/M Anttila               FIN             Ford Focus RS   2hr 57min 02.4sec 9.  C Rautenbach/D Senior               ZIM             Citroen C4              2hr 57min 09.1sec 10 T Gardemeister/T Tuominen            FIN             Suzuki SX4              2hr 57min 24.1sec

Stage Times

Stage 8: 1. Hirvonen 22min 42.1sec; 2. Latvala + 1.8; 3. P Solberg + 4.6; 4. Atkinson + 5.9; 5. Sordo + 9.1; 6. Loeb + 16.1; 14. Al Qassimi + 1:23.0.

Overall: 1. Loeb 1hr 44min 33.0sec; 2. Sordo + 8.7; 3. P Solberg + 47.6; 4. Latvala + 1:04.6; 5. H Solberg + 1:10.0; 6. Hirvonen + 1:20.3; 17. Al Qassimi + 8:44.5.

Stage 9: 1. Galli 12min 17.2sec; 2. Latvala + 0.3; 3. Aava + 4.4; 4. P Solberg + 5.6; 5. H Solberg + 6.0; 6. Sordo + 6.2; 12. Al Qassimi + 28.6; 13. Hirvonen + 30.2.

Overall: 1. Sordo 1hr 57min 05.1sec; 2. Loeb + 19.4; 3. P Solberg + 38.3; 4. Latvala + 50.0; 5. H Solberg + 1:01.1; 6. Hirvonen + 1:35.6; 15. Al Qassimi + 8:58.2.

Stage 10: 1. Galli 7min 46.1sec; 2. Loeb + 0.4; 3. Latvala + 0.8; 4. H Solberg + 2.9; 5. Sordo + 3.4; 6. Aava + 7.9; 24. Al Qassimi + 59.6; 39. Hirvonen + 2:03.9.

Overall: 1. Sordo 2hr 04min 54.6sec; 2. Loeb + 16.4; 3. P Solberg + 45.9; 4. Latvala + 47.4; 5. H Solberg + 1:00.6; 6. Villagra + 3:06.3; 8. Hirvonen + 3:36.1; 14. Al Qassimi + 9:54.4.

Stage 11: 1. Hirvonen 22min 36.1sec; 2. P Solberg + 3.2; 3. H Solberg + 4.6; 4. Sordo + 6.8; 5. Aava + 13.7; 6. Loeb + 17.9; 11. Al Qassimi + 1:18.8; 28. Latvala + 3:44.9.

Overall: 1. Sordo 2hr 27min 37.5sec; 2. Loeb + 27.5; 3. P Solberg + 42.3; 4. H Solberg + 58.4; 5. Hirvonen + 3:29.3; 6. Andersson + 3:52.9; 9. Latvala + 4:25.5; 13. Al Qassimi + 11:06.4.

Stage 12: 1. Aava 12min 13.9sec; 2. Loeb + 2.4; 3. Hirvonen + 6.2; 4. H Solberg + 13.2; 5. Wilson + 17.2; 6. H Solberg + 18.3; 9. Al Qassimi + 27.0; 34. Latvala + 3:39.8.

Overall: 1. Loeb 2hr 40min 21.3sec; 2. Sordo + 12.6; 3. P Solberg + 25.6; 4. H Solberg + 46.8; 5. Hirvonen + 3:05.6; 6. Aava + 3:33.9; 8. Latvala + 7:35.4; 12. Al Qassimi + 11:03.5.

Stage 13: 1. Hirvonen 7min 45.4sec; 2. Loeb + 4.4; 3. P Solberg + 7.5; 4. Rautenbach + 14.4; 5. Al Qassimi + 20.5; 6. Wilson + 21.0; 22. Latvala + 1:20.3.

Overall: 1. Loeb 2hr 48min 11.1sec; 2. P Solberg + 28.7; 3. H Solberg + 1:05.3; 4. Hirvonen + 3:01.2; 5. Aava + 4:11.6; 6. Wilson + 4:22.8; 8. Latvala + 8:51.3; 11. Al Qassimi + 11:19.6.

Todays Route

The final day offers another 102.32km of gruelling competition.  After starting at 05.50, drivers tackle two identical loops of three stages north-west of Athens before a second pass over the Tatoi super special stage on the edge of the service park.  The finish takes place there at 15.03.