Loeb leads after day two in Jordan
With Ogier 2nd and Latvala 3rd
Sebastien Loeb will take a 24-second lead into Saturday’s final day of the Jordan Rally after ending Friday’s competition with a fastest time though the repeated Jordan River stage.
Earlier in the day Loeb said he was hoping for a 30-second cushion over Ford rival Jari-Matti Latvala, to counteract the disadvantage of running first on the road through Saturday’s remaining eight stages.
In the event, he accepted a margin of 27.7sec over the Finn who holds third place after Sebastien Ogier unexpectedly moved ahead into second.
The last stage position switch - which Ogier claimed was intentional - is likely to benefit Latvala on Saturday.
|01||Sébastien LOEB||Citroën C4 WRC||2h41m06.7s|
|02||Sébastien OGIER||Citroën C4 WRC||+24.6s|
|03||Jari-Matti LATVALA||Ford Focus WRC||+27.7s|
|04||Petter SOLBERG||Citroën C4 WRC||+43.2s|
|05||Dani SORDO||Citroën C4 WRC||+48.8s|
|06||Matthew WILSON||Ford Focus WRC||+5m05.7s|
|07||Federico VILLAGRA||Ford Focus WRC||+6m51.0s|
|08||Kimi RAIKKÖNEN||Citroën C4 WRC||+8m09.0s|
|09||Henning SOLBERG||Ford Focus WRC||+10m04.0s|
|10||Xavier PONS||Ford Fiesta S2000||+10m17.7s|
|11||Bernardo SOUSA||Ford Fiesta S2000||+10m56.4s|
|12||Patrik FLODIN||Subaru Impreza Gr N||+11m21.5s|
|13||Armindo ARAÚJO||Mitsubishi Lancer Gr N||+11m45.4s|
|14||Yazeed AL RAJHI||Peugeot 207 S2000||+15m44.5s|
|15||Michal KOSCIUSZKO||Ford Fiesta S2000||+19m21.4s|
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