Hanninen needs to maintain his position to clinch the crown
“That was the best day of my career on asphalt”
As Latvala flies
He beats Sordo as Latvala wins stage
He ends Latvala’s winning run with stage victory
The Finn was 3.2s quicker
"Kimi took the decision to keep the car for the next rally"
Oriola and Arai dropped on the grid
Citroen star remains in front but Ford’s Flying Finn is closing
At the end of the morning loop
He sets a time 1.1s longer than Loeb
Ogier picked up another deflation
His third pole position of the season
The racing lines began to dry out as the session went on
Only Alain Menu nearly managed to oust his team-mate from the top of the time sheet
"We started the day with great expectations, but..."
Østberg and Solberg are placed seventh and eighth
Latvala had to settle for second, 30.6sec from the lead
"We’re in an ideal position"
“We were on three cylinders, even two cylinders at one point,”
"Tarmac is not our favorite"
With a good lead
“We have decided to preserve the car”
He is now 30.6s adrift of Loeb
He lost almost two minutes with a rear puncture.
Loeb is now 8.0s behind
A damaged steering arm
"Frustrating is the way to put it"
"they did a very good job"
Defending world champion leads as rivals lose time in the Spanish dust
Ford’s secret weapon in title bid mounts pressure on reigning champion in Spain
"Ott hit the same rock that Petter Solberg did"
Loeb handed another boost as Citroen team-mate moves up the order
Electrical fault hits Production Car world champion
Hanging dust clouds slow rivals on opening stage in Spain
"The situation is a bit different from what it was a few rallies ago"
Rallyman Toshihiro Arai set a promising eighth best lap
American relishes avoiding another transatlantic flight ahead of WRC counter
MINI ace targets going the distance ahead of rapid stage times
"When you are driving for a factory team it can happen"
“We’re not going to be holding Jari back”
Suzuka is new for almost everybody
With Loeb, Hirvonen, Sordo & Ogier
"A big attack on every stage"
"The irony is that I was only intending to do one run anyway!"
Racing Engineering ace quickest on final day
Citroen privateer on the pace on practice stage in Spain
“Everything is possible”
“It’s definitely something I’d consider”
In a one-off appearance