2008 Jordan Rally

The 2008 Jordan Rally was the fifth round of 2008 World Rally Championship season and the third gravel round of the championship and also the second round of the Junior World Rally Championship. The event began with a ceremonial start on Thursday, April 24 in Amman, Jordan,[1] near the Dead Sea.[1]

2008 Jordan Rally
26th Jordan Rally
Round 5 of the 2008 World Rally Championship
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Host country Jordan
Rally baseAmman, Jordan
Dates runApril 24 – 27 2008
Stages22 (359.26 km; 223.23 miles)
Stage surfaceGravel
Overall distance983.44 km (611.08 miles)
Results
Overall winnerFinland Mikko Hirvonen
United Kingdom BP Ford World Rally Team
Crews55 at start, 33 at finish

ResultsEdit

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
WRC
1.   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen Ford Focus RS WRC 07 4:02:47.9 0.0 10
2.   Dani Sordo   Marc Martí Citroën C4 WRC 4:04:03.6 1:15.7 8
3.   Chris Atkinson   Stéphane Prévot Subaru Impreza WRC 07 4:07:47.4 4:59.5 6
4.   Henning Solberg   Cato Menkerud Ford Focus RS WRC 07 4:10:23.7 7:35.8 5
5.   Matthew Wilson   Scott Martin Ford Focus RS WRC 07 4:13:29.6 10:41.7 4
6.   Federico Villagra   Jorge Pérez Companc Ford Focus RS WRC 07 4:14:10.1 11:22.2 3
7.   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila Ford Focus RS WRC 07 4:15:03.5 12:15.6 2
8.   Gigi Galli   Giovanni Bernacchini Ford Focus RS WRC 07 4:15:12.3 12:24.4 1
JWRC
1. (11.)   Sébastien Ogier   Julien Ingrassia Citroën C2 S1600 4:29:57.8 0.0 10
2. (13.)   Shaun Gallagher   Michael Morrissey Citroën C2 S1600 4:34:57.9 5:00.1 8
3. (14.)   Gilles Schammel   Renaud Jamoul Renault Clio R3 4:37:29.4 7:31.6 6

Special stagesEdit

All dates and times are EEST (UTC+3).

Day Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
1
(25 APR)
SS1 08:19 Suwayma 1 13.03 km   D. Sordo
  P. Solberg
6:40.2 117.2 km/h   D. Sordo
  P. Solberg
SS2 08:53 Mahes 1 20.00 km   D. Sordo 13:54.8 86.2 km/h   D. Sordo
SS3 09:38 Mount Nebo 1 11.10 km   D. Sordo 8:02.9 82.8 km/h
SS4 10:25 Mal'n 1 13.46 km   S. Loeb 9:55.4 81.4 km/h
SS5 12:35 Suwayma 2 13.03 km   J. Latvala 6:37.7 117.7 km/h
SS6 13:09 Mahes 2 20.00 km   S. Loeb 13:38.5 88.0 km/h
SS7 13:54 Mount Nebo 2 11.1 km   S. Loeb 7:52.6 84.6 km/h
SS8 14:41 Mal'n 2 13.46 km   M. Hirvonen 9:46.7 82.6 km/h
2
(26 APR)
SS9 8:53 Tirki 1 13.46 km   S. Loeb 8:18.1 102.1 km/h   S. Loeb
SS10 09:21 Erak Elimir 1 12.47 km   S. Loeb 8:40.9 86.2 km/h
SS11 10:24 Shuna 1 15:19 km   S. Loeb 11:54.9 76.5 km/h
SS12 11:05 Baptism Site 1 13.13 km   D. Sordo 6:42.2 117.5 km/h   D. Sordo
SS13 13:06 Turki 2 14.13 km   M. Hirvonen 8:15.7 102.6 km/h   J. Latvala
SS14 13:34 Erak Elimir 2 12.47 km   G. Galli 8:40.8 86.2 km/h
SS15 14:37 Shuna 2 15.19 km   G. Galli 11:57.8 76.2 km/h
SS16 15:18 Baptism Site 2 13.13 km   G. Galli 6:41.2 117.8 km/h   D. Sordo
3
(27APR)
SS17 07:37 Kafrain 1 16.49 km   M. Hirvonen 11:02.5 89.6 km/h   J. Latvala
SS18 08:10 Wadi Shueib 1 9.18 km   S. Loeb 7:10.1 76.8 km/h   M. Hirvonen
SS19 09:13 Jordan River 1 41.45 km   S. Loeb 28:32.8 87.1 km/h
SS20 11:30 Kafrain 2 16.49 km   J. Latvala 11:00.4 89.9 km/h
SS21 12:03 Wadi Shueib 2 9.18 km   S. Loeb 7:04.8 77.8 km/h
SS22 13:06 Jordan River 2 41.45 km   M. Hirvonen 28:09.1 88.3 km/h

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