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Sebastien Sebastien Loeb's Rally Mexico lead stands at a commanding 36 seconds going into the final day

Sebastien Loeb, Citroen, Mexico 2012Sebastien Loeb's Rally Mexico lead stands at a commanding 36 seconds going into the final day.

Citroen maintained its comfortable one-two formation through Saturday's final three stages, with Mikko Hirvonen running second to Loeb.

Ford's Jari-Matti Latvala was quickest on both runs through the Comanjilla stage, but after his delays earlier in the weekend he now needs a miracle to progress beyond his current third place.

Petter Solberg (Ford), Mads Ostberg (Adapta Ford) and Ott Tanak (M-Sport Ford) continue to fill the other top six places, with the latter now under no pressure as his team-mate Evgeny Novikov went off and removed a wheel from his car on SS20.

Leading positions after SS20:

Pos  Driver              Team/Car         Time/Gap
 1.  Sebastien Loeb      Citroen        3h25m17.5s
 2.  Mikko Hirvonen      Citroen           + 36.2s
 3.  Jari-Matti Latvala  Ford            + 1m53.0s
 4.  Petter Solberg      Ford            + 2m10.9s
 5.  Mads Ostberg        Adapta Ford     + 2m44.2s
 6.  Ott Tanak           M-Sport Ford    + 4m22.1s
 7.  Nasser Al-Attiyah   Qatar Citroen   + 6m00.8s
 8.  Armindo Araujo      Portugal Mini  + 10m42.1s
 9.  Sebastien Ogier     VW Skoda       + 12m02.7s
10.  Ken Block           Monster Ford   + 13m51.8s
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