Martin Moves into Third

Peugeots Markko Martin has moved into third ahead of Ford's Henning Solberg on the Cyprus Rally

Martin Moves into Third

Martin has been in the top three fastest runners on all of this morning's three stages, and has overcome a 20 second deficit to Solberg. He now holds nearly a 14 second advantage over the Norwegian.

Martin still has an outside chance of taking second, with privateer Manfred Stohl lying 53 seconds up the road with three stages still to run.

Citroen's Sebastien Loeb continues to dominate the event and has stretched his lead to three minutes 51 seconds over Stohl. Loeb has won all three of this morning's stages.

Mitsubishi's Harri Rovanpera has continued his charge for points despite 'retiring' yesterday. Rovanpera's suspension failed on the final stage of Leg Two, causing his left-front wheel to be ripped from the car.

However, his car has been repaired and with only one five-minute penalty for a missed stage, the Finn has only dropped one position to seventh.

Rally Cyprus Leaderboard after SS15:

Pos  Driver          Make            Time
 1.  Loeb            Citroen         4:19:05.5
 2.  Stohl           Citroen         +  3:51.6
 3.  Martin          Peugeot         +  4:44.8
 4.  H.Solberg       Ford            +  4:58.5
 5.  Gardemeister    Ford            +  7:42.5
 6.  Kresta          Ford            +  9:37.4
 7.  Rovanpera       Mitsubishi      + 11:40.8
 8.  Tuohino         Skoda           + 15:00.8
 9.  Carlsson        Peugeot         + 15:28.5
10.  Atkinson        Subaru          + 26:29.3
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