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Acropolis Rally: SS17

SS17 - Aghii Theodori 2 (33.00km): Latvala sets quickest time in final test; Sordo second - 5.3 seconds slower; Henning Solberg third followed by Wilson and Ostberg; Villagra sixth; Novikov lost over 8 minutes – mechanical issues; Athanassoulas claims the PWRC victory in front of his home fans; Hirvonen wins overall by 1 minute 12.9 seconds.


Top ten stage times for SS17:

1. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 22mins 14.2secs M
2. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 05.3secs M
3. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 11.2secs MT
4. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 14.0secs MT
5. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC2008 +00mins 15.7secs A8
6. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 20.6secs MT
7. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 23.4secs A8
8. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 31.2secs MT
9. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 35.0secs M
10. Khalid Al-Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 51.1secs A8


Overall times after SS17 / Top 20:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 4hrs 09mins 42.5secs M
2. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +01mins 12.9secs A8
3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +01mins 45.0secs M
4. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +03mins 48.3secs MT
5. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +03mins 59.8secs MT
6. Khalid Al-Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +07mins 04.3secs A8
7. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC2008 +12mins 24.9secs A8
8. Lambros Athanassoulas Skoda Fabia S2000 +12mins 47.6secs P
9. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza N14 +13mins 09.9secs P
10. Armindo Araujo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +15mins 04.5secs P

11. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza STi +16mins 02.5secs P
12. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +18mins 16.4secs P
13. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +18mins 41.0secs M
14. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +19mins 19.3secs MT
15. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +20mins 07.7secs MT
16. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +21mins 18.1secs MT
17. Bernardo Sousa FIAT Grande Punto S2000 +22mins 07.1secs P
18. Andis Neiksans Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +22mins 20.1secs P
19. Jon Williams Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +27mins 15.1secs N4
20. Patrik Flodin Subaru Impreza N14 +27mins 46.3secs P


Overall PWRC after SS17 / Top 3:

1. Lambros Athanassoulas Skoda Fabia S2000 4hrs 22mins 30.1secs P
2. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza N14 +00mins 22.3secs P
3. Armindo Araujo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 16.9secs P


Notable retirements:

SS2. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC Oil Pressure MT*

SS7. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC Crashed M
SS9. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC Suspension M*
SS9. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC Suspension MT*
SS10/11. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC2008 Suspension A8*
SS12. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC Suspension A8


* denotes elected/able to restart under SupeRally

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
P - denotes Production Car WRC entry.
J - denotes JWRC entry

all times unofficial


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Podium - Volkswagen
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Podium, 1st Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR) Anders Jaeger Synnevag (NOR) Volkswagen Polo R WRC, 2nd Sebastien Ogier (FRA) Julien Ingrassia (FRA) Volkswagen Polo R WRC, 3rd Thierry Neuville (BEL) Nicolas Gilsoul (BEL) Hyundai i20 WRC
Podium - Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR) Anders Jaeger Synnevag (NOR) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Podium - Volkswagen
Podium - Volkswagen
Podium 1st Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR) Anders Jaeger Synnevag (NOR) Volkswagen Polo R WRC, 2nd Sebastien Ogier (FRA) Julien Ingrassia (FRA) Volkswagen Polo R WRC, 3rd Thierry Neuville (BEL) Nicolas Gilsoul (BEL) Hyundai i20 WRC
Podium - Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR) Anders Jaeger Synnevag (NOR) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Podium - Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR) Anders Jaeger Synnevag (NOR) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Mads Ostberg (NOR) Ola Floene (NOR) Ford Fiesta RS WRC
Sebastien Ogier (FRA) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Sebastien Ogier (FRA) Julien Ingrassia (FRA) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Sebastien Ogier (FRA) Julien Ingrassia (FRA) Volkswagen Polo R WRC

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