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McRae holds on to the lead at the end of leg two.

Of the other teams in the FIA Teams Cup for Privateers, Hamed Al Wahaibi lost his brakes on this morning's first stage and then dropped to third place after changing a wheel on SS12. One of his main rivals, Henrik Lundgaard, suffered another suspension problem this morning, resulting in a broken driveshaft. Pasi Hagstrom now leads, just less than a minute clear of Lundgaard, despite struggling with gear selection problems.

The Group N class for more standard machinery is still led by Argentine driver Gabriel Pozzo, with Uruguay's Gustavo Trelles in second. In the FIA Super 1600 Cup section, Sebastien Loeb took just two stages to move from his overnight third place in the category to the head of the leaderboard. Former leaders Benoit Rousselot and Alejandro Galanti retired today with suspension and gearbox problems respectively, and only eleven of the original 21 S1600 starters remain after SS12.

Rally Statistics:

Starters: 81 cars (63 Group A + 18 Group N) restarted the rally
Retirements: Eriksson (S), Martin (EE), + 14 other drivers

Today: Saturday 16 June:

Leg 2 started from Itea at 07h00 and covered 601.68km, including 117.72km on 7 special stages.

Tomorrow: Sunday 17 June:

Leg 3 starts from Itea at 07h00 and covers 514.38km, including 132.01km on 7 special stages. The first car is expected at the final control in Itea at 18h30.

Weather forecast: Staying hot and dry


Leg two - Stage by stage summary:


SS7 Pavliani 2 (24.45kms):
1. Delecour (F) Ford 19m 46.0
2. Rovanperä (FIN) Peugeot 19m 54.7
3. Solberg (N) Subaru 19m 55.2

Leaders after SS7:
1. C.McRae (GB) Ford 1h 45m 36.8
2. Sainz (E) Ford 1h 46m 04.3
3. Burns (GB) Subaru 1h 46m 10.3

SS8 Karoutes 1 (18.89kms):
1. Delecour (F) Ford 12m 12.8
2. Burns (GB) Subaru 12m 19.5
3. Rovanperä (FIN) Peugeot 12m 21.5
3. Mäkinen (FIN) Mitsubishi 12m 21.5

Leaders after SS8:
1. C.McRae (GB) Ford 1h 58m 03.1
2. Sainz (E) Ford 1h 58m 27.3
3. Burns (GB) Subaru 1h 58m 29.8

SS9 Livadia 1 (11.66kms):
1. Sainz (E) Ford 9m 26.2
2. Delecour (F) Ford 9m 27.2
3. Rovanperä (FIN) Peugeot 9m 27.8

Leaders after SS9:
1. C.McRae (GB) Ford 2h 07m 34.3
2. Sainz (E) Ford 2h 07m 53.5
3. Burns (GB) Subaru 2h 07m 58.7

SS10 Stiti 2 (3.70kms):
1. Delecour (F) Ford 1m 57.3
2. Sainz (E) Ford 1m 57.4
3. Mäkinen (FIN) Mitsubishi 1m 57.5

Leaders after SS10:
1. C.McRae (GB) Ford 2h 09m 32.2
2. Sainz (E) Ford 2h 09m 50.9
3. Burns (GB) Subaru 2h 09m 57.0

SS11 Gravia 1 (17.13kms):
1. Sainz (E) Ford 13m 17.3
2. Burns (GB) Subaru 13m 20.3
3. C.McRae (GB) Ford 13m 22.4

Leaders after SS11:
1. C.McRae (GB) Ford 2h 22m 54.6
2. Sainz (E) Ford 2h 23m 08.2
3. Burns (GB) Subaru 2h 23m 17.3

SS12 Inohori 2 (23.00kms):
1. Delecour (F) Ford 18m 13.2
2. Sainz (E) Ford 18m 13.5
3. P.Solberg (N) Subaru 18m 15.4

Leaders after SS12:
1. C.McRae (GB) Ford 2h 41m 12.6
2. Sainz (E) Ford 2h 41m 21.7
3. Burns (GB) Subaru 2h 41m 33.5

SS13 Karoutes 2 (18.89kms):
1. Burns (GB) Subaru 12m 03.4
2. Delecour (F) Ford 12m 04.5
3. P.Solberg (N) Subaru 12m 08.8

Leaders after SS13:
1. C.McRae (GB) Ford 2h 53m 22.1
2. Sainz (E) Ford +09.8
3. Burns (GB) Subaru +14.8
4. P.Solberg (N) Subaru +1m 00.7
5. Rovanpera (FIN) Peugeot +1m 13.6
6. Makinen (FIN) Mitsubishi +2m 06.8
7. Delecour (F) Ford +2m 41.8
8. Bugalski (F) Citroen +3m 01.3
9. Schwarz (D) Skoda +3m 42.4
10. Panizzi (F) Peugeot +4m 14.6



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