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Sanremo hat-trick for Panizzi.

Event: The rally covered 1407.04km, including 385.84km on 18 special stages (nine, all run twice). All stages were on asphalt roads closed to other traffic.

Starters: 53 crews (52 Group A and 1 Group N) started the rally.

Finishers: 36 crews (35 Group A and 1 Group N) finished the rally.

Stage winners:
Panizzi (SS2-3-4-5-6-7-8-10*-12)
Grönholm (SS1-9-10*-11-16-18)
Solberg (SS13-14-15)
Burns (SS17)

*notional time allocated by the organisers

Rally leaders:
SS1 Grönholm
SS2-SS18 Panizzi


FIA World Championships:


FIA World Rally Championship for Drivers (after 11 of 14 rounds): Grönholm (FIN) 57, Burns (GB) 34, C. McRae (GB) 33, Panizzi (F) 31. Sainz (E) 26, Solberg (N) 23, Loeb (F) 18, Rovanperä (FIN) 18, Mäkinen (FIN) 15, Martin (EE) 12, Bugalski (F) 7, Radstrom (S) 4, A. McRae (GB) 2, Gardemeister (FIN) 2, Thiry (B) 2, Eriksson (S) 1, Puras (E) 1.

FIA World Rally Championship for Manufacturers (after 11 of 14 rounds): Peugeot 131, Ford 86, Subaru 46, Mitsubishi 9, Skoda 8, Hyundai 6.

FIA Junior World Rally Championship (after 5 of 6 rounds): Dallavilla (I) 28, Sola (E) 27, Caldani (I) 13, Tuohino (FIN) 12, Duval (B) 12, Basso (I) 10, Schelle (D) 5, Galli (I) 5, Feghali (RL) 4, Rowe (GB) 4, Baldacci (I) 3, Carlsson (S) 3, Doppelreiter (A) 2, Foss (N) 1, Katajamaki (FIN) 1.

FIA Production Car World Championship (after 6 of 8 rounds, this event not counting): Singh (MAL) 28, Ferreyros (PE) 20, Sohlberg (FIN) 16, Fiorio (I) 13, Arai (J) 12, Trelles (ROU) 12, Iliev (BG) 9, Rowe (GB) 5, Baldini (I) 4 De Dominicis (I) 3, Kollevold (N) 3, Harrach (A) 2, Ligato (RA) 2, Marrini (2).



Next event - October 03/06 2002: Propecia Rally New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand.





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