Result - Rallye Sanremo / Rallye d'Italia.

Asphalt specialist Gilles Panizzi has won the Rallye Sanremo - his third successive triumph on the Italian event; Marcus Gronholm finishes second making it a Peugeot 1-2; Petter Solberg is best of the rest in third for Subaru; Richard Burns is fourth and Markko Martin completes the top five.

Overall result after SS18:

1. Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 4hours 10mins 15.6secs
2. Marcus Gronholm Peugeot 206 WRC +00mins 20.9secs
3. Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC +01mins 06.4secs
4. Richard Burns Peugeot 206 WRC +01mins 18.9secs
5. Markko Martin Ford Focus RS WRC +01mins 54.9secs
6. Jesus Puras Citroen Xsara WRC +02mins 39.3secs
7. Cedric Robert Peugeot 206 WRC +03mins 01.3secs
8. Colin McRae Ford Focus RS WRC +05mins 17.5secs
9. Harri Rovanpera Peugeot 206 WRC +06mins 18.9secs
10. Francois Delecour Mitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC +07mins 24.4secs

11. Kenneth Eriksson Skoda Octavia WRC +09mins 18.7secs
12. Roman Kresta Skoda Octavia WRC Evo +10mins 18.4secs
13. Bruno Thiry Peugeot 206 WRC +10mins 36.5secs
14. Renato Travaglia Peugeot 206 +17mins 18.5secs
15. Andrea Dallavilla Citroen Saxo Super 1600 +18mins 10.8secs
16. Giadomenico Basso Fiat Punto Super 1600 +18mins 20.4secs
17. Daniel Sola Citroen Saxo Super 1600 +18mins 40.5secs
18. Nicola Caldani Fiat Punto Super 1600 +18mins 40.9secs
19. Gianluigi Galli Fiat Punto Super 1600 +20mins 19.0secs
20. Francois Duval Ford Puma Super 1600 +21mins 13.8secs
21. Nikolaus Schelle Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +22mins 30.5secs
22. Roger Feghali Ford Puma Super 1600 +23mins 39.9secs
23. Jussi Valimaki Citroen Saxo Super 1600 +24mins 59.4secs
24. Janne Tuohino Citroen Saxo Super 1600 +26mins 03.2secs
25. Niall McShea Opel Corsa Super 1600 +26mins 07.9secs
26. Gwyndaf Evans MG ZR Super 1600 +28mins 14.6secs
27. Mirco Baldacci Citroen Saxo VTS Super 1600 +28mins 55.2secs
28. Freddie Loix Hyundai Accent WRC +28mins 55.9secs
29. Juha Kangas Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +33mins 33.2secs
30. Marco Cavigioli Peugeot 206 +34mins 57.1secs
31. Alexander Foss Fiat Punto Super 1600 +35mins 11.9secs
32. Riccardo Errani Subaru Impreza +37mins 11.4secs
33. Albert Llovera Fiat Punto Super 1600 +39mins 22.4secs
34. Eugenio Lozza Renault Clio +45mins 36.1secs
35. Alessandro Gai Fiat Stilo +1hr 13mins 46.2secs

Overall JWRC after SS18 - Top 6:

1. Andrea Dallavilla Citroen Saxo Super 1600 4hours 28mins 26.4secs
2. Giadomenico Basso Fiat Punto Super 1600 +00mins 09.6secs
3. Daniel Sola Citroen Saxo Super 1600 +00mins 29.7secs
4. Nicola Caldani Fiat Punto Super 1600 +00mins 30.1secs
5. Gianluigi Galli Fiat Punto Super 1600 +02mins 08.2secs
6. Francois Duval Ford Puma Super 1600 +03mins 03.0secs

Notable retirements:

SS1. Armin Schwarz Hyundai Accent WRC Hit something.
SS3/4. Carlos Sainz Ford Focus RS WRC Engine oil leak.
SS7/8. Tommi Makinen Subaru Impreza WRC Front left drive-shaft.
SS8/9 Alister McRae Mitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC Entry withdrawn.
SS10. Philippe Bugalski Citroen Xsara WRC Went off road.
SS10/11. Achim Mortl Subaru Impreza WRC Crashed.
SS14. Toni Gardemeister Skoda Octavia WRC Evo Hit a wall.


Italics denote Junior World Rally Championship entries.

Related Pictures

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Rallye Sanremo winners Gilles Panizzi and Herve Panizzi (Peugeot) with Marcus Gronholm and Timo Rautiainen (2nd) and Petter Solberg and Phil Mills (3rd)
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