Result - Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo.

Sebastien Loeb wins the Rallye Monte Carlo, team-mate's Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz are second and third respectively, making it a Citroen 1-2-3. Markko Martin takes fourth for Ford, with Peugeot's Richard Burns completing the top five.

Overall times after SS14 / Leg 3:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Xsara WRC 4hours 29mins 11.4secs
2. Colin McRae Citroen Xsara WRC +00mins 38.1secs
3. Carlos Sainz Citroen Xsara WRC +00mins 52.2secs
4. Markko Martin Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 55.5secs
5. Richard Burns Peugeot 206 WRC +03mins 16.5secs
6. Cedric Robert Peugeot 206 WRC +05mins 16.7secs
7. Francois Duval Ford Focus RS WRC +05mins 17.1secs
8. Armin Schwarz Hyundai Accent WRC +06mins 42.3secs
9. Didier Auriol Skoda Octavia WRC +07mins 13.8secs
10. Roman Kresta Peugeot 206 WRC +07mins 50.9secs

11. Antony Warmbold Ford Focus RS WRC +25mins 01.9secs
12. Olivier Burri Toyota Corolla WRC +26mins 05.2secs
13. Marcus Gronholm Peugeot 206 WRC +33mins 31.8secs
14. Simon Jean-Joseph Renault Clio +40mins 08.2secs
15. Eamonn Boland Subaru Impreza WRC +42mins 35.1secs
16. Philippe Roux Ford Focus +42mins 42.9secs
17. Brice Tirabassi Renault Clio +43mins 24.7secs
18. Kosti Katajamaki Volkswagen Polo +46mins 46.4secs
19. Marco Ligato Fiat Punto +48mins 41.4secs
20. Alessandro Broccoli Opel Corsa +50mins 51.5secs

21. Urmo Aava Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +52mins 13.3secs
22. Massimo Ceccato Fiat Punto +52mins 44.9secs
23. Juraj Sebalj Renault Clio +55mins 48.6secs
24. Mirco Baldacci Fiat Punto +58mins 38.5secs
25. Beppo Harrach Ford Puma +1hr 02mins 32.0secs
26. Luca Cecchettini Fiat Punto +1hr 02mins 51.0secs
27. Abdo Feghali Ford Puma +1hr 04mins 06.3secs
28. Krum Donchev Peugeot 206 +1hr 06mins 14.1secs
29. Riccardo Errani Skoda Octavia +1hr 10mins 04.5secs
30. Kris Meeke Opel Corsa +1hr 16mins 38.8secs

Overall JWRC after SS14 / Leg 3:

1. Brice Tirabassi Renault Clio 5hours 12mins 36.1secs
2. Kosti Katajamaki Volkswagen Polo +03mins 21.7secs
3. Marco Ligato Fiat Punto +05mins 16.7secs
4. Alessandro Broccoli Opel Corsa +07mins 26.8secs
5. Urmo Aava Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +08mins 48.6secs
6. Massimo Ceccato Fiat Punto +09mins 20.2secs
7. Juraj Sebalj Renault Clio +12mins 23.9secs
8. Mirco Baldacci Fiat Punto +15mins 13.8secs
9. Beppo Harrach Ford Puma +19mins 07.3secs
10. Luca Cecchettini Fiat Punto +19mins 26.3secs
11. Abdo Feghali Ford Puma +20mins 41.6secs
12. Krum Donchev Peugeot 206 +22mins 49.4secs
13. Kris Meeke Opel Corsa +33mins 14.1secs

Notable retirements:

SS2. Toni Gardemeister Skoda Octavia WRC Engine.
SS5. Tommi Makinen Subaru Impreza WRC Off the road.
SS5. Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC Crashed.
SS8/9. Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC Unwell.
SS9. Mikko Hirvonen Ford Focus RS WRC Off the road.
SS9. Freddy Loix Hyundai Accent WRC Off the road.


Italics denote Junior World Rally Championship [JWRC] entries.

Related Pictures

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2003 Rallye Monte Carlo winners, Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena with fellow Citroen team-mates, Colin McRae and Derek Ringer [2nd] and Carlos Sainz and Marc Marti [3rd]
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