WRC »

Result - Neste Rally Finland.


Ford's Markko Martin wins the Neste Rally Finland to take the second WRC win of his career; Petter Solberg pips Richard Burns for second in the final stage; Citroen duo Carlos Sainz and Sebastien Loeb complete the top five.



Overall times after SS23 / Leg 3 - Top 30:

1. Markko Martin Ford Focus RS WRC 3hrs 21mins 51.7secs
2. Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC +00mins 58.9secs
3. Richard Burns Peugeot 206 WRC +01mins 00.2secs
4. Carlos Sainz Citroen Xsara WRC +01mins 59.0secs
5. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Xsara WRC +02mins 48.7secs
6. Tommi Makinen Subaru Impreza WRC +03mins 25.2secs
7. Janne Tuohino Ford Focus RS WRC +04mins 22.9secs
8. Sebastien Lindholm Peugeot 206 WRC +04mins 39.5secs
9. Juuso Pykalisto Peugeot 206 WRC +06mins 23.4secs
10. Freddy Loix Hyundai Accent WRC +08mins 19.9secs

11. Ari Vatanen Peugeot 206 WRC +11mins 49.3secs
12. Armin Schwarz Hyundai Accent WRC +12mins 51.5secs
13. Tobias Johansson Toyota Corolla WRC +16mins 04.8secs
14. Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Focus WRC +16mins 26.6secs
15. Juha Salo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo +21mins 50.9secs
16. Teemu Laatunen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo +26mins 45.7secs
17. Daniel Sola Mitsubishi Lancer Evo +26mins 57.0secs
18. Jukka Ketomaki Mitsubishi Lancer Evo +27mins 50.3secs
19. Daniel Carlsson Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +30mins 31.2secs
20. Brice Tirabassi Renault Clio 1.6 16V +31mins 28.1secs

21. Gianluigi Galli Mitsubishi Lancer Evo +32mins 21.5secs
22. Jari Vita Ford Focus RS WRC +34mins 01.4secs
23. Alistair Ginley Ford Focus RS WRC +35mins 10.6secs
24. Guy Wilks Ford Puma +36mins 14.2secs
25. Urmo Aava Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +39mins 12.9secs
26. Salvador Canellas Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +39mins 18.1secs
27. Alessandro Broccoli Opel Corsa Super 1600 +41mins 39.6secs
28. Petri Uronen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo +45mins 15.9secs
29. Toni Klemets Honda Civic Type R +46mins 27.7secs
30. Marco Ligato Fiat Punto S1600 +47mins 37.8secs


35 cars finished the event.



Overall JWRC after SS23 / Leg 3:

1. Daniel Carlsson Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 3hrs 52mins 22.9secs
2. Brice Tirabassi Renault Clio +00mins 56.9secs
3. Guy Wilks Ford Puma +05mins 43.0secs
4. Urmo Aava Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +08mins 41.7secs
5. Salvador Canellas Suzuki Ignis Super 1600 +08mins 46.9secs
6. Alessandro Broccoli Opel Corsa Super 1600 +11mins 08.4secs
7. Marco Ligato Fiat Punto S1600 +17mins 06.6secs
8. Oscar Svedlund Volkswagen Polo +20mins 28.0secs



Notable retirements:

SS2. Didier Auriol Skoda Fabia WRC Injury.
SS11/12. Mikko Hirvonen Ford Focus RS WRC Turbo.
SS12. Harri Rovanpera Peugeot 206 WRC Off road.
SS13. Toni Gardemeister Skoda Fabia WRC Engine.
SS14. Marcus Gronholm Peugeot 206 WRC Front suspension.
SS16. Colin McRae Citroen Xsara WRC Rolled.
SS19. Jussi Valimaki Hyundai Accent WRC Hit a rock.
SS19. Francois Duval Ford Focus RS WRC Hit a rock.



Italics denote Junior World Rally Championship entries.


Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Ford`s Markko Martin and co-driver Michael Park celebrate their first WRC win on the Acropolis Rally  [Pic credit: Ford]
Marcus Gronholm and Mads Ostberg. Neste Oil Helsinki Battle 2014 [Pic credit: VW]
Markku Alen. Neste Oil Helsinki Battle 2014 [Pic credit: VW]
Markku Alen and Jari-Matti Latvala. Neste Oil Helsinki Battle 2014 [Pic credit: VW]
Fans. auto24 Rally Estonia 2014 [Pic credit: ERC]
Sander Parn. ERC 2WD winner. auto24 Rally Estonia 2014 [Pic credit: ERC]
Timmu Korge. Ford Fiesta R5. auto24 Rally Estonia 2014 [Pic credit: ERC]
Alexey Lukyanuk. Mitsubishi Lancer Evo. auto24 Rally Estonia 2014 [Pic credit: ERC]
Ott Tanak. Ford Fiesta R5. auto24 Rally Estonia 2014 [Pic credit: ERC]
Timmu Korge
Ott Tanak
Bryan Bouffier - Hyundai Shell World Rally Team
Dani Sordo. Hyundai i20 WRC. Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014
Dani Sordo. Hyundai i20 WRC. Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014
Simone Tempestini (ROM) Dorin Pulpea (ROM), Citroen DS3 R3
Simone Tempestini (ROM) Dorin Pulpea (ROM), Citroen DS3 R3
Marco Tempestini (ITA) Nicola Arena (ITA), Subaru Impreza
Marco Tempestini (ITA) Nicola Arena (ITA), Subaru Impreza

Start the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.