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Result - Rally Finland.

Marcus Gronholm wins the Rally Finland – 1min 06.7 secs up on Sebastien Loeb; Mikko Hirvonen takes the final podium position while Henning Solberg and Gigi Galli complete the top five...



Overall times after SS21 / Leg 3 - Top 20:

1. Marcus Gronholm BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06 2hours 52mins 50.3secs M1
2. Sebastien Loeb Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06 +01mins 06.7secs M1
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +01mins 34.5secs M1
4. Henning Solberg OMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC +03mins 57.8secs M2
5. Gigi Galli Pirelli BSA Peugeot 307 WRC +05mins 39.9secs
6. Janne Tuohino PH Sport Citroen Xsara WRC +06mins 05.0secs
7. Jussi Valimaki Mitsubishi Lancer WRC +06mins 55.4secs
8. Jan Kopecky Czech RT Skoda Fabia WRC +10mins 15.0secs

9. Manfred Stohl OMV Peugeot Norway 307 WRC +13mins 28.0secs M2
10. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 05 +14mins 47.4secs M2
11. Anton Alén Subaru Impreza +17mins 10.3secs
12. Patrik Flodin Subaru Impreza +18mins 43.5secs
13. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 +19mins 00.6secs M1
14. Kosti Katajamaki Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 05 +21mins 05.8secs M2
15. Guy Wilks Suzuki Swift S1600 +23mins 15.4secs J
16. Juha Häkkinen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +24mins 56.5secs
17. Jari-Matti Latvala Toyota Corolla WRC +25mins 24.0secs
18. P-G Andersson Suzuki Swift S1600 +25mins 52.9secs J
19. Jouko Tiri Subaru Impreza Sti +31mins 10.6secs
20. Rory Galligan Mitsubishi Lancer +31mins 12.7secs



Overall JWRC after SS21 / Leg 3 - Top 10:

1. Guy Wilks Suzuki Swift S1600 3hours 16mins 05.7secs J
2. P-G Andersson Suzuki Swift S1600 +02mins 37.5secs J
3. Matti Rantanen Honda Civic Type R +08mins 45.9secs J
4. Julien Pressac Citroen C2 S1600 +09mins 24.4secs J
5. Jozef Beres Suzuki Ignis S1600 +13mins 19.8secs J
6. Jaan Molder Suzuki Ignis S1600 +14mins 28.5secs J
7. Patrik Sandell Renault Clio S1600 +16mins 40.8secs J
8. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +18mins 54.2secs J

9. Barry Clark Ford Fiesta +21mins 33.4secs J
10. Andrea Cortinovis Renault Clio S1600 +27mins 47.8secs J



Notable retirements*:

SS6. Kristian Sohlberg Red Devil Subaru Impreza WRC Engine
SS7. Kosti Katajamaki Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 05 Mechanical M2#
SS8. Daniel Carlsson Mitsubishi Lancer WRC Went off the road
SS9. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Ignis S1600 Mechanical J
SS9. Urmo Aava Suzuki Swift S1600 Excluded J
SS9. Filippo Bordignon Opel Astra S1600 Excluded J

SS11. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 Went off the road M1
SS11. Xavier Pons Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC 05 Went off the road
SS14. Daniel Sordo Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06 Went off the road M1
SS15. Kris Meeke Citroen C2 S1600 Mechanical J

SS21. Fabien Fiandino Citroen C2-R2 Went off the road J


* Under the 'SupeRally' system, retired cars can re-start on subsequent legs with time penalties imposed for however many stages they miss.

# denotes elected/able to re-start.

M1 - denotes Manufacturer 1 entry.
M2 - denotes Manufacturer 2 entry.
J - denotes Junior WRC entry.


all times unofficial


Related Pictures

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Marcus Gronholm (FIN) BP Ford Focus WRC  World Rally of Finland, World Rally Championship, 17-20 August 2006, Finland.
Sebastien Loeb (FRA) Kronos Citroen Xsara World Rally of Finland, World Rally Championship, 17-20 August 2006, Finland.
Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) BP Ford Focus World Rally of Finland, World Rally Championship, 17-20 August 2006, Finland.
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Bernardo Sousa, Hugo Magalhaes, (Ford Fiesta RRC, #43)
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Yurii Protasov , Pavlo Cheperin (Ford Fiesta WRC)
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Yurii Protasov , Pavlo Cheperin (Ford Fiesta WRC)
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Martin Prokop, Michal Ernst (Ford Fiesta RS WRC, #21 Jipocar Czech National Team)
Martin Prokop, Michal Ernst (Ford Fiesta RS WRC, #21 Jipocar Czech National Team)
Martin Prokop, Michal Ernst (Ford Fiesta RS WRC, #21 Jipocar Czech National Team)
Martin Prokop, Michal Ernst (Ford Fiesta RS WRC, #21 Jipocar Czech National Team)
Martin Prokop, Michal Ernst (Ford Fiesta RS WRC, #21 Jipocar Czech National Team)

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