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Result - Rally de Portugal [amended].

Sebastien Loeb wins the Rallye de Portugal by 3mins 13.9 seconds, after all the Ford Focus 06 drivers were handed five minute penalties; Petter Solberg takes the runners-up spot; Daniel Sordo completes the podium followed by Marcus Gronholm and Mikko Hirvonen, who drop from 2nd and 3rd respectively to 4th and 5th...


Overall times after SS18 / Leg 3 - Top 20:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 3hours 53mins 33.1secs M
2. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 +03mins 13.9secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +05mins 05.3secs M
4. Marcus Gronholm BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +05mins 37.1secs M##
5. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +07mins 08.1secs M##
6. Daniel Carlsson OMV Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC +08mins 13.2secs M
7. Gigi Galli Aimont Citroen Xsara WRC +09mins 39.6secs
8. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart Ford Focus WRC 06 +10mins 44.9secs M##

9. Manfred Stohl OMV Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC +12mins 46.8secs M
10. Andreas Mikkelsen Stobart Ford Focus WRC 04 +13mins 50.9secs
11. Henning Solberg Stobart Ford Focus WRC 06 +16mins 12.4secs M##
12. Matthew Wilson Stobart Ford Focus WRC 06 +14mins 36.1secs##
13. Gareth MacHale Ford Focus WRC 06 +16mins 02.3secs##
14. P-G Andersson Suzuki Swift S1600 +29mins 10.3secs J
15. Urmo Aava Suzuki Swift S1600 +29mins 14.0secs J
16. Patrick Flodin Subaru Impreza +33mins 08.0secs N4
17. Bruno Magalhaes Peugeot 207 S2000 +35mins 08.1secs N4
18. Jozef Beres Renault Clio S1600 +36mins 59.2secs J
19. Vitor Pascoal Subaru Impreza WRX +38mins 19.9secs N4
20. Jan Kopecky Czech RT-Skoda Kopecky Fabia WRC +40mins 00.2secs

## denotes drivers given 5 minute penalties.


Overall JRC after SS18 / Leg 3 - Top 10:

1. P-G Andersson Suzuki Swift S1600 4hours 22mins 43.4secs J
2. Urmo Aava Suzuki Swift S1600 +00mins 03.7secs J
3. Jozef Beres Renault Clio S1600 +07mins 48.9secs J
4. Jaan Molder Suzuki Swift S1600 +11mins 56.5secs J
5. Andrea Cortinovis Renault Clio +14mins 53.8secs J
6. Manuel Rueda Renault Clio R3 +20mins 54.7secs J
7. Shaun Gallagher Citroen C2 R2 +26mins 39.9secs J
8. Vilius Rozukas Suzuki Swift S1600 +33mins 14.9secs J
9. Kalle Pinomaki Renault Clio R3 +35mins 38.9secs J
10. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen C2 S1600 +35mins 42.5secs J


Notable retirements*:

DNS. Luis Perez Companc Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 06 Withdrawn. M
DNS. Juan Pablo Raies Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 06 Withdrawn. M

SS3. Guy Wilks Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 04 Rolled.
SS5. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 Mechanical. J
SS7/8. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC Did not start leg 2
EXC. Toni Gardemeister MMSP Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05 Excluded.

SS9. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 Went off the road J
SS10. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2006 Went off the road M
SS13/14. Stefano Benoni Citroen C2 Did not start leg 3 J

SS17. Armindo Araujo MMSP Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05 Radiator damage.
SS18. Alessandro Bettega Ford Fiesta Super 1600 Unknown J
EXC Rui Madeira Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 Excluded N4


M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
J - denotes Junior RC entry.

# denotes elected / able to re-start under the SupeRally format.

all times unofficial


Related Pictures

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Sebastien Loeb (FRA) / Daniel Elena (MC), Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC. Rally Mexico, 8-11th March 2007.
Marcus Gronholm (FIN) / Timo Rautiainen (FIN), BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06. Rally Mexico, 8-11th March 2007.
Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) / Jarmo Lehtinen (FIN), BP Ford Focus RS WRC 06. Rally Mexico, 8-11th March 2007.
Isolde Holderied. Toyota GT86 CS-R3. Rallye Deutschland safety/zero car [Pic credit: Toyota]
Isolde Holderied. Toyota GT86 CS-R3. Rallye Deutschland safety/zero car [Pic credit: Toyota]
Isolde Holderied [Pic credit: Toyota]
Dani Sordo (ESP) Marc Marti (ES), Hyundai I20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Pontus Tidemand (SWE) Emile Axelsson (SWE), Ford Fiesta R5
Pontus Tidemand (SWE) Emile Axelsson (SWE), Ford Fiesta R5, WRC2 winners
Podium
Podium
Podium
Podium
Podium
Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 WRC, #7 Hyundai Motorsport)
Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 WRC, #7 Hyundai Motorsport)
Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 WRC, #7 Hyundai Motorsport)
Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 WRC, #7 Hyundai Motorsport)

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