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Result: 2011 Rally Argentina

Sebastien Loeb takes the victory in Argentina, 2.4 seconds up on Mikko Hirvonen; Sebastien Ogier ends up third having had to limp through the final three tests after rolling in SS16 this morning and damaging his car.
Rally Argentina: Overall standings after Stage 19 / Day 3 (Top 20):

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC 4hours 03mins 56.9secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen Ford Abu Dhabi WRT Fiesta RS WRC +00mins 02.4secs M
3. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC +00mins 07.3secs M
4. Petter Solberg PSWRT Citroen DS3 WRC +00mins 32.6secs M
5. Mads Ostberg M-Sport Stobart Ford Fiesta RS WRC +05mins 16.8secs M
6. Federico Villagra Munchis Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +06mins 48.5secs M
7. Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Abu Dhabi WRT Fiesta RS WRC +11mins 34.5secs M
8. Matthew Wilson M-Sport Stobart Ford Fiesta RS WRC +13mins 32.7secs M
9. Hayden Paddon Subaru Impreza STi +25mins 43.8secs P
10. Patrik Flodin Subaru Impreza STi +33mins 34.1secs P

11. Dmitriy Tagirov Subaru Impreza STi +39mins 10.7secs P
12. Nicolas Fuchs Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +43mins 56.2secs P
13. Raul Orlandini Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +47mins 39.2secs
14. Martin Semerad Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +47mins 59.6secs P
15. Benito Guerra Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +49mins 00.2secs P
16. Ezequiel Campos Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +50mins 20.6secs P
17. Gianluca Linari Subaru Impreza +52mins 55.8secs P
18. Ken Block Monster WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC +53mins 19.9secs M
19. Yuriy Protasov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +53mins 28.6secs P
20. Michal Kosciuszko Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +54mins 07.8secs P


Rally Argentina: Power Stage / SS19 (Top 3):

1. Petter Solberg PSWRT Citroen DS3 WRC 2mins 20.1secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen Ford Abu Dhabi WRT Fiesta RS WRC +00mins 00.5secs M
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC +00mins 00.5secs M

NOTE: Top three finishers in Power Stage are awarded bonus points. 1st = 3 points; 2nd = 2 points; 3rd = 1 point


PWRC standings after Stage 19 / Day 3:

1. Hayden Paddon Subaru Impreza STi 4hours 29mins 40.7secs P
2. Patrik Flodin Subaru Impreza STi +07mins 50.3secs P
3. Dmitriy Tagirov Subaru Impreza STi +13mins 26.9secs P
4. Nicolas Fuchs Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +18mins 12.4secs P
5. Martin Semerad Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +22mins 15.8secs P
6. Benito Guerra Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +23mins 16.4secs P
7. Ezequiel Campos Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +24mins 36.8secs P
8. Gianluca Linari Subaru Impreza +27mins 12.0secs P
9. Yuriy Protasov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +28mins 24.0secs P
10. Michal Kosciuszko Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +28mins 24.0secs P

11. Harry Hunt Citroen DS3 R3T +35mins 33.6secs P


Notable retirements:

SS5/SS6. Peter van Merksteijn Jr Van Merksteijn Citroen DS3 WRC Turbo M
SS8. Daniel Oliveira Brazil WRT Mini John Cooper Works Went off the road M
SS11. Ken Block Monster WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC Mechanical M#
SS14. Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Abu Dhabi WRT Fiesta RS WRC Suspension M#

# denotes able to re-start under SupeRally format.


all times unofficial



Related Pictures

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Sebastien Ogier (F) Julien Ingrassia (F) Citroen DS3 WRC, Citroen Total World Rally Team
Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) Jarmo Lehtinen (FIN), Ford Fiesta RS WRC,  BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team
Sebastien Loeb (FRA) Daniel Elena (MON), Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total World Rally Team
Sebastien Loeb (FRA) Daniel Elena (MON), Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total World Rally Team

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RacerX1 - Unregistered

May 29, 2011 7:20 PM

A one minute penalty for showing up early at the regroup? What a lamentable joke this series has become. Loeb's victory here is justice served. He is truly a Master.

CaptainKaramelo - Unregistered

May 29, 2011 10:16 PM

Trolls are not entitled to opinions. The fact is Loeb overcame a *1 min* penalty in just one day. He fully deserves this victory. As for the others, keeping your car alive is part of the job. Some people are equally fast and easy on their machinery. Others, well...



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