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Result: Rallye Monte Carlo 2012

Citroen's Sebastien Loeb wins the 2012 Rallye Monte Carlo, 2 minutes 45.5 seconds up on Dani Sordo in his MINI John Cooper Works WRC car; Petter Solberg completes the podium for Ford ahead of Mikko Hirvonen and Evgeny Novikov.

Rally Monte Carlo: Overall standings after Stage 18 (Top 20):

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC 4hours 32mins 39.9secs M
2. Dani Sordo MINI WRC Team John Cooper Works WRC +02mins 45.5secs M
3. Petter Solberg Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +03mins 14.2secs M
4. Mikko Hirvonen Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC +04mins 06.8secs M
5. Evgeny Novikov M-Sport Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +06mins 03.4secs M
6. Francois Delecour M-Sport Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +07mins 47.9secs
7. Pierre Campana MINI WRC Team John Cooper Works WRC +08mins 31.4secs M
8. Ott Tanak M-Sport Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +10mins 34.6secs M
9. Martin Prokop Czech Ford National Team Fiesta RS WRC +16mins 10.7secs
10. Armindo Araujo Armindo Araujo WRT MINI Cooper Works WRC +16mins 16.6secs M

11. Matthew Wilson Go Fast Energy WRT Fiesta RS WRC +18mins 51.0secs
12. Kevin Abbring Volkswagen Motorsport Skoda Fabia S2000 +18mins 56.3secs
13. Henning Solberg Go Fast Energy WRT Fiesta RS WRC +20mins 16.3secs
14. Craig Breen Ford Fiesta S2000 +24mins 26.3secs S
15. Bryan Bouffier Peugeot 207 S2000 +27mins 25.4secs
16. Michael Burri Peugeot 207 S2000 +30mins 19.5secs
17. Cedric Robert Citroen DS3 R3T +32mins 27.7secs
18. Olivier Burri Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +35mins 30.5secs
19. Sebastien Chardonnet Renault Clio R3 +36mins 55.3secs
20. Paulo Nobre Palmeirinha Rally MINI John Cooper Works WRC +38mins 59.7secs M

Other(s)

30. Michal Kosciuszko Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +1hr 02mins 34.9secs P
36. Eamonn Boland Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +1hr 07mins 55.2secs
54. Louise Cook Ford Fiesta ST +2hour 29mins 59.7secs P


Rallye Monte Carlo: Power Stage / SS18 (Top 3):

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC 3mins 27.8secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC +00mins 01.2secs M
3. Evgeny Novikov M-Sport Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +00mins 02.6secs M

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


SWRC standings after Stage 18:

1. Craig Breen Ford Fiesta S2000 4hours 57mins 06.2secs S


PWRC standings after Stage 18:

1. Michal Kosciuszko Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 5hours 35mins 14.8secs P
2. Louise Cook Ford Fiesta ST +1hour 27mins 24.8secs P


Notable retirements:*

SS1. Giandomenico Basso Proton Motorsport Satria Neo S2000 Accident S
SS2. Lorenzo Bertelli Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Gearbox P
SS3. Julien Maurin Ford Fiesta RS WRC Mechanical
SS4. Jari-Matti Latvala Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC Rolled M
SS4. Thierry Neuville Citroen Junior WRT DS3 WRC Retired

SS5. Peter van Merksteijn Sr van Merksteijn Motorsport Citroen DS3 WRC Mechanical
SS10. Sebastien Ogier Volkswagen Motorsport Skoda Fabia S2000 Accident

SS16. P-G Andersson Proton Motorsport Satria Neo S2000 Mechanical S

* Note: There was no Rally 2 (as the SupeRally has been renamed for this year) on Rallye Monte Carlo.


all times unofficial



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Petter Solberg (NOR) Chris Patterson (GBR) FORD FIESTA, FORD WRT
Petter Solberg (NOR) Chris Patterson (GBR) FORD FIESTA, FORD WRT
Dani Sordo (ESP) Carlos del Barrio (ESP) Mini John Cooper Works WRC, Mini WRC Team
Dani Sordo (ESP) Carlos del Barrio (ESP) Mini John Cooper Works WRC, Mini WRC Team
Sebastien Loeb (FRA) Daniel Elena (MON), Citroen DS 3, Citro‘n Total World Rally Team
Sebastien Loeb (FRA) Daniel Elena (MON), Citroen DS 3, Citro‘n Total World Rally Team
Podium, 1st position - Sebastien Loeb (FRA) Daniel Elena (MON), Citroen DS 3, Citroen Total World Rally Team
Podium, Dani Sordo (ESP) Carlos del Barrio (ESP) Mini John Cooper Works WRC, Mini WRC Team, 2nd position
Podium, 1st position - Petter Solberg (NOR) Chris Patterson (GBR) FORD FIESTA, FORD WRT 3rd position
Podium, 1st position - Sebastien Loeb (FRA) Daniel Elena (MON), Citroen DS 3, Citroen Total World Rally Team, 2nd position - Dani Sordo (ESP) Carlos del Barrio (ESP) Mini John Cooper Works WRC, Mini WRC Team and 3rd position - Petter Solberg (NOR) Chris Patterson (GBR) FORD FIESTA, FORD WRT

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Chris J - Unregistered

January 22, 2012 4:56 PM

Loeb - Class act Sordo - Very good podium for Mini Petter - Great performance in a new car Hirvonen - Ditto Novikov - Best ever result, really starting to mature Delecour - Legend, life in the old dog yet Campana - Not bad at all for a pay driver Tanak - 2 rallies in WRC car, 2 points finishes



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