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Result: Rally Mexico 2012

Sebastien Loeb wins Rally Mexico for the sixth time in succession; Mikko Hirvonen is second, to give Citroen a 1-2; Petter Solberg completes the podium ahead of Mads Ostberg and Ott Tanak; Jari-Matti Latvala rolls out and retires with just two stages to go...

Rally Mexico: Overall standings after Stage 24:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC 4hours 15mins 32.7secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC +00mins 42.4secs M
3. Petter Solberg Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +02mins 11.4secs M
4. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Fiesta RS WRC +04mins 51.5secs M
5. Ott Tanak M-Sport Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +05mins 02.6secs M
6. Nasser Al-Attiyah Qatar WRT Citroen DS3 WRC +06mins 41.4secs M
7. Armindo Araujo WRC MINI Team Portugal John Cooper Works WRC +12mins 46.9secs
8. Sebastien Ogier VW Motorsport Skoda Fabia S2000 +14mins 57.8secs
9. Ken Block Monster WRT Fiesta RS WRC +22mins 26.8secs
10. Ricardo Trivino Ford Fiesta RS WRC +23mins 30.7secs

11. Benito Guerra Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +23mins 53.3secs P
12. Nicolas Fuchs Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +28mins 03.3secs P
13. Thierry Neuville Citroen Junior WRT DS3 WRC +30mins 08.3secs M
14. Michal Kosciuszko Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +44mins 40.8secs P
15. Gianluca Linari Subaru Impreza STi +58mins 35.4secs P
16. Tibor Erdi Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +1hr 14mins 56.8secs
17. Rodrigo Salgado Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +1hr 30mins 22.2secs P
18. Ramona Karlsson Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +1hr 43mins 56.5secs P
19. Luis Orduna Peugeot 206 XS +2hrs 42mins 29.4secs


Rally Mexico: Power Stage / SS24 (Top 3):

1. Petter Solberg Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC 3mins 11.4secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC +00mins 01.5secs M
3. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Fiesta RS WRC +00mins 02.7secs 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 24:

1. Benito Guerra Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 4hours 39mins 26.1secs P
2. Nicolas Fuchs Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +04mins 09.9secs P
3. Michal Kosciuszko Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +20mins 47.4secs P
4. Gianluca Linari Subaru Impreza STi +34mins 42.1secs P
5. Rodrigo Salgado Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +1hr 06mins 28.8secs P
6. Ramona Karlsson Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +1hr 20mins 03.1secs P


Notable retirements:

DNS. Henning Solberg Go Fast Energy WRT Fiesta RS WRC Did not start
SS5. Paulo Nobre WRC MINI Team Portugal John Cooper Works WRC Accident*
SS5/SS6. Kevin Abbring VW Motorsport Skoda Fabia S2000 Mechanical*
SS6. Thierry Neuville Citroen Junior WRT DS3 WRC Lost a wheel M*

SS14. Paulo Nobre WRC MINI Team Portugal John Cooper Works WRC Accident*
SS16. Kevin Abbring VW Motorsport Skoda Fabia S2000 Mechanical
SS16. Chris Atkinson Monster WRT Fiesta RS WRC Brake failure*
SS20. Evgeny Novikov M-Sport Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC Lost a wheel M*

SS22. Chris Atkinson Monster WRT Fiesta RS WRC Suspension
SS22. Evgeny Novikov M-Sport Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC Rolled M
SS22/SS23. Jari-Matti Latvala Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC Rolled M
SS23. Paulo Nobre WRC MINI Team Portugal John Cooper Works WRC Retired

* re-started under Rally 2 (new name for SupeRally)


all times unofficial



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robert - Unregistered

March 12, 2012 3:59 AM

DONT agree with these re-starting Rally 2 rules - you fluck up and go out then you are out end of story. All I want to know is where does Loeb buy his angels from!!! Almost no incident at all - just magic??



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