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Result: Rally Finland 2012

Sebastien Loeb wins Rally Finland after a good battle with Mikko Hirvonen; Jari-Matti Latvala completes the podium ahead of Petter Solberg and Mads Ostberg

Rally Finland: Overall standings after Stage 18 (Top 20):

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC 2hours 28mins 11.4secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC +00mins 06.1secs M
3. Jari-Matti Latvala Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +00mins 35.0secs M
4. Petter Solberg Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +00mins 56.1secs M
5. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Fiesta RS WRC +02mins 32.1secs M
6. Ott Tanak M-Sport Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +02mins 47.6secs M
7. Matti Rantanen Ford Fiesta RS WRC +04mins 51.7secs
8. Jari Ketomaa Ford Fiesta RS WRC +06mins 01.9secs
9. Martin Prokop Ford Fiesta RS WRC +06mins 04.3secs
10. Sebastien Ogier VW Motorsport Skoda Fabia S2000 +08mins 46.0secs

11. P-G Andersson Proton Satria Neo S2000 +10mins 49.8secs S
12. Karl Kruuda Ford Fiesta S2000 +11mins 08.9secs
13. Jarkko Nikara Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +12mins 32.2secs
14. Sebastian Lindholm Ford Fiesta RS WRC +12mins 35.0secs
15. Armindo Araujo WRC MINI Team Portugal John Cooper Works WRC +12mins 43.7secs
16. Thierry Neuville Citroen Junior WRT DS3 WRC +13mins 39.2secs M
17. Yazeed Al-Rajhi Ford Fiesta RRC +14mins 07.6secs S
18. Juha Salo Proton Satria Neo S2000 +16mins 36.5secs S
19. Sander Parn Subaru Impreza STi +17mins 04.4secs
20. Edoardo Bresolin Ford Fiesta RRC +18mins 26.9secs

Others

27. Andreas Mikkelsen VW Motorsport Skoda Fabia S2000 +25mins 02.5secs
36. Evgeny Novikov M-Sport Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +34mins 47.1secs M
38. Paulo Nobre WRC MINI Team Portugal John Cooper Works WRC +36mins 28.6secs
39. Chris Atkinson Qatar WRT Citroen DS3 WRC 37mins 17.6secs M


Rally Finland: Power Stage / SS18 (Top 3):

1. Mikko Hirvonen Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC 15mins 17.3secs M
2. Petter Solberg Ford WRT Fiesta RS WRC +00mins 00.6secs M
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC +00mins 01.1secs 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. P-G Andersson Proton Satria Neo S2000 2hours 39mins 01.2secs S
2. Yazeed Al-Rajhi Ford Fiesta RRC +03mins 17.8secs S
3. Juha Salo Proton Satria Neo S2000 +05mins 46.7secs S
4. Maciej Oleksowicz Ford Fiesta S2000 +11mins 33.4secs S
5. Esapekka Lappi Ford Fiesta S2000 +12mins 17.8secs S


WRC Academy standings after Stage 17#:

1. Elfyn Evans Ford Fiesta R2 2hours 34mins 07.7secs A
2. Pontus Tidemand Ford Fiesta R2 +00mins 55.3secs A
3. Brendan Reeves Ford Fiesta R2 +01mins 27.4secs A
4. Jose Suarez Ford Fiesta R2 +02mins 14.8secs A
5. John MacCrone Ford Fiesta R2 +03mins 02.0secs A
6. Chris Duplessis Ford Fiesta R2 +07mins 18.5secs A
7. Joao Silva Ford Fiesta R2 +13mins 38.0secs A
8. Ashley Haigh-Smith Ford Fiesta R2 +30mins 01.5secs A
9. Alastair Fisher Ford Fiesta R2 +40mins 08.9secs A

# WRC Academy event ended after SS17


Notable retirements:

SS5. Hayden Paddon Skoda Fabia S2000 Engine S
SS9/SS10. Chris Atkinson Qatar WRT Citroen DS3 WRC Hit a rock M*
SS10. Paulo Nobre WRC MINI Team Portugal John Cooper Works WRC Went off the road*
SS11. Thierry Neuville Citroen Junior WRT DS3 WRC Rolled M*

SS14. Ken Block Monster WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC Went off the road
SS17. Craig Breen Ford Fiesta S2000 Went off the road S
SS17. Riku Tahko MINI John Cooper Works WRC Went off the road

* denotes re-started under Rally 2


all times unofficial



Related Pictures

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Jari-Matti Latvala (FIN) Miikka Anttila (FIN), Ford Fiesta RS WRC, Ford World Rally Team
Jari-Matti Latvala (FIN) Miikka Anttila (FIN), Ford Fiesta RS WRC, Ford World Rally Team
Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) Jarmo Lehtinen (FIN), Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total World Rally Team
Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) Jarmo Lehtinen (FIN), Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total 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
Rally Finland podium, 2012

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