Catalunya, baby!

TimHayosh

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No time for complete handicapping list, but I will say:
If there is another brand besides Peugeot or Citroen in the top 4 I'll be surprised. Look for Loeb and Bugalski to give serious challenge to Panizzi and Gronholm.

Happy motoring, Tim
 

WRC

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Stage one was just canceled and two & three are being threatened of cancellation right now. Spectator problems. What’s with the Spanish and getting in the way at the races?

Sean</font color=red>
 

WRC

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OUTRIGHT

1 Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 3:34:09,0
2 Burns Peugeot 206 WRC 3:34:46,3
3 Bugalski Citroen Xsara WRC 3:35:22,5
4 Gronholm Peugeot 206 WRC 3:35:51,7
5 Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC 3:36:10,6
6 McRae Ford Focus WRC 3:37:36,3
7 Rovanpera Peugeot 206 WRC 3:37:49,1
8 Martin Ford Focus WRC 3:37:52,9
9 Delecour Mitsubishi Lancer WRC 3:39:37,6
10 Loix Hyundai Accent WRC 3:39:39,6

FIA World Rally Championship for Drivers:
Grönholm (FIN) 21
Panizzi (F) 20
Burns (GB) 13
Mäkinen (FIN) 10
Sainz (E) 9
Bugalski (F) 7
Loeb (F) 6
Rovanperä (FIN) 6
C.McRae (GB) 5
Solberg (NO) 5
Others

FIA World Rally Championship for Manufacturers:
Peugeot 52
Ford 25
Subaru 20
Mitsubishi 6
Hyundai 1
Skoda 0

STAGE WINNERS

Panizzi 2,3,4,5,6,9,11,12
Solberg 10,18
Burns 13,15
Puras 14
Martin 17
Cancelled 1,7,8

LEADING RETIREMENTS

SS18 - Gardemeister Skoda Octavia Mechanical
SS15 - Loeb Citroen Xsara WRC Rolled

SS10 - Sainz Ford Focus WRC Accident
SS7 - Makinen Subaru Impreza WRC Overheating
SS7 - Blomqvist Skoda Octavia WRC Alternator

SS6 - Radstrom Citroen Xsara WRC Mechanical
SS6 - Pozzo Skoda Octavia WRC Mechanical
SS1 - Kuchar Hyundai Accent WRC Did not start

Sunday 24th March

Peugeot driver Gilles Panizzi has scored a dominant victory on the
fourth round of the FIA World Rally Championship, the Rallye Catalunya
Costa Brava, which finished in Spain today. The Frenchman and his
navigator, brother Hervé, eventually finished 37,3 seconds clear of
their team-mates Richard Burns/Robert Reid after leading from the
first stage on Friday morning. Burns resisted the temptation to try
and close on his fellow 206 WRC driver, but the world champion was
quick enough to fend off third-placed Philippe Bugalski anyway.

Today's six stages again brought good weather but little drama among
the top crews. Sebastien Loeb crashed out on this morning's second
stage, gifting fourth place to Marcus Grönholm and handing the injured
Colin McRae a hard-earned point for sixth overall.






Sean</font color=red>
 
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