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1992 World Rally Championship
World Drivers' Champion:
Carlos Sainz
World Manufacturers' Champion:
Lancia
Previous: 1991 Next: 1993

The 1992 World Rally Championship was the 20th season of the FIA World Rally Championship. The season consisted of 14 rallies. Carlos Sainz won his second drivers' world championship in a Toyota Celica GT-Four ST185, ahead of Juha Kankkunen and Didier Auriol. The manufacturers' title was won by Lancia, ahead of Toyota and Ford.

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

Team Constructor Car Tyre Drivers Rounds
  Martini Racing Lancia Delta HF Integrale M   Juha Kankkunen 1, 3–4, 6, 9–11, 13–14
  Didier Auriol 1, 3, 5–6, 8–11, 13–14
  Philippe Bugalski 1, 5, 9
  Andrea Aghini 3, 5, 11, 13–14
  Björn Waldegård 4
  Jorge Recalde 4, 8
  Gustavo Trelles 8
  Toyota Team Europe Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD ST185
Celica GT-Four ST165
P   Carlos Sainz 1, 3–8, 10, 13–14
  Armin Schwarz 1, 3, 5–6, 13
  Markku Alén 1–4, 6, 9, 14
  Mats Jonsson 2
  Leif Asterhag 2
  Mikael Ericsson 4
  Ian Duncan 4
  Marcus Grönholm 9
  Ford Motor Company Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4 M   Miki Biasion 1, 3, 5–6, 9, 11, 14
  François Delecour 1, 3, 5–6, 9, 11, 13
  Gianfranco Cunico 11
  Mía Bardolet 13
  Malcolm Wilson 14
  Mitsubishi Ralliart Europe Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 M   Kenneth Eriksson 1, 3, 6, 14
  Timo Salonen 1, 3
  Lasse Lampi 2, 9, 14
  Kenjiro Shinozuka 4, 12
  Ross Dunkerton 7, 10
  Patrick Tauziac 12
  Nissan Motorsports Europe Nissan Sunny GTi-R D   François Chatriot 1, 3
  Tommi Mäkinen 1, 3, 9, 14
  Stig Blomqvist 2, 9, 14
  Grégoire De Mévius 3, 6, 8–9, 12, 14
  Stratis Hatzipanayiotou 6
  Mikael Sundström 9
  Subaru Rally Team Europe Subaru Legacy RS M
P
  Ari Vatanen 2, 6–7, 9–10, 14
  Colin McRae 2, 6–7, 9, 14
  Per Eklund 2, 4, 14
  Patrick Njiru 4
  Peter 'Possum' Bourne 7, 10
  Rob Herridge 10
  Mazda Rally Team Europe Mazda Mazda 323 GT-X M   Alex Fassina 3, 6, 11, 14
  Rod Millen 7, 10
  Audi Sport Audi 90 Quattro M   Rudi Stohl 4, 6, 8, 12
  Patrice Servant 12
  Société Diac Renault Clio 16S M   Alain Oreille 5
  Jean Ragnotti 5
  Claude Balesi 5
  Serge Jordan 5
  Opel Team Belgium Opel Calibra 16V
Kadett GSI 16V
M   Bruno Thiry 5, 11–12
  Alain Lopes 12
  Astra Racing Lancia Lancia Delta HF Integrale P   Alex Fiorio 6, 8, 11, 13
  Pierre-César Baroni 11

Results and standingsEdit

Manufacturers' championshipEdit

1992 Manufacturers Championship Points
No Events                     Total
1   Lancia 20 20 (17) 20 20 20 20 20 (20) (14) 140
2   Toyota 17 14 20 (12) (4) 17 14 14 - 20 116
3   Ford 12 17 - 17 14 - 10 - 14 10 94
4   Subaru - - 11 - 12 - 12 8 - 17 60
5   Mitsubishi 8 10 2 - - - 8 10 - 6 44
6   Nissan 6 8 - - 10 9 - - - 4 37
7   Audi - - - - - 10 - - - - 10
8   Renault - - - 2 - 7 - - - - 9
9   Opel - - - - - - - - 2 - 2

Drivers' championshipEdit

1992 World Rally Car Championship Points
No Events                             Total
1   Carlos Sainz 15 - 12 20 10 - 20 15 - 12 - - 20 20 144
2   Juha Kankkunen 12 - 20 15 - 15 - - 15 15 15 - 15 12 134
3   Didier Auriol 20 - - - 20 20 - 20 20 20 - - 1 - 121
4   Miki Biasion 3 - 15 - 4 12 - - 8 - 10 - - 8 60
5   Markku Alén - 10 10 8 - - - - 12 - - - - 10 50
6   François Delecour 10 - - - 15 8 - - - - 12 - - - 45
7   Andrea Aghini - - - - 6 - - - - - 20 - 12 1 39
8   Colin McRae - 15 - - - 10 - - 3 - - - - 6 34
9   Alex Fiorio - - - - - 4 - 10 - - 8 - 10 - 32
10   Jorge Recalde - - - 12 - 6 - - - 10 - - - - 28
11   Ari Vatanen - - - - - - - - 10 - - - - 15 25
12   Piero Liatti - - - - 3 - 15 - - - 4 - - - 22
13   Philippe Bugalski 8 - - - 12 - - - 2 - - - - - 22
14   Kenjiro Shinozuka - - - 1 - - - - - - - 20 - - 21
15   Mats Jonsson - 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - 20
16   Ross Dunkerton - - - - - - 12 - - 8 - - - - 20
17   Bruno Thiry - - - - - - - - - - 2 15 - - 17
18   Gustavo Trelles - - - - - - - 12 - - - - 4 - 16
19   Armin Schwarz - - - - 8 - - - - - - - 8 - 16
20   Timo Salonen 6 - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - 14
21=   Stig Blomqvist - 12 - - - - - - - - - - - - 12
21=   Patrice Servant - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - 12
23   Hiroshi Nishiyama - - - - - - - 2 - - - 10 - - 12
24   Ed Ordynski - - - - - - 8 - - 4 - - - - 12
25=   Mikael Ericsson - - - 10 - - - - - - - - - - 10
25=   Mikael Sundström - - - - - - 10 - - - - - - - 10
27   François Chatriot 4 - 6 - - - - - - - - - - - 10
28   Lasse Lampi - 3 - - - - - - 6 - - - - - 9
29=   Leif Asterhag - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - 8
29=   Rudi Stohl - - - - - - - 8 - - - - - - 8
29=   Samir Assef - - - - - - - - - - - 8 - - 8
32=   Per Eklund - 6 - 2 - - - - - - - - - - 8
32=   Carlos Menem, Jr. - - 2 - - - - 6 - - - - - - 8
34=   Ian Duncan - - - 6 - - - - - - - - - - 6
34=   Yoshio Fujimoto - - - - - - 6 - - - - - - - 6
34=   Peter 'Possum' Bourne - - - - - - - - - 6 - - - - 6
34=   Gilberto Pianezzola - - - - - - - - - - 6 - - - 6
34=   Alain Oudit - - - - - - - - - - - 6 - - 6
34=   Jesús Puras - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 - 6
40   Tommi Mäkinen 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 5
41=   Björn Johansson - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
41=   Mía Bardolet - - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 4
41=   Sarbi Rai - - - 4 - - - - - - - - - - 4
41=   Will Orr - - - - - - 4 - - - - - - - 4
41=   Gabriel Raies - - - - - - - 4 - - - - - - 4
41=   Sebastian Lindholm - - - - - - - - 4 - - - - - 4
41=   Manfred Stohl - - - - - - - - - - - 4 - - 4
41=   Kenneth Eriksson - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4 4
49=   Joaquim Santos - - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 3
49=   Patrick Njiru - - - 3 - - - - - - - - - - 3
49=   'Jigger' Vardinoyiannis - - - - - 3 - - - - - - - - 3
49=   Seiichiro Taguchi - - - - - - 3 - - - - - - - 3
49=   Miguel Torrás - - - - - - - 3 - - - - - - 3
49=   Tolley Challis - - - - - - - - - 3 - - - - 3
49=   César Baroni - - - - - - - - - - 3 - - - 3
49=   Denis Occelli - - - - - - - - - - - 3 - - 3
49=   Pedro Diego - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 - 3
58=   Sören Nilsson - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
58=   Jean Ragnotti - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - 2
58=   Grégoire De Mévius - - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - 2
58=   Barry Sexton - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - - 2
58=   Kiyoshi Inoue - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - 2
58=   Jean-Claude Dupuis - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - 2
58=   Mohammed bin Sulayem - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - 2
58=   Malcolm Wilson - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 2
66=   Jarmo Kytölehto - 1 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - 2
66=   Craig Stallard - - - - - - 1 - - 1 - - - - 2
68=   Christophe Spiliotis 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
68=   José Miguel - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1
68=   Alain Oreille - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - 1
68=   Fernando Capdevila - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
68=   Walter d'Agostini - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - 1
68=   Giovanni Manfrinato - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - 1
68=   Guy Colsoul - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - 1
No Events                             Total

EventsEdit

1992 World Rally Championship schedule and results
Rally Name Dates run Podium Drivers (Finishing Time) Podium Cars
  Rallye Monte Carlo 23 January-28 January
  1.   Didier Auriol (6h:54m:20s)
  2.   Carlos Sainz (6h:56m:25s)
  3.   Juha Kankkunen (6h:57m:17s)
  1. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  2. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  3. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  Swedish Rally 13 February-16 February
  1.   Mats Jonsson (5h:24m:37s)
  2.   Colin McRae (5h:25m:16s)
  3.   Stig Blomqvist (5h:26m:09s)
  1. Toyota Celica GT-Four ST165
  2. Subaru Legacy RS
  3. Nissan Sunny GTi-R
  Rallye de Portugal 3 March-7 March
  1.   Juha Kankkunen (6h:24m:37s)
  2.   Miki Biasion (6h:26m:10s)
  3.   Carlos Sainz (6h:29m:36s)
  1. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  2. Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4
  3. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  Safari Rally 27 March-1 April
  1.   Carlos Sainz (+2m:35s penalties)
  2.   Juha Kankkunen (+3m:27s penalties)
  3.   Jorge Recalde (+3m:34s penalties)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  3. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  Tour de Corse 3 May-6 May
  1.   Didier Auriol (5h:34m:49s)
  2.   François Delecour (5h:36m:15s)
  3.   Philippe Bugalski (5h:38m:04s)
  1. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  2. Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4
  3. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  Acropolis Rally 31 May-3 June
  1.   Didier Auriol (7h:12m:08s)
  2.   Juha Kankkunen (7h:13m:37s)
  3.   Miki Biasion (7h:14m:33s)
  1. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  2. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  3. Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4
  Rally New Zealand 25 June-29 June
  1.   Carlos Sainz (6h:36m:10s)
  2.   Piero Liatti (6h:40m:40s)
  3.   Ross Dunkerton (6h:46m:22s)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  3. Mitsubishi Galant VR-4
  Rally Argentina 22 July-25 July
  1.   Didier Auriol (4h:47m:26s)
  2.   Carlos Sainz (4h:49m:44s)
  3.   Gustavo Trelles (5h:01m:31s)
  1. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  2. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  3. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  1000 Lakes Rally 27 August-30 August
  1.   Didier Auriol (4h:32m:45s)
  2.   Juha Kankkunen (4h:33m:25s)
  3.   Markku Alén (4h:34m:44s)
  1. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  2. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  3. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  Rally Australia 19 September-22 September
  1.   Didier Auriol (5h:13m:12s)
  2.   Juha Kankkunen (5h:14m:53s)
  3.   Carlos Sainz (5h:15m:16s)
  1. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  2. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  3. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  Rallye Sanremo 12 October-14 October
  1.   Andrea Aghini (5h:52m:11s)
  2.   Juha Kankkunen (5h:52m:51s)
  3.   François Delecour (5h:53m:53s)
  1. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  2. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  3. Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4
  Rallye Côte d'Ivoire 31 October-2 November
  1.   Kenjiro Shinozuka (+4h:09m:41s penalties)
  2.   Bruno Thiry (+5h:32m:59s penalties)
  3.   Patrice Servant (+5h:38m:02s penalties)
  1. Mitsubishi Galant VR-4
  2. Opel Kadett GSI 16V
  3. Audi 90 Quattro
  Rally Catalunya 9 November-11 November
  1.   Carlos Sainz (6h:21m:13s)
  2.   Juha Kankkunen (6h:21m:49s)
  3.   Andrea Aghini (6h:22m:45s)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  3. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  RAC Rally 22 November-25 November
  1.   Carlos Sainz (5h:23m:06s)
  2.   Ari Vatanen (5h:25m:22s)
  3.   Juha Kankkunen (5h:25m:51s)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Subaru Legacy RS
  3. Lancia Delta HF Integrale

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