1993 World Rally Championship

1993 World Rally Championship
World Drivers' Champion:
Juha Kankkunen
World Manufacturers' Champion:
Toyota
Previous: 1992 Next: 1994
The 1993 World Rally Champions; Juha Kankkunen's Toyota Celica GT-Four ST185.

The 1993 World Rally Championship was the 21st season of the FIA World Rally Championship. The season consisted of 13 rallies. Juha Kankkunen won his fourth drivers' world championship in a Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD, ahead of François Delecour and Didier Auriol. The manufacturers' title was won by Toyota, ahead of Ford and Subaru.

Lancia dropped the Martini Racing works team, while the Lancia Delta continued through privateers Jolly Club and Astra Racing.

Regulation changesEdit

  • For the first time, all rounds of the championship counted towards both drivers' and manufacturers' championships.
  • Each manufacturer had to register a team and nominate the drivers 30 days before each event to score points for the manufacturers' championship.

Teams and driversEdit

Team Constructor Car Tyre Drivers Rounds
  Jolly Club Lancia Delta HF Integrale M
P
  Carlos Sainz 1, 3, 5–8, 10–12
  Andrea Aghini 1, 3, 5–6, 11
  Gustavo Trelles 6–8, 12
  Dario Cerrato 11
  Ford Motor Co Ltd Ford Escort RS Cosworth M   Miki Biasion 1, 3, 5–8, 10–12
  François Delecour 1, 3, 5–6, 8, 10–13
  Mikael Ericsson 2
  Sebastian Lindholm 2, 9, 13
  Malcolm Wilson 2, 9, 13
  Mohammed Bin Sulayem 2–3, 6–7, 11–12
  Fernando Peres 3
  Carlos Menem 7
  Gianfranco Cunico 11
  Patrick Snijers 11
  Robbie Head 13
  Toyota Castrol Team Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
Celica GT-Four ST185
M   Didier Auriol 1–2, 5–10, 12–13
  Juha Kankkunen 1–2, 4, 6–10, 12–13
  Mats Jonsson 2, 13
  Tomas Jansson 2
  Markku Alén 4
  Ian Duncan 4
  Yasuhiro Iwase 4
  François Chatriot 5
  Yves Loubet 5
  Hannu Mikkola 9
  Neal Bates 10
  Mitsubishi Ralliart Europe Mitsubishi Lancer Evo I
Galant VR-4
M   Armin Schwarz 1, 3, 6, 9, 13
  Kenneth Eriksson 1, 3, 6, 9, 13
  Jarmo Kytölehto 2, 9
  Kenneth Bäcklund 2
  Kenjiro Shinozuka 4
  Ross Dunkerton 8, 10
  555 Subaru World Rally Team Subaru Legacy RS
Impreza 555
Vivio Sedan 4WD
M
P
  Colin McRae 2–6, 8, 10, 13
  Hannu Mikkola 2
  Per Eklund 2
  Markku Alén 3, 9
  Patrick Njiru 4
  Masashi Ishida 4
  Ari Vatanen 6, 8–10, 13
  Peter 'Possum' Bourne 8, 10
  Piero Liatti 11
  Richard Burns 13
  Alister McRae 13
  Motor Sport Developments Opel Calibra Turbo 4x4 P
M
  Stig Blomqvist 2
  Erwin Doctor 12
  Gavin Cox 13
  Astra Racing Lancia Delta HF Integrale M   Tommi Makinen 2, 6, 9
  Alex Fiorio 3, 6, 11–12
  Jorge Recalde 3
  Jorge Bica 3
  Audi Sport Audi Audi Coupé S2 M
P
  Sepp Haider 2, 8, 10
  Rudi Stohl 4, 6–7
  Société Diac Renault Clio Williams M   Alain Oreille 5
  Jean Ragnotti 5
  Serge Jordan 5
  Claude Balesi 5

Results and standingsEdit

Manufacturers' championshipEdit

1993 Manufacturers Championship Points
No Events                           Total
1   Toyota 20 20 20 17 20 (14) 20 20 20 157
2   Ford 17 20 20 20 17 17 (14) 20 14 145
3   Subaru 14 12 10 20 17 17 10 10 110
4   Lancia 14 12 17 12 12 17 8 92
5   Mitsubishi 12 11 10 14 10 12 17 86

Drivers' championshipEdit

1993 World Rally Car Championship Points
No Events                           Total
1   Juha Kankkunen (8) 15 20 20 8 20 20 12 20 135
2   François Delecour 15 20 20 15 12 20 10 112
3   Didier Auriol 20 15 12 12 12 15 6 92
4   Miki Biasion 12 15 4 20 15 10 76
5   Colin McRae 12 4 8 20 6 50
6   Kenneth Eriksson 10 8 8 15 41
7   Ari Vatanen 15 15 8 38
8   Carlos Sainz 10 15 10 - 35
9   Gustavo Trelles 8 10 4 6 28
10   Tommi Mäkinen 10 6 10 26
11   Markku Alén 10 15 25
12   Armin Schwarz 6 12 2 3 23
13   Mats Jonsson 20 2 22
14   Andrea Aghini 12 10 22
15   Gianfranco Cunico 20 20
16   Alex Fiorio 6 4 8 18
17   Bruno Thiry 3 1 8 4 16
18   Patrick Snijers 15 15
19=   Ian Duncan 12 12
19=   François Chatriot 12 12
19=   Gilberto Pianezzola 12 12
19=   Malcolm Wilson 12 12
23   Sepp Haider 4 8 12
24=   Yasuhiro Iwase 10 10
24=   Ross Dunkerton 10 10
24=   Piero Liatti 10 10
27=   Björn Johansson 8 8
27=   Guy Jack 8 8
27=   Carlos Menem, Jr. 8 8
30   Rudi Stohl 3 4 7
31=   Per Eklund 6 6
31=   Ashok Pattni 6 6
31=   Bernard Béguin 6 6
31=   Mohammed Bin Sulayem 6 6
31=   Peter 'Possum' Bourne 6 6
31=   Sebastian Lindholm 6 6
31=   Renato Travaglia 6 6
38=   Olivier Burri 4 4
38=   Marco Brighetti 4 4
38=   Hannu Mikkola 4 4
38=   Ed Ordynski 4 4
38=   Andrea Dallavilla 4 4
38=   Richard Burns 4 4
44   Alex Fassina 2 1 1 4
45=   Kenneth Bäcklund 3 3
45=   Jorge Bica 3 3
45=   Jean Ragnotti 3 3
45=   Kóstas Apostolou 3 3
45=   António Coutinho 3 3
45=   Neil Allport 3 3
45=   Lasse Lampi 3 3
45=   Neal Bates 3 3
45=   Angelo Medeghini 3 3
45=   Luís Climent 3 3
55=   Christophe Spiliotis 2 2
55=   Jarmo Kytölehto 2 2
55=   Basmat Shamji 2 2
55=   Alain Oreille 2 2
55=   Níkos Tsadaris 2 2
55=   Gabriel Raies 2 2
55=   Joe McAndrew 2 2
55=   Kiyoshi Inoue 2 2
55=   Freddy Loix 2 2
55=   Mía Bardolet 2 2
65=   Jean-Baptiste Serpaggi 1 1
65=   Per Svan 1 1
65=   Manfred Stohl 1 1
65=   Giovanni Manfrinato 1 1
65=   José Ceccheto 1 1
65=   Yoshio Fujimoto 1 1
65=   Marcus Grönholm 1 1
65=   David Officer 1 1
65=   Oriol Gómez 1 1
65=   Alister McRae 1 1

EventsEdit

1993 World Rally Championship event map
 
Black = Tarmac Brown = Gravel Blue = Ice/Snow Red = Mixed Surface
1993 World Rally Championship schedule and results
Rally Name Dates run Podium Drivers (Finishing Time) Podium Cars
  Rallye Monte Carlo 21 January–27 January
  1.   Didier Auriol (6h:13m:43s)
  2.   François Delecour (6h:13m:58s)
  3.   Miki Biasion (6h:16m:59s)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  3. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  Swedish Rally 12 February–14 February
  1.   Mats Jonsson (4h:49m:05s)
  2.   Juha Kankkunen (4h:49m:18s)
  3.   Colin McRae (4h:49m:33s)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  3. Subaru Legacy RS
  Rallye de Portugal 3 March–6 March
  1.   François Delecour (6h:20m:37s)
  2.   Miki Biasion (6h:21m:32s)
  3.   Andrea Aghini (6h:23m:17s)
  1. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  2. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  3. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  Safari Rally 8 April–12 April
  1.   Juha Kankkunen (+3m:54s penalties)
  2.   Markku Alén (+4m:03s penalties)
  3.   Ian Duncan (+5m:24s penalties)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  3. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  Tour de Corse 2 May–4 May
  1.   François Delecour (6h:14m:41s)
  2.   Didier Auriol (6h:15m:43s)
  3.   François Chatriot (6h:17m:23s)
  1. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  2. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  3. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  Acropolis Rally 30 May–1 June
  1.   Miki Biasion (6h:54m:35s)
  2.   Carlos Sainz (6h:55m:48s)
  3.   Armin Schwarz (6h:57m:19s)
  1. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  2. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  3. Mitsubishi Lancer RS
  Rally Argentina 14 July–17 July
  1.   Juha Kankkunen (5h:32m:31s)
  2.   Miki Biasion (5h:34m:25s)
  3.   Didier Auriol (5h:49m:29s)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  3. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  Rally New Zealand 5 August–8 August
  1.   Colin McRae (6h:12m:31s)
  2.   François Delecour (6h:12m:58s)
  3.   Didier Auriol (6h:13m:00s)
  1. Subaru Legacy RS
  2. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  3. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  1000 Lakes Rally 27 August–29 August
  1.   Juha Kankkunen (4h:23m:51s)
  2.   Ari Vatanen (4h:24m:38s)
  3.   Didier Auriol (4h:26m:01s)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Subaru Impreza 555
  3. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  Rally Australia 18 September–21 September
  1.   Juha Kankkunen (5h:19m:58s)
  2.   Ari Vatanen (5h:25m:50s)
  3.   François Delecour (5h:43m:42s)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Subaru Legacy RS
  3. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  Rallye Sanremo 11 October–13 October
  1.   Gianfranco Cunico (6h:19m:40s)
  2.   Patrick Snijers (6h:21m:18s)
  3.   Gilberto Pianezzola (6h:30m:08s)
  1. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  2. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  3. Lancia Delta HF Integrale
  Rally Catalunya 2 November–4 November
  1.   François Delecour (5h:36m:19s)
  2.   Didier Auriol (5h:37m:19s)
  3.   Juha Kankkunen (5h:40m:28s)
  1. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  2. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  3. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  RAC Rally 21 November–24 November
  1.   Juha Kankkunen (6h:25m:48s)
  2.   Kenneth Eriksson (6h:27m:32s)
  3.   Malcolm Wilson (6h:30m:51s)
  1. Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD
  2. Mitsubishi Lancer RS
  3. Ford Escort RS Cosworth

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