2002 Rally Catalunya

The 2002 Rally Catalunya (formally the 38th Rallye Catalunya - Costa Brava) was the fourth round of the 2002 World Rally Championship. The race was held over three days between 22 March and 24 March 2002, and was won by Peugeot's Gilles Panizzi, his 5th win in the World Rally Championship.[1]

2002 Rally Catalunya
38th Rallye Catalunya - Costa Brava
Round 4 of the 2002 World Rally Championship season
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Host country Spain
Rally baseLloret de Mar
Dates runMarch 22, 2002 – March 24, 2002
Stages18 (394.98 km; 245.43 miles)
Stage surfaceAsphalt
Overall distance1,902.09 km (1,181.90 miles)
Results
Overall winnerFrance Gilles Panizzi
France Hervé Panizzi
France Peugeot Total
Peugeot 206 WRC
Crews68 at start, 40 at finish

BackgroundEdit

Entry listEdit

No. Driver Co-Driver Entrant Car Tyre
World Rally Championship manufacturer entries
1   Richard Burns   Robert Reid   Peugeot Total Peugeot 206 WRC M
2   Marcus Grönholm   Timo Rautiainen   Peugeot Total Peugeot 206 WRC M
3   Gilles Panizzi   Hervé Panizzi   Peugeot Total Peugeot 206 WRC M
4   Carlos Sainz   Marc Martí   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Focus RS WRC '02 P
5   Colin McRae   Nicky Grist   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Focus RS WRC '02 P
6   Markko Märtin   Michael Park   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Focus RS WRC '01 P
7   François Delecour   Daniel Grataloup   Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart Mitsubishi Lancer WRC M
8   Alister McRae   David Senior   Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart Mitsubishi Lancer WRC M
10   Tommi Mäkinen   Kaj Lindström   555 Subaru World Rally Team Subaru Impreza S7 WRC '01 P
11   Petter Solberg   Phil Mills   555 Subaru World Rally Team Subaru Impreza S7 WRC '01 P
14   Kenneth Eriksson   Tina Thörner   Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC Evo2 M
15   Toni Gardemeister   Paavo Lukander   Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC Evo2 M
16   Stig Blomqvist   Ana Goñi   Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC Evo2 M
17   Armin Schwarz   Manfred Hiemer   Hyundai Castrol World Rally Team Hyundai Accent WRC3 M
18   Freddy Loix   Sven Smeets   Hyundai Castrol World Rally Team Hyundai Accent WRC3 M
World Rally Championship entries
20   Thomas Rådström   Denis Giraudet   Automobiles Citroën Citroën Xsara WRC M
21   Sébastien Loeb   Daniel Elena   Automobiles Citroën Citroën Xsara WRC M
22   Philippe Bugalski   Jean-Paul Chiaroni   Automobiles Citroën Citroën Xsara WRC M
23   Harri Rovanperä   Risto Pietiläinen   Bozian Racing Peugeot 206 WRC M
24   Bruno Thiry   Stéphane Prévot   Peugeot Bastos Racing Peugeot 206 WRC M
25   Jesús Puras   Carlos del Barrio   Citroen Sport Citroën Xsara WRC M
26   Achim Mörtl   Klaus Wicha   Powerhorse World Rally Team Peugeot 206 WRC M
32   Gabriel Pozzo   Daniel Stillo   Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC M
33   Stanislav Gryazin   Dmitriy Eremeev   Stanislav Gryazin Toyota Corolla WRC
34   Armin Kremer   Dieter Schneppenheim   Armin Kremer Ford Focus RS WRC '01 P
101   Joan Font   Manel Muñoz   Escudería Voltregá Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI
102   Peter Bijvelds   Piet Bijvelds   Peter Bijvelds Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6.5
103   Joaquim Camps   Sergi Villalvilla   Montbui Racing Valles Mitsubishi Carisma GT
104   Angelo Proietti   Piero Di Francesco   Angelo Proietti Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI
106   David Price   Craig Parry   David Price Mitsubishi Lancer Evo
107   Natalie Barratt   Roger Freeman   Natalie Barratt Rallysport Hyundai Accent WRC
JWRC entries
51   Andrea Dallavilla   Giovanni Bernacchini   Vieffe Corse SRL Citroën Saxo S1600 M
52   Niall McShea   Michael Orr   Opel Motorsport Opel Corsa S1600 M
53   Giandomenico Basso   Luigi Pirollo   Top Run SRL Fiat Punto S1600 M
54   Martin Stenshorne   Jakke Honkanen   ST Motors Peugeot 206 S1600 M
55   François Duval   Jean-Marc Fortin   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Puma S1600 M
56   Jussi Välimäki   Tero Gardemeister   Citroën Sport Citroën Saxo S1600 M
57   Alejandro Galanti   Xavier Amigó   Astra Racing Ford Puma S1600 M
58   Christian Chemin   Simone Scattolin   Hawk Racing Club Fiat Punto S1600 M
59   Juha Kangas   Jani Laaksonen   Suzuki Sport Suzuki Ignis S1600 M
60   Nicola Caldani   Sauro Farnocchia   Procar Rally Team Peugeot 206 S1600 M
61   Gwyndaf Evans   Chris Patterson   MG Sport & Racing MG ZR S1600 M
62   Janne Tuohino   Petri Vihavainen   Citroën Sport Citroën Saxo S1600 M
63   Martin Rowe   Chris Wood   Astra Racing Ford Puma S1600 M
64   Gianluigi Galli   Guido D'Amore   Top Run SRL Fiat Punto S1600 M
65   Daniel Solà   Álex Romaní   Citroën Sport Citroën Saxo S1600 M
66   Mirco Baldacci   Maurizio Barone   Vieffe Corse SRL Citroën Saxo S1600 M
67   Daniel Carlsson   Mattias Andersson   Astra Racing Ford Puma S1600 M
68   Nikolaus Schelle   Gerhard Weiss   Suzuki Sport Suzuki Ignis S1600 M
69   Kosti Katajamäki   Lasse Hirvijärvi   Volkswagen Racing Volkswagen Polo S1600 M
70   Sven Haaf   Michael Kölbach   Citroën Sport Citroën Saxo S1600 M
71   David Doppelreiter   Thomas Lettner   Schmidt Racing Peugeot 206 S1600 M
73   Albert Lloverá   Marc Corral   Pronto Racing Fiat Punto S1600 M
75   Kazuhiko Niwa   Kohei Kusaka   Suzuki Sport Suzuki Ignis S1600 M
76   Alexander Foss   Cato Menkerud   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Puma S1600 M
77   Paco Roig   Joan Sureda   Fiat Auto España Fiat Punto S1600 M
78   Roger Feghali   Nicola Arena   Astra Racing Ford Puma S1600 M
Source:[2]

ItineraryEdit

All dates and times are CET (UTC+1).

Date Time No. Stage name Distance
Leg 1 — 176.72 km
22 March 08:25 SS1 Riudecanyes 1 12.66 km
09:05 SS2 Pratdip 1 27.65 km
11:33 SS3 Escaladei 1 48.05 km
14:18 SS4 Riudecanyes 2 12.66 km
14:58 SS5 Pratdip 2 27.65 km
17:26 SS6 Escaladei 2 48.05 km
Leg 2 — 112.00 km
23 March 10:10 SS7 Coll de Bracons 1 19.66 km
11:23 SS8 Vallfogona 1 14.54 km
12:16 SS9 Les Llosses — Alpens 1 21.80 km
14:34 SS10 Coll de Bracons 2 19.66 km
15:47 SS11 Vallfogona 2 14.54 km
16:40 SS12 Les Llosses — Alpens 2 21.80 km
Leg 3 — 106.26 km
24 March 08:25 SS13 La Trona 1 12.90 km
09:35 SS14 La Roca 1 5.05 km
10:03 SS15 Viladrau 1 35.18 km
12:01 SS16 La Trona 2 12.90 km
13:11 SS17 La Roca 2 5.05 km
13:39 SS18 Viladrau 2 35.18 km
Source:[3]

ResultsEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. No. Driver Co-driver Team Car Time Difference Points
1 3   Gilles Panizzi   Hervé Panizzi   Peugeot Total Peugeot 206 WRC 3:34:09.0 10
2 1   Richard Burns   Robert Reid   Peugeot Total Peugeot 206 WRC 3:34:46.3 +37.3 6
3 22   Philippe Bugalski   Jean-Paul Chiaroni   Automobiles Citroën Citroën Xsara WRC 3:35:22.5 +1:13.5 4
4 2   Marcus Grönholm   Timo Rautiainen   Peugeot Total Peugeot 206 WRC 3:35:51.7 +1:42.7 3
5 11   Petter Solberg   Phil Mills   555 Subaru World Rally Team Subaru Impreza S7 WRC '01 3:36:10.6 +2:01.6 2
6 5   Colin McRae   Nicky Grist   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Focus RS WRC '02 3:37:36.3 +3:27.3 1
Source:[4]

World Rally CarsEdit

ClassificationEdit

Position No. Driver Co-driver Entrant Car Time Difference Points
Event Class
1 1 3   Gilles Panizzi   Hervé Panizzi   Peugeot Total Peugeot 206 WRC 3:34:09.0 10
2 2 1   Richard Burns   Robert Reid   Peugeot Total Peugeot 206 WRC 3:34:46.3 +37.3 6
4 3 2   Marcus Grönholm   Timo Rautiainen   Peugeot Total Peugeot 206 WRC 3:35:51.7 +1:42.7 3
5 4 11   Petter Solberg   Phil Mills   555 Subaru World Rally Team Subaru Impreza S7 WRC '01 3:36:10.6 +2:01.6 2
6 5 5   Colin McRae   Nicky Grist   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Focus RS WRC '02 3:37:36.3 +3:27.3 1
8 6 6   Markko Märtin   Michael Park   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Focus RS WRC '01 3:37:52.9 +3:43.9 0
9 7 7   François Delecour   Daniel Grataloup   Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart Mitsubishi Lancer WRC 3:39:37.6 +5:28.6 0
10 8 18   Freddy Loix   Sven Smeets   Hyundai Castrol World Rally Team Hyundai Accent WRC3 3:39:39.6 +5:30.6 0
11 9 15   Toni Gardemeister   Paavo Lukander   Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC Evo2 3:39:44.2 +5:35.2 0
13 10 8   Alister McRae   David Senior   Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart Mitsubishi Lancer WRC 3:42:30.8 +8:21.8 0
16 11 17   Armin Schwarz   Manfred Hiemer   Hyundai Castrol World Rally Team Hyundai Accent WRC3 3:44:49.7 +10:40.7 0
17 12 14   Kenneth Eriksson   Tina Thörner   Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC Evo2 3:48:04.8 +13:55.8 0
Retired SS10 4   Carlos Sainz   Marc Martí   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Focus RS WRC '02 Accident 0
Retired SS9 10   Tommi Mäkinen   Kaj Lindström   555 Subaru World Rally Team Subaru Impreza S7 WRC '01 Engine 0
Retired SS9 16   Stig Blomqvist   Ana Goñi   Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC Evo2 Engine 0
Source:[5]

Special stagesEdit

Day Stage Stage name Length Winner Car Time Class leaders
Leg 1 (22 Mar) SS1 Riudecanyes 1 12.66 km Stage cancelled
SS2 Pratdip 1 27.65 km   Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 16:37.8   Gilles Panizzi
SS3 Escaladei 1 48.05 km   Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 29:17.6
SS4 Riudecanyes 2 12.66 km   Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 8:32.4
SS5 Pratdip 2 27.65 km   Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 16:44.2
SS6 Escaladei 2 48.05 km   Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 29:19.6
Leg 2 (23 Mar) SS7 Coll de Bracons 1 19.66 km Stage cancelled
SS8 Vallfogona 1 14.54 km Stage cancelled
SS9 Les Llosses — Alpens 1 21.80 km   Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 13:19.9
SS10 Coll de Bracons 2 19.66 km   Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza S7 WRC '01 12:44.3
SS11 Vallfogona 2 14.54 km   Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 8:30.3
SS12 Les Llosses — Alpens 2 21.80 km   Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 13:20.4
Leg 3 (24 Mar) SS13 La Trona 1 12.90 km   Richard Burns
  Gilles Panizzi
Peugeot 206 WRC
Peugeot 206 WRC
8:18.8
SS14 La Roca 1 5.05 km   Jesús Puras Citroën Xsara WRC 3:02.1
SS15 Viladrau 1 35.18 km   Richard Burns Peugeot 206 WRC 21:14.9
SS16 La Trona 2 12.90 km   Gilles Panizzi Peugeot 206 WRC 8:17.9
SS17 La Roca 2 5.05 km   Gilles Panizzi
  Markko Märtin
Peugeot 206 WRC
Ford Focus RS WRC '01
3:04.6
SS18 Viladrau 2 35.18 km   Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza S7 WRC '01 21:23.7

Championship standingsEdit

Pos. Drivers' championships Co-drivers' championships Manufacturers' championships
Move Driver Points Move Co-driver Points Move Manufacturer Points
1     Marcus Grönholm 21     Timo Rautiainen 21     Peugeot Total 52
2     Gilles Panizzi 20     Hervé Panizzi 20     Ford Motor Co. Ltd. 25
3   2   Richard Burns 13   2   Robert Reid 13     555 Subaru World Rally Team 20
4   1   Tommi Mäkinen 10   1   Kaj Lindström 10     Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart 6
5   1   Carlos Sainz 9   1   Luis Moya 9     Hyundai Castrol World Rally Team 1

Junior World Rally ChampionshipEdit

ClassificationEdit

Position No. Driver Co-driver Entrant Car Time Difference Points
Event Class
19 1 65   Daniel Solà   Álex Romaní   Citroën Sport Citroën Saxo S1600 3:52:11.5 10
20 2 51   Andrea Dallavilla   Giovanni Bernacchini   Vieffe Corse SRL Citroën Saxo S1600 3:53:01.8 +50.3 6
21 3 53   Giandomenico Basso   Luigi Pirollo   Top Run SRL Fiat Punto S1600 3:54:25.6 +2:14.1 4
23 4 64   Gianluigi Galli   Guido D'Amore   Top Run SRL Fiat Punto S1600 3:58:46.3 +6:34.8 3
24 5 62   Janne Tuohino   Petri Vihavainen   Citroën Sport Citroën Saxo S1600 3:59:31.3 +7:19.8 2
25 6 55   François Duval   Jean-Marc Fortin   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Puma S1600 3:59:33.1 +7:21.6 1
26 7 57   Alejandro Galanti   Xavier Amigó   Astra Racing Ford Puma S1600 4:02:40.2 +10:28.7 0
28 8 68   Nikolaus Schelle   Gerhard Weiss   Suzuki Sport Suzuki Ignis S1600 4:04:35.2 +12:23.7 0
29 9 71   David Doppelreiter   Thomas Lettner   Schmidt Racing Peugeot 206 S1600 4:06:25.8 +14:14.3 0
30 10 63   Martin Rowe   Chris Wood   Astra Racing Ford Puma S1600 4:10:42.4 +18:30.9 0
31 11 59   Juha Kangas   Jani Laaksonen   Suzuki Sport Suzuki Ignis S1600 4:10:43.3 +18:31.8 0
33 12 73   Albert Lloverá   Marc Corral   Pronto Racing Fiat Punto S1600 4:15:49.0 +23:37.5 0
34 13 70   Sven Haaf   Michael Kölbach   Citroën Sport Citroën Saxo S1600 4:16:01.1 +23:49.6 0
35 14 77   Paco Roig   Joan Sureda   Fiat Auto España Fiat Punto S1600 4:18:01.9 +25:50.4 0
Retired SS18 75   Kazuhiko Niwa   Kohei Kusaka   Suzuki Sport Suzuki Ignis S1600 Accident 0
Retired SS13 60   Nicola Caldani   Sauro Farnocchia   Procar Rally Team Peugeot 206 S1600 Retired 0
Retired SS11 61   Gwyndaf Evans   Chris Patterson   MG Sport & Racing MG ZR S1600 Accident 0
Retired SS9 52   Niall McShea   Michael Orr   Opel Motorsport Opel Corsa S1600 Suspension 0
Retired SS9 66   Mirco Baldacci   Maurizio Barone   Vieffe Corse SRL Citroën Saxo S1600 Suspension 0
Retired SS6 67   Daniel Carlsson   Mattias Andersson   Astra Racing Ford Puma S1600 Engine 0
Retired SS6 78   Roger Feghali   Nicola Arena   Astra Racing Ford Puma S1600 Accident 0
Retired SS3 54   Martin Stenshorne   Jakke Honkanen   ST Motors Peugeot 206 S1600 Mechanical 0
Retired SS3 58   Christian Chemin   Simone Scattolin   Hawk Racing Club Fiat Punto S1600 Excluded 0
Retired SS3 69   Kosti Katajamäki   Lasse Hirvijärvi   Volkswagen Racing Volkswagen Polo S1600 Driveshaft 0
Retired SS2 56   Jussi Välimäki   Tero Gardemeister   Citroën Sport Citroën Saxo S1600 Accident 0
Retired SS2 76   Alexander Foss   Cato Menkerud   Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Puma S1600 Accident 0
Source:[6]

Special stagesEdit

Day Stage Stage name Length Winner Car Time Class leaders
Leg 1 (22 Mar) SS1 Riudecanyes 1 12.66 km Stage cancelled
SS2 Pratdip 1 27.65 km   Daniel Solà Citroën Saxo S1600 18:14.2   Daniel Solà
SS3 Escaladei 1 48.05 km   Andrea Dallavilla Citroën Saxo S1600 31:25.4   Andrea Dallavilla
SS4 Riudecanyes 2 12.66 km   Daniel Solà Citroën Saxo S1600 9:14.5
SS5 Pratdip 2 27.65 km   Andrea Dallavilla Citroën Saxo S1600 18:11.8
SS6 Escaladei 2 48.05 km   Andrea Dallavilla Citroën Saxo S1600 31:36.3
Leg 2 (23 Mar) SS7 Coll de Bracons 1 19.66 km Stage cancelled
SS8 Vallfogona 1 14.54 km Stage cancelled
SS9 Les Llosses — Alpens 1 21.80 km   Daniel Solà Citroën Saxo S1600 14:18.2
SS10 Coll de Bracons 2 19.66 km   Daniel Solà Citroën Saxo S1600 13:43.3
SS11 Vallfogona 2 14.54 km   François Duval Ford Puma S1600 9:06.0   Daniel Solà
SS12 Les Llosses — Alpens 2 21.80 km   François Duval Ford Puma S1600 14:22.4
Leg 3 (24 Mar) SS13 La Trona 1 12.90 km   Daniel Solà Citroën Saxo S1600 8:55.2
SS14 La Roca 1 5.05 km   Daniel Solà Citroën Saxo S1600 3:16.8
SS15 Viladrau 1 35.18 km   Andrea Dallavilla Citroën Saxo S1600 23:06.3   Andrea Dallavilla
SS16 La Trona 2 12.90 km   Daniel Solà Citroën Saxo S1600 8:54.8
SS17 La Roca 2 5.05 km   Daniel Solà Citroën Saxo S1600 3:17.9
SS18 Viladrau 2 35.18 km   Daniel Solà Citroën Saxo S1600 22:54.2   Daniel Solà

Championship standingsEdit

Pos. Drivers' championships
Move Driver Points
1     François Duval 11
2     Daniel Solà 10
3   1   Nicola Caldani 6
4     Andrea Dallavilla 6
5   2   Roger Feghali 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rally Catalunya". juwra.com. Independent WRC archive. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  2. ^ "Rally Catalunya 2002 Entry List". ewrc-results.com.com. Retrieved 25 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Rally Catalunya 2002 Itinerary". juwra.com. Independent WRC archive. Retrieved 28 November 2021.
  4. ^ "Rally Catalunya 2002 Final Results". ewrc-results.com. Retrieved 28 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Rally Catalunya 2002 WRC Results". ewrc-results.com. Retrieved 28 November 2021.
  6. ^ "Rally Catalunya 2002 WRC Results". ewrc-results.com. Retrieved 28 November 2021.

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