2006 Acropolis Rally

The 2006 Acropolis Rally was the eighth round of the 2006 World Rally Championship season. It took place between June 1–4, 2006.

2006 Acropolis Rally
53rd Acropolis Rally
Round 8 of the 2006 World Rally Championship
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Xavier Pons - 2006 Acropolis Rally.jpg
Xavier Pons during one of the super special stages
Dates runJune 1 – 4 2006
Stages18
Stage surfaceGravel
Results
Overall winnerFinland Marcus Grönholm
United Kingdom BP Ford World Rally Team
Crews84 at start, 70 at finish

ResultsEdit

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
WRC
1   Marcus Grönholm   Timo Rautiainen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 3:56:26.8 0.0 10
2   Sébastien Loeb   Daniel Elena Citroën Xsara WRC 3:58:53.6 +2:26.8 8
3   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 4:00:10.6 +3:43.8 6
4   Toni Gardemeister   Jakke Honkanen Citroën Xsara WRC 4:00:47.6 +4:20.8 5
5   Henning Solberg   Cato Menkerud Peugeot 307 WRC 4:01:22.4 +4:55.6 4
6   Daniel Sordo   Marc Marti Citroën Xsara WRC 4:01:23.2 +4:56.4 3
7   Petter Solberg   Philip Mills Subaru Impreza WRC 2006 4:02:01.2 +5:34.4 2
8   Xavier Pons   Carlos del Barrio Citroën Xsara WRC 4:04:45.8 +8:19.0 1
PWRC
1   Nasser al-Attiyah   Chris Patterson Subaru Impreza WRX Spec C 4:28:43.3 0.0 10
2   Gabriel Pozzo   Daniel Stillo Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 4:28:55.3 +12.0 8
3   Aki Teiskonen   Miika Teiskonen Subaru Impreza WRX STi 4:29:13.7 +30.4 6
4   Mirco Baldacci   Giovanni Agnese Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 4:32:37.4 +3:54.1 5
5   Toshihiro Arai   Tony Sircombe Subaru Impreza WRX STI 4:33:37.7 +4:54.4 4
6   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila Subaru Impreza WRX STi 4:36:11.2 +7:27.9 3
7   Marcos Ligato   Ruben Garcia Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 4:41:48.2 +13:04.9 2
8   Stefano Marrini   Tiziana Sandroni Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 4:44:58.3 +16:15.0 1

Special StagesEdit

All dates and times are EEST (UTC+3).

Day Stage Time Name Length (km) Winner Time Rally leader
1
(1/2 June)
SS1 18:00 Athens Olympic Stadium 1 2.79   Sébastien Loeb 2:21.4   Sébastien Loeb
SS2 8:38 Imittos 1 11.43   Marcus Grönholm 7:03.3   Marcus Grönholm
SS3 9:56 Skourta 1 23.79   Marcus Grönholm 14:40.1
SS4 11:14 Thiva 1 23.76   Marcus Grönholm 17:16.9
SS5 14:20 Imittos 2 11.43   Marcus Grönholm 6:58.3
SS6 15:38 Skourta 2 23.79   Marcus Grönholm 14:29.6
SS7 16:56 Thiva 2 23.76   Marcus Grönholm 16:54.1
2
(3 June)
SS8 8:57 Mandra 1 12.6   Marcus Grönholm 8:50.7
SS9 9:50 Kineta 1 37.33   Sébastien Loeb 25:39.1
SS10 11:13 Psatha 1 17.4   Marcus Grönholm 11:21.3
SS11 14:08 Mandra 2 12.6   Marcus Grönholm 8:43.1
SS12 15:01 Kineta 2 37.33   Sébastien Loeb 25:20.2
SS13 16:24 Psatha 2 17.4   Marcus Grönholm 11:23.6
3
(4 June)
SS14 7:47 Avlonas 1 23.89   Petter Solberg 14:07.2
SS15 8:55 Agia Sotira 1 24.77   Petter Solberg 17:02.0
SS16 11:35 Avlonas 2 23.89   Petter Solberg 14:00.6
SS17 12:43 Agia Sotira 2 24.77   Petter Solberg 16:49.6
SS18 14:15 Athens Olympic Stadium 2 2.79   Marcus Grönholm 2:21.7

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