2006 Wales Rally GB

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The 2006 Wales Rally GB was the final round of the 2006 World Rally Championship season. It took place between December 1–3, 2006.

2006 Wales Rally GB
62nd Wales Rally of Great Britain
Round 16 of the 2006 World Rally Championship
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Marcus Gronholm Wales Rally GB 2006.jpg
Marcus Grönholm during one of the Crychan Forest stages.
Dates runDecember 1 – 3 2006
Stages17
Stage surfaceGravel
Results
Overall winnerFinland Marcus Grönholm
United Kingdom BP Ford World Rally Team
Crews111 at start, 82 at finish

ResultsEdit

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
WRC
1   Marcus Grönholm   Timo Rautiainen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 3:20:24.8 0.0 10
2   Manfred Stohl   Ilka Minor Peugeot 307 WRC 3:22:00.3 1:35.5 8
3   Petter Solberg   Phil Mills Subaru Impreza WRC 06 3:22:20.0 1:55.2 6
4   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila Ford Focus RS WRC 06 3:23:01.9 2:37.1 5
5   Xavier Pons   Carlos Del Barrio Citroën Xsara WRC 3:23:44.7 3:19.9 4
6   Chris Atkinson   Glenn MacNeall Subaru Impreza WRC 06 3:23:52.3 3:27.5 3
7   Dani Sordo   Marc Marti Citroën Xsara WRC 3:24:33.1 4:08.3 2
8   François Duval   Patrick Pivato Škoda Fabia WRC 3:24:47.4 4:22.6 1
JWRC
1.   Jaan Mölder   Katrin Becker Suzuki Swift S1600 3:55:04.7 0.0 10
2.   Luca Betti   Piercarlo Capolongo Renault Clio S1600 3:57:00.3 1:55.6 8
3.   Aaron Burkart   Tanja Geilhausen Citroën C2 S1600 4:00:50.2 5:45.5 6
4.   Barry Clark   Scott Martin Ford Fiesta ST 4:04:23.2 9:18.5 5
5.   Fabio Fiandino   Sabrina de Castelli Citroën C2 R2 4:04:53.2 9:48.5 4
6.   Patrik Sandell   Emil Axelsson Renault Clio S1600 4:06:07.4 11:02.7 3
7.   James Wozencroft   Robert Fagg Suzuki Ignis S1600 4:06:30.6 11:25.9 2
8.   Andrea Cortinovis   Massimiliano Bosi Renault Clio RS 4:07:48.8 12:44.1 1

Special StagesEdit

All dates and times are GMT (UTC).

Day Stage Time Name Length (km) Winner Time Rally leader
1
(1 Dec)
SS1 09:17 Port Talbot 1 17.41   Marcus Grönholm 9:08.7   Marcus Grönholm
SS2 10:02 Resolfen 1 24.49   Marcus Grönholm 12:26.4
SS3 10:54 Rheola 1 27.91   Marcus Grönholm 15:34.5
SS4 13:33 Port Talbot 2 17.41   Manfred Stohl 9:10.9
SS5 14:18 Resolfen 2 24.49   Marcus Grönholm
  Petter Solberg
12:41.8
SS6 15:10 Rheola 2 27.91   Petter Solberg 15:39.3
2
(2 Dec)
SS7 08:50 Crychan 1 19.47   Xavier Pons 10:42.6
SS8 09:24 Epynt 1 13.76   Marcus Grönholm 7:40.4
SS9 10:01 Halfway 1 18.37   Marcus Grönholm 10:35.9
SS10 13:37 Crychan 2 19.47   Manfred Stohl 10:47.7
SS11 14:11 Epynt 2 13.76   Marcus Grönholm 7:39.3
SS12 14:48 Halfway 2 18.37   Marcus Grönholm 10:34.4
SS13 17:06 Cardiff 1.10   Marcus Grönholm 1:01.5
3
(15 Oct)
SS14 07:47 Brechfa 1 28.89   Petter Solberg 16:25.8
SS15 08:44 Trawscoed 1 27.11   Dani Sordo 16:19.3
SS16 11:46 Brechfa 2 28.89   Petter Solberg 16:33.1
SS17 12:43 Trawscoed 2 27.11   Petter Solberg 16:22.2

External linksEdit


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