2006 Rally of Turkey

The 2006 Rally of Turkey was the thirteenth round of the 2006 World Rally Championship season. It took place between October 15–17, 2006. It was the last WRC event that the late Colin McRae competed in. He retired on the final stage with a mechanical problem.

2006 Rally of Turkey
7th Rally of Turkey
Round 13 of the 2006 World Rally Championship
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Dates runOctober 13 – 15 2006
Stages21
Stage surfaceGravel
Results
Overall winnerFinland Marcus Grönholm
United Kingdom BP Ford World Rally Team
Crews66 at start, 51 at finish

ResultsEdit

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
WRC
1   Marcus Grönholm   Timo Rautiainen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 3:28:16.3 0.0 10
2   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 3:30:39.7 2:23.4 8
3   Henning Solberg   Cato Menkerud Peugeot 307 WRC 3:31:22.3 3:06.0 6
4   Xavier Pons   Carlos Del Barrio Citroën Xsara WRC 3:31:43.7 3:27.4 5
5   Kosti Katajamäki   Timo Alanne Ford Focus RS WRC 04 3:31:44.8 3:28.5 4
6   Chris Atkinson   Glenn MacNeall Subaru Impreza WRC 3:31:52.8 3:36.5 3
7   Dani Sordo   Marc Marti Citroën Xsara WRC 3:32:41.1 4:24.8 2
8   Manfred Stohl   Ilka Minor Peugeot 307 WRC 3:32:46.6 4:30.3 1
JWRC
1.   Urmo Aava   Kuldar Sikk Suzuki Swift S1600 4:02:06.5 0.0 10
2.   Conrad Rautenbach   David Senior Renault Clio S1600 4:02:37.2 30.7 8
3.   Jozef Béreš   Petr Starý Suzuki Ignis S1600 4:02:46.0 39.5 6
4.   Guy Wilks   Phil Pugh Suzuki Swift S1600 4:04:16.6 2:10.1 5
5.   Kris Meeke   Glenn Patterson Citroën C2 S1600 4:05:20.9 3:14.4 4
6.   Martin Prokop   Jan Tománek Citroën C2 S1600 4:07:55.0 5:48.5 3
7.   Julien Pressac   Jacques Boyere Citroën C2 S1600 4:12:23.0 10:16.5 2
8.   Bernd Casier   Frédéric Miclotte Renault Clio S1600 4:15:10.9 13:04.4 1

Special stagesEdit

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

Day Stage Time Name Length (km) Winner Time Rally leader
1
(13 Oct)
SS1 07:58 Perge 1 22.43 Stage Cancelled
SS2 08:41 Myra 1 24.14 Stage Cancelled
SS3 09:24 Kumluca 1 9.89   Marcus Grönholm 7:42.7   Marcus Grönholm
SS4 12:22 Perge 2 22.43 Stage Cancelled
SS5 13:05 Mrya 2 24.14   Marcus Grönholm 8:54.0
SS6 13:48 Kumluca 2 9.89   Marcus Grönholm 7:21.3
SS7 16:11 Tekirova 1 5.50   Petter Solberg 4:46.5
SS8 17:09 Phaselis 29.28   Petter Solberg 24:17.1
SS9 19:22 Akdeniz University 1 5.19   Petter Solberg 4:12.6
2
(14 Oct)
SS10 08:33 Kemer 1 20.50   Petter Solberg 14:54.9
SS11 09:21 Silyon 1 27.36   Marcus Grönholm 20:55.9
SS12 12:04 Kemer 2 20.50   Marcus Grönholm 14:26.7
SS13 12:52 Silyon 2 27.36   Mikko Hirvonen 20:21.4
SS14 16:00 Chimera 1 16.90   Petter Solberg 12:22.5
SS15 16:58 Phaselis 2 29.28   Dani Sordo 24:52.3
SS16 19:11 Akdeniz University 2 5.19   Mikko Hirvonen 4:06.5
3
(15 Oct)
SS17 09:48 Tekirova 2 5.50   François Duval 4:11.5
SS18 10:31 Chimera 2 16.90   Petter Solberg 12:06.9
SS19 11:19 Olympos 28.54   Petter Solberg 21:47.3

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