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2006 Swedish Rally

The 55th Uddeholm Swedish Rally, the second round of the 2006 World Rally Championship season took place from February 3–5, 2006.

2006 Swedish Rally
55th Uddeholm Swedish Rally
Round 2 of the 2006 World Rally Championship
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Host country Sweden
Rally baseKarlstad
Dates runFebruary 3 – 5 2006
Stages19 (349.02 km; 216.87 miles)
Stage surfaceIce/Snow-covered Gravel
Overall distance1,441.16 km (895.50 miles)
Results
Overall winnerFinland Marcus Grönholm
United Kingdom BP Ford World Rally Team
Crews63 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 3:09:01.9 0.0 10
2.   Sébastien Loeb   Daniel Elena Citroën Xsara WRC 3:09:32.8 30.9 8
3.   Daniel Carlsson   Bosse Holmstrand Mitsubishi Lancer WR05 3:11:58.7 2:56.8 6
4.   Gigi Galli   Giovanni Bernacchini Mitsubishi Lancer WR05 3:12:05.7 3:03.8 5
5.   Thomas Rådström   Jörgen Skallman Subaru S10 WRC 3:14:55.2 5:53.3 4
6.   Kosti Katajamäki   Timo Alanne Ford Focus RS WRC 04 3:16:36.7 7:34.8 3
7.   Xavier Pons   Carlos del Barrio Citroën Xsara WRC 3:17:37.5 8:35.6 2
8.   Henning Solberg   Cato Menkerud Peugeot 307 WRC 3:18:03.4 9:01.5 1
JWRC
1.(19.)   Per-Gunnar Andersson   Jonas Andersson Suzuki Swift S1600 3:29:18.7 0.0 10
2.(20.)   Patrik Sandell   Emil Axelsson Renault Clio S1600 3:30:11.8 53.1 8
3.(22.)   Urmo Aava   Kuldar Sikk Suzuki Swift S1600 3:32:13.8 2:55.1 6
4.(25.)   Pavel Valoušek   Pierangelo Scalvini Suzuki Swift S1600 3:36:01.0 6:42.3 5
5.(26.)   Kalle Pinomäki   Mikko Markkula Renault Clio Ragnotti 3:37:24.5 8:05.8 4
6.(30.)   Jozef Béreš   Petr Starý Suzuki Ignis S1600 3:43:36.5 14:17.8 3
7.(34.)   Peter Zachrisson   Jan Svanström Suzuki Ignis S1600 3:50:24.6 21:05.9 2
8.(37.)   Michał Kościuszko   Jarek Baran Suzuki Ignis S1600 3:56:17.8 26:59.1 1

RetirementsEdit

Special stagesEdit

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

Day Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
1
(3 FEB)
SS1 08:01 Fredriksberg 1 18.13 km   M. Grönholm 10:25.7 104.3 km/h   M. Grönholm
SS2 09:01 Lejen 1 26.46 km   M. Grönholm 14:20.9 110.6 km/h
SS3 12:09 Fredriksberg 2 18.13 km   G. Galli 10:29.1 103.7 km/h
SS4 13:09 Lejen 2 26.46 km   S. Loeb 14:24.4 110.2 km/h
SS5 15:49 Vargasen 1 39.95 km   S. Loeb 20:40.5 115.9 km/h
SS6 17:07 Hagfors Sprint 1 1.87 km   S. Loeb 1:54.7 58.7 km/h
2
(4 FEB)
SS7 08:00 Hara 1 11.31 km   M. Grönholm 6:04.8 111.6 km/h
SS8 09:06 Sundsjon 1 20.78 km   M. Grönholm 11:07.4 112.1 km/h
SS9 11:37 Likenas 21.78 km   M. Grönholm 12:19.6 106.0 km/h
SS10 12:34 Hara 2 11.31 km   M. Grönholm 6:02.4 112.4 km/h
SS11 13:49 Sundsjon 2 20.78 km   M. Grönholm 11:00.4 113.3 km/h
SS12 15:39 Vargasen 2 39.95 km   S. Loeb 20:43.8 115.6 km/h
SS13 16:57 Hagfors Sprint 2 1.87 km   S. Loeb 2:00.7 55.8 km/h
3
(5 FEB)
SS14 07:58 Lesjofors 1 10.48 km   S. Loeb 5:56.3 105.9 km/h
SS15 08:30 Rammen 1 23.35 km   S. Loeb 11:49.3 118.5 km/h
SS16 09:21 Malta 1 11.25 km   S. Loeb 5:47.7 116.5 km/h
SS17 11:29 Lesjofors 2 10.48 km   M. Grönholm 5:47.7 108.5 km/h
SS18 12:01 Rammen 2 23.35 km   M. Grönholm 11:50.3 118.3 km/h
SS19 12:52 Malta 2 11.25 km   M. Grönholm 5:48.0 116.4 km/h

Championship standings after the eventEdit

Drivers' championshipEdit

Pos Driver MON
 
SWE
 
MEX
 
ESP
 
FRA
 
ARG
 
ITA
 
GRC
 
GER
 
FIN
 
JPN
 
CYP
 
TUR
 
AUS
 
NZL
 
GBR
 
 Pts 
1   Marcus Grönholm 1 1 20
2   Sébastien Loeb 2 2 16
3   Toni Gardemeister 3 6
  Daniel Carlsson 3 6
5   Manfred Stohl 4 18 5
  Gigi Galli Ret 4 5
7   Stéphane Sarrazin 5 4
  Thomas Rådström 5 4
9   Chris Atkinson 6 11 3
  Kosti Katajamäki 6 3
11   Mikko Hirvonen 7 12 2
  Xavier Pons 9 7 2
13   Dani Sordo 8 16 1
  Henning Solberg Ret 8 1
Pos Driver MON
 
SWE
 
MEX
 
ESP
 
FRA
 
ARG
 
ITA
 
GRC
 
GER
 
FIN
 
JPN
 
CYP
 
TUR
 
AUS
 
NZL
 
GBR
 
 Pts 
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Cancelled (C)
Blank Withdrew entry from
the event (WD)

Manufacturers' championshipEdit

Rank Manufacturer Event Total
points
MON
 
SWE
 
MEX
 
ESP
 
FRA
 
ARG
 
ITA
 
GRC
 
GER
 
FIN
 
JPN
 
CYP
 
TUR
 
AUS
 
NZL
 
GBR
 
1 BP Ford World Rally Team 14 12 26
2 Kronos Total Citroën WRT 11 13 24
3 OMV-Peugeot Norway 6 4 10
4 Subaru World Rally Team 5 3 8
5 Stobart VK M-Sport Ford Rally Team 0 7 7
6 Red Bull-Škoda Team 3 0 3

External linksEdit