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The 57th Neste Oil Rally Finland was the 9th round of the 2007 World Rally Championship. It was run on 2–5 August 2007 and based in Jyväskylä, Finland.

2007 Rally Finland
57th Neste Oil Rally Finland
Round 9 of the 2007 World Rally Championship
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2007 Rally Finland podium 14.JPG
Celebrations on the podium.
Host country Finland
Rally baseJyväskylä, Finland
Dates runAugust 2 – 5 2007
Stages23 (360.34 km; 223.90 miles)
Stage surfaceGravel
Overall distance1,375.15 km (854.48 miles)
Results
Overall winnerFinland Marcus Grönholm
United Kingdom BP Ford World Rally Team
Crews97 at start, 70 at finish

ResultsEdit

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
WRC
1.   Marcus Grönholm   Timo Rautiainen Ford Focus RS WRC 07 2:57:26.1 0.0 10
2.   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen Ford Focus RS WRC 07 2:57:50.3 24.2 8
3.   Sébastien Loeb   Daniel Elena Citroën C4 WRC 2:58:36.0 1:09.9 6
4.   Chris Atkinson   Stéphane Prévot Subaru Impreza WRC 07 3:00:28.9 3:02.8 5
5.   Henning Solberg   Cato Menkerud Ford Focus RS WRC 06 3:01:55.5 4:29.4 4
6.   Xavier Pons   Xavier Amigo Subaru Impreza WRC 3:04:26.6 7:00.5 3
7.   Urmo Aava   Kuldar Sikk Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05 3:05:05.7 7:39.6 2
8.   Mads Østberg   Ole Kristian Unnerud Subaru Impreza WRC 3:06:58.0 9:31.9 1
JRC
1. (18.)   Patrik Sandell   Emil Axelsson Renault Clio R3 3:25:14.5 0.0 10
2. (19.)   Kalle Pinomäki   Tuomo Nikkola Renault Clio R3 3:26:33.6 1:19.1 8
3. (22.)   Michał Kościuszko   Maciej Szczepaniak Renault Clio S1600 3:29:28.2 4:13.7 6
4. (23.)   Conrad Rautenbach   David Senior Citroën C2 S1600 3:29:46.3 4:31.8 5
5. (25.)   Tapio Suominen   Jarno Ottman Suzuki Swift S1600 3:31:00.9 5:46.4 4
6. (30.)   Vilius Rožukas   Audrius Šošas Suzuki Swift S1600 3:34:29.0 [1] 9:14.5 3
7. (32.)   Alessandro Bettega   Simone Scattolin Ford Fiesta S1600 3:37:43.0 [1] 12:28.5 2
8. (33.)   Yoann Bonato   Benjamin Boulloud Citroën C2 R2 3:38:20.3 13:05.8 1
[1] — Drivers using SupeRally

RetirementsEdit

 
Milos Komljenovic had to retire after a bad landing from a jump on SS7.

Special StagesEdit

Leg Stage Time (EEST) Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
1
(2/3 Aug)
SS1 20:00 Killeri 1 2.50 km   C. Atkinson 1:20.6 111.66 km/h   C. Atkinson
SS2 07:54 Vellipohja 1 17.20 km   J. Latvala 8:18.7 124.16 km/h   J. Latvala
SS3 08:50 Mökkiperä 1 13.72 km   M. Grönholm 6:47.5 121.21 km/h   M. Grönholm
SS4 09:29 Palsankylä 1 13.31 km   M. Hirvonen 6:47.4 117.61 km/h   M. Hirvonen
SS5 12:06 Vellipohja 2 17.20 km   M. Grönholm 8:10.1 126.34 km/h   M. Grönholm
SS6 13:02 Mökkiperä 2 13.72 km   M. Hirvonen
  M. Grönholm
6:42.7 122.65 km/h
SS7 13:41 Palsankylä 2 13.31 km   M. Grönholm 6:36.1 120.97 km/h
SS8 16:21 Urria 9.96 km   M. Grönholm 4:36.6 129.63 km/h
SS9 16:51 Lautaperä 8.69 km   M. Grönholm 3:56.7 132.17 km/h
SS10 17:29 Jukojärvi 22.25 km   M. Grönholm 10:35.6 126.02 km/h
SS11 20:00 Killeri 2 2.50 km   M. Grönholm 1:20.7 111.52 km/h
2
(4 Aug)
SS12 07:17 Kaipolanvuori 13.46 km   S. Loeb 6:53.4 117.21 km/h
SS13 08:30 Juupajoki 22.13 km   M. Grönholm 11:19.3 117.28 km/h
SS14 09:14 Ouninpohja 1 33.00 km   M. Grönholm 15:35.3 127.02 km/h
SS15 12:15 Leustu 21.27 km   M. Grönholm 10:12.6 124.99 km/h
SS16 13:24 Ouninpohja 2 33.00 km   M. Grönholm 15:19.8 129.16 km/h
SS17 15:10 Ehikki 1 14.88 km   M. Grönholm 6:52.2 129.96 km/h
SS18 16:23 Himos 18.55 km   M. Grönholm 10:09.8 109.51 km/h
SS19 17:19 Ehikki 2 14.88 km   M. Hirvonen 6:47.4 131.49 km/h
SS20 17:54 Surkee 14.89 km   M. Hirvonen 8:13.6 108.6 km/h
3
(5 Aug)
SS21 10:15 Valkola 10.38 km   M. Grönholm 5:35.9 111.25 km/h
SS22 11:07 Lankamaa 22.82 km   M. Grönholm 11:07.2 123.13 km/h
SS23 12:22 Ruuhimäki 7.53 km   M. Grönholm 3:57.8 113.99 km/h

Championship standings after the eventEdit

Drivers' championshipEdit

Pos Driver MON
 
SWE
 
NOR
 
MEX
 
POR
 
ARG
 
ITA
 
GRC
 
FIN
 
GER
 
NZL
 
ESP
 
FRA
 
JPN
 
IRL
 
GBR
 
 Pts 
1   Marcus Grönholm 3 1 2 2 4 2 1 1 1 75
2   Sébastien Loeb 1 2 14 1 1 1 Ret 2 3 62
3   Mikko Hirvonen 5 3 1 3 5 3 2 4 2 57
4   Dani Sordo 2 12 25 4 3 6 3 24 Ret 28
  Henning Solberg 14 4 3 9 11 5 4 5 5 28
6   Petter Solberg 6 Ret 4 Ret 2 Ret 5 3 Ret 26
7   Chris Atkinson 4 8 19 5 Ret 7 10 6 4 20
8   Jari-Matti Latvala Ret Ret 5 7 8 4 9 12 Ret 12
9   Daniel Carlsson 5 7 6 Ret 9
  Manfred Stohl 10 7 12 6 10 8 7 8 Ret 9
11   Toni Gardemeister 7 6 Ret DSQ 6 8
12   Gigi Galli 13 6 7 5
13   Jan Kopecký 8 10 8 22 Ret 7 Ret 4
14   Xavier Pons 25 Ret 16 6 3
15   Urmo Aava 28 15 13 14 7 2
16   Matthew Wilson 12 Ret 26 8 12 30 12 10 10 1
  Juho Hänninen DSQ 17 11 8 Ret Ret 1
  Mads Østberg 9 37 Ret Ret 8 1
Pos Driver MON
 
SWE
 
NOR
 
MEX
 
POR
 
ARG
 
ITA
 
GRC
 
FIN
 
GER
 
NZL
 
ESP
 
FRA
 
JPN
 
IRL
 
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
 
NOR
 
MEX
 
POR
 
ARG
 
ITA
 
GRC
 
FIN
 
GER
 
NZL
 
ESP
 
FRA
 
JPN
 
IRL
 
GBR
 
1 BP Ford World Rally Team 10 16 18 14 9 14 18 15 18 - - - - - - - 132
2 Citroën Total World Rally Team 18 9 1 15 16 13 6 8 6 - - - - - - - 92
3 Subaru World Rally Team 8 2 5 4 8 2 5 9 5 - - - - - - - 48
4 Stobart VK M-Sport Ford 1 5 10 3 2 9 7 4 4 - - - - - - - 45
5 OMV Kronos 2 7 5 3 4 1 3 2 0 - - - - - - - 27
6 Munchi's Ford World Rally Team 0 0 0 0 1 5 - - - - - - - 6

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