The rally started today, May, 3 and ends May, 5.

Results after 3 stages (12:00 GMT):

Pos. Driver/Co Driver G Manufacturer

1 Bruno Thiry A Ford Escort RS Cosworth 34:19 Stephane Prevot 2 Francois Delecour A Ford Escort RS Cosworth +9s Catherine Francois 3 Didier Auriol A Toyota Celica GT Four +15s Bernard Occelli 4 Colin McRae A Subaru Impreza 555 +21s Derek Ringer 5 Juha Kankkunen A Toyota Celica GT Four +29s Nicky Grist 5 Piero Liatti A Subaru Impreza 555 +29s A. Alessandrini 7 Armin Schwarz A Toyota Celica GT Four +31s Klaus Wicha 7 Carlos Sainz A Subaru Impreza 555 +31s Luiz Moya 9 ??? ??? 10 Patrick Bernardini A Ford Escort RS Cosworth J. M. Andrie'

? Tommi Makinen A Mitsubishi Lancer EV3 S. Harjanne ? Andrea Aghini A Mitsubishi Lancer EV3 S. Farnocchia

Groupe N Pos. Driver/Co Driver G Manufacturer

1 Yves Loubet N ??? ??? 2 Rui Madeira N Mitsubishi Lancer EV2 +9s Nuno Silva

? Isolde Holderied N Mitsubishi Lancer EV2 delayed Tina Thorner ? Jorge Recalde N Mitsubishi Lancer EV2 delayed Martin Christie ? Moahmed Bin-Sulayyyem N Toyota Celica GT Four Ronan Morgan

Groupe A F2 Pos. Driver/Co Driver G Manufacturer

1 Jean Ragnotti A/F2 Renault Clio Maxi G. Thomonier ? Phillipe Bugalski A/F2 Renault Clio Maxi J. Chiarioni ? Emil Triner A/F2 Skoda Felicia Kit Car Pavel Stanc ? Pavel Sibera A/F2 Skoda Felicia Kit Car Petr Gross

I hope to post some more results around 17:00 GMT.

-- http://www.mat.uc.pt/~rps/photos <- include photos from the Portuguese Rally

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