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TAP Rallye De Portugal - Final Results

31st TAP Rallye De Portugal 98 Official Site: http://www.tap-rallyedeportugal.pt/iindex.html Final Results Contents: Unofficial top 10 results Headlines Today's Timetable, Wednesday 25th March - Leg 3 Stage Winners Stage results - stages...

31st TAP Rallye De Portugal 98 Official Site: http://www.tap-rallyedeportugal.pt/iindex.html

Final Results

Contents:

Unofficial top 10 results Headlines Today's Timetable, Wednesday 25th March - Leg 3 Stage Winners Stage results - stages 21-28 Reference Sites and further information

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Unofficial top 10 results

1 C.McRae/N.Grist GB/GB                Subaru Impreza        4:20.58,1
2 C.Sainz/L.Moya E/E            Toyota Corolla        4:21.00,2
3 F.Loix/S.Smeets B/B                Toyota Corolla        4:21,43,9
4 R.Burns/R.Reid GB/GB          Mit Carisma GT        4:21.51,2
5 A.Vatanen/F.Gallagher SF/GB        Ford Escort        4:24.18,3
6 P.Liatti/F.Pons I/I                Subaru Impreza        4:24.22,2
7 J.Kankkunen/J.Repo FIN/FIN    Ford Escort         4:24.35,0
8 G.De Mevius/J.M.Fortin B/B        Subaru Impreza        4:27.57,1
9 R.Madeira/N.Da Silva  P/P         Toyota Celica GT4  4:31.22,2
10 K.Holowczyc/M.Wislawski  PL/PL Subaru Impreza  4:32.56,2

Formula 2 1 A.Lopez/L.Lisboa P/P Peugot 306 4:40.49,3 2 O.Gomez/M.Marti E/E Seat Ibiza 4:52.47,5 3 K.Rosenberger/P.Carlsson A/A VW Golf 4:55.10,0

Group N 1 G.Trelles/M.Christie ROU/RA Mit Lancer Evo IV 4:47.41,5 2 M.Sthol/P.Muller A/A Mit Lancer Evo III 4:52.11,7 3 M.Campos/C.Magalhaes P/P Mit Carisma GT 4:53.04,3

Full Results: http://www.tap-rallyedeportugal.pt/i_res/ires.html -----------------------------------------------------------

Headlines

- Colin McRae wins the TAP Rallye De Portugal by 2 seconds! - Freddy Loix loses 5th & 6th gear on SS25 and drops to third position behind Sainz

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Wednesday March 25

LEG 3 : MATOSINHOS-MATOSINHOS

06.45    Start from Matosinhos
08:22    SS21     Lousada-Campelos           8.05kms
08:56    SS22     Santa Quitera 2            9.02kms
09:33    SS23     Fafe-Lameirinha 2         15.18kms
09:57    SS24     Luilhas 2                 10.53kms
11:44    SS25     Vieira-Canbeceiras        27.35kms
12:53    SS26     Vizo-Celorico de Basto 2  11.79kms
13:23    SS27     Seixoso                    7.61kms
14:41    SS28     Amarante                  11.05kms
17.00    Final in Matosinhos

Total kilometres: 389.00 Competitive km: 100.58

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Stage Winners

SS21 - Sainz, SS22 - McRae, SS23 - Sainz, SS24 - Loix, SS25 - Sainz, SS26 - Kankkunen, SS27 - Sainz, SS28 - Sainz

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Stage 21, Lousada-Campelos 8.05kms Start Time: 08:22 Notes: Winners Av Speed: 80.57kph

Stage Pos | Driver | Car | Stage Time

1 C.Sainz/L.Moya E/E            Toyota Corolla        5:59,7
2 C.McRae/N.Grist GB/GB                Subaru Impreza        6:01,6
3 R.Burns/R.Reid GB/GB          Mit Carisma GT        6:02,1
4 J.Kankkunen/J.Repo FIN/FIN    Ford Escort         6:02,7
5 F.Loix/S.Smeets B/B                Toyota Corolla        6:04,1

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Stage 22, Santa Quitera 2 9.02kms Start Time: 08:56 Notes: - Vatanen: Puncture on the right front wheel. - Freddy Loix: Slight throw off the track nearly at the middle of the stage, with a touch on the right front but without any consequences. Winners Av Speed: 84.63kph

Stage Pos | Driver | Car | Stage Time

1 C.McRae/N.Grist GB/GB                Subaru Impreza        6:23,7
2 J.Kankkunen/J.Repo FIN/FIN    Ford Escort         6:26,0
3 F.Loix/S.Smeets B/B                Toyota Corolla        6:26,4
4 C.Sainz/L.Moya E/E            Toyota Corolla        6:27,0
4 R.Burns/R.Reid GB/GB          Mit Carisma GT        6:27,0

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Stage 23, Fafe-Lameirinha 2 15.18kms Start Time: 09:33 Notes: Winners Av Speed: 88.71kph

Stage Pos | Driver | Car | Stage Time

1 C.Sainz/L.Moya E/E            Toyota Corolla        10:16,0
2 C.McRae/N.Grist GB/GB                Subaru Impreza        10:19,9
3 F.Loix/S.Smeets B/B                Toyota Corolla        10:18,0
4 J.Kankkunen/J.Repo FIN/FIN    Ford Escort         10:18,1
5 R.Burns/R.Reid GB/GB          Mit Carisma GT        10:21,5

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Stage 24, Luilhas 2 10.53kms Start Time: 09:57 Notes: - Colin McRae: Solved the engine problems, because it consumed a small quantity of water and nothing of oil since the start to the 3rd Leg. - Piero Liatti: At the 2nd leg final assistance, the shock absorbers weren't changed. "the car jumps like a kangaroo…" - Ove Andersson, Director of the crew Toyota Team Europe: "I am not confident at all about the victory. We have not made any impression on the leader until now. I think that if we keep these positions, it is not a bad result." Winners Av Speed:

Stage Pos | Driver | Car | Stage Time

1 F.Loix/S.Smeets B/B                Toyota Corolla        8:03,1
2 C.McRae/N.Grist GB/GB                Subaru Impreza        8:04,7
3 R.Burns/R.Reid GB/GB          Mit Carisma GT        8:05,4
4 C.Sainz/L.Moya E/E            Toyota Corolla        8:06,4
5 A.Vatanen/F.Gallagher SF/GB        Ford Escort        8:10,5

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Stage 25, Vieira-Canbeceiras 27.35kms Start Time: 11:44 Notes: - Loix: lost the use of fifth and sixth gear (next service after ss 27). Winners Av Speed: 97,05kph

Stage Pos | Driver | Car | Stage Time

1 C.Sainz/L.Moya E/E            Toyota Corolla        16:54,5
2 J.Kankkunen/J.Repo FIN/FIN    Ford Escort         17:00,3
3 C.McRae/N.Grist GB/GB                Subaru Impreza        17:00,8
4 A.Vatanen/F.Gallagher SF/GB        Ford Escort        17:09,1
5 P.Liatti/F.Pons I/I                Subaru Impreza        17:11,8

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Stage 26, Vizo-Celorico de Basto 2 11.79kms Start Time: 12:53 Notes: - McRae is 'sweeping' the stages for the cars behind and losing time as a result Winners Av Speed: 94.17kph

Stage Pos | Driver | Car | Stage Time

1 J.Kankkunen/J.Repo FIN/FIN            Ford Escort         7:30,7
2 C.Sainz/L.Moya E/E                    Toyota Corolla        7:31,8
3 R.Burns/R.Reid GB/GB                  Mit Carisma GT        7:37,0
4 P.Liatti/F.Pons I/I                        Subaru Impreza        7:40,1
5 A.Vatanen/F.Gallagher SF/GB                Ford Escort        7:41,7

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Stage 27, Seixoso 7.61kms Start Time: 13:23 Notes: Winners Av Speed: 84.69kph

Stage Pos | Driver | Car | Stage Time

1 C.Sainz/L.Moya E/E            Toyota Corolla        5:23,5
2 J.Kankkunen/J.Repo FIN/FIN    Ford Escort         5:25,8
3 R.Burns/R.Reid GB/GB          Mit Carisma GT        5:28,7
4 C.McRae/N.Grist GB/GB                Subaru Impreza        5:29,6
5 F.Loix/S.Smeets B/B                Toyota Corolla        5:31,1

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Stage 28, Amarante 11.05kms Start Time: 14:41 Notes: Winners Av Speed: 78.42kph

Stage Pos | Driver | Car | Stage Time

1 C.Sainz/L.Moya E/E            Toyota Corolla        8:27,3
2 C.McRae/N.Grist GB/GB                Subaru Impreza        8:32,0
3 J.Kankkunen/J.Repo FIN/FIN    Ford Escort         8:33,2
4 P.Liatti/F.Pons I/I                Subaru Impreza        8:33,6
5 A.Vatanen/F.Gallagher SF/GB        Ford Escort        8:35,7

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Reference Sites and further information:

1998 World Rally Championship coverage WRC Infosystem: http://www.travelnet.fi/wrc/ Rallysport.com: http://www.rallysport.com FIA info: http://www.fia.com/presse/ralnew-a/lista.htm

555 Subaru World Rally Team (media only)  http://www.speedmedia.com
Team Toyota Europe  http://www.tte.de
Mitsubishi Ralliart  http://www.mitsubishi-motors.co.jp/motorsports/
Ford Motorsport press releases  http://www.motorsport.co.uk/ford.html

Mobil 1 British Rally Championship http://www.motorsport.co.uk

Federation Internationale De L'Automobile (FIA) http://www.fia.com

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Drivers Colin McRae , Freddy Loix , Piero Liatti