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Rallye San Remo: End of Leg 1

Rallye Sanremo www.rally.sanremo.it Round 11 of the FIA World Rally Championship 4-7th October 2001 French manufacturers have dominated the opening day of the 11th round of the FIA World Rally Championship, the Sanremo Rally. Peugeot and...

Rallye Sanremo
www.rally.sanremo.it
Round 11 of the FIA World Rally Championship
4-7th October 2001

French manufacturers have dominated the opening day of the 11th round of the FIA World Rally Championship, the Sanremo Rally. Peugeot and Citroen drivers scored fastest times on all of the eight stages held today in the mountains north of the Italian coastal resort, with Xsara WRC driver Jesus Puras eventually emerging as the narrow leader.

The three leading contenders for the drivers' title have suffered badly today, though. Richard Burns (winner of the last round in New Zealand) crashed out less than five kilometres into the day's first stage, while Tommi M

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Series WRC
Drivers Richard Burns , Jesus Puras
Teams Citroën World Rally Team