RALLY NEW ZEALAND (24-27 JULY)




1998 WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 9

1998 ASIA PACIFIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 3

 



1998 RALLY New Zealand
Monday 27, July
Leg 3 Totals - 631.86 km - 7 SS in 182.38 km
COMMUNIQUE 4


MITSUBISHI MAKES STRONG FINISH TO RALLY NEW ZEALAND


Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution driver Tommi Makinen revived his hopes of a third consecutive World Rally Championship by finishing an excellent third on the Rally New Zealand, the ninth round of the 1998 World Rally Championship, while Yoshihiro Kataoka strengthened his hold on the Asia-Pacific Championship with eighth place in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

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OVERALL CLASSIFICATION AFTER LEG 3

1.C.SAINZ/L.MOYA E/E TOYOTA COROLLA 3.54.57.1  
2.D.AURIOL/D.GIRAUDET F/F TOYOTA COROLLA 3.55.01.2  
3.T.MAKINEN/R.MANNISENMAKI FIN/FIN MITSUBISHI LANCER 3.56.40.8  
4.J.KANKKUNEN/J.REPO FIN/FIN FORD ESCORT 3.57.03.8  
5.C.MCRAE/N.GRIST GB/GB SUBARU IMPREZA 3.58.47.5  
6.P.LIATTI/F.PONS S/S SUBARU IMPREZA 3.59.25.2  
7.T.RADSTROM/G.BARTH S/S SUBARU IMPREZA 4.02.28.6  
8.Y.KATAOKA/S.HAYASHI J/J MITSUBISHI LANCER 4.10.11.7  
9.R.BURNS/R.REID GB/GB MITSUBISHI CARISMA GT 4.10.26.6  
10.Y.FUJIMOTO/T.SIRCOMBE J/NZ TOYOTA COROLLA 4.10.27.6  
11.G.ARGYLE/R.BENNETT NZ/NZ MITSUBISHI LANCER 4.12.29.5  
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14.G.TRELLES/M.CHRISTIE ROU/RA MITSUBISHI LANCER 4.16.51.5 Gr-N 2nd
15.M.STOHL/I.PETRASKO A/A MITSUBISHI LANCER 4.18.27.9 Gr-N 3rd
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23.E.ORDYNSKI/M.STACEY AUS/AUS MITSUBISHI LANCER 4.21.28.5  
Nationality :
A=Austria/ AUS=Australia/ B=Belgium/ E=Spain/ F=France/ FIN=Finland/ GB=Great Britain/ I=Italia/ J=Japan/ NZ=Newzealand/ OM=Oman/ PL=Poland/ ROU=Uruguay/ RUS=Russia/ S=Sweden/ TR=Turkey/


MICHELIN - MITSUBISHI OIL - ENKEI - NGK - OHLINS - OMP -
PIAA - PRINGLE OF SCOTLAND - SABELT

 

PRE EVENT PRESS RELEASE ENTRY LIST MITSUBISHI LANCER/MITSUBISHI CARISMA GT
SPECIAL STAGE RESULT PHOTO LIBRARY FIA CHAMPIONSHIPS CLASSIFICATIONS
COMMUNIQUE 1 - Leg 1 - 1 SS COMMUNIQUE 2 - Leg 1
COMMUNIQUE 3 - Leg 2 COMMUNIQUE 4 - Leg 3
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