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1997 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
OVERALL RESULTS

Round 1

Monte Carlo Rally

1st Piero Liatti Subaru Impreza
2nd Calros Sainz Ford Escort
3rd Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer
4th Armin Schwarz Ford Escort
5th Uwe Nittel Mitsubishi Lancer
6th H.Lundgaard Toyota Celica

Round 2

The International Swedish Rally

1st Kenneth Eriksson Subaru Impreza
2nd Calros Sainz Ford Escort
3rd Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer
4th Colin McRae Subaru Impreza
5th Tomas Radstrom Toyota Celica
6th Armin Schwarz Ford Escort

Round 3

555 Safari Rally

1st Colin McRae Subaru Impreza
2nd Richard Burns Mitsubishi Lancer
3rd Ian Duncan Toyota Celica
4th Armin Schwarz Ford Escort
5th Jonathan Toroitich Toyota Celica
6th Frederic Dor Subaru Impreza

Round 4

tap Portugal Rally


1st Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer
2nd Freddy Loix Toyota Celica
3rd Armin Schwarz Ford Escort
4th Gregoire De mevius Ford Escort
5th Jean Pierre Richelmi Ford Escort
6th Masao Kamioka Subaru Impreza

Round 5

Catalunya Rally


1st Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer
2nd Piero Liatti Subaru Impreza
3rd Gilles Panizzi Peugeout 306 Maxi
4th Colin McRae Subaru Impreza
5th Angelo Medeghini Subaru Impreza
6th Rui Madeira Subaru Impreza

Round 6

Tour de Corse


1st Colin McRae Subaru Impreza
2nd Calros Sainz Ford Escort
3rd Gilles Panizzi Peugeout 306 Maxi
4th Francois Delecour Peugeout 306 Maxi
5th Piero Liatti Subaru Impreza
6th Philippe Bugalski Renault Megane

Round 7

Rally Chevron Argentina


winner
1st Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer
2nd Colin McRae Subaru Impreza
3rd Kenneth Eriksson Subaru Impreza
4th Marcus Gronholm Toyota Cerica
5th Didier Auriol Toyota Cerica
6th Gustavo Trelles Mitsubishi Lancer

Round 8

44th Acropolis Rally



1st Calros Sainz Ford Escort
2nd Juha Kankkunen Ford Escort
3rd Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer
4th Richard Burns Mitsubishi Carisma GT
5th Thomas Radstorom Toyota Cerica
6th Uwe Nittel Mitsubishi Lancer


Round 9

Smokefree Rally New Zealand



1st Kenneth Eriksson Subaru Impreza
2nd Calros Sainz Ford Escort
3rd Juha Kankkunen Ford Escort
4th Richard Burns Mitsubishi Carisma GT
5th Possum Bourne Subaru Impreza
6th Neal Bates Toyota Cerica


Round 10

Neste Rally Finland


podium
1st Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer
2nd Juha Kankkunen Ford Escort
3rd Jarmo Kytolehto Ford Escort
4th Sebastian Lindholm Ford Escort
5th Tomas Jansson Toyota Cerica
6th Pasi Hagstrom Toyota Cerica


Round 11

Rally of Indonesia


1st Calros Sainz Ford Escort
2nd Juha Kankkunen Ford Escort
3rd Kenneth Eriksson Subaru Impreza
4th Richard Burns Mitsubishi Carisma GT
5th Yoshio Fujimoto Proton Wira 4WD
6th Karamjit Singh Proton Wira 4WD


Round 12

Rallye Sanremo

1st Colin McRae Subaru Impreza
2nd Piero Liatti Subaru Impreza
3rd Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer
4th Calros Sainz Ford Escort
5th Freddy Loix Toyota Celica
6th Juha Kankkunen Ford Escort


Round 13

API Rally Australia

1st Colin McRae Subaru Impreza
2nd Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer
3rd Didier Auriol Toyota Corolla
4th Richard Burns Mitsubishi Carisma GT
5th Possum Bourne Subaru Impreza
6th Ed Ordynski Mitsubishi Lancer


Round 14

Network Q RAC Rally

1st Colin McRae Subaru Impreza
2nd Juha Kankkunen Ford Escort
3rd Calros Sainz Ford Escort
4th Richard Burns Mitsubishi Carisma GT
5th Marcus Gronholm Toyoto Corolla
6th Tommi Makinen Mitsubishi Lancer



1997 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP FOR DRIVERS AFTER ROUND 14

DRIVER Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9 Round 10 Round 11 Round 12 Round 13 Round 14 TOTAL
T.Makinen 4 4 0 10 10 0 10 4 0 10 0 4 6 1 63
C.McRae 0 3 10 0 3 10 6 0 0 0 0 10 10 10 62
C.Sainz 6 6 0 0 0 6 0 10 6 0 10 3 0 4 51
J.Kankkunen - - - - - - - 6 4 6 6 1 0 6 29
K.Eriksson - 10 ‚O ‚O - - 4 ‚O 10 0 4 - 0 0 28
P.Liatti 10 - - - 6 2 - - - - - 6 - 0 24
R.Burns - - 6 ‚O - - ‚O 3 3 - 3 - 3 3 21
A.Schwarz 3 1 3 4 0 0 - - - - - - - - 11
G.Panizzi - - - - 4 4 - - - - - - - - 8
F.Loix - - - 6 - - - - - - - - - - 6


1997 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP FOR MANUFACTURERS AFTER ROUND 14

Manufacturer Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9 Round 10 Round 11 Round 12 Round 13 Round 14 TOTAL
Subaru 10 13 10 0 9 12 10 0 10 0 4 16 10 10 114
Ford 9 7 3 4 0 6 0 16 10 6 16 4 0 10 91
Mitsubishi 6 4 6 10 10 0 10 7 3 10 3 4 9 4 86



To be eligible to score World Rally Championship points. manufacturers must enter two
cars on each event. All 14 scores will count.

The points scoring system will be the same as in Fomula 1. with only the first six drivers
finishing each scoring points.
1st=10pts; 2nd=6pts; 3rd=4pts; 4th=3pts; 5th=2pts; 6th=1pts.
Manufacturer points will be awarded similarly.

1997 CUP FOR DRIVERS OF PRODUCTION CARS AFTER ROUND 14

Driver Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9 Round 10 Round 11 Round 12 Round 13 Round 14 Total
Point
‚f.Trelles 13 3 | 13 13 | 13 13 13 3 | 0 | | 84
L.Climent | | | 5 0 0 | 8 | 0 | | 0 13 26
M.Stohl 5 1 - 8 3 - 5 0 - 1 - 3 - 0 26
S.Konishi | | | - | - | - 0 - 8 | 13 | 21
K.Singh | | | | | | | | 5 | 13 | 0 3 21
K.Backlund | 13 | | | | | | | | | | | | 13
J.Hellier | | 13 | | | | | | | | | | | 13
J-M.Santoni | | | | | 13 | | | | | | | | 13
J.Puhakka | | | | | | | | | 13 | | | | 13
M.Staguni | | | | | | | | | - | 13 | | 13
R.JONES | | | | | | | | 8 - | | 0 5 13
H.Miyoshi - - - - - - - - 0 - 5 - 5 - 10
A.Kremer 8 | | | | | | | | - | | | - 8
S-O₯Walfidsson | 8 | | | | | | | - | | | - 8
S.Zasada - - 8 - | | - - - - | | | - 8
‚`.Fidanza | | | | 8 | | | | | | 0 0 - 8
J.Adreani 0 | | - | 8 | - - - | | | - 8
R.Sanchez | | | - | - 8 - - - | | | - 8
O.Harkki - - - - - | | | | 8 | | | 0 8
L.Bardini - - - - - | | | | | | 8 | - 8
Y.Kataoka - - - - - | | | 0 | 0 - 8 | 8
J.Iason - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8 8

Attribution of points
The points will be awarded according to the classification for Production Cars in each of the qualifying rallies:

1st=10pts; 2nd=6pts; 3rd=4pts; 4th=3pts; 5th=2pts; 6th=1pts.

The points will be cumulative with those obtained in the different cubic capacity classes(up to 1300 cc; 1301-2000 cc; over 2000cc), according to the following scale:

1st=3pts; 2nd=2pts; 3rd=1pts;

Point awared in the classes will only be allocated to the drivers classified amongst the first 6 in the Production Car (Group N) classification and according to their position in their class.
A cup shall also be awarded to the co-driver who has totalled the highest number of points in accordance.

Classification
The classification will be estanblished by taking into account the total number of rallies run minus 1. To be finally classified, it will be necessary to have participated in at least one rally outside Europe.

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