26th International Swedish Rally

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26th International Swedish Rally
Round 2 of the 1976 WRC for Manufacturers
Host country  Sweden
Dates run February 20, 1976 – February 22, 1976
Stages 34 (722 km; 449 mi)
Stage surface Snow & ice
Overall distance 1,620 km (1,010 mi)
Results
Overall winner Sweden Per Eklund
Crews 63 at start, 28 at finish

The 1976 International Swedish Rally was the 26th running of the International Swedish Rally and the second round of the 1976 World Rally Championship season. Swedish driver Per Eklund took the only WRC win of his career.


Results[edit]

1976 26th International Swedish Rally final results
Finish Total
time
Group Car # Driver Car Mfr.
points
Overall In
group
1 1 29,306 pts 4 4 Sweden Per Eklund Saab 96 V4 20
2 2 29,402 pts 4 2 Sweden Stig Blomqvist Saab 96 V4
3 1 30,670 pts 2 7 Sweden Anders Kullang Opel Ascona 12
4 3 31,552 pts 4 3 Finland Simo Lampinen Lancia Stratos HF 10
5 2 32,315 pts 2 82 Sweden Ulf Sundberg Saab 99 EMS
6 4 32,466 pts 4 6 Sweden Lars Carlsson Opel Kadett GT/E
7 5 32,727 pts 4 63 Sweden Soren Skanse Volvo 142 4
8 6 32,827 pts 4 58 Sweden Sven-Inge Neby Volvo 142
9 3 32,850 pts 2 163 Sweden Ake Gustavsson Saab 99 EMS
10 4 33,371 pts 2 61 Sweden Kaj Fyhrqvist Opel Ascona
Retired 4 1 Sweden Bjorn Waldegard Lancia Stratos HF
Retired 2 5 France Bernard Fiorentino Simca 1000
Retired 4 8 Sweden Per-Inge Walfridsson Lancia Stratos HF
Retired 2 9 Norway John Haugland Skoda 130
Retired 4 19 Sweden Ingvar Carlsson BMW 2002
Retired 2 27 Sweden Bror Danielsson Opel Kadett GT/E

Itinerary[edit]

Stages of the 26th International Swedish Rally[1]
Stage Stage name Distance Winning driver Time Rally leader
SS1 Färjestad 16 km Bjorn Waldegard 151s Bjorn Waldegard
SS2 Toyota 18 km Per Eklund 767s Per Eklund
SS3 Arvika 18 km Bjorn Waldegard 273s
SS4 OK 10 km Per Eklund 472s
SS5 Opel 50 km Per Eklund 1899s
SS6 Monroe 20 km Per Eklund 823s
SS7 Branzells 7 km Per Eklund 290s
SS8 Sjömarks 12 km Per Eklund 654s
SS9 Honda Caravan 12 km Stig Blomqvist 540s
SS10 Vingresor 24 km Bjorn Waldegard 1039s
SS11 Lecab 16 km Per Eklund 698s
SS12 Pillerud 30 km Stig Blomqvist 1092s
SS13 Hella 26 km Per Eklund 884s
SS14 Eddeholm 70 km Stig Blomqvist 2662s
SS15 Gdg-Alpus 16 km Per Eklund 713s
SS16 Renault 35 km Stig Blomqvist 1248s
SS17 Kall Pa Macken 10 km Per Eklund
Anders Kullang
380s
SS18 Ahlmarks 9 km Per Eklund 257s
SS19 Toyota 18 km Per Eklund 783s
SS20 OK 10 km Per Eklund 465s
SS21 Opel 50 km Per Eklund 1895s
SS22 Monroe 20 km Per Eklund 798s
SS23 Branzells 7 km Per Eklund 290s
SS24 Sjömarks 12 km Per Eklund 675s
SS25 Honda Caravan 12 km Bjorn Waldegard 557s
SS26 Vingresor 24 km Per Eklund 1068s
SS27 Lecab 16 km Stig Blomqvist 736s
SS28 Pillerud 30 km Stig Blomqvist 1132s
SS29 Hella 26 km Per Eklund 896s
SS30 Eddeholm 70 km Stig Blomqvist 2779s
SS31 Gdg Alpus 16 km Per Eklund 724s
SS32 Renault 35 km Stig Blomqvist 1231s
SS33 Kall Pa Macken 10 km Stig Blomqvist 397s
SS34 Ahlmarks 9 km Stig Blomqvist 258s

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Source: French motorsport magazine Sport Auto #170, March 1976.