2000 Swedish Rally

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2000 Swedish Rally
49th International Swedish Rally
Round 2 of the 2000 World Rally Championship season
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Host country  Sweden
Rally base Karlstad, Värmland
Dates run 11 – 13 February 2000
Stages 20 (378.41 km; 235.13 mi)
Stage surface Snow & ice covered gravel
Overall distance 1,708.40 km (1,061.55 mi)
Results
Overall winner Finland Marcus Grönholm
Finland Timo Rautiainen
France Peugeot Esso
Crews 78 at start, 54 at finish

The 49th International Swedish Rally was the second round of 2000 FIA World Rally Championship. The event took place between 11 and 13 February 2000. Marcus Grönholm won his first WRC rally. Tommi Mäkinen finished second and continued in the lead of the championship after two rounds.

Results[edit]

Event standings[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Co-driver Car Class Total time Difference Points
1 10 Finland Marcus Grönholm Finland Timo Rautiainen Peugeot 206 WRC A8 3:20.33.3 0.0 10
2 1 Finland Tommi Mäkinen Finland Risto Mannisenmäki Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI A8 3:20:40.1 6.8 6
3 5 United Kingdom Colin McRae United Kingdom Nicky Grist Ford Focus RS WRC 00 A8 3:20:47.0 13.7 4
4 17 Sweden Thomas Rådström Sweden Tina Thörner Toyota Corolla WRC A8 3:20:48.2 14.9 3
5 3 United Kingdom Richard Burns United Kingdom Robert Reid Subaru Impreza WRC 99 A8 3:21:08.3 35.0 2
6 4 Finland Juha Kankkunen Finland Juha Repo Subaru Impreza WRC 99 A8 3:23:20.9 2:47.6 1
7 9 France François Delecour France Daniel Grataloup Peugeot 206 WRC A8 3:25:05.2 4:31.9 0
8 2 Belgium Freddy Loix Belgium Sven Smeets Mitsubishi Carisma GT A8 3:25:41.6 5:08.3 0
9 18 Estonia Markko Märtin United Kingdom Michael Park Toyota Corolla WRC A8 3:25:47.3 5:14.0 0
10 7 France Didier Auriol France Denis Giraudet SEAT Córdoba WRC Evo2 A8 3:25:49.2 5:15.9 0

Special stages[edit]

Leg Day Stage Clock Stage name Length Stage winner Time Avg. speed Rally leader
1 Fri 11 Feb SS1 8:14 Sågen 1 14.76 km Sweden Thomas Rådström 7:57.7 111.2 km/h Sweden Thomas Rådström
SS2 9:10 Rämmen 1 23.44 km Finland Marcus Grönholm 12:10.3 115.5 km/h Finland Marcus Grönholm
SS3 10:47 Hamra 28.59 km United Kingdom Richard Burns 15:03.1 114.0 km/h
SS4 11:50 Torsby 2.79 km Finland Tommi Mäkinen 2:05.9 79.8 km/h
SS5 12:55 Bjälverud 21.58 km Finland Marcus Grönholm 10:43.1 120.8 km/h
SS6 13:45 Mången 13.29 km Finland Marcus Grönholm 6:51.8 116.2 km/h
SS7 14:00 Arvika 2.00 km Stage cancelled
SS8 16:00 Långjohanstorp 19.44 km Finland Marcus Grönholm 9:29.3 122.9 km/h
SS9 17:09 I2 3.40 km United Kingdom Colin McRae 1:55.9 105.6 km/h
2 Sat 12 Feb SS10 7:11 Fredriksberg 27.39 km Finland Marcus Grönholm 15:43.0 104.6 km/h
SS11 10:17 Nyhammar 27.79 km Finland Marcus Grönholm 14:34.7 114.4 km/h
SS12 11:29 Skog 1 24.19 km United Kingdom Colin McRae 12:49.6 113.2 km/h
SS13 13:26 Jutbo 47.65 km United Kingdom Colin McRae 26:30.9 107.8 km/h
SS14 15:32 Skog 2 24.19 km Finland Marcus Grönholm 12:53.7 112.6 km/h
SS15 16:31 Lugnet 2.00 km Finland Tommi Mäkinen 1:53.8 63.3 km/h
3 Sun 13 Feb SS16 8:57 Malta 11.88 km Sweden Thomas Rådström 5:44.3 124.2 km/h
SS17 9:43 Ullen 24.62 km United Kingdom Richard Burns 12:05.4 122.2 km/h
SS18 11:25 Sågen 2 14.76 km Sweden Thomas Rådström 7:45.9 114.1 km/h
SS19 12:18 Rämmen 2 23.44 km Sweden Thomas Rådström 11:52.8 118.4 km/h
SS20 14:00 Hagfors 21.21 km United Kingdom Colin McRae 11:22.9 111.8 km/h

Championship standings after the rally[edit]

Drivers' championship standings
Pos. Driver Points
1 Finland Tommi Mäkinen 16
2 Finland Marcus Grönholm 10
3 Spain Carlos Sainz 6
4 Finland Juha Kankkunen 5
5 United Kingdom Colin McRae 4
Manufacturers' championship standings
Pos. Manufacturer Points
1 Japan Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart 18
2 France Peugeot Esso 11
3 United Kingdom Ford Motor Co 10
4 Japan Subaru World Rally Team 9
5 Spain SEAT Sport 3
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

External links[edit]


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1999 Swedish Rally
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