2007 Rally Ireland

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2007 Rally Ireland
1st Rally Ireland
Round 15 of the 2007 World Rally Championship
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Benbulbenmount.jpg
Benbulbin Mountain, in County Sligo, Ireland.
Host country Republic of Ireland Ireland / Northern Ireland
Rally base Sligo, County Sligo, Republic of Ireland
Dates run November 15 – 18 2007
Stages 20 (328.43 km; 204.08 mi)
Stage surface Tarmac
Overall distance 1,196.25 km (743.32 mi)[1]
Results
Overall winner France Sébastien Loeb
France Citroën Total World Rally Team
Crews 84 at start, 66 at finish
Commons-logo.svg Picture gallery on Wikimedia Commons

The 2007 Rally Ireland (1st Rally Ireland), 15th round of 2007 World Rally Championship, was run on November 15 - November 18. It took place over eight counties on both sides of the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Event started in Stormont, Belfast and finished in Mullaghmore, County Sligo.

Results[edit]

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
WRC
1. France Sébastien Loeb Monaco Daniel Elena Citroën C4 WRC 3:01:39.2 0.0 10
2. Spain Dani Sordo Spain Marc Martí Citroën C4 WRC 3:02:32.6 53.4 8
3. Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Finland Miikka Anttila Ford Focus RS WRC 06 3:03:27.4 1:48.2 6
4. Finland Mikko Hirvonen Finland Jarmo Lehtinen Ford Focus RS WRC 07 3:03:56.9 2:17.7 5
5. Norway Petter Solberg United Kingdom Phil Mills Subaru Impreza WRC 07 3:04:35.0 2:55.8 4
6. United Kingdom Guy Wilks United Kingdom Phil Pugh Subaru Impreza WRC 3:07:37.1 5:57.9 3
7. United Kingdom Matthew Wilson Republic of Ireland Michael Orr Ford Focus RS WRC 06 3:11:44.1 10:04.9 2
8. Republic of Ireland Gareth McHale United Kingdom Allan Harryman Ford Focus RS WRC 06 3:12:47.5 11:08.3 1
PCWRC
1. (10.) United Kingdom Niall McShea United Kingdom Marshall Clarke Subaru Impreza 3:18:11.3 0.0 10
2. (11.) Argentina Gabriel Pozzo Argentina Daniel Stillo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 3:18:55.4 44.1 8
3. (17.) Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah United Kingdom Chris Patterson Subaru Impreza C 07 3:22:42.4 4:31.1 6
4. (18.) Italy Simone Campedelli Italy Danilo Fappani Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 3:24:47.2 6:35.9 5
5. (20.) Czech Republic Štěpán Vojtěch Czech Republic Michal Ernst Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 3:26:45.4 8:34.1 4
6. (21.) Japan Fumio Nutahara United Kingdom Daniel Barritt Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 3:27:32.8 9:21.5 3
7. (22.) Republic of Ireland Colm Murphy Republic of Ireland Ger Loughrey Subaru Impreza 3:27:34.6 9:23.3 2
8. (23.) United Kingdom Philip Morrow United Kingdom David Senior Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 3:28:46.9 10:35.6 1

Retirements[edit]

Special Stages[edit]

Leg Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
1
(15/16 Nov)
SSS1 19:00 (15-Nov) Stormont (Belfast, NI) 1.82 km Finland M. Grönholm 1:30.8 72.16 km/h Finland M. Grönholm
SS2 08:05 (16-Nov) Geevagh 1 (Co. Sligo, RoI) 11.47 km France S. Loeb 6:05.7 112.92 km/h France S. Loeb
SS3 08:33 Arigna 1 (Co. Roscommon, RoI) 27.89 km Spain D. Sordo 15:44.0 106.36 km/h
SS4 09:24 Lough Gill 1 (Co. Sligo, RoI) 20.56 km Spain D. Sordo 10:54.7 113.05 km/h Spain D. Sordo
SS5 11:29 Geevagh 2 (Co. Sligo, RoI) 11.47 km France S. Loeb 6:22.0 108.09 km/h France S. Loeb
SS6 11:57 Arigna 2 (Co. Roscommon, RoI) 27.89 km France S. Loeb 16:09.6 103.55 km/h
SS7 12:48 Lough Gill 2 (Co. Sligo, RoI) 20.56 km Spain D. Sordo 10:55.5 112.92 km/h
SS8 15:01 Glenboy (Co. Leitrim, RoI) 22.25 km France S. Loeb 11:56.0 111.87 km/h
SS9 15:54 Bencroy (Co. Cavan, RoI) 15.43 km Spain D. Sordo 8:21.3 110.81 km/h
SS10 16:19 Drumshanbo (Co. Leitrim, RoI) 8.65 km France S. Loeb 5:00.3 103.70 km/h
2
(17 Nov)
SS11 8:13 Sloughan Glen 1 (Co. Tyrone, NI) 20.95 km France S. Loeb 11:37.7 108.10 km/h
SS12 09:08 Ballinamallard 1 (Co. Fermanagh, NI) 17.95 km France S. Loeb 9:35.9 112.21 km/h
SS13 09:51 Tempo 1 (Co. Fermanagh, NI) 13.46 km France S. Loeb 7:31.6 107.30 km/h
SS14 14:04 Sloughan Glen 2 (Co. Tyrone, NI) 20.95 km Australia C. Atkinson 11:25.7 109.99 km/h
SS15 14:59 Ballinamallard 2 (Co. Fermanagh, NI) 17.95 km France S. Loeb 9:30.7 113.23 km/h
SS16 15:42 Tempo 2 (Co. Fermanagh, NI) 13.46 km Finland J-M. Latvala 7:28.9 107.94 km/h
3
(18 Nov)
SS17 09:03 Murley (Co. Fermanagh, NI) 24.70 km Finland M. Hirvonen 13:19.9 111.16 km/h
SS18 09:51 Fardross (Co. Fermanagh, NI) 14.77 km Finland M. Hirvonen 8:49.8 100.36 km/h
SS19 11:39 Donegal Bay (Co. Donegal, RoI) 14.06 km Finland J-M. Latvala 7:00.9 120.26 km/h
SS20 13:08 Mullaghmore (Co. Sligo, RoI) 2.38 km Norway P. Solberg 1:16.9 111.42 km/h

Championship standings after the event[edit]

Drivers' championship[edit]

Pos Driver MON
Monaco
SWE
Sweden
NOR
Norway
MEX
Mexico
POR
Portugal
ARG
Argentina
ITA
Italy
GRC
Greece
FIN
Finland
GER
Germany
NZL
New Zealand
ESP
Spain
FRA
France
JPN
Japan
IRL
Republic of Ireland
GBR
United Kingdom
 Pts 
1 France Sébastien Loeb 1 2 14 1 1 1 Ret 2 3 1 2 1 1 Ret 1 110
2 Finland Marcus Grönholm 3 1 2 2 4 2 1 1 1 4 1 3 2 Ret Ret 104
3 Finland Mikko Hirvonen 5 3 1 3 5 3 2 4 2 3 3 4 13 1 4 89
4 Spain Dani Sordo 2 12 25 4 3 6 3 24 Ret Ret 6 2 3 2 2 61
5 Norway Petter Solberg 6 Ret 4 Ret 2 Ret 5 3 Ret 6 7 6 5 Ret 5 42
6 Norway Henning Solberg 14 4 3 9 9 5 4 5 5 14 9 10 9 3 16 34
7 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ret Ret 5 7 8 4 9 12 Ret 8 5 7 4 26 3 30
8 Australia Chris Atkinson 4 8 19 5 Ret 7 10 6 4 15 4 8 6 Ret 42 29
9 Belgium François Duval Ret 2 5 Ret 12
Austria Manfred Stohl 10 7 12 6 10 8 7 8 Ret Ret 12 Ret 14 6 Ret 12
11 Czech Republic Jan Kopecký 8 10 8 22 Ret 7 Ret 5 Ret 7 10
Finland Toni Gardemeister 7 6 Ret DSQ 6 7 10
13 Sweden Daniel Carlsson 5 7 6 Ret 9
14 United Kingdom Matthew Wilson 12 Ret 26 8 12 30 12 10 10 9 10 11 Ret 4 7 8
15 Italy Gigi Galli 13 6 7 5
16 Argentina Luís Pérez Companc 15 19 DNS 28 Ret 11 11 23 Ret 5 4
Spain Xavier Pons 25 Ret 16 6 18 Ret 9 8 36 Ret 4
18 United Kingdom Guy Wilks Ret Ret 9 9 10 6 3
Estonia Urmo Aava 28 15 13 14 7 12 8 18 Ret 18 3
20 Argentina Federico Villagra DNS 9 11 32 14 11 13 7 2
21 Finland Juho Hänninen DSQ 17 11 8 Ret Ret 19 23 24 1
Norway Mads Østberg 9 37 Ret Ret 8 1
Japan Katsuhiko Taguchi 8 1
Republic of Ireland Gareth MacHale 11 Ret 13 Ret 8 1
Pos Driver MON
Monaco
SWE
Sweden
NOR
Norway
MEX
Mexico
POR
Portugal
ARG
Argentina
ITA
Italy
GRC
Greece
FIN
Finland
GER
Germany
NZL
New Zealand
ESP
Spain
FRA
France
JPN
Japan
IRL
Republic of Ireland
GBR
United Kingdom
 Pts 
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
White Did not start (DNS)
Blank Withdrew entry before the event (WD)

Manufacturers' championship[edit]

Rank Manufacturer Event Total
points
MON
Monaco
SWE
Sweden
NOR
Norway
MEX
Mexico
POR
Portugal
ARG
Argentina
ITA
Italy
GRC
Greece
FIN
Finland
GER
Germany
NZL
New Zealand
ESP
Spain
FRA
France
JPN
Japan
IRL
Republic of Ireland
GBR
United Kingdom
1 BP Ford World Rally Team 10 16 18 14 9 14 18 15 18 11 16 11 9 10 5 - 194
2 Citroën Total World Rally Team 18 9 1 15 16 13 6 8 6 10 11 18 16 8 18 - 173
3 Stobart VK M-Sport Ford 1 5 10 3 2 9 7 4 4 5 5 2 7 7 9 - 80
4 Subaru World Rally Team 8 2 5 4 8 2 5 9 5 5 7 4 7 2 6 - 79
5 OMV Kronos 2 7 5 3 4 1 3 2 0 8 0 4 0 4 0 - 43
6 Munchi's Ford World Rally Team 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 8 - 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preview: Rally Ireland.". Crash.net. 2007-11-13. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 

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