2007 Rally GB

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2007 Rally G Bum
63rd Wales Rally of Great Britain
Round 16 of the 2007 World Rally Championship
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Jan Kopecký-2007 Wales Rally GB 002.jpg
Jan Kopecký driving his Škoda Fabia WRC during the rally.
Host country  United Kingdom
Rally base Cardiff, Wales
Dates run November 30 – December 2, 2007
Stages 17 (359.54 km; 223.41 mi)
Stage surface Gravel
Results
Overall winner Finland Mikko Hirvonen
United Kingdom BP Ford World Rally Team
Crews 108 at start, 83 at finish
Commons-logo.svg Picture gallery on Wikimedia Commons

Results of Rally GB (63rd Wales Rally of Great Britain), 16th round of 2007 World Rally Championship, run on November 30 - December 2:

Results[edit]

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
WRC
1. Finland Mikko Hirvonen Finland Jarmo Lehtinen Ford Focus RS WRC 07 3:22:50.9 0.0 10
2. Finland Marcus Grönholm Finland Timo Rautiainen Ford Focus RS WRC 07 3:23:06.1 15.2 8
3. France Sébastien Loeb Monaco Daniel Elena Citroën C4 WRC 3:24:23.9 1:33.0 6
4. Norway Petter Solberg United Kingdom Phil Mills Subaru Impreza WRC2007 3:25:48.2 2:57.3 5
5. Spain Dani Sordo Spain Marc Marti Citroën C4 WRC 3:26:05.2 3:14.3 4
6. United Kingdom Matthew Wilson Republic of Ireland Michael Orr Ford Focus WRC 06 3:30:23.8 7:32.9 3
7. Australia Chris Atkinson Belgium Stéphane Prévot Subaru Impreza WRC2007 3:31:20.4 8:29.5 2
8. Austria Manfred Stohl Austria Ilka Minor Citroën Xsara WRC 3:31:45.5 8:54.6 1
PCWRC
1. (13.) United Kingdom Guy Wilks United Kingdom Phil Pugh Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 3:44:23.7 0.0 10
2. (14.) Finland Juho Hänninen Finland Mikko Markkula Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 3:44:57.9 34.2 8
3. (16.) United Kingdom Mark Higgins United Kingdom Scott Martin Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 3:46:10.2 1:46.5 6
4. (17.) Italy Alessandro Bettega Italy Simone Scattolin Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 3:49:47.3 5:23.6 5
5. (19.) United Kingdom David Higgins United Kingdom Ieuan Thomas Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3:51:32.8 7:09.1 4
6. (21.) San Marino Mirco Baldacci Italy Giovanni Agnese Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3:53:12.8 8:49.1 3
7. (23.) Portugal Armindo Araujo Portugal Migue Ramalhol Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 4:00:58.9 16:35.2 2
8. (23.) Czech Republic Štěpán Vojtěch Czech Republic Michal Ernst Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 4:02:31.4 18:07.7 1

Retirements[edit]

Special Stages[edit]

Leg Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
1
(30 Nov)
SS1 09:53 Port Talbot 1 17.41 km Finland M. Hirvonen 9:15.2 112.9 km/h Finland M. Hirvonen
SS2 10:41 Resolfen 1 25.08 km Finland M. Hirvonen 12:50.6 117.2 km/h
SS3 11:39 Rheola 1 27.91 km Finland M. Hirvonen 15:55.7 105.1 km/h
SS4 14:10 Port Talbot 2 17.41 km Finland M. Hirvonen 9:17.2 112 km/h
SS5 14:58 Resolfen 2 25.08 km France S. Loeb
Finland M. Grönholm
13:20.9 112.7 km/h
SS6 16:23 Rheola 2 27.91 km Finland J. Latvala 16:39.3 100.5 km/h
2
(1 Dec)
SS7 09:38 Crychan 1 19.56 km Finland J. Latvala 10:31.2 111.6 km/h
SS8 10:21 Epynt 1 13.76 km Finland J. Latvala 7:33.2 109.3 km/h
SS9 10:54 Halfway 1 18.37 km Finland J. Latvala 10:28.3 105.3 km/h
SS10 14:47 Crychan 2 19.56 km Finland J. Latvala 10:39.8 110.1 km/h
SS11 15:30 Epynt 2 13.76 km Finland J. Latvala 7:40.1 107.7 km/h
SS12 16:29 Halfway 2 18.37 km Finland J. Latvala 10:39.6 103.4 km/h
SS13 19:00 Cardiff 1.10 km Finland M. Grönholm 1:03.8 62.1 km/h
3
(2 Dec)
SS14 07:46 Brechfa 1 28.89 km Finland J. Latvala
Finland M. Hirvonen
16:14.2 106.8 km/h
SS15 08:33 Trawscoed 1 28.24 km Finland J. Latvala 16:39.7 101.7 km/h
SS16 12:09 Brechfa 2 28.89 km Finland J. Latvala 16:11.6 107.0 km/h
SS17 12:56 Trawscoed 2 28.24 km Finland J. Latvala 16:51.0 100.6 km/h

Final championship standings[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 3 116
2 Finland Marcus Grönholm 3 1 2 2 4 2 1 1 1 4 1 3 2 Ret Ret 2 112
3 Finland Mikko Hirvonen 5 3 1 3 5 3 2 4 2 3 3 4 13 1 4 1 99
4 Spain Dani Sordo 2 12 25 4 3 6 3 24 Ret Ret 6 2 3 2 2 5 65
5 Norway Petter Solberg 6 Ret 4 Ret 2 Ret 5 3 Ret 6 7 6 5 Ret 5 4 47
6 Norway Henning Solberg 14 4 3 9 9 5 4 5 5 13 9 10 9 3 16 15 34
7 Australia Chris Atkinson 4 8 19 5 Ret 7 10 6 4 15 4 8 6 Ret 42 7 31
8 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ret Ret 5 7 8 4 9 12 Ret 8 5 7 4 26 3 10 30
9 Austria Manfred Stohl 10 7 12 6 10 8 7 8 Ret Ret 12 Ret 14 6 Ret 8 13
10 Belgium François Duval Ret 2 5 Ret 12
11 United Kingdom Matthew Wilson 12 Ret 26 8 12 30 12 10 10 9 10 11 Ret 4 7 6 11
12 Czech Republic Jan Kopecký 8 10 8 22 Ret 7 Ret 5 Ret 7 12 10
Finland Toni Gardemeister 7 6 Ret DSQ 6 7 10
14 Sweden Daniel Carlsson 5 7 6 Ret 9
15 Italy Gigi Galli 13 6 7 5
16 Argentina Luís Pérez Companc 15 19 DNS 28 Ret 11 11 23 Ret 5 Ret 4
Spain Xavier Pons 25 Ret 16 6 18 Ret 9 8 36 Ret 9 4
18 United Kingdom Guy Wilks Ret Ret 9 9 10 6 13 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 18 2
21 Finland Juho Hänninen DSQ 17 11 8 Ret Ret 19 23 24 1
Norway Mads Østberg 9 37 Ret Ret 8 11 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 18 212
2 Citroën Total World Rally Team 18 9 1 15 16 13 6 8 6 10 11 18 16 8 18 10 183
3 Subaru World Rally Team 8 2 5 4 8 2 5 9 5 5 7 4 7 2 6 8 87
4 Stobart VK M-Sport Ford 1 5 10 3 2 9 7 4 4 5 5 2 7 7 9 1 81
5 OMV Kronos 2 7 5 3 4 1 3 2 0 8 0 4 0 4 0 2 45
6 Munchi's Ford World Rally Team 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 8 0 14

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