1996 Granada–Dakar Rally

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1996 Dakar Rally
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1996 Dakar Rally, also known as the 1996 Paris-Dakar Rally, was the 18th running of the Dakar Rally event. It began on 29 December 1995 with a prologue stage in Granada, Spain - the second successive year the event began away from the traditional starting point of Paris - and ended in the Senegalese capital of Dakar on 14 January 1996. Pierre Lartigue won the car class for the third year in succession for Citroen and Edi Orioli won his fourth motorcycle title for Yamaha.[1] Viktor Moskovskikh secured the first trucks class title for the Russian Kamaz marque.

Stages[edit]

Stage Date From To Total
(km)
Stage winners
Bikes Cars
P 29 December Spain Granada 0.3 Spain J. Arcarons Japan K. Shinozuka
1 30 December Spain Granada Spain Malaga 4 Finland K. Tiainen France B. Saby
2 31 December Morocco Nador Morocco Oujda 149 Austria H. Kinigadner Finland A. Vatanen
3 1 January Morocco Oujda Morocco Er-Rachidia 328 France S. Peterhansel Finland A. Vatanen
4 2 January Morocco Er-Rachidia Morocco Fam El Hisn 540 France S. Peterhansel France P. Wambergue
5 3 January Morocco Fam El Hisn Morocco Smara 474 France S. Peterhansel France P. Lartigue
6 4 January Morocco Smara Mauritania Zouerat 603 Italy E. Orioli France J-P. Fontenay
7 5 January Mauritania Zouerat Mauritania Atar 365 France T. Magnaldi Finland A. Vatanen
8 6 January Mauritania Atar Mauritania Zouerat 511 Italy F. Meoni Japan H. Masuoka
7 January Mauritania Zouerat Rest day
9 8 January Mauritania Zouerat Mauritania El Mreiti 629 Spain J. Arcarons France P. Wambergue
10 9 January Mauritania El Mreiti Mauritania Tichit 632 Italy D. Trolli Finland A. Vatanen
11 10 January Mauritania Tichit Mauritania Kiffa 530 Italy E. Orioli France J-P. Fontenay
12 11 January Mauritania Kiffa Mali Kayes 275 Italy D. Trolli France P. Wambergue
13 12 January Mali Kayes Guinea Labe 516 Italy F. Meoni Finland A. Vatanen
14 13 January Guinea Labe Senegal Tambacounda 620 Italy F. Meoni Finland A. Vatanen
15 14 January Senegal Tambacounda Senegal Dakar 20 Spain J. Arcarons Finland A. Vatanen

Final standings[edit]

Motorcycles[edit]

Pos No. Rider Bike Entrant Time
1 3 Italy Edi Orioli Yamaha Yamaha Belgarda-Mobil 1 72:31:03
2 2 Spain Jordi Arcarons KTM Lucky Strike-KTM +1:05:45
3 20 Spain Carlos Sotelo KTM Lucky Strike-KTM +5:48:09
4 12 Netherlands Gerard Jimmink KTM +6:44:53
5 17 France Richard Sainct KTM Gauloises Blondes-KTM +7:35:38
6 29 Italy Guido Maletti Kawasaki Kawasaki Italy +11:18:23
7 65 Spain Oscar Gallardo Cagiva Pelayo Mutua de Seguros +11:33:12
8 134 Italy Massimo Chiesa KTM +12:23:44
9 57 Germany Norbert Schilcher KTM +12:38:08
10 35 France Marcel Pilet KTM AO American Optical +13:34:39

Cars[edit]

Pos No. Driver Co-Driver Car Entrant Time
1 201 France Pierre Lartigue France Michel Perin Citroen Citroen Sport 65:44:38
2 207 France Philippe Wambergue United Kingdom Fred Gallagher Citroen Citroen Sport +1:11:54
3 206 France Jean-Pierre Fontenay France Bruno Musmarra Mitsubishi Sonauto Mitsubishi +1:42:13
4 203 Finland Ari Vatanen France Gilles Picard Citroen Citroen Sport +1:49:53
5 205 Spain Salvador Servia Spain Jaime Puig Citroen Citroen Sport +3:16:45
6 208 Japan Hiroshi Masuoka Germany Andreas Schulz Mitsubishi Sonauto Mitsubishi +6:26:20
7 202 France Bruno Saby France Dominique Serieys Mitsubishi Sonauto Mitsubishi +11:06:06
8 216 Italy Giacomo Vismara Italy Mario Cambiaghi Ssangyong Ssangyong Motor +20:22:40
9 209 France Thierry Delavergne France Luis Arguelles Nissan Team Dessoude +21:17:09
10 212 France Jean-Pierre Strugo France Bruno Catarelli Mitsubishi +23:38:51

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Dakar - RETROSPECTIVE 1979-2007" (PDF). Dakar. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2009-01-07.