2000 Monte Carlo Rally

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2000 Monte Carlo Rally
68ème Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo
Round 1 of the 2000 World Rally Championship season
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Host country  Monaco
Rally base Monte Carlo
Dates run 20 – 22 January 2000
Stages 15 (412.81 km; 256.51 mi)
Stage surface Wintery asphalt
Overall distance 1,434.85 km (891.57 mi)
Results
Overall winner Finland Tommi Mäkinen
Finland Risto Mannisenmäki
Japan Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart
Crews 92 at start, 59 at finish

The 68ème Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo was the first round of 2000 FIA World Rally Championship. The event took place between 20 and 22 January 2000. The rally was won by Tommi Mäkinen for second year in a row.

Results[edit]

Event standings[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Co-driver Car Class Total time Difference Points
1 1 Finland Tommi Mäkinen Finland Risto Mannisenmäki Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI A8 4:23:35.8 0.0 10
2 6 Spain Carlos Sainz Spain Luis Moya Ford Focus RS WRC 00 A8 4:25:00.7 1:24.9 6
3 4 Finland Juha Kankkunen Finland Juha Repo Subaru Impreza WRC 99 A8 4:26:57.2 3:21.4 4
4 8 Finland Toni Gardemeister Finland Paavo Lukander SEAT Córdoba WRC Evo2 A8 4:27:20.9 3:45.1 3
5 18 Belgium Bruno Thiry Belgium Stéphane Prévot Toyota Corolla WRC A8 4:28:24.2 4:48.4 2
6 2 Belgium Freddy Loix Belgium Sven Smeets Mitsubishi Carisma GT A8 4:30:39.9 7:04.1 1
7 11 Germany Armin Schwarz Germany Manfred Hiemer Škoda Octavia WRC A8 4:33:24.1 9:48.3 0
8 18 Switzerland Olivier Burri Switzerland Christophe Hofmann Toyota Corolla WRC A8 4:34:17.2 10:41.4 0
9 21 Austria Manfred Stohl Austria Peter Müller Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI N4 4:44:17.6 20:41.8 0
10 12 Spain Luís Climent Spain Álex Romaní Škoda Octavia WRC A8 4:44:25.3 20:49.5 0

Special stages[edit]

Leg Day Stage Clock Stage name Length Stage winner Time Avg. speed Rally leader
1 Thu 20 Jan SS1 12:03 Tourette du Château 24.81 km France Gilles Panizzi 17:58.2 82.8 km/h France Gilles Panizzi
SS2 12:36 St. Pierre 30.63 km Finland Tommi Mäkinen 22:17.7 82.4 km/h United Kingdom Richard Burns
SS3 14:40 Norante 19.75 km United Kingdom Richard Burns 12:49.8 92.4 km/h
SS4 17:28 Selonnet 1 17.94 km Finland Tommi Mäkinen 12:47.6 84.1 km/h Finland Tommi Mäkinen
SS5 18:01 Rochebrune 1 19.70 km Finland Tommi Mäkinen 16:19.8 72.4 km/h
2 Fri 21 Jan SS6 8:38 L'Épine 31.40 km Stage cancelled
SS7 11:11 Ruissas 27.70 km Finland Juha Kankkunen 17:01.6 97.6 km/h
SS8 13:29 Plan de Vitrolles 48.55 km Finland Tommi Mäkinen 31:06.1 93.7 km/h
SS9 16:28 Prunières 34.12 km United Kingdom Colin McRae 20:09.5 101.6 km/h
SS10 17:31 Saint Clement 20.58 km Finland Tommi Mäkinen 13:44.1 89.9 km/h
3 Sat 22 Jan SS11 7:12 Selonnet 2 17.94 km United Kingdom Colin McRae 12:46.1 84.3 km/h
SS12 7:45 Rochebrune 2 19.70 km Finland Tommi Mäkinen 16:16.1 72.7 km/h
SS13 9:25 Sisteron 36.94 km Finland Juha Kankkunen 25:04.0 88.4 km/h
SS14 12:40 Saint Auban 29.17 km Spain Carlos Sainz 19:23.9 90.2 km/h
SS15 15:56 Sospel 33.88 km Spain Carlos Sainz 23:34.2 86.2 km/h

Championship standings after the rally[edit]

Drivers' championship standings
Pos. Driver Points
1 Finland Tommi Mäkinen 10
2 Spain Carlos Sainz 6
3 Finland Juha Kankkunen 4
4 Finland Toni Gardemeister 3
5 Belgium Bruno Thiry 2
Manufacturers' championship standings
Pos. Manufacturer Points
1 Japan Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart 12
2 United Kingdom Ford Motor Co 6
3 Japan Subaru World Rally Team 4
4 Spain SEAT Sport 3
5 Czech Republic Škoda Motorsport 1
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

External links[edit]


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