2005 Wales Rally GB
|2005 Wales Rally GB
61st Wales Rally of Great Britain
|Round 12 of the 2005 World Rally Championship
|Rally base||Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom|
|Dates run||September 15, 2005 – September 18, 2005|
|Overall winner|| Petter Solberg (driver)
Phil Mills (co-driver)
Subaru World Rally Team
The 2005 Wales Rally GB (formally known as 61st Wales Rally of Great Britain) was a rallying autosports race held over four days between 15 September and 18 September 2005, and operated out of Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. It was the 12th race of the 2005 World Rally Championship (WRC) season. Contested over 15 stages, Petter Solberg won the race for the Subaru World Rally Team. François Duval finished second for the Citroën World Rally Team, with Sébastien Loeb third in the other Citroën.
This rally saw the death of Markko Märtin's co-driver Michael Park or Team Peugeot Total after Märtin's 307 lost control and traction, causing it to go off-road and crash into a tree at Stage 15 of the rally.
|List of entrants|
|Car No||Driver||Co-driver||Car||Entrant||Group /
|1||Loeb, SébastienSébastien Loeb||Elena, DanielDaniel Elena||Citroën Xsara||Citroën Total WRT||A8||1|
|2||Duval, FrançoisFrançois Duval||Smeets, SvenSven Smeets||Citroën Xsara||Citroën Total WRT||A8||2|
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