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Championship status
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Rally Mexico 2008 counts for:

2008 FIA World Rally Championship for Drivers/Co-drivers
2008 FIA World Rally Championship for Manufacturers
2008 FIA Junior World Championship (for drivers)

Facts
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 442nd WRC rally 
 Round of season: 3 of 15 
 Official name: Corona Rally Mexico 
 Edition: 22nd 
 Date: from Friday 29-Feb-2008 to Sunday 2-Mar-2008 
 Rally HQ: Leon, Guanajuato; Mexico 
 Clerk of the Course: Jaime del Palacio 
 Surface: Gravel 
 
 Entries: 42  
 Starters: 40  
 Finishers: 28 (70.0% of starters) 
 
 Stages: 20 
 Shortest: 2.21km(SS7 Super Special 1)
 Longest: 29.90km(SS12 Ibarrilla 2)
 Slowest: 76.18km/h(SS10 Duarte 1)
 Fastest: 105.06km/h(SS19 Comanjilla)
 Planned stage distance: 353.75km(43.8% of total distance)
 Actual stage distance: 331.45km(41.0% of total distance)
 Road section distance: 477.08km
 Total distance: 808.53km
Milestones
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 DRIVERS - PODIUM FINISHERS 
    Win was 38th win and 62nd podium for Sebastien Loeb.
 Second place was 3rd podium for Christopher Atkinson. 
 Third place was 3rd podium for Jari-Matti Latvala. 
 MAKES - PODIUM FINISHERS 
    Win was 44th win and 104th podium for Citroen.
    Second place was 124th podium for Subaru.
    Third place was 238th podium for Ford.
Sebastien Loeb
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Loeb drove a tactically masterful rally - he let Latvala to keep his early lead, avoiding sweeping the road for second day and easing into eventual victory. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Chris Atkinson
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Atkinson's faultless and fast drive netted him a fine second place (which was best possible with a car that had never won). Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Related links
Swedish Rally 2008
Rally Argentina 2008
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