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Championship status
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Rally New Zealand 2006 counts for:

2006 FIA World Rally Championship for Drivers/Co-drivers
2006 FIA World Rally Championship for Manufacturers
2006 FIA Production Car World Championship (for drivers)

Facts
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 422nd WRC rally 
 Round of season: 15 of 16 
 Official name: Rally of New Zealand 
 Edition: 36th 
 Date: from Friday 17-Nov-2006 to Sunday 19-Nov-2006 
 Rally HQ: Hamilton, North Island; New Zealand 
 Clerk of the Course: Willard Martin 
 Surface: Gravel 
 
 Entries: 47  
 Starters: 44  
 Finishers: 37 (84.1% of starters) 
 
 Stages: 17 
 Shortest: 3.14km(SS5 Mystery Creek Super Special 1)
 Longest: 43.88km(SS4 Te Koraha 2)
 Slowest: 62.87km/h(SS5 Mystery Creek Super Special 1)
 Fastest: 110.73km/h(SS15 Maungatawhiri 2)
 Planned stage distance: 354.21km(26.2% of total distance)
 Actual stage distance: 354.21km(26.2% of total distance)
 Road section distance: 1,000.05km
 Total distance: 1,354.26km
Milestones
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 DRIVERS - PODIUM FINISHERS 
    Win was 24th win and 48th podium for Marcus Gronholm.
 Second place was 9th podium for Mikko Hirvonen. 
 Third place was 5th podium for Manfred Stohl. 
 MAKES - PODIUM FINISHERS 
    Win was 55th win and 1-2 win were 206th to 207th podiums for Ford.
    Third place was 132nd podium for Peugeot.
Gronholm
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Gronholm led home Ford's 1-2. A result which made sure of long-sought manufacturer's title for Ford, their first since 1979. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Xavier Pons
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Xavier Pons improved his pace towards the end and despite missing out the podium, bested his team-mate and won two stages. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Related links
Rally Australia 2006
Wales Rally GB 2006
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