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Championship status
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Rally of Turkey 2006 counts for:

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

Facts
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 420th WRC rally 
 Round of season: 13 of 16 
 Official name: Rally of Turkey 
 Edition: 4th 
 Date: from Friday 13-Oct-2006 to Sunday 15-Oct-2006 
 Rally HQ: Kemer, Antalya; Turkey 
 Clerk of the Course: Simo Lampinen 
 Surface: Gravel 
 
 Entries: 80  
 Starters: 67  
 Finishers: 51 (76.1% of starters) 
 
 Stages: 19 
 Shortest: 5.20km(SS9 Akdeniz University SSS 1)
 Longest: 29.28km(SS15 Phaselis 2)
 Slowest: 69.11km/h(SS7 Tekirova 1)
 Fastest: 85.15km/h(SS12 Kemer 2)
 Planned stage distance: 337.79km(30.2% of total distance)
 Actual stage distance: 268.78km(24.0% of total distance)
 Road section distance: 850.84km
 Total distance: 1,119.62km
Milestones
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 DRIVERS - PODIUM FINISHERS 
    Win was 23rd win and 47th podium for Marcus Gronholm.
 Second place was 7th podium for Mikko Hirvonen. 
 Third place was 1st podium for Henning Solberg. 
 MAKES - PODIUM FINISHERS 
    Win was 53rd win and 1-2 win were 203rd to 204th podiums for Ford.
    Third place was 130th podium for Peugeot.
Marcus Gronholm
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In Loeb's absence Marcus scored an easy win - even though Petter Solberg rose to a brief challenge in second leg. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Henning Solberg
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Henning Solberg's first podium came in a rally where Katajamaki also scored his career best finish and both Hirvonen and Pons equalled their career bests. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
McRae is Back
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McRae is Back! Kronos drafted Colin as a stand-in for injured Loeb. Even though it was all smiles at the start, event was anything but favourable for him. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Related links
Cyprus Rally 2006
Rally Australia 2006
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