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Championship status
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Rally of Turkey 2008 counts for:

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

Facts
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 447th WRC rally 
 Round of season: 8 of 15 
 Official name: Rally of Turkey 
 Edition: 5th 
 Date: from Thursday 12-Jun-2008 to Sunday 15-Jun-2008 
 Rally HQ: Kemer, Antalya; Turkey 
 Clerk of the Course: Metin Ceker 
 Surface: Gravel 
 
 Entries: 76  
 Starters: 60  
 Finishers: 37 (61.7% of starters) 
 
 Stages: 19 
 Shortest: 2.60km(SS1 Antalya SSS 1)
 Longest: 31.03km(SS19 Olympos 2)
 Slowest: 68.71km/h(SS3 Myra 1)
 Fastest: 85.65km/h(SS5 Perge 2)
 Planned stage distance: 360.12km(28.5% of total distance)
 Actual stage distance: 360.12km(28.5% of total distance)
 Road section distance: 903.62km
 Total distance: 1,263.74km
Milestones
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 DRIVERS - PODIUM FINISHERS 
    Win was 6th win and 25th podium for Mikko Hirvonen.
 Second place was 5th podium for Jari-Matti Latvala. 
 Third place was 66th podium for Sebastien Loeb. 
 MAKES - PODIUM FINISHERS 
    Win was 67th win and 1-2 win were 243rd to 244th podiums for Ford.
    Third place was 110th podium for Citroen.
Mikko Hirvonen
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Hirvonen and Latvala scored 1-2 and 100th consecutive points finish for Ford, helped by controversial tactical maneuvers in Friday evening. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Urmo Aava
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Building on his speed in Acropolis, Urmo Aava was again very fast but not very lucky. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Andreas Aigner
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Already third PWRC win in 2008 for Andreas Aigner - title looks very much to be his at season mid-point. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Related links
Acropolis 2008
Rally Finland 2008
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