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Inmarsat Stars of season 2003
 Event Winner Rationale Charity 
 Monte Carlo Sebastien Loeb 
Citroen driver 
Superior driver performance in difficult conditions Fondation Anne Chelier (campaigns for road traffic safety and assists the victims of road traffic accidents) 
 Sweden Tommi Makinen 
Subaru driver 
Good driver performance after long low-season JYRA (paralysis sports group) 
 Turkey Stephane Prevot 
Duval's co-driver 
Great comeback performance: first time in Turkey, first time co-driving for Duval, first time in WRC in four years, yet finished 3rd overall Unicef 
 New Zealand Christian Loriaux 
Ford chief engineer 
Raising the bar in car design with new Focus '03 WRC (Loriaux dedicated his award for all Ford team) Down's Syndrome charity 
 Argentina Marcus Gronholm 
Peugeot driver 
Monumental fight-back to win after setback in Day 1 Inga Indrottsforening charity (his hometown sports association) 
 Acropolis Markko Martin 
Ford driver 
Markko scored his maiden win despite difficulties Tartu lastefond (estonian childrens' hospital) 
 Cyprus Emilie le Fur 
Rovanpera's engineer 
Determination to keep Rovanpera's 206WRC running despite problems team faced Association Enfance et Vie (Childhood and Life) 
 Deutschland Markko Martin 
Ford driver 
Superior driver performance (Markko dedicated his win to his gravel crew) Cancer charity 
 Finland Petter Solberg 
Subaru driver 
Fantastic last-day charge to 2nd overall The Centre for Premature Babies, Fredrikstad Hospital 
 Australia Toni Gardemeister 
Skoda driver 
Skill and bravery to finish the rally with one hand in cast Ice hockey club helping young children overcome drug addiction 
 San Remo Carlos Sainz 
Citroen driver 
Finished 4th overall despite recuperating from operation performed only days before rally Sabera Foundation (helps homeless girls in Calcutta) 
 Corsica Subaru mechanics 
Determination to rebuild Petter's car which was severely damaged in shakedown accident. Petter eventually went on to win the event against all odds. Education fund for children of Mark Lovell and Roger Freeman (Subaru USA crew who died earlier this year in rally accident) 
 Catalunya Gilles Panizzi 
Peugeot driver 
On his last official drive for Peugeot, final stage charge brought much needed win for the team Gilles' team of mechanics 
 Great Britain Tommi Makinen 
Subaru driver 
Good performance while on his last event and supporting Petter's championship ambitions. Unknown 
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