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2011 IRC Rally Islas Canarias - Corte Ingles News

Kopecky heads four-way battle IRC Kopecky heads four-way battle Jan Kopecky’s bid to make it two wins out of two on Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Ingles remains on cours...

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IRC E end - Hänninen wins by 1.5s @ 01:23 PM - Kopecky wins the last stage, but it's not enough, Hänninen wins the rally by 1.5s. 3rd fastest for Wilks means he keeps 5th. And Basso keeps 9th by just 0.4s from Gardemeister! Final results (after SS12)(subject to last road section and scrutineering):
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 1h40m38s1;
2nd= Kopecky/Stary, Skoda, +1s5;
3rd= Neuville/Gilsoul, Peugeot, +8s2;
4th= Loix/Miclotte, Skoda, +16s7;
5th= Wilks/Pugh, Peugeot, +48s3;
6th= Mikkelsen/Floene, Skoda, +55s6;
7th= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, +1m00s6;
8th= Magalhaes/Graves, Peugeot, +1m49s8;
9th= Basso/Dotta, Proton, +2m37s8;
10th= Gardemeister/Suominen, Skoda, +2m38s2

IRC E SS11 - Advantage Hänninen b4 last SS @ 01:03 PM - Leader Hänninen wins penultimate stage, but top3 still within 6.6s. Basso & Gardemeister tied on stage in fight for 9th. Results after SS11:
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 1h32m12s8;
2nd= Kopecky/Stary, Skoda, +3s9;
3rd= Neuville/Gilsoul, Peugeot, +6s6;
4th= Loix/Miclotte, Skoda, +12s5;
5th= Wilks/Pugh, Peugeot, +46s9;
6th= Mikkelsen/Floene, Skoda, +49s9;
7th= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, +57s7;
8th= Magalhaes/Graves, Peugeot, +1m44s3;
9th= Basso/Dotta, Proton, +2m26s2;
10th= Gardemeister/Suominen, Skoda, +2m28s4

IRC E SS10 - 2nd stage and 2nd new leader @ 09:45 AM - Hänninen takes the lead now! Neuville drops 5.6s on this stage and drops from 1st to 3rd, claiming he probably was on the wrong strategy with his SS9 push, as his tyres are completely gone. Wilks passes Mikkelsen, from 7th to 5th in 2 stages. Results after SS10:
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 1h18m23s3;
2nd= Kopecky/Stary, Skoda, +0s1;
3rd= Neuville/Gilsoul, Peugeot, +4s6;
4th= Loix/Miclotte, Skoda, +7s2;
5th= Wilks/Pugh, Peugeot, +39s3;
6th= Mikkelsen/Floene, Skoda, +40s4;
7th= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, +48s5;
8th= Magalhaes/Graves, Peugeot, +1m27s3;
9th= Basso/Dotta, Proton, +2m02s3;
10th= Gardemeister/Suominen, Skoda, +2m04s5

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Unofficial Top 10 Overall Results

1st. J. Hänninen Skoda Fabia (2)
2nd. J. Kopecky Skoda Fabia (2)
3rd. T. Neuville Peugeot 207
4th. F. Loix Skoda Fabia (2)
5th. G. Wilks Peugeot 207
6th. A. Mikkelsen Skoda Fabia (2)
7th. B. Bouffier Peugeot 207
8th. B. Magalhaes Peugeot 207
9th. G. Basso Proton Satria Neo
10th. T. Gardemei.. Skoda Fabia (2)

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Unofficial Top 10 Retirements

#32. Y. Lemes Honda Civic Vti

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Unofficial Top 10 Entries

#1. J. Hänninen Skoda Fabia (2)
#2. G. Basso Proton Satria Neo
#3. A. Mikkelsen Skoda Fabia (2)
#4. P. Andersson Proton Satria Neo
#5. B. Bouffier Peugeot 207
#6. F. Loix Skoda Fabia (2)
#7. G. Wilks Peugeot 207
#8. J. Kopecky Skoda Fabia (2)
#9. T. Gardemei.. Skoda Fabia (2)
#10. T. Neuville Peugeot 207

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