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1996 World Rally Championship season

1996 World Rally Championship season
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The 1996 World Rally Championship season was the 24th season of the FIA World Rally Championship. The season consisted of 9 rallies. The drivers' world championship was won by Tommi Mäkinen in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 3, ahead of Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz. The manufacturers' title was won by Subaru.

Calendar

Round Dates Race
1 9–11 February 23x15px Swedish Rally
2 5–7 April Template:Country data Kenya Safari Rally
3 10–12 May Template:Country data Indonesia Rally Indonesia
4 2–4 June 23x15px Acropolis Rally
5 4–6 July 23x15px Rally Argentina
6 23–26 August 23x15px 1000 Lakes Rally
7 13–16 September 23x15px Rally Australia
8 13–16 October 23x15px Rally Sanremo
9 4–6 November 23x15px Rally Catalunya

Teams and drivers

Team Constructor Car Tyre No Drivers Rounds
Template:Country data JPN 555 Subaru World Rally Team Subaru Impreza 555 P 1 23x15px Colin McRae All
2 23x15px Kenneth Eriksson All
3 23x15px Didier Auriol 1
23x15px Piero Liatti 2–9
10 23x15px Piero Liatti 1
23x15px Ford Motor Company Ford Escort RS Cosworth M 4 23x15px Carlos Sainz All
5 23x15px François Delecour 1
23x15px Stig Blomqvist 2
23x15px Gwyndaf Evans 3
23x15px Bruno Thiry 4–9
6 23x15px Stig Blomqvist 1
Template:Country data Indonesia Dandy Rukmana 3
11 23x15px Jarmo Kytölehto 6, 8–9
14 23x15px Ari Vatanen 1
16 23x15px Ari Mokkonen 5
Template:Country data JPN Team Mitsubishi Ralliart Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 3 M 7 23x15px Tommi Mäkinen All
8 23x15px Kenneth Bäcklund 1
Template:Country data Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka 2
23x15px Richard Burns 3, 5, 7, 9
23x15px Uwe Nittel 4
23x15px Lasse Lampi 6
23x15px Didier Auriol 8
9 23x15px Uwe Nittel 1, 5, 8
Template:Country data Japan Yoshihiro Kataoka 3
23x15px Pascal Smets 4
23x15px Jouko Puhakka 6
23x15px Ed Ordynski 7
18 23x15px Uwe Nittel 4, 6–7, 9
29 Template:Country data Japan Yoshihiro Kataoka 7
41 23x15px Pascal Smets 8
Template:Country data JPN Toyota Castrol Team Toyota Celica GT-Four ST205 M 10 23x15px Thomas Rådström 1, 4, 6, 9
Template:Country data Kenya Ian Duncan 2
11 23x15px Juha Kankkunen 1, 3, 6
12 23x15px Neal Bates 7
15 23x15px Tomas Jansson 1
16 23x15px Freddy Loix 4, 8–9
23x15px Marcus Grönholm 6
27 Template:Country data Indonesia Reza Pribadi 3
42 23x15px Teppo Leino 6

Results and standings

Drivers' championship

Pos Driver SWE
23x15px
KEN
Template:Country data Kenya
INA
Template:Country data Indonesia
GRC
23x15px
ARG
23x15px
FIN
23x15px
AUS
23x15px
ITA
23x15px
ESP
23x15px
 Pts 
1 23x15px Tommi Mäkinen 1 1 Ret 2 1 1 1 Ret 5 123
2 23x15px Colin McRae 3 4 Ret 1 Ret Ret 4 1 1 92
3 23x15px Carlos Sainz 2 Ret 1 3 2 Ret 3 2 Ret 89
4 23x15px Kenneth Eriksson 5 2 Ret 5 3 5 2 5 7 78
5 23x15px Piero Liatti 12 5 2 4 7 DNS 7 Ret 2 56
6 23x15px Bruno Thiry 6 5 11 6 3 3 44
7 23x15px Juha Kankkunen 4 3 2 37
8 23x15px Freddy Loix 7 4 4 24
9 23x15px Richard Burns Ret 4 5 Ret 18
10 23x15px Marcus Grönholm 7 4 14
11 23x15px Gilberto Pianezzola 8 6 7 13
12= Template:Country data Kenya Ian Duncan 3 12
12= 23x15px Jarmo Kytölehto 3 Ret Ret 12
14 Template:Country data Japan Yoshio Fujimoto 4 9 12
15 23x15px Thomas Rådström 6 Ret 6 Ret 12
16 23x15px Patrick Bernardini 9 9 10 6 11
17 Template:Country data Indonesia Reza Pribadi 5 8
18 23x15px Stig Blomqvist 8 7 Ret 7
19 23x15px Rui Madeira Ret 8 9 Ret 9 7
20= Template:Country data Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka 6 6
20= Template:Country data Hong Kong Michael Lieu 6 Ret 6
20= 23x15px Franco Cunico 6 6
23= Template:Country data Japan Shigeyuki Konishi 7 25 4
23= 23x15px Sebastian Lindholm Ret 7 4
25 23x15px Didier Auriol 10 8 4
26 23x15px Angelo Medeghini Ret 12 10 9 10 4
27= Template:Country data Japan Hideaki Miyoshi 8 29 3
27= Template:Country data Indonesia Irvan Gading 8 3
27= 23x15px Lasse Lampi 8 3
27= 23x15px Peter 'Possum' Bourne 8 3
27= 23x15px Oriol Gómez 8 3
32= 23x15px Tomas Jansson 9 2
32= Template:Country data Kenya Patrick Njiru 9 2
32= Template:Country data Indonesia Chandra Alim 9 2
35= Template:Country data Kenya Jonathan Toroitich 10 1
35= Template:Country data Indonesia Bambang Hartono 10 1
35= 23x15px Jean-Pierre Richelmi 10 1
35= 23x15px Uwe Nittel 16 14 10 16 DSQ Ret 16 1
35= 23x15px Ed Ordynski 10 1
Pos Driver SWE
23x15px
KEN
Template:Country data Kenya
INA
Template:Country data Indonesia
GRC
23x15px
ARG
23x15px
FIN
23x15px
AUS
23x15px
ITA
23x15px
ESP
23x15px
 Pts 
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
White Did not start (DNS)
Blank Withdrew entry before the event (WD)

Manufacturers' championship

Pos. Manufacturer No. SWE
23x15px
KEN
Template:Country data KEN
INA
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Indonesia
GRE
23x15px
ARG
23x15px
FIN
23x15px
AUS
23x15px
ITA
23x15px
ESP
23x15px
Points
1 Template:Country data JPN 555 Subaru World Rally Team 1 3 4 Ret 1 Ret Ret 4 1 1 401
2 5 2 Ret 5 3 5 2 5 7
3 10 5 2 4 7 7 Ret 2
2 Template:Country data JPN Team Mitsubishi Ralliart 7 1 1 Ret 2 1 1 1 Ret 5 322
8 14 6 Ret 14 4 8 5 8 Ret
9 Ret 10 Ret 10 Ret
3 23x15px Ford Motor Co 4 2 Ret 1 3 2 Ret 3 2 Ret 299
5 11 7 Ret 6 5 11 6 3 3
6 8 Ret
Pos. Manufacturer No. SWE
23x15px
KEN
Template:Country data KEN
INA
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Indonesia
GRE
23x15px
ARG
23x15px
FIN
23x15px
AUS
23x15px
ITA
23x15px
ESP
23x15px
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
White Did not start (DNS)
Blank Withdrew entry before the event (WD)

Events

1996 World Rally Championship event map
800px
Black = Tarmac Brown = Gravel Blue = Snow/Ice Red = Mixed Surface
Rally Name Start-End Date Podium Drivers
(Finishing Time)
Podium Cars
45th International Swedish Rally 9–11 February
  1. 23x15px Tommi Mäkinen (4h:37m:10s)
  2. 23x15px Carlos Sainz (4h:37m:33s)
  3. 23x15px Colin McRae (4h:38m:15s)
  1. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III
  2. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  3. Subaru Impreza 555
44th Safari Rally Kenya 5–7 April
  1. 23x15px Tommi Mäkinen (12h:41m:24s)
  2. 23x15px Kenneth Eriksson (12h:55m:40s)
  3. Template:Country data Kenya Ian Duncan (13h:23m:24s)
  1. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III
  2. Subaru Impreza 555
  3. Toyota Celica GT-Four ST205
21st Bank Utama Rally Indonesia 10–12 May
  1. 23x15px Carlos Sainz (5h:30m:00s)
  2. 23x15px Piero Liatti (5h:30m:23s)
  3. 23x15px Juha Kankkunen (5h:31m:02s)
  1. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  2. Subaru Impreza 555
  3. Toyota Celica GT-Four ST205
43rd Acropolis Rally of Greece 2–4 June
  1. 23x15px Colin McRae (5h:33m:12s)
  2. 23x15px Tommi Mäkinen (5h:34m:02s)
  3. 23x15px Carlos Sainz (5h:36m:33s)
  1. Subaru Impreza 555
  2. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III
  3. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
16º Rally Argentina 4–6 July
  1. 23x15px Tommi Mäkinen (5h:48m:42s)
  2. 23x15px Carlos Sainz (5h:50m:17s)
  3. 23x15px Kenneth Eriksson (5h:53m:21s)
  1. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III
  2. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  3. Subaru Impreza 555
46th Neste 1000 Lakes Rally 23–26 August
  1. 23x15px Tommi Mäkinen (4h:04m:13s)
  2. 23x15px Juha Kankkunen (4h:04m:59s)
  3. 23x15px Jarmo Kytölehto (4h:06m:50s)
  1. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III
  2. Toyota Celica GT-Four ST205
  3. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
9th API Rally Australia 13–16 September
  1. 23x15px Tommi Mäkinen (4h:08m:50s)
  2. 23x15px Kenneth Eriksson (4h:10m:07s)
  3. 23x15px Carlos Sainz (4h:10m:11s)
  1. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III
  2. Subaru Impreza 555
  3. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
38º Rallye Sanremo - Rallye d'Italia 13–16 October
  1. 23x15px Colin McRae (4h:26m:57s)
  2. 23x15px Carlos Sainz (4h:27m:19s)
  3. 23x15px Bruno Thiry (4h:29m:06s)
  1. Subaru Impreza 555
  2. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
  3. Ford Escort RS Cosworth
32º Rallye Catalunya-Costa Brava (Rallye de España) 4–6 November
  1. 23x15px Colin McRae (4h:14m:20s)
  2. 23x15px Piero Liatti (4h:14m:27s)
  3. 23x15px Bruno Thiry (4h:15m:38s)
  1. Subaru Impreza 555
  2. Subaru Impreza 555
  3. Ford Escort RS Cosworth

FIA 2 Litre World Cup For Manufacturers

Pos Manufacturer R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 Pts
1 SEAT (25) 60 (13) 36 46 47 46 39 274
2 Renault 36 39 53 64 - - 48 25 265
3 Skoda 39 44 - 46 35 60 (16) 40 264
4 Peugeot 46 9 54 - 9 - 40 10 168
5 General Motors Europe 43 31 11 - - - 18 - 103
6 Suzuki - - - 16 36 - - - 52
= Hyundai - - - - 21 31 - - 52
8 Daihatsu - - - - 15 35 - - 50
9 Honda 9 6 - - 8 - - 20 43
10 Nissan - - - - - - - 42 42
11 Kia - - - - - 32 - - 32
= Toyota - 1 - - 31 - - - 32
13 Renault Argentina - - - 28 - - - - 28
14 Citroën 20 - - - - - 7 - 27
15 Daewoo - - - 26 - - - - 26
16 Toyota Australia - - - - - 21 - - 21
17 Volkswagen - - 3 - - - - 15 18
18 Ford - - - - - - 15 - 15
19 Mitsubishi - - - - 14 - - - 14
20 Fiat 10 - - - - - - - 10

() Denotes dropped score

See also