Gronholm in control in Finland
- 20th August 2006, 8:04am
Marcus Gronholm takes a handy lead into the final day of Neste Rally Finland after a day of superb driving on his home roads. The Finn is just over one minute ahead of his nearest rival, Sebastien Loeb, with Ford team-mate Mikko Hirvonen in third.
Australian Chris Atkinson again suffered mechancial problems, both gearbox and power steering, and ended the day in 13th place.
Results - end of Leg Two:
1. Gronholm (Ford), 2.23:51
2. Loeb (Citroen), 2.24:59
3. Hirvonen (Ford) 2.25:33
4. H. Solberg (Peugeot) 2.27:28.2
5. G. Galli (Peugeot) 2.28:37.1
6. Tuohino (Citroen) 2.29:29.3
7. Valimaki (Mitsubishi) 2.29:49.8
8. Kopecky (Skoda) 2.32:41.7
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