NOV 00] PEUGEOT NEWS
Peugeot Rallies To Double Victory
Sport is celebrating a double victory after only their first
full year in rally car racing with the 206.
GRONHOLM EN ROUTE TO TAKING THE TITLE
only did the team achieve its aim of winning the
manufacturers’ title, but also clinched the drivers’
championship thanks to Marcus Gronholm.
into last week’s rally of Great Britain he and co-driver Timo
Rautiainen only needed to finish in the top five to secure
32-year-old battled through tricky conditions to finish second
in the event and push Richard Burns out of contention for the
Didlick of Peugeot said:
Sport’s declared objective at the beginning of the season
was to win the manufacturers’ title. To win this and the
drivers’ championship in the first full year is a fantastic
achievement for the whole team."
are now being arrange to prepare the car during the short break
before next season starts with the Monte Carlo Rally in