Rallying: Kenneth Eriksson wins Swedish Rally

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The Independent Online
Britain's Colin McRae had to settle for fourth place as Kenneth Eriksson swept to victory on home soil in the Swedish Rally yesterday. McRae's challenge ended when he twice spun his Subaru.

SWEDISH RALLY (Karlstad): Final positions: 1 K Eriksson (Swe) Subaru 3hr 51min 49sec, 2 C Sainz (Sp) Ford +16sec, 3 T Makinen (Fin) Mitsubishi +26, 4 C McRae (GB) Subaru +31, 5 T Radstrom (Swe) Toyota +2min 58sec, 6 A Schwarz (Ger) Ford +3:56, 7 M Jansson (Swe) Toyota +3:58, 8 M Gronholm (Fin) Toyota +4:15, 9 M Jonsson (Swe) Ford +5:13, 10 S Blomqvist (Swe) Ford +6:46. World Championship standings (after two rounds) 1 Sainz 12pts, 2= P Liatti (It) and Eriksson 10, 4 Makinen 8, 5 Schwarz 4, 6 McRae 3.