Sport in Short: Rallying

DIDIER AURIOL, of France, won the 1,000 Lakes rally yesterday to take the lead in the drivers' championship and secure Lancia's sixth consecutive world title.

1,000 LAKES RALLY (Finland): 1 D Auriol (Fr) Lancia HF Integrale 4hr 32min 45sec; 2 J Kankkunen (Fin) Lancia HF Integrale +40sec; 3 M Alen (Fin) Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD +1min 59sec. Selected: 8 C McRae (GB) Subvaru Legacy 4WD Turbo +15:45. World championship standings (after 9 of 14 events): 1 Auriol 102pts; 2 C Sainz (Sp) Toyota 92; 3 Kankkunen 77. 7 McRae 28. Manufacturers championship: 1 Lancia 137pts (champions); 2 Toyota 98; 3 Ford 70.