Sporting Digest: Rallying

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RALLY OF NEW ZEALAND (Rotorua) Leading final positions: 1 C McRae (GB) Subaru Impreza 5hr 39min 56sec; 2 J Kankkunen (Fin) Toyota Celica 5:42:10; 3 A Schwarz (Ger) Mitsubishi Lancer 5:45:27; 4 K Eriksson (Swe) Mitsubishi Lancer 5:49:38, 5 D Auriol (Fr) Toyota Celica 5:51:52; 6 J McAndrew (NZ) Subaru Legacy 5:59:40; 7 Y Fujimoto (Japan) Toyota Celica 6:05:11; 8 B Stokes (NZ) Ford Escort Cosworth 6:06:05; 9 E Ordynski (Aus) Mitsubishi Lancer 6:08:50; 10 K Inoue (Japan) Mitsubishi Lancer 6:11:55. World drivers' championship standings: 1 Auriol 75pts; 2 Kankkunen, C Sainz (Sp, Subaru) 72; 4 Schwarz 31; 5 M Biasion (It, Ford) 30; 6 B Thiry (Bel, Ford) 22; 7 McRae 21; 8 F Delecour (Fr, Ford), I Duncan (Ken, Toyota), 20; 10 Eriksson 18. World manufacturers' championship: 1 Toyota 128ps; 2 Subaru 115; 3 Ford 68; 4 Mitsubishi 41.

STENA SEALINK ULSTER RALLY (Mobil 1/Top Gear British Rally Championship): 1 M Wilson and B Thomas (Cockermouth) Ford Escort 2hr 44min 43sec; 2 S Finlay and C Roy (Ballygawley) Ford Escort 2:46.30; 3 K McKinstry and R Philpott (Banbridge) Subaru Legacy 2:49.24; 4 T Makinen and S Harjanne (Fin) Nissan Sunny 2:53.43; 5 M Rowe and C Wood (IoM) Ford Escort 2:55.29; 6 J Cullen and E Morgan (Letterkenny) Ford Escort 2:56.57. Standings (after four rounds): 1 Finlay 94pts; 2 Wilson 82; 3 Rowe 61.

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