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The CYPRUS RALLY is a rallying competition held yearly in Cyprus since 1970. The event is run by the Cyprus
Cyprus
Automobile Association and is based in the city of Limassol
Limassol
(Lemesos). It is run on the winding roads of the nearby mountains of Troödos . It was part of the FIA 's World Rally Championship
World Rally Championship
(WRC) from 2000 to 2006 . In 2007 and 2008 the event was part of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC). The Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally rejoined the WRC in 2009 , taking advantage of the new regulations to become the only mixed surface event.

Between 2010 and 2012 , the event was the final round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge
Intercontinental Rally Challenge
(IRC), as well as the penultimate round of the MERC (except in 2011, when it was separately held in July), including in 2013.

EDITIONS

RALLY NAME STAGES PODIUM FINISHERS

RANK Driver Co-driver CAR TIME

1983 European Rally Championship Cf. 4 1 Jimmy McRae
Jimmy McRae
Ian Grindrod Opel Manta
Opel Manta
400

1984 European Rally Championship Cf. 4 1 John Buffum Fred Gallagher Audi Quattro
Audi Quattro

1985 European Rally Championship Cf. 4 1 Mauro Pregliasco Daniele Cianci Lancia 037
Lancia 037
Rally

1986 European Rally Championship Cf. 4 1 Patrick Snijers Dany Colebunders Lancia 037
Lancia 037
Rally

1987 European Rally Championship Cf. 4 1 David Llewellin
David Llewellin
Phil Short Audi Coupé Quattro

1988 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Björn Waldegård
Björn Waldegård
Fred Gallagher Toyota Celica GT-Four
Toyota Celica GT-Four
ST165

1989 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Yves Loubet Jean-Marc Andrié Lancia Delta Integrale

1990 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Dimi Mavropoulos Nikos Antoniades Audi Coupé Quattro

1991 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Antonis Ieropoulos Michael Michalakis Mitsubishi Galant VR-4

1992 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Alex Fiorio Vittorio Brambilla Lancia Delta HF Integrale

1993 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Alex Fiorio Vittorio Brambilla Lancia Delta HF Integrale

1994 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Alex Fiorio Vittorio Brambilla Lancia Delta HF Integrale

1995 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 "Bagheera" Naji Stephan Lancia Delta HF Integrale

1996 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Armin Schwarz Denis Giraudet Toyota Celica GT-Four
Toyota Celica GT-Four
ST205

1997 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Krzysztof Hołowczyc Maciej Wisławski Subaru Impreza 555

1998 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Andrea Navarra Alessandra Materazzetti Subaru Impreza WRX
Subaru Impreza WRX

1999 European Rally Championship Cf. 20 1 Jean-Pierre Richelmi Stéphane Prévot Subaru Impreza WRC
Subaru Impreza WRC

Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 2000 September 8–10, 2000 Round 10 of the 2000 WRC season 23 stages 348.41 km 1 Carlos Sainz
Carlos Sainz
Luís Moya
Luís Moya
Ford Focus RS WRC
Ford Focus RS WRC
00 5:26:04.9

2 Colin McRae
Colin McRae
Nicky Grist Ford Focus RS WRC
Ford Focus RS WRC
00 5:26:42.2

3 François Delecour
François Delecour
Daniel Grataloup Peugeot 206 WRC
Peugeot 206 WRC
5:27:35.7

Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 2001 June 1–3, 2001 Round 6 of the 2001 WRC season 21 stages 341.4 km 1 Colin McRae
Colin McRae
Nicky Grist Ford Focus RS WRC
Ford Focus RS WRC
01 5:07:32.7

2 Richard Burns
Richard Burns
Robert Reid Subaru Impreza WRC
Subaru Impreza WRC
2001 5:07:49.1

3 Carlos Sainz
Carlos Sainz
Luís Moya
Luís Moya
Ford Focus RS WRC
Ford Focus RS WRC
01 5:07:59.2

31st Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally April 19–21, 2002 Round 5 of the 2002 WRC season 20 stages 324.17 km 1 Marcus Grönholm Timo Rautiainen Peugeot 206 WRC
Peugeot 206 WRC
4:21:25.7

2 Richard Burns
Richard Burns
Robert Reid Peugeot 206 WRC
Peugeot 206 WRC
4:22:22.5

3 Tommi Mäkinen Risto Mannisenmäki Subaru Impreza WRC
Subaru Impreza WRC
2002 4:22:24.7

Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 2003 June 20–22, 2003 Round 7 of the 2003 WRC season 18 stages 341.05 km 1 Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg
Phil Mills
Phil Mills
Subaru Impreza WRC
Subaru Impreza WRC
2003 5:09:12.6

2 Harri Rovanperä
Harri Rovanperä
Risto Pietiläinen Peugeot 206 WRC
Peugeot 206 WRC
5:13:26.6

3 Sébastien Loeb
Sébastien Loeb
Daniel Elena Citroën Xsara WRC
Citroën Xsara WRC
5:13:29.4

Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 2004 May 13–16, 2004 Round 5 of the 2004 WRC season 18 stages 326.68 km 1 Sébastien Loeb
Sébastien Loeb
Daniel Elena Citroën Xsara WRC
Citroën Xsara WRC
4:59:38.5

2 Markko Märtin
Markko Märtin
Michael Park Ford Focus RS WRC
Ford Focus RS WRC
04 4:59:53.6

3 Carlos Sainz
Carlos Sainz
Marc Martí Citroën Xsara WRC
Citroën Xsara WRC
5:02:02.5

Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 2005 May 13–15, 2005 Round 6 of the 2005 WRC season 18 stages 326.68 km 1 Sébastien Loeb
Sébastien Loeb
Daniel Elena Citroën Xsara WRC
Citroën Xsara WRC
5:02:29.4

2 Manfred Stohl
Manfred Stohl
Ilka Minor Citroën Xsara WRC
Citroën Xsara WRC
5:06:38.9

3 Markko Märtin
Markko Märtin
Michael Park Peugeot 307 WRC 5:07:11.3

Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 2006 September 22–24, 2006 Round 12 of the 2006 WRC season 23 stages 331.34 km 1 Sébastien Loeb
Sébastien Loeb
Daniel Elena Citroën Xsara WRC
Citroën Xsara WRC
4:40:50.4

2 Marcus Grönholm Timo Rautiainen Ford Focus RS WRC
Ford Focus RS WRC
06 4:41:11.6

3 Mikko Hirvonen
Mikko Hirvonen
Jarmo Lehtinen
Jarmo Lehtinen
Ford Focus RS WRC
Ford Focus RS WRC
06 4:46:06.5

Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 2007 October 12–14, 2007 Part of the 2007 FIA MERC 9 stages 1 Charalambos Timotheou Pambos Laos Mitsubishi Lancer Evo. IX Gr. N 3:04:11.1

2 Nasser Al-Attiyah Chris Patterson Subaru Impreza N12 Gr. N 3:05:29.8

3 Dimitris Papasavvas Vangelis Xenofontos Subaru Impreza N12 Gr. N 3:11:07.0

Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 2008 May 16–18, 2008 Part of the 2008 FIA MERC 8 stages 1 Nicos Thomas Spyros "Chips" Georgiou Mitsubishi Lancer Evo. IX Gr. N 4:04:46.5

2 Savvas Savva Pambos Laos Mitsubishi Lancer Evo. VIII Gr. N 4:05:12.7

3 Nasser Al-Attiyah Chris Patterson Subaru Impreza N12 Gr. N 4:08:09.9

2009 Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally March 13–15, 2009 Part of the 2009 WRC season 14 stages 1 Sébastien Loeb
Sébastien Loeb
Daniel Elena Citroën C4 WRC
Citroën C4 WRC
4:50:34

2 Mikko Hirvonen
Mikko Hirvonen
Jarmo Lehtinen
Jarmo Lehtinen
Ford Focus RS WRC
Ford Focus RS WRC
08 4:51:01.9

3 Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg
Phil Mills
Phil Mills
Citroën Xsara WRC
Citroën Xsara WRC
4:52:24.1

2010 Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally November 4–6, 2010 Part of the 2010 IRC season and 2010 MERC season 14 stages 1 Nasser Al-Attiyah Giovanni Bernacchini Ford Fiesta S2000 3:11:53.5

2 Roger Feghali Joseph Matar Škoda Fabia S2000 3:12:24.2

3 Martin Prokop
Martin Prokop
Jan Tománek Ford Fiesta S2000 3:16:35.5

2011 Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally November 3–5, 2011 Part of the 2011 IRC season 11 stages 1 Andreas Mikkelsen
Andreas Mikkelsen
Ola Fløene Škoda Fabia S2000 2:25:18.5

2 Jan Kopecký Pavel Dresler Škoda Fabia S2000 2:26:59.0

3 Patrik Sandell Staffan Parmander Škoda Fabia S2000 2:28:13.3

2012 Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally November 2–4, 2012 Part of the 2012 IRC season and 2012 MERC season 13 stages 1 Nasser Al-Attiyah Giovanni Bernacchini Ford Fiesta RRC
Ford Fiesta RRC
3:16:25.2

2 Andreas Mikkelsen
Andreas Mikkelsen
Ola Fløene Škoda Fabia S2000 3:20:00.5

3 Toshihiro Arai Dale Moscatt Subaru Impreza STi R4 3:26:32.3

2013 Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally October 9–10, 2013 Part of the 2013 MERC season 13 stages 1 Nasser Al-Attiyah Giovanni Bernacchini Ford Fiesta RRC
Ford Fiesta RRC
2:35:17.6

2 Khalid Al-Qassimi Martin Scott Citroën DS3 RRC 2:38:09.4

3 Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari Duffy Killian Ford Fiesta RRC
Ford Fiesta RRC
2:38:14.1

2014 Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 19–21 September Part of the 2014 ERC season and 2014 MERC season 1 Yazeed Al Rajihi Ford Fiesta RRC
Ford Fiesta RRC
3:04:14.4

2 Kajetan Kajetanowicz Ford Fiesta R5 3:04:33.3

3 Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari Ford Fiesta RRC
Ford Fiesta RRC
3:05:14.9

2015 Cyprus
Cyprus
Rally 25–27 September Part of the 2015 ERC season and 2015 MERC season 16 stages 1 Nasser Al-Attiyah Ford Fiesta RRC
Ford Fiesta RRC
2:08:38.4

2 Kajetan Kajetanowicz Ford Fiesta R5 2:08:45.4

3 Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari Ford Fiesta RRC
Ford Fiesta RRC
2:12:38.4

NOTES

* ^ " Cyprus
Cyprus
Automobile Association". CAA. Retrieved 2008-03-30. * ^ Marcus Grönholm finished first at the 2004 event with a time of 4:58:44.5, but he and his fifth-placed Peugeot team-mate Harri Rovanperä were later disqualified due to their cars' water pumps being non-standard.

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