Rally Brazil

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The Rally Brazil was held twice as a World Championship run (WRC) in 1981 and 1982 . The competition was held near São Paulo , Brazil , at Santa Isabel . Before that, the rally had already been held twice without World Championship status.

In 1981 Ari Vatanen won the rally in South America with co-driver David Richards in a Ford Escort RS1800. The lead was over eight minutes on Guy Fréquelin with Jean Todt in the passenger seat. Michèle Mouton secured victory in 1982 with an Audi Quattro ahead of Walter Röhrl ( Opel Ascona 400).

Overall winner

year rally driver Co-driver automobile
1979 1 1st Rallye do Brasil FinlandFinland Markku Alén FinlandFinland Ilkka Kivimäki Fiat 131 Abarth
1980 1 2nd Rallye do Brasil BrazilBrazil Arno Hees BrazilBrazil Andre Fiat 147
1981 3rd Rallye do Brasil FinlandFinland Ari Vatanen United KingdomUnited Kingdom David Richards Ford Escort RS1800
1982 4th Rallye do Brasil FranceFrance Michèle Mouton FranceFrance Fabrizia Pons Audi Quattro

1 no World Cup status

Individual evidence

  1. juwra.com: Rally of Brazil , September 27, 2014

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