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banner Sunday, 25 November, 2001, 15:47 GMT
Burns wins world title

Richard Burns' Subaru faced muddy conditions in Rhondda
Richard Burns, needing fourth place or better for the title, faced difficult conditions on the final day

Ford withdrew Carlos Sainz after a serious accident led to a number of spectators being injured
The Ford garage of Carlos Sainz lies empty after his retirement due to an accident on day three

Richard Burns Subaru secures third place at the Rally of Great Britain and the World Rally title
Burns eventually secured third place and the World Rally Crown ahead of Colin McRae

Peugeot retained the manufacturers title
Peugeot's Harri Rovanpera finishes third behind Finnish compatriot and team-mate Marcus Gronholm

Peugeot pair Robert Reid celebrates with Richard Burns
Co-driver Robert Reid celebrates with Richard Burns, the first Englishman to win the World Rally title
See also:

24 Nov 01 |  World Rally 2001
Burns still on course
20 Nov 01 |  World Rally 2001
Gronholm confident of British success
20 Nov 01 |  World Rally 2001
Skoda announce new drivers
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