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Race of Champions Press Photos



12/00

Some of the world's top drivers and motorcycle racers competed head-to-head in 600 horsepower, Garrett turbocharged Saab 9-3 race cars in the Michelin Race of Champions, held December 8-10 in Spain's Canary Islands.


In the final event, four time World rally champion ('96-'99) Tommi Makinen piloted his Saab 9-3 past the Saab of recently crowned 2000 World rally Champion Marcus Gronholm for the win.


Marcus Gronhold races to catch Tommi Makinen in the final.


Tommi Makinen receives last-minute tips from Saab rallycross driver Per Eklund on how best to utilize the car's 600 horsepower.


Marcus Gronholm congratulates Tommi Makinen for winning the 2000 Michelin Race of Champions


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