2016 World RX of France

2016 World RX of France
Round 8 of 12 in the
2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date3–4 September 2016
LocationLohéac, Bretagne
VenueCircuit de Lohéac
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 2Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 3Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Heat 4Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1Norway Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division
Semi-Final 2Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Final
FirstSweden Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
SecondNorway Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division
ThirdFrance Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot-Hansen

The 2016 World RX of France was the eighth round of the third season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.[1] The event was held at the Circuit de Lohéac in the Lohéac commune of Bretagne.

Supercar[]

Heats[]

Qualifying 2 Race 5
The circuit split between the regular lap and the Joker lap
Pos. No. Driver Team Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Pts
1 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 16
2 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 9th 13th 1st 1st 15
3 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 3rd 2nd 4th 9th 14
4 43 United States Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 5th 8th 5th 6th 13
5 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team Citroën DS3 6th 10th 11th 2nd 12
6 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 2nd 6th 14th 7th 11
7 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 4th 4th 10th 13th 10
8 17 France Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 7th 12th 12th 4th 9
9 4 Sweden Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport Audi A1 10th 9th 8th 10th 8
10 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 26th 3rd 7th 8th 7
11 15 Latvia Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 12th 15th 15th 5th 6
12 26 United Kingdom Andy Scott Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 17th 20th 6th 12th 5
13 24 Norway Tommy Rustad Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 19th 11th 18th 11th 4
14 68 Finland Niclas Grönholm Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 16th 14th 20th 14th 3
15 57 Finland Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 8th 7th 27th 19th 2
16 55 Germany René Münnich All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 18th 18th 19th 16th 1
17 87 France Jean-Baptiste Dubourg DA Racing Citroën DS3 13th 26th 3rd 26th
18 92 Sweden Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 14th 16th 16th 25th
19 98 France Pascal Le Nouvel Pascal Le Nouvel Ford Fiesta 24th 28th 9th 15th
20 84 France "Knapick" Hervé "Knapick" Lemonnier Citroën DS3 22nd 19th 21st 20th
21 121 France Philippe Maloigne Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 25th 24th 17th 17th
22 29 France Yann Le Jossec Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 11th 17th 25th 27th
23 11 Sweden Fredrik Salsten HTD Salsten Racing Peugeot 208 15th 21st 28th 18th
24 83 France Patrick Guillerme Patrick Guillerme Peugeot 208 20th 22nd 24th 21st
25 49 Belgium "M.D.K." "M.D.K." Ford Fiesta 23rd 25th 23rd 22nd
26 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 30th 5th 13th 28th
27 2 Republic of Ireland Oliver O'Donovan Oliver O'Donovan Ford Fiesta 21st 27th 22nd 23rd
28 102 Hungary Tamás Kárai Racing-Com Audi A1 27th 23rd 26th 24th
29 89 France Fabien Chanoine Fabien Chanoine Renault Clio 28th 29th 29th 29th
30 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 29th 30th 30th 30th
31 65 France Guerlain Chicherit JRM Racing BMW MINI Countryman 31st 31st 31st 31st

Semi-Finals[]

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division 3:56.013 6
2 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team +3.807 5
3 15 Latvia Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport +4.262 4
4 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX +4.629 3
5 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +27.329 2
6 4 Sweden Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport DNF 1
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden 3:55.777 6
2 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +3.325 5
3 43 United States Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division +4.246 4
4 17 France Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy +4.735 3
5 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy +5.068 2
6 26 United Kingdom Andy Scott Albatec Racing +9.103 1

Final[]

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden 3:54.670 8
2 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +3.417 5
3 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +5.319 4
4 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team +5.812 3
5 15 Latvia Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport +6.372 2
6 43 United States Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division DNF 1

Standings after the event[]

Pos. Driver Pts Gap
1 Norway Petter Solberg 181
2 Sweden Mattias Ekström 176 +5
3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson 158 +23
4 Norway Andreas Bakkerud 157 +24
5 France Sébastien Loeb 141 +40

References[]

  1. ^ "Results - 2016 World RX of France". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 3 September 2016.

External links[]

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