2016 World RX of Germany

2016 World RX of Germany
Round 11 of 12 in the
2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date15–16 October 2016
LocationBuxtehude, Lower Saxony
VenueEstering
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1Latvia Jānis Baumanis
World RX Team Austria
Heat 2Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 3Norway Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Heat 4Norway Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1Norway Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Semi-Final 2Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Final
FirstSweden Kevin Eriksson
Olsbergs MSE
SecondNorway Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
ThirdNorway Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division

The 2016 World RX of Germany was the eleventh round of the third season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.[1] The event was held at the Estering in Buxtehude, Lower Saxony. Mattias Ekström won his maiden World Championship with a round to spare, holding a 30-point buffer to nearest rival Petter Solberg.

Heats[]

The run to the first turn in Semi-Final 2
Ekström wrapped up the drivers' title with a round to spare
Pos. No. Driver Team Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Pts
1 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team Citroën DS3 12th 3rd 1st 1st 16
2 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 3rd 1st 4th 4th 15
3 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 9th 10th 3rd 2nd 14
4 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 1st 4th 7th 15th 13
5 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 10th 5th 2nd 7th 12
6 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 5th 8th 5th 6th 11
7 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 4th 6th 6th 11th 10
8 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 11th 7th 12th 3rd 9
9 57 Finland Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 2nd 11th 18th 5th 8
10 17 France Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 8th 2nd 10th 16th 7
11 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 6th 12th 8th 12th 6
12 43 United States Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 7th 13th 13th 10th 5
13 4 Sweden Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport Audi A1 15th 9th 17th 8th 4
14 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 14th 14th 14th 18th 3
15 92 Sweden Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 13th 17th 15th 17th 2
16 8 Sweden Peter Hedström Hedströms Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 16th 16th 11th 21st 1
17 113 France Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 21st 15th 20th 13th
18 34 United States Tanner Foust Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 17th 24th 9th 19th
19 68 Finland Niclas Grönholm Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 19th 23rd 26th 9th
20 60 Finland Joni-Pekka Rajala Eklund Motorsport Mitsubishi Mirage 23rd 20th 21st 23rd
21 65 France Guerlain Chicherit JRM Racing BMW MINI Countryman 22nd 22nd 24th 25th
22 53 Norway Alexander Hvaal Eklund Motorsport Volkswagen Beetle 25th 19th 27th 20th
23 25 Italy Gigi Galli Gigi Galli Kia Rio 20th 25th 19th 26th
24 55 Germany René Münnich All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza DNS 18th 22nd 14th
25 24 Norway Tommy Rustad All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 18th EXC 16th DNF
26 49 Belgium "M.D.K." "M.D.K." Ford Fiesta EXC 21st 23rd 22nd
27 80 Germany Andreas Steffen Andreas Steffen Ford Fiesta 24th EXC 25th 24th

Semi-Finals[]

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team 3:50.866 6
2 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy +3.521 5
3 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +3.882 4
4 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +5.887 3
5 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +7.155 2
6 57 Finland Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX +7.508 1
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX 3:50.650 6
2 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE +1.643 5
3 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden +3.551 4
4 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria +5.877 3
5 17 France Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy +18.432 2
6 43 United States Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division DNF 1

Final[]

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE 3:51.944 8
2 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team +0.586 5
3 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +2.421 4
4 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy +2.961 3
5 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX +3.346 2
6 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden +21.962 1

Standings after the event[]

Pos Driver Pts Gap
1 Sweden Mattias Ekström 251
2 Norway Petter Solberg 221 +30
3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson 217 +34
4 Norway Andreas Bakkerud 210 +41
5 France Sébastien Loeb 194 +57

References[]

  1. ^ "Results - 2016 World RX of Germany". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 19 March 2016.

External links[]

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