2016 World RX of Latvia

2016 World RX of Latvia
Round 10 of 12 in the
2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date1–2 October 2016
LocationRiga, Latvia
VenueBiķernieku Kompleksā Sporta Bāze
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1Sweden Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Heat 2Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Heat 3Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Heat 4Russia Timur Timerzyanov
World RX Team Austria
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1France Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Semi-Final 2Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Final
FirstFrance Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot-Hansen
SecondSweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
ThirdSweden Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen

The 2016 World RX of Latvia was the tenth round of the third season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship[1] and the eighth round of the forty-first season of the FIA European Rallycross Championship. The event was the first FIA World or European rallycross event to be staged in Latvia, and was held at the Biķernieku Kompleksā Sporta Bāze, former host of the non-championship Latvian Grand Prix.

Supercar[]

Heats[]

Solberg, Loeb, Bakkerud and Hansen fight for position
Sunday's action started in treacherous wet conditions
Solberg's failure to score any points dropped him to 3rd in the standings and gifted Ekström a 27-point buffer over Kristoffersson with two rounds left
Sébastien Loeb won his first World RX event in Latvia
Pos. No. Driver Team Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Pts
1 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 6th 1st 1st 7th 16
2 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 2nd 2nd 3rd 5th 15
3 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 1st 5th 18th 2nd 14
4 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 4th 14th 2nd 4th 13
5 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 3rd 3rd 17th 3rd 12
6 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 21st 4th 5th 1st 11
7 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 9th 8th 4th 9th 10
8 44 Germany Timo Scheider All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 7th 6th 10th 10th 9
9 57 Finland Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 14th 7th 8th 6th 8
10 17 France Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 8th 9th 7th 15th 7
11 15 Latvia Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 10th 11th 9th 11th 6
12 4 Sweden Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport Audi A1 11th 12th 12th 12th 5
13 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 15th 13th 11th 14th 4
14 37 United Kingdom Guy Wilks JRM Racing BMW MINI Countryman 17th 16th 6th 16th 3
15 92 Sweden Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 13th 15th 16th 13th 2
16 43 United States Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 12th 10th 20th 21st 1
17 10 Estonia Janno Ligur Reinsalu Sport Ford Fiesta 20th 17th 15th 17th
18 68 Finland Niclas Grönholm Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 18th 20th 13th 18th
19 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team Citroën DS3 5th DSQ 14th 8th
20 25 Italy Gigi Galli Gigi Galli Kia Rio 19th 19th 21st 20th
21 65 France Guerlain Chicherit JRM Racing BMW MINI Countryman 22nd 18th 19th 19th
22 77 Germany René Münnich All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 16th 21st 22nd 22nd
23 88 Lithuania Nerijus Naujokaitis Motorsport LT Škoda Fabia 23rd 22nd 23rd 23rd

Semi-Finals[]

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen 5:33.996 6
2 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden +0.427 5
3 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +2.293 4
4 57 Finland Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX +8.373 3
5 15 Latvia Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE +11.875 2
6 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria DNF 1
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX 5:32.044 6
2 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria +2.014 5
3 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +6.589 4
4 44 Germany Timo Scheider All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport +7.919 3
5 17 France Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy +7.940 2
6 4 Sweden Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport +14.414 1

Final[]

Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Retired Pts
1 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen 5:27.665 8
2 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX +2.305 5
3 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +5.429 4
4 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +11.104 3
5 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden +14.751 2
6 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria DNF 1

RX Lites[]

Heats[]

Pos. No. Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Pts
1 16 Norway Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik 1st 1st 7th 1st 16
2 13 France Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE 11th 2nd 1st 3rd 15
3 52 Sweden Simon Olofsson Simon Olofsson 6th 7th 2nd 2nd 14
4 99 Norway Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik 2nd 3rd 9th 7th 13
5 55 Russia Vasily Gryazin Sport Racing Technologies 4th 5th 8th 4th 12
6 56 Norway Thomas Holmen Thomas Holmen 3rd 10th 5th 6th 11
7 33 Kenya Tejas Hirani Olsbergs MSE 5th 9th 3rd 9th 10
8 8 Norway Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion 10th 8th 6th 5th 9
9 46 Latvia Martins Lapins JC Raceteknik 7th 6th 4th 11th 8
10 69 Norway Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik 9th 4th 11th 10th 7
11 121 United States Conner Martell Olsbergs MSE 8th 11th 10th 8th 6

Semi-Finals[]

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 52 Sweden Simon Olofsson Simon Olofsson 5:50.110 6
2 121 United States Conner Martell Olsbergs MSE +7.661 5
3 33 Kenya Tejas Hirani Olsbergs MSE +11.146 4
4 46 Latvia Martins Lapins JC Raceteknik +22.234 3
5 55 Russia Vasily Gryazin Sport Racing Technologies +40.440 2
6 16 Norway Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik DNF 1
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 99 Norway Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik 5:55.982 6
2 69 Norway Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik +2.776 5
3 56 Norway Thomas Holmen Thomas Holmen +7.027 4
4 8 Norway Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion +9.430 3
5 13 France Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE +40.144 2

Final[]

Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Retired Pts
1 69 Norway Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik 5:58.048 8
2 121 United States Conner Martell Olsbergs MSE +0.562 5
3 33 Kenya Tejas Hirani Olsbergs MSE +16.517 4
4 52 Sweden Simon Olofsson Simon Olofsson DNF 3
5 99 Norway Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik DNF 2
6 56 Norway Thomas Holmen Thomas Holmen DNF 1

Standings after the event[]

References[]

  1. ^ "Results - 2016 World RX of Latvia". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 1 October 2016.

External links[]

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