2017 World RX of Barcelona

2017 World RX of Barcelona
Round 1 of 12 in the
2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date 1–2 April 2017
Location Montmeló, Catalonia
Venue Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Heat 2 Finland Toomas Heikkinen
EKS RX
Heat 3 Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 4 Norway Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Semi-Final 2 Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Final
First Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Second Germany Timo Scheider
MJP Racing Team Austria
Third Norway Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division

The 2017 World RX of Barcelona was the first round of the fourth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.[1] The event was held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Montmeló, Catalonia.

Supercar[]

World Championship debutant "Csucsu" is chased by Reinis Nitišs
Reigning World Champion Mattias Ekström on his way to winning the final
Event podium consisting of Scheider (2nd), Ekström (1st) and Bakkerud (3rd)

Heats[]

Pos. No. Driver Team Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Pts
1 44 Germany Timo Scheider MJP Racing Team Austria Ford Fiesta 12th 2nd 2nd 5th 16
2 1 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 4th 15th 1st 4th 15
3 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo GTI 1st 17th 6th 3rd 14
4 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 5th 20th 3rd 1st 13
5 11 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo GTI 3rd 18th 4th 2nd 12
6 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 6th 10th 5th 7th 11
7 57 Finland Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 14th 1st 10th 16th 10
8 100 United Kingdom Guy Wilks LOCO Energy RX Team Volkswagen Polo 10th 13th 7th 10th 9
9 43 United States Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 2nd 19th 11th 11th 8
10 15 Latvia Reinis Nitišs EKS RX Audi S1 17th 3rd 9th 12th 7
11 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 11th 5th 12th 13th 6
12 87 France Jean-Baptiste Dubourg DA Racing Peugeot 208 13th 12th 13th 15th 5
13 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson MJP Racing Team Austria Ford Fiesta 8th 14th 15th 9th 4
14 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 9th 9th 21st 8th 3
15 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis STARD Ford Fiesta 7th 11th 19th 14th 2
16 10 Hungary "Csucsu" Speedy Motorsport Kia Rio 18th 6th 14th 18th 1
17 68 Finland Niclas Grönholm GRX Ford Fiesta 19th 8th 16th 17th
18 84 France "Knapick" Hervé "Knapick" Lemonnier Citroën DS3 16th 7th 18th 19th
19 66 France Grégoire Demoustier DA Racing Peugeot 208 20th 12th 20th 20th
20 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov STARD Ford Fiesta 15th 21st 8th 6th
21 36 France Guerlain Chicherit Fors Performance Renault Clio 21st 16th 17th 21st

Semi-Finals[]

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:32.988 6
2 44 Germany Timo Scheider MJP Racing Team Austria +2.815 5
3 11 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +5.237 4
4 43 United States Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division +8.382 3
5 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +14.583 2
6 57 Finland Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX 1
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 1 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX 4:34.563 6
2 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +1.256 5
3 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +1.707 4
4 100 United Kingdom Guy Wilks LOCO Energy World RX +5.800 3
5 87 France Jean-Baptiste Dubourg DA Racing +6.753 2
6 15 Latvia Reinis Nitišs EKS RX +7.391 1

Final[]

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 1 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX 4:32.260 8
2 44 Germany Timo Scheider MJP Racing Team Austria +0.362 5
3 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +1.868 4
4 11 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +2.625 3
5 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +3.251 2
6 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +3.976 1

Standings after the event[]

Pos Driver Pts Gap
1 Sweden Mattias Ekström 29
2 Germany Timo Scheider 26 +3
3 Norway Andreas Bakkerud 22 +7
4 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson 21 +8
5 Norway Petter Solberg 19 +10

References[]

  1. ^ "Results - 2017 World RX of Barcelona". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017. 

External links[]

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