2018 World RX of Portugal

2018 World RX of Portugal
Round 2 of 12 in the
2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date27–29 April 2018
LocationMontalegre, Vila Real
VenuePista Automóvel de Montalegre
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1France Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot Total
Heat 2Sweden Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot Total
Heat 3Norway Andreas Bakkerud
EKS Audi Sport
Heat 4Norway Andreas Bakkerud
EKS Audi Sport
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Semi-Final 2Sweden Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot Total
Final
FirstSweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
SecondFrance Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot Total
ThirdNorway Petter Solberg
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden

The 2018 World RX of Portugal was the second round of the fifth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.[1] The event was held at the Pista Automóvel de Montalegre in Montalegre, Vila Real.

Qualifying[]

Pos. No. Driver Team Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Pts
1 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 5th 5th 1st 1st 16
2 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 1st 2nd 6th 2nd 15
3 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 2nd 3rd 7th 3rd 14
4 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 6th 1st 4th 6th 13
5 1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 3rd 6th 2nd 4th 12
6 11 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 10th 4th 3rd 2nd 11
7 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 11th 8th 5th 9th 10
8 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 7th 9th 9th 12th 9
9 68 Finland Niclas Grönholm GRX Taneco Team Hyundai i20 8th 7th 8th 14th 8
10 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis STARD Ford Fiesta 12th 10th 10th 8th 7
11 36 France Guerlain Chicherit GC Kompetition Renault Mégane RS 4th 11th 15th 10th 6
12 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov GRX Taneco Team Hyundai i20 9th 13th 12th 7th 5
13 4 Sweden Robin Larsson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 13th 12th 13th 11th 4
14 74 France Jérôme Grosset-Janin GC Kompetition Renault Mégane RS 15th 14th 11th 16th 3
15 66 France Grégoire Demoustier Sébastien Loeb Racing Peugeot 208 14th 15th 17th 13th 2
16 42 United Kingdom Oliver Bennett Oliver Bennett MINI Cooper 18th 17th 16th 15th 1
17 41 Portugal Joaquim Santos Bompiso Racing Team Ford Focus 16th 16th 18th 18th
18 75 Portugal Mário Barbosa Mário Barbosa Citroën DS3 17th 18th 14th 17th

Semi-Finals[]

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Retired Pts
1 1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 3:59.048 6
2 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport +1.570 5
3 36 France Guerlain Chicherit GC Kompetition +3.332 4
4 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport +3.832 3
5 68 Finland Niclas Grönholm GRX Taneco Team +4.141 2
6 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot Total DNF 1
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Retired Pts
1 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total 4:14.812 6
2 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total +0.398 5
3 11 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +0.774 4
4 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis STARD +4.957 3
5 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE +5.455 2
6 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov GRX Taneco Team +10.491 1

Final[]

2018 World RX of Portugal winner Johan Kristoffersson
Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Retired Pts
1 1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:16.859 8
2 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total +2.253 5
3 11 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +3.938 4
4 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport +6.642 3
5 36 France Guerlain Chicherit GC Kompetition +9.566 2
6 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total +21.244 1

Standings after the event[]

Pos Driver Pts Gap
1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson 53
2 Norway Andreas Bakkerud 44 +9
3 Norway Petter Solberg 43 +10
4 France Sébastien Loeb 39 +14
5 Sweden Mattias Ekström 36 +17
Sweden Timmy Hansen

References[]

  1. ^ "Results - 2018 World RX of Portugal". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
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