2014 World RX of Argentina

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2014 World RX of Argentina
Round 12 of 12 in the
2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date 28-29 November 2014
Location San Luis, Cuyo
Venue Autódromo Rosendo Hernández
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
PSRX
Heat 2 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs
Olsbergs MSE
Heat 3 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen
Marklund Motorsport
Heat 4 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
PSRX
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
PSRX
Semi-Final 2 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs
Olsbergs MSE
Final
First Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
PSRX
Second Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs
Olsbergs MSE
Third Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson
Olsbergs MSE

The 2014 World RX of Argentina was the 12th and final round of the inaugural season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Autodromo Rosendo Hernandez in San Luis, Cuyo.

FIA World Rallycross Championship

The FIA World Rallycross Championship is a rallycross series organised by the FIA in conjunction with series promoters IMG Motorsport.

San Luis, Argentina City in San Luis, Argentina

San Luis is the capital city of San Luis Province in the Cuyo region of Argentina. It is also the seat of the Juan Martín de Pueyrredón Department.

Cuyo (Argentina) region in Argentina

Cuyo is the name given to the wine-producing, mountainous area of central-west Argentina. Historically it comprised the provinces of San Juan, San Luis and Mendoza. The modern term New Cuyo indicates both Cuyo proper and the province of La Rioja. New Cuyo is a political and economic macroregion, but culturally La Rioja is part of the North-West rather than of Cuyo.

Contents

Heats

Pos.No. Driver Team CarH1H2H3H4 Pts
1 11 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Citroën DS3 1st 2nd 14th 1st16
2 15 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 4th 1st 6th 5th15
3 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 5th 3rd 4th 2nd14
4 57 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 2nd 4th 1st 17th13
5 196 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 9th 6th 2nd 3rd12
6 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 T16 3rd 7th 7th 6th11
7 92 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 7th 9th 5th 4th10
8 1 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 T16 6th 5th 8th 10th9
9 26 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Scott Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 11th 10th 9th 9th8
10 107 Flag of Austria.svg Manfred Stohl PSRX Citroën DS3 8th 8th 10th 13th7
11 106 Flag of Argentina.svg Miguel Baldoni Miguel Baldoni Škoda Fabia 12th 11th 11th 11th6
12 2 Flag of Ireland.svg Oliver O'Donovan Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 13th 13th 13th 12th5
13 66 Flag of Ireland.svg Derek Tohill LD Motorsports World RX Citroën DS3 14th 14th 12th 14th4
14 54 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Jos Jansen JJ Racing Ford Focus 15th 12th 15th 16th3
15 88 Flag of Norway.svg Henning Solberg Monster Energy World RX Citroën DS3 10th 16th 3rd 7th2
16 21 Flag of Poland.svg Bohdan Ludwiczak Now or Never Ford Fiesta 17th 15th 17th 15th1
17 33 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Doran Monster Energy World RX Citroën DS3 16th 17th 16th 8th

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1

Pos.No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 11 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX 3:28.2776
2 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE +8.6765
3 196 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE +9.8064
4 92 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund Marklund Motorsport +11.2003
5 106 Flag of Argentina.svg Miguel Baldoni Miguel Baldoni +13.9932
6 26 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Scott Albatec Racing +16.5941

Semi-Final 2

Pos.No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 15 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE 3:30.1006
2 57 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport +3.3365
3 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +5.5374
4 2 Flag of Ireland.svg Oliver O'Donovan Albatec Racing +19.7453
5 107 Flag of Austria.svg Manfred Stohl PSRX DNF2
6 1 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov Team Peugeot-Hansen DNF1

Final

Pos.No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 11 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX 3:29.5988
2 15 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE +4.8835
3 196 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE +8.6894
4 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +10.1413
5 57 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport +12.0312
6 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE +18.9561

Championship standings after the event

Pos. Driver Points
1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg 267
2 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen 221
3 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs 210
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen 199
5 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud 193

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References

  1. "Results - 2014 World RX of Argentina". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
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