2014 World RX of Germany

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2014 World RX of Germany
Round 9 of 12 in the
2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date 23–24 September 2014
Location Buxtehude, Lower Saxony
Venue Estering
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson
Larsson Jernberg Motorsport
Heat 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 3 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud
Olsbergs MSE
Heat 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen Dealer Team KMS
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
PSRX
Semi-Final 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson
Larsson Jernberg Motorsport
Final
First Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
PSRX
Second Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Third Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson
Larsson Jernberg Motorsport

The 2014 World RX of Germany was the ninth round of the inaugural season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Estering in Buxtehude, Lower Saxony.

FIA World Rallycross Championship

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

Buxtehude Place in Lower Saxony, Germany

Buxtehude, officially the Hanseatic City of Buxtehude, is a town on the Este River in Northern Germany, belonging to the district of Stade in Lower Saxony. It is part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and attached to the city's S-Bahn rapid transit network. Buxtehude is a medium-sized town and the second largest municipality in the Stade district (Landkreis). It lies on the southern border of the Altes Land in close proximity to the city-state of Hamburg. To the west lie the towns of Horneburg and Stade and to the south there are a number of incorporated villages featuring mostly upscale housing, e.g. Ottensen and Apensen.

Lower Saxony State in Germany

Lower Saxony is a German state (Land) situated in northwestern Germany. It is the second-largest state by land area, with 47,624 km2 (18,388 sq mi), and fourth-largest in population among the 16 Länder federated as the Federal Republic of Germany. In rural areas, Northern Low Saxon and Saterland Frisian are still spoken, but the number of speakers is declining.

Contents

The event holds two World Championship records - it features the most entrants in an event (41), as well as the smallest margin of victory with Citroën driver Petter Solberg of Norway beating Audi driver Mattias Ekström of Sweden by five thousands of a second in the final.

Petter Solberg Norwegian rally and rallycross driver

Petter Solberg is a Norwegian professional rally and rallycross driver.

Mattias Ekström Swedish racecar driver

Mattias Ekström is a racing driver from Sweden. He has been competing in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters for Audi since 2001. He is a FIA World Rallycross Champion, a two-time DTM champion and a three-time winner of the Race of Champions.

Heats

Larsson, Ekstrom, Heikkinen, Kristoffersson, Holte and Rustad Mattias Ekstrom (EKS) (15127708808).jpg
Larsson, Ekström, Heikkinen, Kristoffersson, Holte and Rustad
Pontus Tidemand and Morten Bergminrud Pontus Tidemand (Audi S1 EKS RX) (15314262705).jpg
Pontus Tidemand and Morten Bergminrud
Tidemand, PG Andersson, Per Eklund and Lukas Walfridson Pontus Tidemand (Audi S1 EKS RX) (15127548740).jpg
Tidemand, PG Andersson, Per Eklund and Lukas Walfridson
Pos.No. Driver Team CarH1H2H3H4 Pts
1 1 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 T16 4th 2nd 5th 6th16
2 10 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 12th 1st 2nd 10th15
3 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 T16 10th 8th 3rd 5th14
4 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport Audi A1 1st 25th 4th 9th13
5 11 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Citroën DS3 2nd 3rd 32nd 3rd12
6 53 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Dealer Team KMS Volkswagen Polo 8th 15th 24th 1st11
7 5 Flag of Sweden.svg Pontus Tidemand EKS RX Audi S1 16th 6th 26th 2nd10
8 57 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 6th 10th 8th 28th9
9 8 Flag of Sweden.svg Peter Hedström Hedströms Motorsport Škoda Fabia 9th 13th 7th 24th8
10 24 Flag of Norway.svg Tommy Rustad HTB Racing Volvo C30 7th 5th 31st 11th7
11 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 40th 12th 1st 8th6
12 14 Flag of Norway.svg Frode Holte Frode Holte Motorsport Ford Focus 11th 7th 35th 7th5
13 100 Flag of Sweden.svg Per-Gunnar Andersson Per-Gunnar Andersson Škoda Fabia 19th 9th 9th 23rd4
14 74 Flag of France.svg Jérôme Grosset-Janin Jérôme Grosset-Janin Renault Clio 14th 16th 27th 4th3
15 88 Flag of Norway.svg Henning Solberg Monster Energy World RX Citroën DS3 3rd 11th 6th 33rd2
16 15 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 5th 14th 33rd 17th1
17 92 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 32nd 4th 13th 21st
18 30 Flag of Norway.svg Morten Bergminrud Morten Bergminrud Citroën C4 17th 17th 11th 26th
19 90 Flag of Germany.svg Ronny Wechselberger Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 13th 19th 15th 29th
20 66 Flag of Ireland.svg Derek Tohill LD Motorsports World RX Citroën DS3 23rd 27th 19th 12th
21 36 Flag of Norway.svg Stein Egil Jenssen Stein Egil Jenssen Ford Focus 15th 31st 23rd 13th
22 48 Flag of Sweden.svg Lukas Walfridson Helmia Motorsport Renault Clio 20th 30th 18th 14th
23 27 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Monster Energy World RX Citroën DS3 22nd 33rd 17th 16th
24 22 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Koen Pauwels Koen Pauwels Ford Focus 25th 22nd 14th 27th
25 99 Flag of Norway.svg Tord Linnerud Helmia Motorsport Renault Clio 29th 18th 12th 31st
26 91 Flag of Norway.svg Guttorm Lindefjell DWC Racing Volvo C30 39th 20th 10th 25th
27 7 Flag of Sweden.svg Emil Öhman Öhman Racing Citroën DS3 33rd 29th 21st 15th
28 95 Flag of Italy.svg Simone Romagna PSRX Citroën DS3 21st 24th 16th 34th
29 17 Flag of Sweden.svg Mats Öhman Öhman Racing Citroën DS3 36th 26th 20th 22nd
30 101 Flag of Sweden.svg Per Eklund Eklund Motorsport Saab 9-3 18th 28th 37th 20th
31 26 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Scott Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 30th 21st 36th 18th
32 49 Flag of Germany.svg René Münnich All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport Audi S3 38th 39th 22nd 19th
33 69 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Jochen Coox OTRT Volkswagen Scirocco 31st 23rd 30th 38th
34 54 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Jos Jansen JJ Racing Ford Focus 24th 36th 28th 36th
35 47 Flag of Sweden.svg Ramona Karlsson Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 26th 41st 25th 35th
36 21 Flag of Poland.svg Bohdan Ludwiczak Now or Never Ford Fiesta 37th 35th 34th 32nd
37 38 Flag of Germany.svg Bernd Schomaker Bernd Schomaker Škoda Fabia 27th 32nd 38th 39th
38 86 Flag of Germany.svg Jörg Jockel ACN Buxtehude Ford Focus 34th 38th 40th 30th
39 35 Flag of Norway.svg Ole Håbjørg Ole Håbjørg Renault Clio 35th 34th 39th 40th
40 29 Flag of Denmark.svg Dennis Rømer Dennis Rømer SEAT Córdoba 41st 40th 29th 37th
41 6 Flag of France.svg Alexandre Theuil Alexandre Theuil Citroën DS3 28th 37th 41st 41st

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1

Pos.No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 11 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX 3:53.3856
2 5 Flag of Sweden.svg Pontus Tidemand EKS RX +2.7175
3 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +3.8814
4 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE +5.2613
5 8 Flag of Sweden.svg Peter Hedström Hedströms Motorsport +6.8142
6 1 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov Team Peugeot-Hansen +8.0491

Semi-Final 2

Pos.No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport 3:55.1066
2 10 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX +2.2835
3 57 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport +2.9174
4 24 Flag of Norway.svg Tommy Rustad HTB Racing +7.2633
5 14 Flag of Norway.svg Frode Holte Frode Holte Motorsport +8.6112
6 53 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Dealer Team KMS DNF1

Final

Pos.No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 11 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX 3:52.1158
2 10 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX +0.0055
3 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport +2.3544
4 5 Flag of Sweden.svg Pontus Tidemand EKS RX +3.6693
5 57 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport +4.1502
6 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +5.4231

Championship standings after the event

Pos. Driver Points
1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg 212
2 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen 161
3 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs 158
4 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud 135
5 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov 128

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References

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