2015 World RX of Argentina

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2015 World RX of Argentina
Round 13 of 13 in the
2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date28–29 November 2015
Location Rosario, Santa Fe
Venue Autódromo Municipal Juan Manuel Fangio
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud
Olsbergs MSE
Heat 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Heat 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Heat 4cancelled
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson
Larsson Jernberg Racing Team
Semi-Final 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Final
First Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson
Larsson Jernberg Racing Team
Second Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Third Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
S D RX
Anton Marklund and Kevin Hansen Anton Marklund (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro) (22770637684).jpg
Anton Marklund and Kevin Hansen
Event winner Larsson leads Ekstrom, Kristoffersson, Timerzyanov and Bryntesson Mattias Ekstrom (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro) (22750860553).jpg
Event winner Larsson leads Ekström, Kristoffersson, Timerzyanov and Bryntesson

The 2015 World RX of Argentina was the thirteenth round of the second season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Autódromo Municipal Juan Manuel Fangio in Rosario, Santa Fe, over one day following the declaration of unsafe track conditions on the first scheduled day of competition. This led to the first World Championship event to be held over only three heats. Petter Solberg secured his second consecutive title having only needed to advance to the semi-finals to achieve it.

Contents

Heats

Pos.No.DriverTeamCarH1H2H3Pts
113 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 1st2nd4th16
221 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 13th1st1st15
34 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Racing Team Audi A1 3rd3rd9th14
41 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg SDRX Citroën DS3 4th12th2nd13
510 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 8th5th11th12
6199 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 12th8th6th11
798 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 9th10th7th10
817 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 2nd9th18th9
952 Flag of Norway.svg Ole Christian Veiby Volkswagen Team Sweden Volkswagen Polo 19th6th3rd8
1092 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund EKS RX Audi S1 6th7th15th7
1157 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 14th4th12th6
127 Flag of Austria.svg Manfred Stohl World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 5th18th8th5
133 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Team Sweden Volkswagen Polo 10th11th13th4
1415 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 7th13th17th3
1533 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Doran SDRX Citroën DS3 16th17th5th2
16100 Flag of Norway.svg Thomas Bryntesson Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 15th15th10th1
1742 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov Namus OMSE Ford Fiesta ST 11th14th16th
1877 Flag of Germany.svg René Münnich Münnich Motorsport Audi S3 17th16th14th
19110 Flag of Italy.svg Gianni Morbidelli Münnich Motorsport Audi S3 18th19th19th

Note - Heat 4 was cancelled as a result of the one-day format.

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1

Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
14 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Racing Team 3:57.1336
210 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX +3.2775
398 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Olsbergs MSE +4.8654
457 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport +8.3993
53 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Team Sweden DNF2
613 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE DNF1

Semi-Final 2

Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
121 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen 4:03.5106
21 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg SDRX +2.0185
3199 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria +4.2214
417 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Team Peugeot-Hansen +5.4623
57 Flag of Austria.svg Manfred Stohl World RX Team Austria +6.8272
692 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund EKS RX DNF1

Final

Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
14 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Racing Team 4:16.3468
210 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX +0.4535
31 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg SDRX +5.2414
4199 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria +6.6963
598 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Olsbergs MSE DNF2
621 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen DNF1

Championship standings after the event

Pos.DriverPoints
1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg 301
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen 275
3 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson 234
4 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud 232
5 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney 201
Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström

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References

  1. "Results - 2015 World RX of Argentina". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 29 November 2015.
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