2016 World RX of France

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2016 World RX of France
Round 8 of 12 in the
2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date3–4 September 2016
Location Lohéac, Bretagne
Venue Circuit de Lohéac
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Heat 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division
Semi-Final 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Final
First Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Second Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division
Third Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot-Hansen

The 2016 World RX of France was the eighth round of the third season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Circuit de Lohéac in the Lohéac commune of Bretagne.

The 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy was the third season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. The season consists of twelve rounds and started on 16 April with the Portuguese round at Montalegre. The season ended on 27 November, at Rosario, Santa Fe in Argentina.

FIA World Rallycross Championship

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

Circuit de Lohéac

The Circuit de Lohéac is a racing circuit in Lohéac, Ille-et-Vilaine.

Contents

Supercar

Heats

Qualifying 2 Race 5 Toomas Heikkinen (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro) (28806199314).jpg
Qualifying 2 Race 5
The circuit split between the regular lap and the Joker lap Atmosphere (29426641775).jpg
The circuit split between the regular lap and the Joker lap
Pos.No.DriverTeamCarQ1Q2Q3Q4Pts
15 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 1st1st2nd3rd16
23 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 9th13th1st1st15
313 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 3rd2nd4th9th14
443 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 5th8th5th6th13
51 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team Citroën DS3 6th10th11th2nd12
69 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 2nd6th14th7th11
721 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 4th4th10th13th10
817 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 7th12th12th4th9
94 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport Audi A1 10th9th8th10th8
1071 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 26th3rd7th8th7
1115 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 12th15th15th5th6
1226 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Scott Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 17th20th6th12th5
1324 Flag of Norway.svg Tommy Rustad Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 19th11th18th11th4
1468 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 16th14th20th14th3
1557 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 8th7th27th19th2
1655 Flag of Germany.svg René Münnich All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 18th18th19th16th1
1787 Flag of France.svg Jean-Baptiste Dubourg DA Racing Citroën DS3 13th26th3rd26th
1892 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 14th16th16th25th
1998 Flag of France.svg Pascal Le NouvelPascal Le Nouvel Ford Fiesta 24th28th9th15th
2084 Flag of France.svg "Knapick" Hervé "Knapick" Lemonnier Citroën DS3 22nd19th21st20th
21121 Flag of France.svg Philippe Maloigne Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 25th24th17th17th
2229 Flag of France.svg Yann Le Jossec Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 11th17th25th27th
2311 Flag of Sweden.svg Fredrik SalstenHTD Salsten Racing Peugeot 208 15th21st28th18th
2483 Flag of France.svg Patrick GuillermePatrick Guillerme Peugeot 208 20th22nd24th21st
2549 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg "M.D.K." "M.D.K." Ford Fiesta 23rd25th23rd22nd
266 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 30th5th13th28th
272 Flag of Ireland.svg Oliver O'Donovan Oliver O'Donovan Ford Fiesta 21st27th22nd23rd
28102 Flag of Hungary.svg Tamás KáraiRacing-Com Audi A1 27th23rd26th24th
2989 Flag of France.svg Fabien ChanoineFabien Chanoine Renault Clio 28th29th29th29th
307 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 29th30th30th30th
3165 Flag of France.svg Guerlain Chicherit JRM Racing BMW MINI Countryman 31st31st31st31st

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
113 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division 3:56.0136
21 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team +3.8075
315 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport +4.2624
45 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX +4.6293
521 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +27.3292
64 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport DNF1
Semi-Final 2
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
13 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden 3:55.7776
29 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +3.3255
343 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division +4.2464
417 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy +4.7353
571 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy +5.0682
626 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Scott Albatec Racing +9.1031

Final

Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
13 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden 3:54.6708
213 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +3.4175
39 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +5.3194
41 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team +5.8123
515 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport +6.3722
643 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division DNF1

Standings after the event

Pos.DriverPtsGap
1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg 181
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström 176+5
3 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson 158+23
4 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud 157+24
5 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb 141+40

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References

  1. "Results - 2016 World RX of France". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
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