2016 World RX of Great Britain

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2016 World RX of Great Britain
Round 4 of 12 in the
2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date28–29 May 2016
Location Wootton, Kent
Venue Lydden Hill Race Circuit
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Heat 2 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Heat 3 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Heat 4 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Semi-Final 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Final
First Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Second Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Third Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen

The 2016 World RX of Great Britain was the fourth round of the third season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Lydden Hill Race Circuit in Wootton, Kent.

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.

Lydden Hill Race Circuit

Lydden Hill Race Circuit is a motorsport venue in Denton with Wootton, about half-way between Canterbury and Dover in Kent, England. The mile-long circuit is mainly used for Rallycross, Drift, Saloon and Sports car racing as well as Motorcycle racing.

Contents

Supercar

Heats

Petter Solberg -1 Petter Solberg - Citroen DS3 Supercar - World Rallycross 2016 - Lydden Hill (27312392035).jpg
Petter Solberg
Kevin Hansen -71 Kevin Hansen - Peugeot 208 Supercar - World Rallycross 2016 - Lydden Hill (26739003124).jpg
Kevin Hansen
Janis Baumanis -6 Janis Baumanis - Ford Fiesta ST Supercar - World Rallycross 2016 - Lydden Hill (27265617931).jpg
Jānis Baumanis
Niclas Gronholm -68 Niclas Gronholm - Ford Fiesta ST Supercar - World Rallycross 2016 - Lydden Hill (26707937963).jpg
Niclas Grönholm
Mattias Ekstrom, Tanner Foust and Julian Godfrey Mattias Ekstrom - Tanner Foust - Julian Godfrey - World Rallycross 2016 - Lydden Hill (27243272821).jpg
Mattias Ekström, Tanner Foust and Julian Godfrey
It was the third win in a row for Ekstrom, who maintained his five-point buffer to Solberg in the championship Mattias Ekstrom (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro) (27235418951).jpg
It was the third win in a row for Ekström, who maintained his five-point buffer to Solberg in the championship
Pos.No.DriverTeamCarQ1Q2Q3Q4Pts
11 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team Citroën DS3 1st1st1st2nd16
213 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 4th4th6th1st15
321 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 11th2nd2nd4th14
45 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 2nd3rd3rd18th13
557 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 7th6th7th3rd12
63 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 5th10th4th6th11
771 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 8th7th8th7th10
87 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 9th21st5th5th9
996 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 15th9th13th9th8
109 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 17th5th19th8th7
1192 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 3rd14th21st13th6
126 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 6th20th10th15th5
1317 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 20th13th9th11th4
1443 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 16th8th17th12th3
154 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport Audi A1 10th18th16th10th2
1668 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm Olsbergs MSE | Ford Fiesta ST 12th19th11th16th1
1737 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Guy Wilks Guy Wilks Ford Fiesta 18th11th15th21st
1855 Flag of Germany.svg René Münnich All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 22nd12th18th17th
1933 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Doran JRM Racing BMW MINI Countryman 19th16th14th20th
2051 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Julian GodfreyJulian Godfrey Ford Fiesta 21st17th20th19th
2115 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 13th22nd12th14th
2234 Flag of the United States.svg Tanner Foust Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 14th15th22nd22nd

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
11 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team 4:18.1646
221 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +1.5155
371 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy +3.6234
496 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE +4.9803
557 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX +5.2872
692 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden +10.0881
Semi-Final 2
Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
15 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX 4:16.4626
213 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +0.5155
37 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria +3.0694
46 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria +3.9633
59 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +9.9292
63 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden DNF1

Final

Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
15 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX 4:17.8098
21 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team +1.1425
321 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +2.6244
471 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy +3.8153
57 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria +28.6512
613 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +29.1861

RX Lites

Heats

Cyril Raymond leads the RX Lites final, which he subsequently won FIA World Rallycross Championship, Lydden Hill, 2016 (26793667663).jpg
Cyril Raymond leads the RX Lites final, which he subsequently won
Pos.No.DriverTeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Pts
18 Flag of Norway.svg Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion 5th1st3rd6th16
213 Flag of France.svg Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE 1st8th1st8th15
352 Flag of Sweden.svg Simon OlofssonSimon Olofsson4th3rd10th1st14
499 Flag of Norway.svg Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik 3rd4th6th2nd13
569 Flag of Norway.svg Sondre Ejven JC Raceteknik 7th2nd4th4th12
633 Flag of Kenya.svg Tejas Hirani Olsbergs MSE 6th9th5th3rd11
740 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dan Rooke Olsbergs MSE 9th5th8th5th10
818 Flag of Turkey.svg Ali TürkkanToksport WRT10th6th9th7th9
964 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Saeed Bintouq Olsbergs MSE 8th7th7th10th8
1016 Flag of Norway.svg Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik 2nd10th2nd9th7

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
152 Flag of Sweden.svg Simon OlofssonSimon Olofsson4:42.1156
269 Flag of Norway.svg Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik +0.4825
38 Flag of Norway.svg Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion +1.1204
440 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dan Rooke Olsbergs MSE +1.4243
564 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Saeed Bintouq Olsbergs MSE +2.8272
Semi-Final 2
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
113 Flag of France.svg Cyril Raymond OlsbergsMSE 4:38.9706
299 Flag of Norway.svg Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik +1.7425
316 Flag of Norway.svg Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik +2.3654
433 Flag of Kenya.svg Tejas Hirani Olsbergs MSE +3.2573
518 Flag of Turkey.svg Ali TürkkanToksport WRT+5.2232

Final

Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
113 Flag of France.svg Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE 4:41.4018
216 Flag of Norway.svg Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik +1.6095
352 Flag of Sweden.svg Simon OlofssonSimon Olofsson+2.2934
499 Flag of Norway.svg Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik +3.9263
58 Flag of Norway.svg Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion +5.4522
669 Flag of Norway.svg Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik DNF1

Standings after the event

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References

  1. "Results - 2016 World RX of Great Britain". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
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