2016 World RX of Hockenheim

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2016 World RX of Hockenheim
Round 2 of 13 in the
2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date7–8 May 2016
Location Hockenheim, Baden-Württemberg
Venue Hockenheimring
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen Team Sweden
Heat 3 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Heat 4 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen
EKS RX
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen
EKS RX
Semi-Final 2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Doran
JRM Racing
Final
First Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Second Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen
EKS RX
Third Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block
Hoonigan Racing Division
Andreas Bakkerud leads Kevin Eriksson and Ken Block WRX Hockenheim 2016 002.jpg
Andreas Bakkerud leads Kevin Eriksson and Ken Block
Timmy Hansen's car caught fire during his Q3 race -21 Timmy Hansen, Peugeot Hansen (26884068965).jpg
Timmy Hansen's car caught fire during his Q3 race
EKS RX secured their first 1-2 finish in the category Mattias Ekstrom (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro) (26822325521) (2).jpg
EKS RX secured their first 1-2 finish in the category
Event podium - (L-R) Toomas Heikkinen, Mattias Ekstrom and Ken Block Mattias Ekstrom, FIA World Rallycross Championship, Rd 02 Hockenheim (27383619866).jpg
Event podium - (L-R) Toomas Heikkinen, Mattias Ekström and Ken Block

The 2016 World RX of Hockenheim was the second round of the third season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Hockenheimring in Hockenheim, Baden-Württemberg, alongside the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters.

FIA World Rallycross Championship

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

Hockenheimring German motor racing circuit

The Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg  is a motor racing circuit situated in the Rhine valley near the town of Hockenheim in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located on the Bertha Benz Memorial Route. Amongst other motor racing events, it biennially hosts the German Grand Prix, with the most recent being in 2019. The circuit has very little differences in elevation. The circuit has an FIA Grade 1 license.

Baden-Württemberg State in Germany

Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France. It is Germany’s third-largest state, with an area of 35,751 km2 (13,804 sq mi) and 11 million inhabitants. Baden-Württemberg is a parliamentary republic and partly sovereign, federated state which was formed in 1952 by a merger of the states of Württemberg-Baden, Baden and Württemberg-Hohenzollern. The largest city in Baden-Württemberg is the state capital of Stuttgart, followed by Karlsruhe and Mannheim. Other cities are Freiburg im Breisgau, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Pforzheim, Reutlingen and Ulm.

Contents

Supercar

Heats

Pos.No.DriverTeamCarQ1Q2Q3Q4Pts
15 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 1st3rd2nd6th16
23 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 4th1st5th13th15
357 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 13th7th12th1st14
46 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 12th4th4th8th13
517 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 3rd5th6th16th12
61 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team Citroën DS3 5th10th1stDNF11
79 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 9th14th3rd7th10
896 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 6th9th13th9th9
94 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport Audi A1 17th11th7th5th8
1033 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Doran JRM Racing BMW MINI Countryman 9th14th11th4th7
1113 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS DNF6th15th2nd6
1243 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 15th13th8th11th5
1315 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 7th8thDNF15th4
1468 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 10th17th16th12th3
1592 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 16th16th10th14th2
1687 Flag of France.svg Jean-Baptiste Dubourg DA Racing Citroën DS3 18th19th14th10th1
177 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 16th16th9thDNF
1871 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 8th12thDNS3rd
1955 Flag of Germany.svg René Münnich All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza DNFDNSDNFDNS
2031 Flag of Austria.svg Max Pucher World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta DNSDNSDNSDNS
DSQ21 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 2nd2ndDNFEX

* Timmy Hansen was excluded from Q4 and later disqualified from the whole event due to his car being underweight.

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
157 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX 6
25 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX +0.4705
34 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport +4.1384
49 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +5.8913
517 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy +9.7142
613 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +26.0811
Semi-Final 2
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
133 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Doran JRM Racing 6
21 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team +0.9225
343 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division +1.3234
43 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden +3.0243
596 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE +18.5732
66 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria +28.6511

Final

Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
15 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX 8
257 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX +2.5475
343 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division +3.8274
41 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team +4.7853
533 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Doran JRM Racing +10.5872
64 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport +34.7811

RX Lites

Heats

Pos.No.DriverTeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Pts
116 Flag of Norway.svg Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik 2nd2nd1st1st16
213 Flag of France.svg Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE 1st1st8th6th15
399 Flag of Norway.svg Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik 5th3rd2nd2nd14
475 Flag of Germany.svg Patrick Simon Olsbergs MSE 4th5th3rd5th13
58 Flag of Norway.svg Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion 6th4th5th3rd12
652 Flag of Sweden.svg Simon OlofssonSimon Olofsson3rd9th6th4th11
747 Flag of Sweden.svg Alexander WestlundAlexander Westlund8th7th4th8th10
833 Flag of Kenya.svg Tejas Hirani Olsbergs MSE 9th6th7th7th9
969 Flag of Norway.svg Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik 7th8th9th9th8

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
116 Flag of Norway.svg Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik 6:02.8676
299 Flag of Norway.svg Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik +3.0385
38 Flag of Norway.svg Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion +5.3064
447 Flag of Sweden.svg Alexander WestlundAlexander Westlund+10.4483
569 Flag of Norway.svg Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik +19.1822
Semi-Final 2
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
175 Flag of Germany.svg Patrick Simon Olsbergs MSE 6:09.5746
213 Flag of France.svg Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE +5.9805
352 Flag of Sweden.svg Simon OlofssonSimon Olofsson+42.4024
433 Flag of Kenya.svg Tejas Hirani Olsbergs MSE DNF3

Final

Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
116 Flag of Norway.svg Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik 5:47.0078
213 Flag of France.svg Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE +1.7865
399 Flag of Norway.svg Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik +11.7524
447 Flag of Sweden.svg Alexander Westlund‡Alexander Westlund+12.3783
575 Flag of Germany.svg Patrick Simon Olsbergs MSE +14.0332
68 Flag of Norway.svg Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion DNF1

‡Olofsson could not make the final and as a result the stewards permitted Westlund to replace him.

Standings after the event

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References

  1. "Results - 2016 World RX of Hockenheim". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
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