2016 World RX of Portugal

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2016 World RX of Portugal
Round 1 of 13 in the
2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date 16–17 April 2016
Location Montalegre, Portugal
Venue Pista Automóvel de Montalegre
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Heat 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 3 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Heat 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
Volkswagen RX Sweden
Semi-Final 2 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Final
First Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Second Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson
Larsson Jernberg Motorsport
Third Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen
EKS RX

The 2016 World RX of Portugal was the first round of the third season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Pista Automovel de Montalegre in Montalegre.

FIA World Rallycross Championship

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

Montalegre Municipality in Norte, Portugal

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Contents

Heats

Sebastien Loeb made his debut for Team Peugeot-Hansen Sebastien Loeb WRX Portugal.jpg
Sébastien Loeb made his début for Team Peugeot-Hansen
The SEAT Ibiza Supercar also made its debut with the Munnich Motorsport team (Nitiss pictured) 15 Nitiss.jpg
The SEAT Ibiza Supercar also made its debut with the Münnich Motorsport team (Nitišs pictured)
Petter Solberg, Anton Marklund, Kevin Hansen and Janis Baumanis Petter Solberg Montalegre Q2.jpg
Petter Solberg, Anton Marklund, Kevin Hansen and Jānis Baumanis
Heikkinen (3rd), Solberg (1st) and Larsson (2nd) celebrating on the podium 156656 Heikkinen01Por16TW250 (25879347884).jpg
Heikkinen (3rd), Solberg (1st) and Larsson (2nd) celebrating on the podium
Pos.No. Driver Team CarQ1Q2Q3Q4 Pts
1 5 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 2nd 1st 4th 1st16
2 1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team Citroën DS3 11th 6th 1st 2nd15
3 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 1st 3rd 8th 7th14
4 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 4th 4th 3rd 3rd13
5 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport Audi A1 7th 10th 2nd 4th12
6 57 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 3rd 2nd 11th 12th11
7 9 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 5th 5th 6th 9th10
8 96 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 9th 7th 9th 8th9
9 21 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 8th 14th 7th 6th8
10 17 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 15th 13th 5th 5th7
11 33 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Doran JRM Racing BMW MINI Countryman 6th 17th 12th 10th6
12 92 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 12th 9th 14th 15th5
13 71 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 14th 8th 13th 16th4
14 6 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 13th 11th 16th 14th3
15 15 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 10th 12th 15th 17th2
16 7 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 20th 18th 10th 11th1
17 68 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 16th 15th 20th 13th
18 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 19th 16th 19th 18th
19 55 Flag of Germany.svg René Münnich All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 17th 20th 17th 19th
20 41 Flag of Portugal.svg Joaquim Santos Bompiso Racing Team Ford Focus 18th 19th 18th 20th

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1

Pos.No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden 4:09.6696
2 9 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +0.4785
3 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport +1.3584
4 10 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX +1.9593
5 33 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Doran JRM Racing +2.4132
6 21 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen DNF1

Semi-Final 2

Pos.No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team 4:07.7126
2 57 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX +2.3535
3 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +5.1354
4 96 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE +5.3863
5 92 Flag of Sweden.svg Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden +6.2542
6 17 Flag of France.svg Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy +5.7531

Final

Pos.No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team 4:03.9928
2 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport +0.8475
3 57 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX +2.3604
4 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +3.7753
5 9 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +25.3062
6 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden +1:31.9921

Championship standings after the event

Pos. DriverPts Gap
1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg 29
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson 21 +8
Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
4 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen 20 +9
Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud

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References

  1. "Results - 2016 World RX of Portugal". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
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