2017 World RX of Barcelona

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2017 World RX of Barcelona
Round 1 of 12 in the
2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date1–2 April 2017
Location Montmeló, Catalonia
Venue Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Heat 2 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen
EKS RX
Heat 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 4 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Semi-Final 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Final
First Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Second Flag of Germany.svg Timo Scheider
MJP Racing Team Austria
Third Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud
Hoonigan Racing Division

The 2017 World RX of Barcelona was the first round of the fourth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Montmeló, Catalonia.

The 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy was the fourth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. The season consists of twelve rounds, started on 1 April with the Spanish round at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and concluded on 12 November at the Killarney Motor Racing Complex in Cape Town, South Africa.

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 Barcelona-Catalunya motorsport track in Spain

The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is a motorsport race track in Montmeló, Catalonia, Spain. With long straights and a variety of corners, the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is seen as an all-rounder circuit. The track has stands with a capacity of 140,700. The circuit has FIA Grade 1 license.

Contents

Supercar

Toomas Heikkinen leads Timo Scheider, JB Dubourg and Kevin Hansen Topi Heikkinen (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro) (33621759782).jpg
Toomas Heikkinen leads Timo Scheider, JB Dubourg and Kevin Hansen
World Championship debutant "Csucsu" is chased by Reinis Nitiss Reinis Nitiss (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro) (33621760662).jpg
World Championship debutant "Csucsu" is chased by Reinis Nitišs
Reigning World Champion Mattias Ekstrom on his way to winning the final Mattias Ekstrom (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro) (33755197476).jpg
Reigning World Champion Mattias Ekström on his way to winning the final
Event podium consisting of Scheider (2nd), Ekstrom (1st) and Bakkerud (3rd) Timo Scheider, Mattias Ekstrom (EKS), Andreas Bakkerud (33755190926).jpg
Event podium consisting of Scheider (2nd), Ekström (1st) and Bakkerud (3rd)

Heats

Pos.No.DriverTeamCarQ1Q2Q3Q4Pts
144 Flag of Germany.svg Timo Scheider MJP Racing Team Austria Ford Fiesta 12th2nd2nd5th16
21 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 4th15th1st4th15
33 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo GTI 1st17th6th3rd14
413 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 5th20th3rd1st13
511 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo GTI 3rd18th4th2nd12
621 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 6th10th5th7th11
757 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 14th1st10th16th10
8100 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Guy Wilks LOCO Energy RX Team Volkswagen Polo 10th13th7th10th9
943 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 2nd19th11th11th8
1015 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs EKS RX Audi S1 17th3rd9th12th7
1171 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 11th5th12th13th6
1287 Flag of France.svg Jean-Baptiste Dubourg DA Racing Peugeot 208 13th12th13th15th5
1396 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson MJP Racing Team Austria Ford Fiesta 8th14th15th9th4
149 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 9th9th21st8th3
156 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis STARD Ford Fiesta 7th11th19th14th2
1610 Flag of Hungary.svg "Csucsu" Speedy Motorsport Kia Rio 18th6th14th18th1
1768 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm GRX Ford Fiesta 19th8th16th17th
1884 Flag of France.svg "Knapick" Hervé "Knapick" Lemonnier Citroën DS3 16th7th18th19th
1966 Flag of France.svg Grégoire Demoustier DA Racing Peugeot 208 20th12th20th20th
207 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov STARD Ford Fiesta 15th21st8th6th
2136 Flag of France.svg Guerlain Chicherit Fors Performance Renault Clio 21st16th17th21st

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
13 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:32.9886
244 Flag of Germany.svg Timo Scheider MJP Racing Team Austria +2.8155
311 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +5.2374
443 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division +8.3823
571 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +14.5832
657 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX 1
Semi-Final 2
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
11 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX 4:34.5636
213 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +1.2565
321 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +1.7074
4100 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Guy Wilks LOCO Energy World RX +5.8003
587 Flag of France.svg Jean-Baptiste Dubourg DA Racing +6.7532
615 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs EKS RX +7.3911

Final

Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
11 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX 4:32.2608
244 Flag of Germany.svg Timo Scheider MJP Racing Team Austria +0.3625
313 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +1.8684
411 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +2.6253
521 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +3.2512
63 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +3.9761

Standings after the event

PosDriverPtsGap
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström 29
2 Flag of Germany.svg Timo Scheider 26+3
3 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud 22+7
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson 21+8
5 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg 19+10

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References

  1. "Results - 2017 World RX of Barcelona". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
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