|2017 World RX of Great Britain|
| Round 5 of 12 in the|
2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship
|Date||27–28 May 2017|
|Venue||Lydden Hill Race Circuit|
The 2017 World RX of Great Britain was the fifth round of the fourth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. The event was held at Lydden Hill Race Circuit in Wootton, Kent and also played host to the fourth round of the 2017 FIA European Rallycross Championship. It also hosted the second round of the 2017 RX2 International Series, the support category of the World Rallycross Championship.
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.
The FIA World Rallycross Championship is a rallycross series organised by the FIA in conjunction with series promoters IMG Motorsport.
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.
Timo Scheider was absent due to racing for BMW Motorsport in the 24 Hours Nürburgring. British touring car champion Andrew Jordan replaced Scheider at MJP Racing Team Austria. This was Jordan's third appearance at the World RX of Great Britain, having previously finished third in 2014 and seventh in 2015.
Timo Scheider is a German racing driver who competes in the FIA World Rallycross Championship for MJP Racing Team Austria. He won the DTM title in 2008 and 2009.
BMW Motorsport is the division of BMW responsible for motorsport-related activities, including works-run competition programmes in touring car racing, sports car racing, motorcycle racing and Formula One.
The 24 Hours Nürburgring is a 24-hour annual touring car and GT endurance racing event on the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring in central Germany. Held since 1970, over 25 km (15.5 mi) lap length allows more than 200 cars and over 700 drivers to participate.
|1||11||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||Volkswagen Polo GTI||1st||1st||1st||3rd||16|
|2||3||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||Volkswagen Polo GTI||2nd||2nd||2nd||2nd||15|
|3||21||Team Peugeot-Hansen||Peugeot 208||5th||5th||7th||1st||14|
|4||1||EKS RX||Audi S1||3rd||3rd||3rd||8th||13|
|5||13||Hoonigan Racing Division||Ford Focus RS||4th||4th||5th||4th||12|
|6||9||Team Peugeot-Hansen||Peugeot 208||7th||6th||4th||6th||11|
|7||43||Hoonigan Racing Division||Ford Focus RS||5th||6th||7th||6th||10|
|8||177||MJP Racing Team Austria||Ford Fiesta||10th||9th||18th||7th||9|
|10||96||MJP Racing Team Austria||Ford Fiesta||9th||13th||9th||14th||7|
|12||57||EKS RX||Audi S1||8th||22nd||8th||18th||5|
|13||71||Team Peugeot-Hansen||Peugeot 208||13th||DNF||11th||9th||4|
|14||100||LOCO World RX Team||Volkswagen Polo||14th||12th||17th||15th||3|
|16||15||EKS RX||Audi S1||23rd||DNF||10th||11th||1|
|17||77||All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport||Citroën DS3||15th||14th||19th||21st|
|18||87||DA Racing||Peugeot 208||16th||15th||15th||DNF|
|19||66||DA Racing||Peugeot 208||19th||17th||20th||17th|
|20||2||Oliver O'Donovan||Ford Fiesta||20th||16th||16th||22nd|
|21||10||Speedy Motorsport||Kia Rio||17th||20th||22nd||16th|
|22||69||Martin Kaczmarski||Ford Fiesta||18th||18th||23rd||19th|
|23||42||Oliver Bennett||Ford Fiesta||22nd||21st||21st||20th|
|1||11||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||4:11.741||6|
|2||13||Hoonigan Racing Division||+1.099||5|
|4||43||Hoonigan Racing Division||+2.129||3|
|1||3||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||4:10.922||6|
|4||96||MJP Racing Team Austria||+3.708||3|
|5||177||MJP Racing Team Austria||+5.379||2|
|1||11||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||4:09.602||8|
|2||3||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||+1.690||5|
|3||13||Hoonigan Racing Division||+3.317||3|
|3||96||Guillaume De Ridder||4th||4th||5th||8th||14|
|10||55||Sports Racing Technologies||8th||11th||12th||6th||7|
|2||96||Guillaume De Ridder||+2.147||5|
|6||55||Sports Racing Technologies||+3.754||1|
|4||96||Guillaume De Ridder||+2.379||3|
Rallycross is a form of sprint style automobile racing, held on a closed mixed-surface racing circuit, with modified production or specially built road cars, similar to the World Rally Cars. It is mainly popular in the Nordic countries, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Great Britain. An inexpensive, entry level type of rallycross is the Swedish folkrace or its Norwegian counterpart, the so-called bilcross. The folkrace is most popular in Finland where it was founded back in late 60's. In Europe, rallycross can also refer to racing 1:8 scale off-road radio-controlled buggies.
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