2017 World RX of South Africa

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2017 World RX of South Africa
Round 12 of 12 in the
2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date11-12 November 2017
Location Cape Town, Western Cape
Venue Killarney Motor Racing Complex
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Heat 2 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis
STARD
Heat 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Heat 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Semi-Final 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Final
First Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Second Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Third Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS RX

The 2017 World RX of South Africa was the twelfth and final round of the fourth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Killarney Motor Racing Complex in Cape Town, Western Cape.

Contents

Supercar

Kevin Hansen, Toomas Heikkinen, Niclas Gronholm and Reinis Nitiss. Topi Heikkinen (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro -57) (38351021401).jpg
Kevin Hansen, Toomas Heikkinen, Niclas Grönholm and Reinis Nitišs.
Sebastien Loeb leads Johan Kristoffersson whilst Mattias Ekstrom takes the Joker Lap Mattias Ekstrom (Audi S1 EKS RX quattro -1) (26587068499).jpg
Sébastien Loeb leads Johan Kristoffersson whilst Mattias Ekström takes the Joker Lap
The event featured an all-Swedish podium, with Kristoffersson taking his seventh and final win of the 2017 season Timmy Hansen (S), Johan Kristoffersson (S), Mattias Ekstrom (S) (38308214086).jpg
The event featured an all-Swedish podium, with Kristoffersson taking his seventh and final win of the 2017 season

Heats

Pos.No.DriverTeamCarQ1Q2Q3Q4Pts
13 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo GTI 2nd9th1st2nd16
221 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 1st14th3rd1st15
31 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 8th10th2nd8th14
444 Flag of Germany.svg Timo Scheider MJP Racing Team Austria Ford Fiesta 6th11th6th4th13
513 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 4th5th11th9th12
643 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 5th2nd14th12th11
711 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo GTI 3rd15th5th10th10
871 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 14th3rd15th3rd9
96 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis STARD Ford Fiesta 12th1st16th11th8
109 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 7th18th4th5th7
1157 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 11th4th17th6th6
1296 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson MJP Racing Team Austria Ford Fiesta 10th17th8th7th5
137 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov STARD Ford Fiesta 9th16th7th16th4
1487 Flag of France.svg Jean-Baptiste Dubourg DA Racing Peugeot 208 17th7th12th15th3
1568 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm GRX Ford Fiesta 15th12th13th13th2
1698 Flag of Sweden.svg Oliver Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 16th8th10th19th1
1777 Flag of Germany.svg René Münnich Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 21st6th18th14th
1815 Flag of Latvia.svg Reinis Nitišs EKS RX Audi S1 13th20th9th18th
1966 Flag of France.svg Grégoire Demoustier DA Racing Peugeot 208 19th13th21st21st
20124 Flag of South Africa.svg Mark Cronje Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 18th21st20th17th
2159 Flag of South Africa.svg Ashley Haigh-Smith Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 20th19th19th20th
2210 Flag of Hungary.svg "Csucsu" Speedy Motorsport Kia Rio 22nd22nd22nd22nd

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
13 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:27.5716
211 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +0.7615
31 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX +0.7234
413 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division +1.4463
56 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis STARD +3.1392
657 Flag of Finland.svg Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX +4.2611
Semi-Final 2
Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
121 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen 4:26.4646
244 Flag of Germany.svg Timo Scheider MJP Racing Team Austria +2.7575
371 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +21.9054
49 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +25.1183
568 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson MJP Racing Team Austria +32.1182
643 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division DSQ

Final

Pos.No.DriverTeamTimePts
13 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:23.7518
221 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +0.9185
31 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS RX +2.9514
411 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +3.4173
544 Flag of Germany.svg Timo Scheider MJP Racing Team Austria +5.4382
671 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen DNS1

Standings after the event

PosDriverPtsGap
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson 316
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström 255+61
3 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg 252+64
4 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb 214+102
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen 201+115

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References

  1. > "Results - 2017 World RX of South Africa". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
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