|2017 World RX of Sweden|
|Round 7 of 12 in the|
2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship
|Date||1–2 July 2017|
The 2017 World RX of Sweden, formally known as the 2017 Swecon World RX of Sweden, for sponsorship reasons, was the seventh round of the fourth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.The event was held at the Höljesbanan in the village of Höljes, Värmland and also hosted round six of the European Rallycross Championship and round four of the RX2 International Series, the main support category for the World Rallycross Championship.
Reigning world champion and second in the 2017 standings, Mattias Ekström, was absent from the event due to his commitment in the DTM at the Norisring, held on the same weekend.Swedish rally driver Per-Gunnar Andersson was selected by EKS RX as Ekström's replacement, while Reinis Nitišs was nominated as the point scorer for EKS RX in the Teams' Championship, alongside Toomas Heikkinen.
Olsbergs MSE, who left the Championship in 2016, entered two Ford Fiesta ST's for Sebastian Eriksson and Oliver Eriksson, but were ineligible to score points in the Teams' Championship.
The attendance record was broken for the fourth year in a row, with 45,100 spectators, up from 44,400 in 2016.
|1||3||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||Volkswagen Polo GTI||2nd||1st||1st||2nd||16|
|2||11||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||Volkswagen Polo GTI||4th||6th||2nd||1st||15|
|3||9||Team Peugeot-Hansen||Peugeot 208||1st||5th||6th||3rd||14|
|4||13||Hoonigan Racing Division||Ford Focus RS||3rd||3rd||3rd||8th||13|
|5||21||Team Peugeot-Hansen||Peugeot 208||7th||4th||4th||4th||12|
|6||96||MJP Racing Team Austria||Ford Fiesta||8th||2nd||8th||5th||11|
|9||43||Hoonigan Racing Division||Ford Focus RS||6th||7th||20th||12th||8|
|10||44||MJP Racing Team Austria||Ford Fiesta||10th||10th||9th||18th||7|
|12||93||Olsbergs MSE||Ford Fiesta ST||13th||14th||12th||10th||5|
|13||71||Team Peugeot-Hansen||Peugeot 208||11th||9th||21st||13th||4|
|14||57||EKS RX||Audi S1||9th||20th||10th||15th||3|
|15||45||EKS RX||Audi S1||17th||15th||16th||11th||2|
|16||87||DA Racing||Peugeot 208||18th||17th||11th||14th||1|
|17||98||Olsbergs MSE||Ford Fiesta ST||16th||12th||18th||16th|
|18||15||EKS RX||Audi S1||14th||13th||14th||DNF|
|19||60||Vaaranmara Racing||Mitsubishi Mirage||19th||18th||15th||19th|
|20||84||Hervé "Knapick" Lemonnier||Citroën DS3||22nd||19th||19th||20th|
|21||100||LOCO World RX Team||Volkswagen Polo||20th||21st||22nd||17th|
|22||10||Speedy Motorsport||Kia Rio||21st||EXC||17th||DNF|
|1||3||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||04:17.248||6|
|4||43||Hoonigan Racing Division||+3.157||3|
|1||13||Hoonigan Racing Division||04:17.977||6|
|2||96||MJP Racing Team Austria||+3.155||5|
|5||44||MJP Racing Team Austria||+5.129||2|
|6||11||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||+5.561||1|
|1||3||PSRX Volkswagen Sweden||04:14.579||8|
|2||13||Hoonigan Racing Division||+2.363||5|
|5||96||MJP Racing Team Austria||+6.805||2|
|4||98||Stein Fredric Akre||5th||17th||9th||5th||13|
|6||96||Guillaume De Ridder||3rd||13th||10th||15th||11|
|19||51||Sports Racing Technologies||16th||DNF||7th||11th|
|21||58||A. Berggrens Bilservice Floby||22nd||15th||13th||DNF|
|2||96||Guillaume De Ridder||+1.437||5|
|3||98||Stein Fredric Akre||+2.506||4|
|2||96||Guillaume De Ridder||+1.437||5|
|5||98||Stein Fredric Akre||+20.368||2|
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