2018 World RX of Barcelona

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2018 World RX of Barcelona
Round 1 of 12 in the
2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date14–15 April 2018
Location Montmeló, Catalonia
Venue Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS Audi Sport
Heat 2 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Heat 3 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Heat 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot Total
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Semi-Final 2 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström
EKS Audi Sport
Final
First Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Second Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot Total
Third Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud
EKS Audi Sport

The 2018 World RX of Barcelona was the first round of the fifth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Montmeló, Catalonia.

Contents

Heats

Pos.No.DriverTeamCarQ1Q2Q3Q4Pts
111 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 2nd1st1st2nd16
221 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 17th2nd2nd1st15
31 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 3rd5th4th3rd14
45 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 1st7th9th4th13
513 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 5th4th3rd6th12
668 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm GRX Taneco Team Hyundai i20 16th6th5th5th11
74 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 9th8th8th7th10
86 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis STARD Ford Fiesta 7th9th6th11th9
97 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov GRX Taneco Team Hyundai i20 10th12th7th9th8
1074 Flag of France.svg Jérôme Grosset-Janin GC Kompetition Renault Mégane RS 6th10th11th12th7
1136 Flag of France.svg Guerlain Chicherit GC Kompetition Renault Mégane RS 8th11th10th12th6
1271 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 12th3rd14th14th5
139 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 4th17th17th8th4
1496 Flag of Sweden.svg Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 11th16th13th10th3
1542 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Oliver Bennett Oliver Bennett MINI Cooper 14th13th12th15th2
1666 Flag of France.svg Grégoire Demoustier Sébastien Loeb Racing Peugeot 208 15th14th15th16th1
1784 Flag of France.svg "Knapick" "Knapick" Citroën DS3 13th15th16th17th

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
111 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:42.3506
21 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +2.8865
313 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport +3.1274
47 Flag of Russia.svg Timur Timerzyanov GRX Taneco Team +5.6563
536 Flag of France.svg Guerlain Chicherit GC Kompetition +6.1772
64 Flag of Sweden.svg Robin Larsson Olsbergs MSE +9.7991
Semi-Final 2
Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
15 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport 4:43.5796
29 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total +3.5735
368 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm GRX Taneco Team +5.1074
46 Flag of Latvia.svg Jānis Baumanis STARD +5.6213
574 Flag of France.svg Jérôme Grosset-Janin GC Kompetition +6.2842
621 Flag of Sweden.svg Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total DNF1
‡ Loeb initially qualified 13th, however was promoted to a semi-final position following the withdrawal of Kevin Hansen.

Final


Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
11 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:36.5688
29 Flag of France.svg Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total +1.2155
313 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport +2.3894
468 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm GRX Taneco Team +7.0993
511 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +11.2642
DSQ5 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport

Standings after the event

PosDriverPtsGap
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson 27
2 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Solberg 24+3
3 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud 20+7
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Ekström 19+8
5 Flag of Finland.svg Niclas Grönholm 18+9

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References

  1. "Results - 2018 World RX of Barcelona". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
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