2018 World RX of Portugal

2018 World RX of Portugal
Round 2 of 12 in the
2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date 27–29 April 2018
Location Montalegre, Vila Real
Venue Pista Automóvel de Montalegre
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 France Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot Total
Heat 2 Sweden Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot Total
Heat 3 Norway Andreas Bakkerud
EKS Audi Sport
Heat 4 Norway Andreas Bakkerud
EKS Audi Sport
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Semi-Final 2 Sweden Timmy Hansen
Team Peugeot Total
Final
First Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Second France Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot Total
Third Norway Petter Solberg
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden

The 2018 World RX of Portugal was the second round of the fifth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. [1] The event was held at the Pista Automóvel de Montalegre in Montalegre, Vila Real.

Qualifying

Pos.No.DriverTeamCarQ1Q2Q3Q4Pts
113 Norway Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 5th5th1st1st16
29 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 1st2nd6th2nd15
35 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 2nd3rd7th3rd14
421 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 6th1st4th6th13
51 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 3rd6th2nd4th12
611 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 10th4th3rd2nd11
771 Sweden Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 11th8th5th9th10
896 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 7th9th9th12th9
968 Finland Niclas Grönholm GRX Taneco Team Hyundai i20 8th7th8th14th8
106 Latvia Jānis Baumanis STARD Ford Fiesta 12th10th10th8th7
1136 France Guerlain Chicherit GC Kompetition Renault Mégane RS 4th11th15th10th6
127 Russia Timur Timerzyanov GRX Taneco Team Hyundai i20 9th13th12th7th5
134 Sweden Robin Larsson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 13th12th13th11th4
1474 France Jérôme Grosset-Janin GC Kompetition Renault Mégane RS 15th14th11th16th3
1566 France Grégoire Demoustier Sébastien Loeb Racing Peugeot 208 14th15th17th13th2
1642 United Kingdom Oliver Bennett Oliver Bennett MINI Cooper 18th17th16th15th1
1741 Portugal Joaquim Santos Bompiso Racing Team Ford Focus 16th16th18th18th
1875 Portugal Mário Barbosa Mário Barbosa Citroën DS3 17th18th14th17th

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
11 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 3:59.0486
213 Norway Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport +1.5705
336 France Guerlain Chicherit GC Kompetition +3.3324
45 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport +3.8323
568 Finland Niclas Grönholm GRX Taneco Team +4.1412
671 Sweden Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot Total DNF1
Semi-Final 2
Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
121 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total 4:14.8126
29 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total +0.3985
311 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +0.7744
46 Latvia Jānis Baumanis STARD +4.9573
596 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE +5.4552
67 Russia Timur Timerzyanov GRX Taneco Team +10.4911

Final

2018 World RX of Portugal winner Johan Kristoffersson
Pos.No.DriverTeamTime/RetiredPts
11 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:16.8598
29 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total +2.2535
311 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden +3.9384
413 Norway Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport +6.6423
536 France Guerlain Chicherit GC Kompetition +9.5662
621 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total +21.2441

Standings after the event

PosDriverPtsGap
1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson 53
2 Norway Andreas Bakkerud 44+9
3 Norway Petter Solberg 43+10
4 France Sébastien Loeb 39+14
5 Sweden Mattias Ekström 36+17
Sweden Timmy Hansen

References

  1. "Results - 2018 World RX of Portugal". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
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