2016 World RX of Belgium

2016 World RX of Belgium
Round 3 of 12 in the
2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date 14–15 May 2016
Location Mettet, Wallonia
Venue Circuit Jules Tacheny Mettet
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1 France Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Heat 2 Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 3 Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Heat 4 Norway Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1 Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Semi-Final 2 Norway Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team
Final
First Sweden Mattias Ekström
EKS RX
Second France Sébastien Loeb
Team Peugeot-Hansen
Third Norway Petter Solberg
Petter Solberg World RX Team


The 2016 World RX of Belgium was the third round of the third season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.[1] The event was held at the Circuit Jules Tacheny Mettet in Mettet, Wallonia and also played host to the second round of the 2016 FIA European Rallycross Championship.

Supercar

Heats

The field files into the first corner in the 1st WRX Semi-Final
Pos. No. Driver Team Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Pts
1 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX Audi S1 2nd 1st 1st 9th 16
2 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team Citroën DS3 3rd 4th 2nd 1st 15
3 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 1st 7th 3rd 2nd 14
4 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 4th 3rd 4th 5th 13
5 67 Belgium François Duval Ecurie Bayard ASBL Ford Fiesta 6th 11th 7th 4th 12
6 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 12th 5th 5th 8th 11
7 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 8th 6th 8th 14th 10
8 92 Sweden Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden Volkswagen Polo 5th 9th 13th 10th 9
9 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria Ford Fiesta 7th 2nd 18th 13th 8
10 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 13th 10th 10th 7th 7
11 17 France Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy Peugeot 208 9th 15th 6th 12th 6
12 15 Latvia Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 10th 12th 15th 6th 5
13 4 Sweden Robin Larsson Larsson Jernberg Motorsport Audi A1 17th 8th 9th 16th 4
14 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 19th 13th 17th 3rd 3
15 68 Finland Niclas Grönholm Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 14th 16th 12th 15th 2
16 57 Finland Toomas Heikkinen EKS RX Audi S1 16th 14th 11th 17th 1
17 33 United Kingdom Liam Doran JRM Racing BMW MINI Countryman 11th 18th 16th 18th
18 43 United States Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 18th 19th 19th 11th
19 55 Germany René Münnich All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 15th 17th 14th 19th

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX 4:02.278 6
2 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +1.737 5
3 67 Belgium François Duval Ecurie Bayard ASBL +7.884 4
4 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov World RX Team Austria +23.056 3
5 17 France Davy Jeanney Peugeot Hansen Academy DNF 2
6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis World RX Team Austria EX 0
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team 4:00.869 6
2 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden +1.157 5
3 92 Sweden Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden +5.112 4
4 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen +5.950 3
5 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE +14.568 2
6 15 Latvia Reinis Nitišs All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport +16.468 1

Final

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS RX 3:58.967 8
2 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot-Hansen +2.526 5
3 1 Norway Petter Solberg Petter Solberg World RX Team +3.189 3
4 92 Sweden Anton Marklund Volkswagen RX Sweden +10.868 4
5 67 Belgium François Duval Ecurie Bayard ASBL +18.972 2
6 3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen RX Sweden DNF 1

RX Lites

Heats

Pos. No. Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Pts
1 13 France Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE 7th 6th 1st 1st 16
2 69 Norway Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik 6th 1st 5th 5th 15
3 52 Sweden Simon Olofsson Simon Olofsson 4th 5th 6th 2nd 14
4 8 Norway Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion 1st 4th 9th 6th 13
5 16 Norway Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik 2nd 2nd 8th 7th 12
6 99 Norway Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik 9th 3rd 3rd 3rd 11
7 33 Kenya Tejas Hirani Olsbergs MSE 3rd 7th 4th 4th 10
8 26 Belgium Gosselin Regis Icepol Racing Team 5th 8th 2nd 9th 9
9 47 Sweden Alexander Westlund Alexander Westlund 8th 9th 7th 8th 8

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 16 Norway Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik 4:18.959 6
2 13 France Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE +0.163 5
3 52 Sweden Simon Olofsson Simon Olofsson +1.083 4
4 33 Kenya Tejas Hirani Olsbergs MSE +8.287 3
5 47 Sweden Alexander Westlund Alexander Westlund +10.250 2
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 69 Norway Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik 4:21.505 6
2 99 Norway Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik +0.649 5
3 8 Norway Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion +4.274 4
4 26 Belgium Gosselin Regis Icepol Racing Team DNF 3

Final

Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Retired Pts
1 16 Norway Thomas Bryntesson JC Raceteknik 4:19.061 8
2 52 Sweden Simon Olofsson Simon Olofsson +1.506 5
3 99 Norway Joachim Hvaal JC Raceteknik +2.324 4
4 69 Norway Sondre Evjen JC Raceteknik +18.669 3
5 8 Norway Simon Wågø Syversen Set Promotion DNF 2
13 France Cyril Raymond Olsbergs MSE EX 0

Standings after the event

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

References

  1. "Results - 2016 World RX of Belgium". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 16 May 2016. 

External links

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