2010 Cyprus Rally

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2010 FxPro Cyprus Rally
38th FxPro Cyprus Rally
Round 12 of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge season
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Cyprus Rally Logo
Host country Cyprus Cyprus
Rally base Limassol
Stages 14[1][2] (236.64 km; 147.04 mi)
Stage surface Asphalt/Gravel
Overall distance 849.12 km (527.62 mi)
Results
Overall winner Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah
Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah
Crews 40[3] at start, 27 at finish

The 2010 FxPro Cyprus Rally, was the 12th round of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) season. The fourteen stage mixed surface rally took place over 4–6 November 2010. As well as being the final round of the IRC, the event formed the penultimate round of the 2010 Middle East Rally Championship (MERC).

Introduction[edit]

The rally, which was based in Limassol, had a 2.45 km (1.52 mi) all-asphalt Super Special Stage, purpose-built at Limassol's extensive port facilities being run twice during the event.[4] With both the drivers and manufacturers titles already decided none of the top competitors in the IRC made the trip to the event. Andreas Mikkelsen, who was seventh in the championship heading into the event, was the highest placed driver to take part. Other IRC regulars included Daniel Oliveira and Burcu Çetinkaya. Nasser Al-Attiyah headed the field of drivers competing in the MERC.[3]

Results[edit]

Overall[edit]

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
1. Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah Italy Giovanni Bernacchini Ford Fiesta S2000 3:11:53.5 0.0 10
2. Lebanon Roger Feghali Lebanon Joseph Matar Škoda Fabia S2000 3:12:24.2 30.7 8
3. Czech Republic Martin Prokop Czech Republic Jan Tománek Ford Fiesta S2000 3:16:35.5 4:42.0 6
4. Czech Republic Jaromír Tarabus Czech Republic Daniel Trunkát Ford Fiesta S2000 3:17:34.0 5:40.5 5
5. Cyprus Nicos Thomas Cyprus Angelos Loizides Peugeot 207 S2000 3:18:39.0 6:45.5 4
6. Czech Republic Roman Kresta Czech Republic Petr Gross Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3:19:10.1 7:16.6 3
7. Cyprus Charalambos Timotheou Cyprus Pambos Laos Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3:24:37.5 12:44.0 2
8. Cyprus Constantinos Tingirides Cyprus Panayiotis Shialos Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3:25:14.1 13:20.6 1

Special stages[edit]

Day Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
Leg 1
(4–5 Nov)
SS1 20:30 SSS Lemesos 1 2.45 km Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah 2:21.7 62.24 km/h Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah
SS2 9:09 Kalavasos 1 10.42 km Czech Republic Martin Prokop 8:34.3 72.94 km/h
SS3 10:07 Lythrodontas 1 23.45 km Czech Republic Martin Prokop 19:25.7 72.42 km/h
SS4 11:10 Agioi Vavatsinias 1 17.31 km Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah 16:10.5 64.21 km/h
SS5 14:09 Kalavasos 2 10.42 km France Bryan Bouffier 8:26.4 74.08 km/h
SS6 15:07 Lythrodontas 2 23.45 km France Bryan Bouffier 19:17.3 72.95 km/h
SS7 16:10 Agioi Vavatsinias 2 17.31 km France Bryan Bouffier 16:06.1 64.50 km/h Czech Republic Martin Prokop
SS8 19:35 SSS Lemesos 2 2.45 km Czech Republic Martin Prokop 2:18.2 63.82 km/h
Leg 2
(6 Nov)
SS9 9:04 Alassa 1 12.76 km Czech Republic Martin Prokop 8:40.0 88.34 km/h
SS10 9:47 Foini 1 31.70 km France Bryan Bouffier 28:08.1 67.60 km/h Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah
SS11 11:10 Galataria 1 17.02 km Lebanon Roger Feghali 11:24.3 89.54 km/h
SS12 14:04 Alassa 2 12.76 km Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah 8:41.8 88.03 km/h
SS13 14:47 Foini 2 31.70 km Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah 28:14.9 67.33 km/h
SS14 16:10 Galataria 2 17.02 km Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah 11:09.0 91.59 km/h

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Itinerary Day 1" (PDF). cyprusrally2010.com/. Cyprus AA. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Itinerary Day 2" (PDF). cyprusrally2010.com/. Cyprus AA. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Entry list" (PDF). cyprusrally2010.com/. Cyprus AA. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Wittmann excited by Limassol superspecial". ircseries.com (Intercontinental Rally Challenge). 28 October 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 

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