2012 Rally Catalunya

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2012 Rally Catalunya
48º Rally RACC Catalunya – Costa Daurada
RACC Rally de España
Round 13 of the 2012 World Rally Championship
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Host country  Spain
Rally base Tarragona Salou, Tarragona
Dates run 9 – 11 November 2012
Stages 18 (405.46 km; 251.94 mi)
Stage surface Day 1 gravel, days 2 and 3 asphalt
Overall distance 1,391.73 km (864.78 mi)
Results
Crews 70 at start

The 48º Rally RACC Catalunya – Costa Daurada, alternatively RACC Rally de España, was the thirteenth and the final round of the 2012 World Rally Championship season. The rally took place over 9–11 November, and was based in Salou, Catalonia. The rally was also the final round of the Super 2000 World Rally Championship, Production World Rally Championship and WRC Academy.

Results[edit]

Event standings[edit]

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
Overall
1 France Sébastien Loeb Monaco Daniel Elena Citroën DS3 WRC 4:14:29.1 0.0 26
2 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Finland Miikka Anttila Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:14:36.1 7.0 21
3 Finland Mikko Hirvonen Finland Jarmo Lehtinen Citroën DS3 WRC 4:16:15.9 1:46.8 15
4 Norway Mads Østberg Sweden Jonas Andersson Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:16:25.5 1:56.4 12
5 Finland Jarkko Nikara Finland Jarkko Kalliolepo Mini John Cooper Works WRC 4:30:37.0 16:07.9 10
6 Republic of Ireland Craig Breen Republic of Ireland Paul Nagle Ford Fiesta S2000 4:32:39.5 18:10.4 8
7 Australia Chris Atkinson Australia Glenn MacNeall Mini John Cooper Works WRC 4:33:43.8 19:14.7 6
8 Sweden Per-Gunnar Andersson Sweden Emil Axelsson Proton Satria Neo S2000 4:34:45.2 20:16.1 4
9 Spain Dani Sordo Spain Carlos del Barrio Mini John Cooper Works WRC 4:40:09.7 25:40.6 4
10 Russia Evgeny Novikov Austria Ilka Minor Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:40:15.7 25:46.6 1
SWRC
1 (6) Republic of Ireland Craig Breen Republic of Ireland Paul Nagle Ford Fiesta S2000 4:32:39.5 0.0 25
2 (8) Sweden Per-Gunnar Andersson Sweden Emil Axelsson Proton Satria Neo S2000 4:34:45.2 2:05.7 18
3 (15) Saudi Arabia Yazeed Al-Rajhi United Kingdom Michael Orr Ford Fiesta RRC 4:45:13.6 12:34.1 15
4 (17) United Kingdom Alastair Fisher United Kingdom Daniel Barritt Proton Satria Neo S2000 4:46:08.8 13:29.3 12
5 (20) New Zealand Hayden Paddon New Zealand John Kennard Škoda Fabia S2000 4:51:06.6 18:27.1 10
PWRC
1 (18) Mexico Benito Guerra Spain Borja Rozada Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 4:47:54.5 0.0 25
2 (22) Argentina Marcos Ligato Argentina Rubén García Subaru Impreza WRX STi 4:53:30.8 5:36.3 18
3 (25) Indonesia Subhan Aksa Australia Bill Hayes Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 4:57:10.2 9:15.7 15
4 (27) Ukraine Valeriy Gorban Ukraine Andriy Nikolaev Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 4:58:40.4 10:45.9 12
5 (29) Italy Lorenzo Bertelli Italy Lorenzo Granai Subaru Impreza WRX STi 5:00:04.7 12:10.2 10
6 (31) Poland Michał Kościuszko Poland Maciej Szczepaniak Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 5:06:00.9 18:06.4 8
7 (33) Spain Yeray Lemes Spain Rogelio Peñate Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 5:08:28.9 20:34.4 6
8 (35) Mexico Ricardo Triviño Spain Àlex Haro Subaru Impreza WRX STi 5:10:38.1 22:43.6 4
9 (36) Peru Nicolás Fuchs Argentina Fernando Mussano Subaru Impreza WRX STi 5:11:14.5 23:20.0 2
10 (38) Italy Gianluca Linari Italy Andrea Cecchi Subaru Impreza WRX STi 5:16:04.4 28:09.9 1
WRC Academy
1 Spain José Antonio Suárez Spain Cándido Carrera Ford Fiesta R2 3:46:51.3 0.0 26
2 Sweden Pontus Tidemand Norway Stig Rune Skjærmoen Ford Fiesta R2 3:48:11.0 1:19.7 25
3 United Kingdom Elfyn Evans United Kingdom Philip Pugh Ford Fiesta R2 3:50:13.6 3:22.3 18
4 United Kingdom John MacCrone United Kingdom Stuart Loudon Ford Fiesta R2 3:55:32.8 8:41.5 14
5 Netherlands Timo van der Marel Netherlands Erwin Berkhof Ford Fiesta R2 3:58:15.7 11:24.4 10
6 Australia Brendan Reeves Australia Rhianon Smyth Ford Fiesta R2 4:00:13.6 13:22.3 8
7 Poland Aron Domzala Poland Kacper Pietrusinski Ford Fiesta R2 4:12:29.4 25:38.1
  • Note: ^† – The WRC Academy featured the first two legs of the rally.

Special stages[edit]

Leg Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
Leg 1
(9 Nov)
SS1 7:45 Gandesa 7.00 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 4:40.5 89.84 km/h Finland Jari-Matti Latvala
SS2 8:10 Pesells 1 26.59 km Estonia Ott Tänak
Norway Mads Østberg
15:54.5 100.29 km/h Estonia Ott Tänak
SS3 9:19 Terra Alta 1 44.02 km France Sébastien Loeb 30:37.3 86.25 km/h Norway Mads Østberg
SS4 13:35 Pesells 2 26.59 km Russia Evgeny Novikov 16:03.9 99.31 km/h
SS5 14:44 Terra Alta 2 44.02 km France Sébastien Loeb 31:19.0 84.34 km/h
SS6 17:00 Salou 2.00 km Finland Mikko Hirvonen 2:35.7 46.24 km/h
Leg 2
(10 Nov)
SS7 8:00 La Mussara 1 20.48 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 11:31.4 106.64 km/h
SS8 9:15 El Priorat 1 45.97 km France Sébastien Loeb 26:20.0 104.74 km/h France Sébastien Loeb
SS9 10:26 Riba-roja d'Ebre 1 14.20 km France Sébastien Loeb 9:19.1 91.43 km/h
SS10 13:51 La Mussara 2 20.48 km Spain Dani Sordo 11:23.2 107.92 km/h
SS11 15:06 El Priorat 2 45.97 km Spain Dani Sordo 25:52.7 106.58 km/h
SS12 16:17 Riba-roja d'Ebre 2 14.20 km Estonia Ott Tänak 9:32.0 89.37 km/h
Leg 3
(11 Nov)
SS13 7:50 Riudecanyes 1 16.35 km Spain Dani Sordo 10:33.9 92.85 km/h
SS14 8:51 Santa Marina 1 26.51 km Spain Dani Sordo 15:42.7 101.24 km/h
SS15 9:47 La Serra d'Almos 1 4.11 km Spain Dani Sordo 2:37.1 94.18 km/h
SS16 11:52 Riudecanyes 2 16.35 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 10:30.7 93.32 km/h
SS17 12:53 Santa Marina 2 (Power stage) 26.51 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 15:43.5 101.15 km/h
SS18 13:49 La Serra d'Almos 2 4.11 km Spain Dani Sordo 2:38.3 93.47 km/h

Power stage[edit]

The Power stage was the penultimate stage of the rally, 26.51 kilometers long Santa Marina. Additional points were given to three fastest drivers through the stage.

Pos. No. Driver Co-driver Car Class Time Difference Avg. spd. Points
1 3 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Finland Miikka Anttila Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 15:43.5 0.0 101.15 km/h 3
2 37 Spain Dani Sordo Spain Carlos del Barrio Mini John Cooper Works WRC WRC 15:45.9 2.4 100.89 km/h 2
3 1 France Sébastien Loeb Monaco Daniel Elena Citroën DS3 WRC WRC 15:54.2 10.7 100.02 km/h 1

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