2012 Rally México

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2012 Rally México
Rally Guanajuato México
Round 3 of the 2012 World Rally Championship season
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Host country Mexico Mexico
Rally base León, Mexico
Dates run March 8 – 11 2012
Stages 24 (408.5 km; 253.8 mi)
Stage surface Gravel
Results
Overall winner France Sébastien Loeb
France Citroën Total WRT
Crews 27[1] at start, 19 at finish

The 2012 Rally México was the third round of the 2012 World Rally Championship (WRC) season. The rally took place between 8 and 11 March 2012.

Results[edit]

Event standings[edit]

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
Overall
1. France Sébastien Loeb Monaco Daniel Elena Citroën DS3 WRC 4:15:32.7 0.0 27
2. Finland Mikko Hirvonen Finland Jarmo Lehtinen Citroën DS3 WRC 4:16:15.1 42.4 18
3. Norway Petter Solberg United Kingdom Chris Patterson Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:17:44.1 2:11.4 18
4. Norway Mads Østberg Sweden Jonas Andersson Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:20:24.2 4:51.5 13
5. Estonia Ott Tänak Estonia Kuldar Sikk Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:20:35.3 5:02.6 10
6. Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah Italy Giovanni Bernacchini Citroën DS3 WRC 4:22:14.1 6:41.4 8
7. Portugal Armindo Araújo Portugal Miguel Ramalho Mini John Cooper Works WRC 4:28:19.6 12:46.9 6
8. France Sébastien Ogier France Julien Ingrassia Skoda Fabia S2000 4:30:30.5 14:57.8 4
9. United States Ken Block Italy Alex Gelsomino Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:37:59.5 22:26.8 2
10. Mexico Ricardo Triviño Spain Álex Haro Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:39:03.4 23:30.7 1
Production Class 3 / PWRC
1.(11.) Mexico Benito Guerra Spain Borja Rozada Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 4:39:26.1 0.0 25
2.(12.) Peru Nicolás Fuchs Argentina Fernando Mussano Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 4:43:36.0 4:09.9 18
3.(14.) Poland Michał Kościuszko Poland Maciek Szczepaniak Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 5:00:13.5 20:47.4 15
4.(15.) Italy Gianluca Linari Italy Nicola Arena Subaru Impreza WRX STI 5:14:08.1 34:42.0 12
5.(16.) Hungary Tibor Érdi Jr. Hungary Attila Taborszki Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 5:30:29.5 51:03.4 -*
6.(17.) Mexico Rodrigo Salgado Mexico Diódoro Salgado Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 5:45:54.9 1:06:28.8 10
7.(18.) Sweden Ramona Karlsson Sweden Miriam Walfridsson Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 5:59:29.2 1:20:03.1 8

*This team does not score points in the PWRC championship.

Special stages[edit]

Day Stage Time (UTC−6) Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
Leg 1
(8–9 Mar)
SS1 20:09 DC Shoes Guanajuato Street Stage 1.05 km Norway Petter Solberg 53.7 70.39 km/h Norway Petter Solberg
SS2 8:08 El Cubilete 1 22.12 km Finland Mikko Hirvonen 13:23.6 99.09 km/h Finland Mikko Hirvonen
SS3 9:06 Las Minas 1 15.21 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 11:22.9 80.18 km/h Finland Jari-Matti Latvala
SS4 9:47 Los Mexicanos 1 9.76 km France Sébastien Loeb 7:53.3 74.24 km/h
SS5 10:08 Ortega 1 23.69 km France Sébastien Loeb 14:08.7 100.49 km/h Finland Mikko Hirvonen
SS6 13:36 El Cubilete 2 22.12 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 13:11.8 101.86 km/h France Sébastien Loeb
SS7 14:34 Las Minas 2 15.21 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 11:03.1 82.58 km/h
SS8 15:15 Los Mexicanos 2 9.76 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 7:43.6 75.79 km/h
SS9 15:36 Ortega 2 23.69 km stage cancelled[2]
SS10 17:24 Monster León Street Stage 1.23 km France Sébastien Loeb 1:16.4 57.96 km/h
SS11 20:13 Super Special 1 2.21 km Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah 1:39.5 79.96 km/h
SS12 20:18 Super Special 2 2.21 km Australia Chris Atkinson 1:38.3 80.94 km/h
Leg 2
(10 Mar)
SS13 6:54 Ibarrilla 1 29.90 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 18:01.4 99.54 km/h
SS14 8:12 Otates 1 41.88 km France Sébastien Loeb 30:19.9 82.84 km/h
SS15 11:06 Ibarrilla 2 29.90 km France Sébastien Loeb 17:55.3 100.10 km/h
SS16 12:24 Otates 2 41.88 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 29:54.7 84.01 km/h
SS17 15:30 Comanjilla 1 17.91 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 10:21.1 103.81 km/h
SS18 16:45 Super Special 3 4.42 km Norway Petter Solberg
France Sébastien Loeb
3:14.3 81.89 km/h
SS19 16:50 Super Special 4 2.21 km stage cancelled
SS20 17:23 Comanjilla 2 17.91 km Finland Jari-Matti Latvala 10:13.7 105.06 km/h
Leg 3
(11 Mar)
SS21 9:30 Super Special 5 4.42 km Belgium Thierry Neuville 3:12.5 82.7 km/h
SS22 10:33 Guanajuatito 54.76 km Finland Mikko Hirvonen 36:30.7 89.2 km/h
SS23 12:06 Derramadero 11.51 km France Sébastien Loeb 7:14.9 87.6 km/h
SS24 13:18 VW Power Stage 5.75 km Norway Petter Solberg 3:11.4 102.7 km/h

Power Stage[edit]

The "Power stage" was a 5.46 km (3.39 mi) stage at the end of the rally.[3]

Pos Driver Time Diff. Avg. speed Points
1 Norway Petter Solberg 3:11.429 0.000 102.7 km/h 3
2 France Sébastien Loeb 3:12.900 +1.471 101.9 km/h 2
3 Norway Mads Østberg 3:14.109 +2.680 101.3 km/h 1

Championship standings after the event[edit]

Drivers' championship[edit]

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th 
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1
Pos Driver MON
Monaco
SWE
Sweden
MEX
Mexico
POR
Portugal
ARG
Argentina
GRE
Greece
NZL
New Zealand
FIN
Finland
GER
Germany
GBR
United Kingdom
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
ESP
Spain
 Pts 
1 France Sébastien Loeb 1 1 6 1 1 2 66
2 Finland Mikko Hirvonen 4 2 2 2 50
3 Norway Petter Solberg 3 4 2 3 1 47
4 Norway Mads Østberg 3 4 3 28
5 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ret 1 3 Ret 26
6 Russia Evgeny Novikov 5 3 5 Ret 21
7 Spain Dani Sordo 2 Ret 18
8 Estonia Ott Tänak 8 Ret 5 14
9 Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah 21 6 8
10 France François Delecour 6 8
11 Portugal Armindo Araújo 10 15 7 7
12 Norway Henning Solberg 13 7 DNS 6
13 France Pierre Campana 7 6
14 France Sébastien Ogier Ret 11 8 4
15 Sweden Patrik Sandell 8 4
16 Czech Republic Martin Prokop 9 9 4
17 United States Ken Block 9 2
18 Norway Eyvind Brynildsen 10 1
19 Mexico Ricardo Triviño 10 1
Pos Driver MON
Monaco
SWE
Sweden
MEX
Mexico
POR
Portugal
ARG
Argentina
GRE
Greece
NZL
New Zealand
FIN
Finland
GER
Germany
GBR
United Kingdom
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
ESP
Spain
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
White Did not start (DNS)
Blank Withdrew entry before the event (WD)

Notes:

  • 1 2 3 refers to the classification of the drivers on the 'Power Stage', where bonus points are awarded 3–2–1 for the fastest three drivers on the stage.

Manufacturers' championship[edit]

Pos Manufacturer MON
Monaco
SWE
Sweden
MEX
Mexico
POR
Portugal
ARG
Argentina
GRE
Greece
NZL
New Zealand
FIN
Finland
GER
Germany
GBR
United Kingdom
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
ESP
Spain
 Pts 
1 France Citroën Total World Rally Team 37 28 43 108
2 United Kingdom Ford World Rally Team 15 40 15 70
3 United Kingdom M-Sport Ford World Rally Team 16 12 10 38
4 United Kingdom Mini WRC Team 26 26
5 Qatar Qatar World Rally Team 8 8 16
6 Norway Adapta World Rally Team 12 12
7 France Citroën Junior World Rally Team 6 6
Portugal Armindo Araújo World Rally Team 4 0
Brazil Palmeirinha Rally 2 0
Pos Manufacturer MON
Monaco
SWE
Sweden
MEX
Mexico
POR
Portugal
ARG
Argentina
GRE
Greece
NZL
New Zealand
FIN
Finland
GER
Germany
GBR
United Kingdom
FRA
France
ITA
Italy
ESP
Spain
Pts

Notes:

PWRC Drivers' championship[edit]

Pos Driver MON
Monaco
MEX
Mexico
ARG
Argentina
GRE
Greece
NZL
New Zealand
GER
Germany
ITA
Italy
ESP
Spain
 Pts 
1 Poland Michał Kościuszko 1 3 40
2 Mexico Benito Guerra 1 25
3 United Kingdom Louise Cook 2 18
4 Peru Nicolás Fuchs DNS 2 18
5 Italy Gianluca Linari 4 12
6 Mexico Rodrigo Salgado 5 10
7 Sweden Ramona Karlsson 6 8
Pos Driver MON
Monaco
MEX
Mexico
ARG
Argentina
GRE
Greece
NZL
New Zealand
GER
Germany
ITA
Italy
ESP
Spain
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
White Did not start (DNS)
Blank Withdrew entry before the event (WD)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rally Mexico Start List". Rally Mexico. 11 March 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "SS9: Safety concerns lead to stage cancellation". World Rally Championship. 9 March 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "RZ24 VW Power Stage". ewrc-results.com. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "2012 FIA World Rally Championship – Entrants". fia.com (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile). 8 February 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Evans, David (6 February 2012). "Prodrive loses status as MINI's factory World Rally Team". Autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "FIA confirms updated manufacturers’list". World Rally Championship (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile). 8 February 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 

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