2007 Intercontinental Rally Challenge

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2007 Intercontinental Rally Challenge
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The 2007 Intercontinental Rally Challenge was the second season of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge. The season consisted of nine rounds and began on March 9, with the Safari Rally. The season ended on November 11 with the China Rally. Enrique García Ojeda won the title ahead of Nicolas Vouilloz and Andrea Navarra.

Calendar[edit]

Round Dates Event title Surface
1 March 9–3 Kenya Safari Rally Gravel
2 May 11–13 Turkey Rally of Turkey Gravel
3 June 22–24 Belgium Belgium Ypres Westhoek Rally Asphalt
4 July 12–14 Russia Rally Russia Gravel
5 August 2–4 Portugal Rali Vinho da Madeira Asphalt
6 August 24–26 Czech Republic Barum Rally Zlín Asphalt
7 September 27–29 Italy Rallye San Remo Asphalt
8 October 25–27 Switzerland Rallye International du Valais Asphalt
9 November 9–11 China China Rally Gravel

Selected entries[edit]

Entrant Constructor Car Driver Co-driver Rounds
Italy Abarth & Co. Spa Abarth Fiat Abarth Grande Punto S2000 Italy Andrea Navarra Italy Guido D'Amore 1–4
Italy Dario D'Esposito 5–8
Italy Umberto Scandola Italy Luigi Pirollo 1, 3
Italy Guido D'Amore 7–8
Finland Anton Alén Finland Timo Alanne 2, 4, 6
Italy Giandomenico Basso Italy Mitia Dotta 5, 7
Turkey Fiat Motorsport Turkey Turkey Volkan Isik Turkey Kaan Özşenler 2–3, 5–6
Italy H.F. Grifone SRL Italy Corrado Fontana Italy Renzo Casazza 3, 5–6
Poland Cersanit Rally Team Poland Michał Sołowow Poland Maciek Baran 3, 6
Belgium Autostal Duindistel Belgium Pieter Tsjoen Belgium Eddy Chevaillier 3
Belgium Freddy Loix 5–8
Portugal Fiat Vodafone Portugal José Pedro Fontes Portugal Fernando Prata 5
Italy Island Motorsport Italy Renato Travaglia Italy Lorenzo Granai 6–7
Switzerland Zero4Piu Switzerland Philippe Roux Switzerland Eric Jordan 8
Japan Ralliart Mitsubishi Ralliart Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Japan Hideaki Miyoshi Japan Hakaru Ichino 1
Italy Island Motorsport Italy Renato Travaglia Italy Lorenzo Granai 2–5
Bulgaria Boyla Automotorsport Bulgaria Dimitar Iliev Bulgaria Yanaki Yanakiev 2–3, 5–6
Poland Cersanit Rally Team Poland Michał Sołowow Poland Maciek Baran 2
Belgium Autostal Duindistel Belgium Larry Cols Belgium Filip Goddé 3
Belgium Bob Colsoul Belgium Tom Colsoul 3
Belgium Melisa Debackere Belgium Isidoor Smets 3
Belgium Eddy Snaet Belgium Filip Deplancke 3
Russia Prosport Russia Andrey Zhigunov Russia Igor Ter-Oganesiants 4
Russia Andrey Lagunov Russia Sergey Grudina 4
Russia Dmitriy Lagunov Russia Boris Kostyrko 4
Czech Republic Euro Oil Team Czech Republic Vaclav Pech Czech Republic Petr Uhel 6
Czech Republic Mediasport Czezh National Team Czech Republic Vaclav Arazim Czech Republic Julius Gal 6
Czech Republic Tescoma Rally Team Czech Republic Roman Kresta Czech Republic Petr Gross 6
Italy Ralliart Italy Italy Paolo Andreucci Italy Anna Andreussi 7
Italy Matteo Gamba Italy Giancarla Guzzi 7
India MRF Tyres Finland Jussi Valimaki Finland Jarkko Kalliolepo 9
Japan Katsuhiko Taguchi Australia Mark Stacey 9
China Mitsubishi Lancer Team New Zealand Brian Green New Zealand Fleur Pedersen 9
China Jixiang Wu Thailand Zhongqi Li 9
Thailand Fenghze Xie Taiwan Tsung Yu Hsieh 9
China Mitsubishi Lancer Wan Yu Team United Kingdom David Higgins United Kingdom Ieuan Thomas 9
China Qingxian Hua China Jian Zhang 9
China Fan Fan China Shu Fan 9
China KST Rally Team United Kingdom Martin Rowe Australia Dale Moscatt 9
China Hongjie Wei China Hongwei Song 9
China Wu Ming Rally Team China Lang Xu China Yu Huang 9
China Qinghong Li China Hongyu Pan 9
Spain Peugeot Sport España Peugeot Peugeot 207 S2000 France Nicolas Vouilloz France Nicolas Klinger 2–8
Spain Enrique García Ojeda Spain Jordi Barrades Costa 2–8
Belgium Peugeot Team Belux Belgium Bernd Casier Belgium Frédéric Miclotte 3, 5–8
Italy Racing Lions SRL Italy Luca Rossetti Italy Matteo Chiarcossi 3, 7
France Gilles Panizzi France Xavier Panseri 7
Hungary Peugeot Total Hungaria Hungary János Tóth Hungary Bea Bahor 3, 6
Hungary Robert Tagai 7
Sweden Peugeot Sport Sweden Sweden Jimmy Joge Sweden Mattias Andersson 4
Sweden Mathias Gardman 6
France Peugeot Total Portugal Bruno Magalhães Portugal Paulo Grave 5, 7
France BSA Team France Brice Tirabassi France Fabrice Gordon 7
France Julien Pressac France Thibault Gorczyca 7
Switzerland Lugano Racing Team Switzerland Christian Jaquillard Switzerland Christiane Jaquillard 8
France PH Sport Citroën Citroën C2 S1600 France Simon Jean-Joseph France Jacques Boyere 2–3, 5–6
Citroën C2 R2 4
France Laurent Viana France Isabelle Galmiche 6
Italy JAS Motorsport Honda Honda Civic Type-R R3 Spain Daniel Solà Spain Oscar Sanchez 2–6
Spain Carlos Del Barrio 7
Italy Luca Betti Italy Simone Cuneo 2
Italy Giovanni Bernacchini 3–8
Belgium Belgian VW Club Volkswagen Volkswagen Polo S2000 Belgium Freddy Loix Belgium Robin Buysmans 3
Poland ACE Racing Poland Tomasz Czopik Ukraine Glib Zagoriy 3

Drivers standings[edit]

  • The best seven scores from each driver count towards the championship.
Pos Driver SAF
Kenya
TUR
Turkey
YPR
Belgium
RUS
Russia
MAD
Portugal
ZLI
Czech Republic
SAN
Italy
VAL
Switzerland
CHN
China
 Pts 
1 Spain Enrique García Ojeda 3 2 2 4 2 6 2 47
2 France Nicolas Vouilloz 1 Ret 3 10 1 3 1 42
3 Italy Andrea Navarra 3 2 3 4 Ret 7 10 Ret 32
4 Italy Luca Rossetti 1 1 20
5 Italy Giandomenico Basso 1 2 18
6 Italy Umberto Scandola Ret 5 4 3 15
7 Finland Anton Alén 4 1 Ret 15
8 Belgium Bernd Casier 4 6 5 14 Ret 13
9 United Kingdom David Higgins 2 10
10 Portugal Bruno Magalhães 3 Ret 8
11 China Lang Xu 3 8
12 Japan Hideaki Miyoshi 4 8
13 Czech Republic Václav Pech 3 6
14 United Kingdom Martin Rowe 6 6
15 Kenya Asad Answar 7 6
16 Belgium Freddy Loix Ret Ret Ret 11 4 5
17 Czech Republic Roman Kresta 4 5
18 Portugal José Pedro Fontes 5 5
19 New Zealand Brian Green 7 5
20 Kenya Sammy Aslam 8 5
21 Italy Renato Travaglia 5 13 Ret Ret 8 Ret 5
22 Italy Marco Cavigioli 16 21 5 15 Ret 20 4
23 Italy Paolo Andreucci 5 4
24 Italy Luca Betti 21 Ret Ret Ret 22 30 9 4
25 China Qingxian Hua 9 4
26 Kenya Robert Gow 19 4
27 France Simon Jean-Joseph 8 10 11 8 10 4
28 Turkey Volkan Isik 6 Ret 14 13 3
29 Czech Republic Václav Arazim 6 3
30 Italy Corrado Fontana Ret 7 Ret 3
31 Belgium Patrick Snijers 7 3
32 Russia Andrey Zhigunov 7 3
33 Switzerland Philippe Roux 10 3
34 Japan Shinichiro Karakama 10 3
35 Tanzania Navraj Hans 25 3
36 Poland Tomasz Czopik 7 11 Ret 2
37 Bulgaria Dimitar Iliev Ret 8 Ret Ret 2
38 Russia Boris Fedotov 8 2
39 France Gilles Panizzi 8 2
40 Switzerland Jean-Philippe Radoux 11 2
41 China Chunlei Shi 11 2
42 Hungary Gergely Szabo 9 17 1
43 Portugal Alexandre Camacho 9 1
44 Switzerland Devis Cremona 12 1
45 Thailand Fenghze Xie 12 1
Pos Driver SAF
Kenya
TUR
Turkey
YPR
Belgium
RUS
Russia
MAD
Portugal
ZLI
Czech Republic
SAN
Italy
VAL
Switzerland
CHN
China
 Pts 
Key
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)
Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Cancelled (C)
Blank Withdrew entry before
the event (WD)