2014 Rally Australia

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2014 Coates Hire Rally Australia
23rd Rally Australia
Round 10 of the 2014 World Rally Championship season
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Host country Australia Australia
Rally base Coffs Harbour, Australia
Dates run September 12 – September 14, 2014
Stages 20 (304.34 km; 189.11 mi)
Stage surface Gravel
Results
Overall winner France Sébastien Ogier
France Julien Ingrassia
Germany Volkswagen Motorsport
Crews 27 at start, 23 at finish

The 2014 Coates Hire Rally Australia was the tenth round of the 2014 World Rally Championship season. The event was based in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, and started on 12 September and finished on 14 September after twenty special stages, totaling 304.3 competitive kilometres.

French driver Sébastien Ogier won the Rally Australia for the second time, taking his sixth victory of the 2014 season. Volkswagen completed a podium lockout by having all three cars finishing in podium positions at the end of the rally.

Entry list[edit]

Entry List
No. Entrant Class Driver Co-driver Car Tyre
1 Germany Volkswagen Motorsport WRC France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier France Ingrassia, JulienJulien Ingrassia Volkswagen Polo R WRC M
2 Germany Volkswagen Motorsport WRC Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala Finland Anttila, MiikkaMiikka Anttila Volkswagen Polo R WRC M
3 France Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT WRC United Kingdom Meeke, KrisKris Meeke Republic of Ireland Nagle, PaulPaul Nagle Citroën DS3 WRC M
4 France Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT WRC Norway Østberg, MadsMads Østberg Sweden Andersson, JonasJonas Andersson Citroën DS3 WRC M
5 United Kingdom M-Sport World Rally Team WRC Finland Hirvonen, MikkoMikko Hirvonen Finland Lehtinen, JarmoJarmo Lehtinen Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
6 United Kingdom M-Sport World Rally Team WRC United Kingdom Evans, ElfynElfyn Evans United Kingdom Barritt, DanielDaniel Barritt Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
7 Germany Hyundai Shell World Rally Team WRC Belgium Neuville, ThierryThierry Neuville Belgium Gilsoul, NicolasNicolas Gilsoul Hyundai i20 WRC M
8 Germany Hyundai Shell World Rally Team WRC Australia Atkinson, ChrisChris Atkinson Belgium Prévot, StéphaneStéphane Prévot Hyundai i20 WRC M
9 Germany Volkswagen Motorsport II WRC Norway Mikkelsen, AndreasAndreas Mikkelsen Norway Fløene, OlaOla Fløene Volkswagen Polo R WRC M
10 United Kingdom RK M-Sport World Rally Team WRC Poland Kubica, RobertRobert Kubica Poland Szczepaniak, MaciejMaciej Szczepaniak Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
20 Germany Hyundai Motorsport N WRC New Zealand Paddon, HaydenHayden Paddon New Zealand Kennard, JohnJohn Kennard Hyundai i20 WRC M
31 Saudi Arabia Yazeed Racing WRC-2 Saudi Arabia Al-Rajhi, YazeedYazeed Al-Rajhi United Kingdom Orr, MichaelMichael Orr Ford Fiesta RRC M
32 Ukraine Yuriy Protasov WRC-2 Ukraine Protasov, YuriyYuriy Protasov Ukraine Cherepin, PavloPavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta RRC M
33 Italy www.Rallyproject.com srl WRC-2 Italy Rendina, MassimilianoMassimiliano Rendina Italy Pizzuti, MarioMario Pizzuti Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X P
34 United Kingdom Drive Dmack WRC-2 Estonia Tänak, OttOtt Tänak Estonia Mőlder, RaigoRaigo Mőlder Ford Fiesta R5 D
35 United Kingdom Drive DMACK WRC-2 Finland Ketomaa, JariJari Ketomaa Finland Lindström, KajKaj Lindström Ford Fiesta R5 D
36 Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah WRC-2 Qatar Al-Attiyah, NasserNasser Al-Attiyah Italy Bernacchini, GiovanniGiovanni Bernacchini Ford Fiesta RRC M
37 Italy FWRT s.r.l. WRC-2 Italy Lorenzo Bertelli Italy Mitia Dotta Ford Fiesta RRC P
38 Greece Jourdan Serderidis WRC-2 Greece Serderidis, JourdanJourdan Serderidis Belgium Miclotte, FrédéricFrédéric Miclotte Ford Fiesta R5 D
45 Indonesia Bosowa Rally Team WRC-2 Indonesia Aksa, SubhanSubhan Aksa Italy Arena, NicolaNicola Arena Ford Fiesta RRC M
Icon Class
WRC WRC entries eligible to
score manufacturer points
WRC WRC entries ineligible to
score manufacturer points
WRC-2 Registered to take part in
WRC-2 championship

Results[edit]

Event standings[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Co-driver Team Car Class Time Difference Points
Overall classification
1 1 France Sébastien Ogier France Julien Ingrassia Germany Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 2:53:18.0 0.0 27
2 2 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Finland Mikka Anttila Germany Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 2:53:24.8 +6.8 21
3 9 Norway Andreas Mikkelsen Norway Ola Fløene Germany Volkswagen Motorsport II Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 2:54:36.0 +1:18.0 15
4 3 United Kingdom Kris Meeke Republic of Ireland Paul Nagle France Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroën DS3 WRC WRC 2:55:02.0 +1:44.0 13
5 5 Finland Mikko Hirvonen Finland Jarmo Lehtinen United Kingdom M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 2:55:11.6 +1:53.6 10
6 20 New Zealand Hayden Paddon New Zealand John Kennard Germany Hyundai Motorsport N Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 2:56:14.2 +2:56.2 8
7 7 Belgium Thierry Neuville Belgium Nicolas Gilsoul Germany Hyundai Shell World Rally Team Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 2:57:46.2 +4:28.2 6
8 6 United Kingdom Elfyn Evans United Kingdom Daniel Barritt Germany M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 2:58:28.0 +5:10.0 4
9 10 Poland Robert Kubica Poland Maciek Szczepaniak United Kingdom RK M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 2:59:57.8 +6:39.8 2
10 8 Australia Chris Atkinson Belgium Stéphane Prévot Germany Hyundai Shell World Rally Team Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 3:02:47.4 +9:29.4 1
WRC-2 standings
1 (11.) 36 Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah Italy Giovanni Bernacchini Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 3:05:11.1 0.0 25
2 (12.) 35 Finland Jari Ketomaa Finland Kaj Lindström United Kingdom Drive Dmack Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 3:07:01.5 +1:50.4 18
3 (13.) 32 Ukraine Yuriy Protasov Ukraine Pavlo Cherepin Ukraine Yuriy Protasov Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 3:07:48.1 +2:37.0 15
4 (14.) 37 Italy Lorenzo Bertelli Italy Mitia Dotta Italy FWRT s.r.l. Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 3:08:14.1 +3:03.0 12
5 (15.) 45 Indonesia Subhan Aksa Italy Nicola Arena Indonesia Bosowa Rally Team Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 3:11:51.3 +6:40.2 10
6 (23.) 33 Italy Massimiliano Rendina Italy Mario Pizzuti Italy www.Rallyproject.com srl Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X WRC-2 4:16:05.9 +1:10:54.8 8

Special stages[edit]

Day Stage Name Length Winner Car Time Rally leader
Leg 1
(12 Sep)
SS1 Hydes Creek 1 10.73 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:26.6 France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier
SS2 Bellingen 1 10.72 km United Kingdom Meeke, KrisKris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 6:26.2
SS3 Newry 1 24.91 km United Kingdom Meeke, KrisKris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 14:46.1 United Kingdom Meeke, KrisKris Meeke
SS4 Hydes Creek 2 10.73 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:19.9
SS5 Bellingen 2 10.72 km Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:15.9
SS6 Newry 2 24.91 km Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 14:22.7
SS7 SSS 1 1.56 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 1:37.2 Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala
SS8 SSS 2 1.56 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 1:35.6 France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier
Leg 2
(13 Sep)
SS9 Nambucca 1 48.92 km Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 27:01.6 Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala
SS10 Valla 1 8.96 km Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 4:23.7
SS11 Nambucca 2 48.92 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 26:39.4 France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier
SS12 Valla 2 8.96 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 4:19.8
SS13 SSS 3 1.56 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 1:40.8
SS14 SSS 4 1.56 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 1:39.7
Leg 3
(14 Sep)
SS15 Shipmans 1 24.72 km Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 12:46.9
SS16 Bucca 1 10.86 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:38.2
SS17 Wedding Bells 1 9.23 km United Kingdom Meeke, KrisKris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 5:26.0
SS18 Shipmans 2 24.72 km France Ogier, SébastienSébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 12:32.7
SS19 Bucca 2 10.86 km Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:29.4
SS20 Wedding Bells 2 (Power Stage) 9.23 km Finland Latvala, Jari-MattiJari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 5:20.7

Power Stage[edit]

The "Power stage" was a 9.23 km (5.74 mi) stage at the end of the rally.

Pos Driver Car Time Diff. Pts
1 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 5:20.7 0.0 3
2 France Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 5:21.9 +1.2 2
3 United Kingdom Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 5:24.5 +3.8 1

Standings after the rally[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]