2018 World RX of Sweden

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2018 World RX of Sweden
Round 6 of 12 in the
2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date29 June–1 July 2018
LocationHöljes, Värmland
VenueHöljesbanan
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Heat 2Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Heat 3Norway Petter Solberg
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Heat 4Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
Semi-Final 2Norway Andreas Bakkerud
EKS Audi Sport
Final
FirstSweden Johan Kristoffersson
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
SecondNorway Andreas Bakkerud
EKS Audi Sport
ThirdFrance Jérôme Grosset-Janin
GC Kompetition

The 2018 World RX of Sweden was the sixth round of the fifth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.[1] The event was held at the Höljesbanan in the village of Höljes, Värmland.

Qualifying[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Team Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Pts
1 1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 1st 1st 3rd 1st 16
2 11 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 6th 2nd 1st 2nd 15
3 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 14
4 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 2nd 4th 4th 10th 13
5 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 4th 5th 5th 4th 12
6 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov GRX Taneco Hyundai i20 7th 6th 6th 5th 11
7 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 5th 7th 16th 6th 10
8 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 10th 8th 8th 9th 9
9 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis Team STARD Ford Fiesta 8th 10th 7th 15th 8
10 74 France Jérôme Grosset-Janin GC Kompetition Renault Mégane RS 11th 9th 13th 8th 7
11 68 Finland Niclas Grönholm GRX Taneco Hyundai i20 15th 11th 11th 7th 6
12 4 Sweden Robin Larsson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 9th 12th 9th 14th 5
13 96 Sweden Kevin Eriksson Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta 12th 13th 10th 11th 4
14 36 France Guerlain Chicherit GC Kompetition Renault Mégane RS 13th 15th 12th 16th 3
15 42 United Kingdom Oliver Bennett Oliver Bennett BMW Mini Cooper 16th 14th 14th 13th 2
16 66 France Grégoire Demoustier Sébastien Loeb Racing Peugeot 208 17th 16th 17th 12th 1
17 44 Germany Timo Scheider ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza 14th 17th 15th 17th

Semi-Finals[edit]

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Retired Pts
1 1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:14.708 6
2 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total +1.887 5
3 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport +2.695 4
4 9 France Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total +3.063 3
5 6 Latvia Jānis Baumanis Team STARD +6.325 2
6 68 Finland Niclas Grönholm GRX Taneco +32.282 1
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Retired Pts
1 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport 4:20.819 6
2 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot Total +2.940 5
3 74 France Jérôme Grosset-Janin GC Kompetition +6.981 4
4 7 Russia Timur Timerzyanov GRX Taneco +13.094 3
5 11 Norway Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden DNF 2
6 4 Sweden Robin Larsson Olsbergs MSE DNF 1

Final[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Retired Pts
1 1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden 4:14.969 8
2 13 Norway Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport +2.977 5
3 74 France Jérôme Grosset-Janin GC Kompetition +5.956 4
4 21 Sweden Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total DNF 3
5 71 Sweden Kevin Hansen Team Peugeot Total DNF 2
6 5 Sweden Mattias Ekström EKS Audi Sport +4.2691 1

*^1  — Mattias Ekström finished third but was later penalised for a final lap incident with Timmy Hansen

Standings after the event[edit]

Pos Driver Pts Gap
1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson 165
2 Norway Andreas Bakkerud 125 +30
3 Norway Petter Solberg 119 +36
4 France Sébastien Loeb 117 +38
5 Sweden Timmy Hansen 116 +39
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results - 2018 World RX of Sweden". fiaworldrallycross.com. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
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