World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

FIA World Rallycross Championship

 

FIA World Rallycross Championship

FIA World Rallycross Championship
Category Supercars
Country International
Inaugural season 2014
Drivers Petter Solberg
Teams Olsbergs MSE
Official website www.rallycrossrx.com
Current season

The FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) is a FIA in conjunction with series promoters IMG Motorsport.

Contents

  • Format 1
  • Points system 2
  • Records 3
    • Champions 3.1
    • Event Wins by Driver 3.2
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Format

The series currently consists of 13 two-day events driven on mixed-surface closed circuits. Each event consists of:[1]

  • 4 Heats. In each heat there are smaller races containing approx 3-5 cars, and the driver with the fastest overall race time after 4 laps is declared the heat winner. Drivers earn 'intermediate points' based on their positions. After the 4 heats, the points are added up and the 12 drivers with the most points move into the next round.
  • 2 Semi-Finals. Six cars race in each semi-final, which are 6 laps in length. The top 3 drivers in each semi-final move into the final round.
  • Final. Like the semi-finals, this race is contested by six cars over six laps. The winner of the final is deemed to be the event winner.

Points system

World Championship points are scored as follows:
Points Scale Position
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th
Heats 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Semi-Finals 6 5 4 3 2 1
Final 8 5 4 3 2 1
  • A red background denotes drivers who did not advance from the round

Records

Records correct up to and including the 2015 World RX of Italy.

Champions

The inaugural seasons' drivers champion, Petter Solberg
Season Championship for Drivers Championship for Teams
Driver Team Car Team Car
2014 Petter Solberg[2] PSRX Citroën DS3 OlsbergsMSE Ford Fiesta ST

Event Wins by Driver

No. Driver/s Events
8 Petter Solberg 2014: PRT, CAN, FRA, GER, ARG
2015: HOC, GBR, ESP
4 Timmy Hansen 2014: ITA
2015: NOR, FRA, TUR
3 Andreas Bakkerud 2014: GBR, TUR
2015: ITA
2 Mattias Ekström 2014: SWE
2015: SWE
Toomas Heikkinen 2014: BEL
2015: BEL
Davy Jeanney 2015: GER, CAN
1 Tanner Foust 2014: FIN
Johan Kristoffersson 2015: PRT
Reinis Nitišs 2014: NOR

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.rallycrossrx.com/race_format Race Format
  2. ^

External links

  • Official website
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.