Sibiu Rally event essentials, statistics and standings

Sibiu Rally event essentials, statistics and standings

14.07.2012: EVENT ESSENTIALS 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round eight of 13 Sibiu Rally, 19-21 July

EVENT ESSENTIALS


2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round eight of 13

Sibiu Rally, 19-21 July





Event: Sibiu Rally, Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round eight of 13

Starts: Piața Mică, Sibiu, 21:00hrs, Thursday 19 July

Finishes: Piața Mică, Sibiu, 19:00hrs, Saturday 21 July

Headquarters: Sibiu City Hall, Piața Mică, Sibiu, Romania

Service park: Piața Mare, Sibiu

Facts and figures: Entries received: 60; IRC appearances: None; Stages: 12; Stage distance: 200.20 kilometres; Liaison: 357.70 kilometres; Total: 557.90 kilometres; Surface: Gravel with some asphalt sections



POINTS AND STATISTICS


IRC drivers after round seven of 13


1 Andreas Mikkelsen (Norway) 107pts; 2 Jan Kopecký (Czech Republic) 83pts; 3 Juho Hänninen (Finland) 68pts; 4 Sepp Wiegand (Germany) 52pts; 5 Giandomenico Basso (Italy) 40pts; 6 Bryan Bouffier (France) and Umberto Scandola (Italy) 27pts; 8 Dani Sordo (Spain) 25pts; 9 Craig Breen (Ireland) and Freddy Loix (Belgium) 18pts.


IRC co-drivers after round seven of 13


1 Ola Fløene (Norway) 107pts; 2 Pavel Dresler (Czech Republic) 83pts; 3 Mikko Markkula (Finland) 68pts; 4 Timo Gottschalk (Germany) 52pts; 5 Mitia Dotta (Italy) 40pts; 6 Guido D’Amore (Italy) and Xavier Panseri (France) 27pts; 8 Carlos del Barrio (Spain) 25pts; 9 Gareth Roberts (United Kingdom) and Lara Vanneste (Belgium) 18pts.



IRC manufacturers after round seven of 13


1 ŠKODA 282pts; 2 Peugeot 154pts; 3 M-Sport 84pts; 4 Renault 64pts; 5 Subaru 63pts; 6 Honda 28pts.



IRC Production Cup drivers after round seven of 13

1 Andreas Aigner (Austria) 50pts; 2 Marco Tempestini (Romania) 48pts; 3 Robert Consani (France) 47pts; 4 Garry Jennings (United Kingdom), Ricardo Moura (Portugal), Jarkko Nikara (Finland) and Massimiliano Rendina 25pts; 8 Johan Heloïse (France) 22pts; 9 Toshi Arai (Japan), Bob Colsoul (France), Donagh Kelly (Ireland), Sérgio Silva (Portugal) and Gergély Szabó (Hungary) 18pts.


IRC Production Cup co-drivers after round seven of 13


1 Daniela Ertl (Austria) 50pts; 2 Dorin Pulpea (Romania) 48pts; 3 Nicolas Klinger (France) 47pts; 4 Sancho Eiró (Portugal), Jarkko Kalliolepo (Finland), Barry McNulty (United Kingdom) and Mario Pizzuti (Italy) 25pts; 8 Thibault Gorczyca (France) 22pts; 9 Tom Colsoul (France), Kevin Flanagan (Ireland), Borbely Karoly (Hungary), Dale Moscatt (Australia) and Fernando Nunes (Portugal) 18pts.


IRC 2WD Cup drivers after round seven of 13


1 Harry Hunt (United Kingdom) 58pts; 2 Martin Kangur (Estonia) 33pts; 3 Petru-Antone Boschetti (France), Simone Campedelli (Italy), Robert Consani (France), Paulo Maciel (Portugal), Marty McCormack (United Kingdom) and Joan Vinyes (Spain) 25pts; 9 Davide Catania (Italy) 20pts; 10 Gorka Antxustegui (Spain), Melissa Debackere (Belgium), François Delecour (France), Paolo Diana (Italy), Tommy Doyle (Ireland) and Énio Medeiros (Portugal) 18pts.
 

IRC 2WD Cup co-drivers after round seven of 13


1 Robbie Durant (United Kingdom) 58pts; 2 Danilo Fapani (Italy), Filipe Gouveia (Portugal), Nicolas Klinger (France), Benoit Manzo (France), Jordi Mercader (Spain), David Moynihan (Ireland) and Andres Ots (Estonia) 25pts; 9 Cindy Cokelaere (Belgium), Andrea Mini (Italy), Liam Moynihan (Ireland), Paulo Rego (Portugal), Dominique Savignoni (France) and Gabriel Suarez (Spain) 18pts.



IRC 2WD Cup manufacturers after round seven of 13


1 Renault 219pts; 2 Honda 83pts; 3 M-Sport 60pts; 4 Peugeot 41pts; 5 ŠKODA 8pts.
 


IRC rally wins in 2012 (drivers)


Juho Hänninen 2; Jan Kopecký 2; Giandomenico Basso 1; Andreas Mikkelsen 1; Dani Sordo 1.



IRC rally wins in 2012 (manufacturers)


ŠKODA 5; MINI 1 (note: MINI is not currently eligible for IRC manufacturers’ points); M-Sport Ford 1.



IRC stage wins in 2012 (drivers)


Andreas Mikkelsen 36; Juho Hänninen 23; Jan Kopecký 17; Giandomenico Basso 7; Freddy Loix 5; Dani Sordo 3; Pierre Campana 2; Germain Bonnefis 1; Bryan Bouffier 1; Sepp Wiegand 1.



Stage wins in 2012 (manufacturers)


ŠKODA 77; Peugeot 9; MINI 3; M-Sport Ford 7.
 


 
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IRC POINTS EXPLAINED


IRC drivers’ championship:
Points will be awarded to the top 10 eligible finishers on all IRC events as follows: 25-18-15-12-10-8-6-4-2-1. On the Cyprus Rally double points will be awarded to the top 10 eligible finishers as follows: 50-36-30-24-20-16-12-8-4-2. Drivers will count their best eight scores out of a possible 13.
 

IRC manufacturers’ championship:
Points will be awarded to the two highest-placed cars from each eligible make on all rounds with the exception of the Cyprus Rally as follows: 25-18-12-10-8-6-4-2-1. On the Cyprus Rally, double points will be awarded. All available points will be allocated even if a manufacturer’s leading car finishes outside of the overall top 10. Manufacturers will count their best eight scores out of a possible 13.
 

IRC Production Cup:
The IRC Production Cup is for drivers in R4 and Group N4 production cars. It will be contested on all 13 rounds of the IRC and use the same point-scoring system as the main IRC drivers’ championship.
 

IRC 2WD Cup
: Drivers in any two-wheel-drive rally car built to Group A, Group N and Group R regulations will be eligible for the IRC 2WD Cup drivers' title. However, only car makes registered as an IRC manufacturer will be permitted to score IRC 2WD Cup manufacturers' points.
 



IRC AND COLIN McRAE VISION


The IRC works in partnership with Colin McRae Vision, the charity established in memory of the rally legend. Colin McRae Vision will support initiatives and other good causes close to IRC events. The Colin McRae IRC Flat Out Trophy will be awarded on all rounds of the IRC to the driver best embodying McRae’s spirit.


Andreas Mikkelsen was chosen as the winner on SATA Rallye Açores with Luis Monzón selected as the recipient on Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés and Marty McCormack picking up the award on the Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally. Jan Kopecký received the accolade on Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse.


No awarded was presented on Targa Florio-Rally Internazionale Di Sicilia as a mark of respect to Gareth Roberts who lost his life competing on the event. Juho Hänninen’s capture of 12 fastest stage times in Ypres earned him the prize on the Belgian asphalt event. Giandomenico Basso was selected as the winner in San Marino.
 


 Richard Rodgers, photo IRC

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