Kennards Hire Rally Australia Itinerary, stats and facts

Kennards Hire Rally Australia Itinerary, stats and facts

15.11.2016: The rally ahead… FIA World Rally Championship round 13/13

The rally ahead…

FIA World Rally Championship round 13/13
Date: Thursday November 17 – Sunday November 20
Based: Coffs Harbour
Service: Coffs Harbour
Stages: 23
Competitive distance: 312.98km (194.48 miles)
Liaison distance: 727.53km (452.08 miles)
Total distance: 1040.51km (646.57 miles)
Longest stage: SS12/15 Nambucca 50.80km (31.56 miles)
Shortest stage: SS10/11/17/18 Destination NSW SSS - IV 1.27km (0.74 miles)
Currency: Australian Dollar
Time difference: GMT + 11
Language: English
Australia population: 24.2m
Capital: Canberra
Sunrise: 0542
Sunset: 1923

Kennards Hire Rally Australia Itinerary


The 5.02km (3.11 miles) shakedown stage is located at Boyds Deviation, 28.09km (17.45 miles) from the service park. The stage runs from 0800-1330.

Thursday November 17

Shakedown stage, 5.02 km (3.11 miles)

Friday November 18

SS1 Utungun 1 7.88km (4.89 miles) 0756
SS2 Bakers Creek 1 16.75km (10.40 miles) 0812
SS3 Northbank 1 8.42km (5.23 miles) 0840
Remote Refuel at Macksville
SS4 Newry16 1 25.30km (15.72 miles) 0948
SS5 Raceway SSS 1 1.37km (0.85 miles) 1041
Service, Coffs Harbour 1119
SS6 Utungun 2 7.88km (4.89 miles) 1310
SS7 Bakers Creek 2 16.75km (10.40 miles) 1326
SS8 Northbank 2 8.42km (5.23 miles) 1354
Remote Refuel at Macksville
SS9 Newry16 2 25.30km (15.72 miles) 1502
SS10 Destination NSW SSS – 1 1.27km (0.74 miles) 1700
SS11 Destination NSW SSS – 2 1.27km (0.74 miles) 1708
Service, Coffs Harbour 1728

Saturday November 19 

SS12 Nambucca 1 50.80km (31.56 miles) 0828
Remote Refuel Bowraville
SS13 Valla16 1 14.84km (9.22 miles) 0937
SS14 Raceway SSS 2 1.37km (0.85 miles) 1035
Service, Coffs Harbour 1113
SS15 Nambucca 2 50.80km (31.56 miles) 1316
Remote Refuel Bowraville
SS16 Valla16 2 14.84km (9.22 miles) 1425
SS17 Destination NSW SSS – 3 1.27km (0.74 miles) 1648
SS18 Destination NSW SSS – IV 1.27km (0.74 miles) 1656
Service, Coffs Harbour 1716

Sunday November 20

SS19 Settles Reverse 1 6.20km (3.85 miles) 0743
SS20 Bucca16 31.90km (19.82 miles) 0806
SS21 Wedding Bells16 1 10.41km (6.46 miles) 1215
Service, Coffs Harbour 1033
SS22 Settles Reverse 2 6.20km (3.85 miles) 1215
SS23 Wedding Bells16 2 10.41km (6.46 miles) 1308
Finish Coffs Harbour 1358

Top 10 running order

1 Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Polo R WRC)
2 Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 WRC)
3 Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jaeger (Volkswagen Polo R WRC)
4 Hayden Paddon/John Kennard (Hyundai i20 WRC)
5 Dani Sordo/Marc Marti (Hyundai i20 WRC)
6 Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (Volkswagen Polo R WRC)
7 Mads Østberg/Ola Fløene (Ford Fiesta RS WRC)
8 Ott Tänak/Raigo Mõlder (Ford Fiesta RS WRC)
9 Eric Camilli/Benjamin Veillas (Ford Fiesta RS WRC)
10 Lorenzo Bertelli/Simone Scattolin (Ford Fiesta RS WRC)

Leading WRC2 runners:

31 Esapekka Lappi/Janne Ferm (Škoda Fabia R5)
33 Hubert Ptaszek/Maciek Szczepaniak (Peugeot 208 T16)
34 Jourdan Serderidis/Frederic Miclotte (DS 3 R5)
35 Khalid Al-Suwaidi/Marshall Clarke (Škoda Fabia R5)
42 Nicolas Fuchs/Fernando Mussano (Škoda Fabia R5)

Leading WRC3 runner:

62 Michel Fabre/Maxime Vilmot (Citröen DS3 R3T) 

Recent winners:

2002: Marcus Grönholm/Timo Rautiainen (Peugeot 206 WRC)
2003: Petter Solberg/Phil Mills (Subaru Impreza WRC)
2004: Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena (Citröen Xsara WRC)
2005: Francçois Duval/Sven Smeets (Citroën Xsara WRC)
2006: Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen (Ford Focus RS WRC 06)
2009: Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen (Ford Focus RS WRC)
2011: Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen (Ford Fiesta RS WRC)
2013: Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Polo R WRC)
2014: Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Polo R WRC)
2015: Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Polo R WRC)

Most successful driver on Kennards Hire Rally Australia

Juha Kankkunen (4 wins)

World Rally Championship stat centre:

Rounds run: 12

Rallye Monte-Carlo (January 21-24), winners: Ogier/ Ingrassia;
 Rally Sweden (February 4-7), winners: Ogier/Ingrassia;
Rally Mexico (March 3-6), winners: Latvala/Anttila;
Rally Argentina (April 21-24), winners: Meeke/Nagle;
Rally of Portugal (May 19-22), winners: Paddon/Kennard;
Rally Italy (June 9-12), winners: Neuville/Gilsoul;
Rally Poland (June 30-July 03), Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jaeger;
Rally Finland (July 28-31), winners: Meeke/Nagle;
ADAC Rallye Deutschland (August 18-21), winners: Ogier/ Ingrassia;
Tour de Corse (September 29-October 2), winners: Ogier/Ingrassia;
 Rally RACC Catalunya-Costa Daurada (October 13-16), winners: Ogier/Ingrassia;
Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (October 27-30), winners: Ogier/Ingrassia.

Stages completed: 218

Cancelled stages: 10

Accumulated winning time: 40h21m54.9s

Accumulated competitive distance: 4,047.58km (2,515.16 miles)

Accumulated liaison distance: 11,514.27km (7,154.96 miles)

Accumulated total distance: 15,925.85km (9,896.32 miles)

Longest stage of the season so far: Guanajuato (Rally Mexico) 80.00km (49.71 miles)

Shortest stage of the season so far: Street Stage Guanajuato (Rally Mexico) 1.09km (0.67 miles)

Most WRC fastest stage times in 2016

1 Ogier 64
2 Latvala 37
3 Tänak 30

Most WRC stages led in 2016

1 Ogier 91
2 Meeke 45
3 Latvala 31

Most WRC2 fastest stage times in 2016

1 Lappi 41
2 Teemu Suninen 38
3 Pontus Tidemand 33
=Elfyn Evans 33

Most WRC2 stages led in 2016

1 Lappi 64
2 Suninen 42
3 Evans 38

Most WRC3 fastest stage times in 2016

1 Michel Fabre 51
2 Fabio Andolfi 39
= Simone Tempestini 39
3 Ole Christian Veiby 27

Most WRC3 stages led in 2016

1 Fabre 59
2 Tempestini 40
3 Veiby 39

Eight drivers have led WRC rounds; fourteen have led WRC2, and eleven have led WRC3 rounds.

WRC standings

1 Ogier 247pts
2 Neuville 143pts
3 Mikkelsen 129pts

WRC2 standings

1 Evans 120pts
= Suninen 120pts
2 Lappi 107pts
3 Kopecky 92pts

WRC3 standings

1 Tempestini 123pts
2 Fabre 101pts
3 Andolfi 91pts

Sandra Evans- photos Loudon and WRC


15.11.2016 / MaP

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