Cyprus Rally Event essentials, stats and points 2012

Cyprus Rally Event essentials, stats and points 2012

26.10.2012: Cyprus Rally, 2-4 November 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 13 of 13

Cyprus Rally, 2-4 November 2012
 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 13 of 13


Event: Cyprus Rally, Intercontinental Rally Challenge round 13 of 13

Starts: 18:50hrs, Friday 2 November, Pafos Municipality, Pafos

Finishes: 16:56hrs, Sunday 4 November, Pafos Municipality, Pafos

Headquarters: Posidonos Avenue, Pafos 8102

Service park: Pafos Harbour, Pafos

Facts and figures: Entries received: 37; IRC appearances: Two (2010-11); Stages: 13; Stage distance: 237.14 kilometres (103.52 kilometres on day one, 133.62 kilometres on day two); Liaison: 457.62 kilometres; Total: 694.76 kilometres; Surface: Asphalt (73.45 kilometres) and gravel (163.69 kilometres)



IRC drivers after round 12 of 13

1 Andreas Mikkelsen (Norway) 136pts; 2 Jan Kopecký (Czech Republic) 101pts; 3 Juho Hänninen (Finland) 93pts; 4 Giandomenico Basso (Italy) 65pts; 5 Sepp Wiegand (Germany) 53pts; 6 Yağiz Avci (Turkey) 35pts; 7 Robert Consani (France) 32pts; 8 Patrik Flodin (Sweden) 28pts; 9 Bryan Bouffier (France) and Umberto Scandola (Italy) 27pts

IRC co-drivers after round 12 of 13

1 Ola Fløene (Norway) 136pts; 2 Pavel Dresler (Czech Republic) 101pts; 3 Mikko Markkula (Finland) 93pts; 4 Mitia Dotta (Italy) 65pts; 5 Timo Gottschalk (Germany) 53pts; 6 Bahadir Gücenmez (Turkey) 35pts; 7 Göran Bergsten (Sweden) 28pts; 8 Guido D’Amore (Italy) and Xavier Panseri (France) 27pts; 10 Carlos del Barrio (Spain) and Yanaki Yanakiev (Bulgaria) 25pts

IRC manufacturers after round 12 of 13

1 ŠKODA 325pts; 2 Peugeot 217pts; 3 M-Sport Ford 174pts; 4 Renault 126pts; 5 Subaru 110pts; 6 Honda 51pts

IRC Production Cup drivers after round 12 of 13

1 Robert Consani (France) 97pts; 2 Andreas Aigner (Austria) 75pts; 3 Marco Tempestini (Romania) 63pts; 4 Vitaliy Pushkar (Ukraine) 53pts; 5 Toshi Arai (Japan) 36pts, 6 Johan Heloïse (France) 32pts; 7 Miklós Bujdos (Hungary) 28pts; 8 Marco Cavigioli (Italy) 27pts; 9 Garry Jennings (United Kingdom), Ricardo Moura (Portugal), Jarkko Nikara (Finland), and Massimiliano Rendina 25pts

IRC Production Cup co-drivers after round 12 of 13

1 Nicolas Klinger (France) 97pts; 2 Dorin Pulpea (Romania) 63pts; 3 Ivan Mishyn (Ukraine) 53pts; 4 Daniela Ertl (Austria) 50pts; 5 Dale Moscatt (Australia) 36pts; 6 Thibault Gorczyca (France) 32pts; 7 Monica Fortunato (Italy) 27pts; 8 Sancho Eiró (Portugal), Jarkko Kalliolepo (Finland), Barry McNulty (United Kingdom) and Mario Pizzuti (Italy) 25pts

IRC 2WD Cup drivers after round 12 of 13

1 Robert Consani (France) 87pts; 2 Harry Hunt (United Kingdom) 76pts; 3 Martin Kangur (Estonia) 51pts; 4 Simone Campedelli (Italy) 50pts; 5 Vlad Cosma (Romania) 33pts; 6 Murat Bostanci (Turkey) 30pts; 7 Petru-Antone Boschetti (France), Jan Černy (Czech Republic), Paulo Maciel (Portugal), Marty McCormack (United Kingdom), Todor Slavov (Bulgaria) and Joan Vinyes (Spain) 25pts

IRC 2WD Cup co-drivers after round 12 of 13

1 Robbie Durant (United Kingdom) 76pts; 2 Nicolas Klinger (France) 62pts; 3 Danilo Fapani (Italy) 50pts; 4 Florin Dorca (Romania) 33pts; 5 Onur Vatansever (Turkey) 30pts; 6 Cédric Beynet (France), Dobromir Filipov (Bulgaria), Filipe Gouveia (Portugal), Pavel Kohout (Czech Republic), Benoit Manzo (France), Jordi Mercader (Spain), David Moynihan (Ireland) and Andres Ots (Russia) 25pts

IRC 2WD Cup manufacturers after round 12 of 13

1 Renault 338pts; 2 Honda 149pts; 3 M-Sport 115pts; 4 Peugeot 68pts; 5 ŠKODA 35pts

IRC rally wins in 2012 (drivers)

Juho Hänninen 3; Giandomenico Basso 2; Jan Kopecký 2; Andreas Mikkelsen 2; Dimitar Iliev; Dani Sordo 1; Yağiz Avci: 1

IRC rally wins in 2012 (manufacturers)

ŠKODA 8; M-Sport Ford 3; MINI 1 (note: MINI is not currently eligible for IRC manufacturers’ points)

IRC stage wins in 2012 (drivers)

Andreas Mikkelsen 50; Juho Hänninen 29; Jan Kopecký 24; Giandomenico Basso 12; Dimitar Iliev 6; Freddy Loix 5; Yuriy Protasov 5; Robert Consani 4; Petar Gyoshev 4; Dani Sordo 3; Yağiz Avci: 2; Pierre Campana 2; Krum Donchev 2; Mikko Pajunen 2; Sepp Wiegand 2; Marco Tempestini 2; Germain Bonnefis 1; Bryan Bouffier 1; Patrik Flodin 1; Tomáš Kostka 1; Alessandro Perico

Stage wins in 2012 (manufacturers)

ŠKODA 112; M-Sport Ford 22; Peugeot 16; Renault 4; MINI 3; Subaru 2


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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.

Richard Rodgers,   photo IRC


26.10.2012 / MaP

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