2011 Rally Finland

The 2011 Rally Finland was the eighth round of the 2011 World Rally Championship season. The rally took place over 28–30 July, and was based in Jyväskylä, with a remote service in Lahti.[1] The rally was also the fifth round of the Super 2000 World Rally Championship, the fourth round of the Production World Rally Championship and the third round of the WRC Academy.

2011 Rally Finland
2011 Neste Oil Rally Finland
Round 8 of the 2011 World Rally Championship season
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WRC Finland 2011 Day 1 end-of-day interview.jpg
Sébastien Ogier, Sébastien Loeb and Jari-Matti Latvala being interviewed at the end of day 1.
Host country Finland
Rally baseJyväskylä, Finland
Dates runJuly 28 – 30 2011
Stages22 (314.39 km; 195.35 miles)[1]
Stage surfaceGravel
Overall distance1,355.21 km (842.09 miles)[1]
Results
Overall winnerFrance Sébastien Loeb
France Citroën World Rally Team
Crews125 at start, 66 at finish

Championship leader Sébastien Loeb won for the second time in Finland, taking his 66th career victory in the process, ahead of rivals Jari-Matti Latvala, Sébastien Ogier and Mikko Hirvonen.[2] With an overall tenth place, Juho Hänninen took the honours in SWRC,[3] Hayden Paddon took his third consecutive win in PWRC,[4] and Egon Kaur continued his perfect record in WRC Academy.[5]

Entry ListEdit

No. Driver Co-driver Entrant Car Class
1   Sébastien Loeb   Daniel Elena   Citroën Total World Rally Team Citroën DS3 WRC WRC
2   Sébastien Ogier   Julien Ingrassia   Citroën Total World Rally Team Citroën DS3 WRC WRC
3   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen   Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
4   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila   Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
5   Matthew Wilson   Scott Martin   M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
6   Mads Østberg   Jonas Andersson   M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
8   Kimi Räikkönen   Kaj Lindström   ICE 1 Racing Citroën DS3 WRC WRC
9   Dennis Kuipers   Frédéric Miclotte   Ferm Powertools World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
10   Khalid Al-Qassimi   Michael Orr   Team Abu Dhabi Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
11   Petter Solberg   Chris Patterson   Petter Solberg World Rally Team Citroën DS3 WRC WRC
12   Daniel Oliveira   Carlos Magalhães   Brazil World Rally Team MINI John Cooper Works WRC WRC
15   Henning Solberg   Ilka Minor   M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
16   Evgeny Novikov   Denis Giraudet   M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
17   Armindo Araújo   Miguel Ramalho   Motorsport Italia MINI John Cooper Works WRC WRC
18   Matti Rantanen   Mikko Lukka   Matti Rantanen MINI John Cooper Works WRC WRC
19   Jari Ketomaa   Mika Stenberg   HJ-Autotalo.com Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
20   Janne Tuohino   Risto Pietiläinen   Janne Tuohino Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
21   Martin Prokop   Jan Tománek   Czech Ford National Team Ford Fiesta S2000 2
22   Ott Tänak   Kuldar Sikk   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta S2000 2
24   Bernardo Sousa   Paulo Babo   Team Quinta do Lorde Ford Fiesta S2000 2
25   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula   Red Bull Škoda Škoda Fabia S2000 2
26   Karl Kruuda   Martin Järveoja   ME3 Rally Team Škoda Fabia S2000 2
27   Hermann Gassner Jr.   Katharina Wüstenhagen   Red Bull Škoda Škoda Fabia S2000 2
28   Eyvind Brynildsen   Cato Menkerud   PS Engineering Škoda Fabia S2000 2
29   Frigyes Turán   Gábor Zsiros   Turán Motorsport Ford Fiesta S2000 2
30   Albert Llovera   Diego Vallejo   Albert Llovera Fiat Abarth Grande Punto S2000 2
37   Daniel Sordo   Carlos Del Barrio   Mini WRC Team MINI John Cooper Works WRC WRC
49   Juha Salo   Marko Salminen   Juha Salo Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X R4 2
50   Joonas Lindroos   Pasi Kilpeläinen   Volkswagen Motorsport Škoda Fabia S2000 2
51   Mattias Therman   Janne Perälä   Mattias Therman MINI John Cooper Works WRC WRC
52   Kris Meeke   Paul Nagle   Mini WRC Team MINI John Cooper Works WRC WRC
53   René Kuipers   Annemieke Hulzebos   Ferm Powertools World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC
54   Andreas Mikkelsen   Ola Fløene   Volkswagen Motorsport Škoda Fabia S2000 2
55   Per-Gunnar Andersson   Emil Axelsson   Per-Gunnar Andersson Subaru Impreza WRX STi R4 2
56   Mikko Lehessaari   Lassi Hartikainen   Mikko Lehessaari Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
57   Mikko Eskelinen   Arto Kapanen   Mikko Eskelinen Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3
58   Ari Laivola   Kari Mustalahti   Ari Laivola Peugeot 207 S2000 2
59   Jani Salomaa   Jarno Ottman   Jani Salomaa Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
60   Andis Neiksans   Peteris Dzirkals   Andis Neiksans Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3
61   Sander Pärn   Ken Järveoja   Sander Pärn Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
62   Antti Lahtinen   Tommi Alkula   Antti Lahtinen Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
63   Mika Turkki   Timo Hantunen   Mika Turkki Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
64   Petri Lehtovirta   Juha Kanerva   Petri Lehtovirta Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
65   Kees Burger   Miika Teiskonen   Kees Burger Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
66   Kari Hämäläinen   Aulis Ahonen   Kari Hämäläinen Ford Fiesta S2000 2
67   Evgeny Cherkasov   Seppo Varmavuo   Evgeny Cherkasov Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
68   Timo Pulkkinen   Lasse Miettinen   Timo Pulkkinen Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
69   Radik Shaymiev   Maxim Tsvetkov   Radik Shaymiev Peugeot 207 S2000 2
70   Nikita Kondrakhin   Klaus Wicha   Nikita Kondrakhin Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
71   Esapekka Lappi   Janne Ferm   Printsport Citroën C2 R2 6
72   Kalle Pinomäki   Matti Kaskinen   Kalle Pinomäki Renault Twingo R2 6
73   Jukka Korhonen   Mikael Korhonen   Jukka Korhonen Ford Fiesta R2 6
74   Elfyn Evans   Andrew Edwards   Elfyn Evans Ford Fiesta R2 6
75   Tomi Tukiainen   Pekka Kärmeniemi   Tomi Tukiainen Citroën C2 R2 6
76   Niko-Pekka Nieminen   Panu Plosila   Niko-Pekka Nieminen Ford Fiesta R2 6
77   Siim Plangi   Marek Sarapuu   Siim Plangi Honda Civic Type-R R3 5
78   Martin Kangur   Simo Koskinen   Martin Kangur Honda Civic Type-R R3 5
79   Igor Grushelevskiy   Yan Poedinkov   Igor Grushelevskiy Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
80   Jouni Virtanen   Ari-Pekka Hautanen   Jouni Virtanen Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
81   Paulo Nobre   Edu Paula   Palmeirinha Rally Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X R4 2
82   Jarmo Komsi   Teemu Buckman   Jarmo Komsi Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
83   Kristian Yritys   Janne Siirilä   Kristian Yritys Citroën C2 R2 6
84   Frank Tore Larsen   Torstein Eriksen   Frank Tore Larsen Ford Fiesta R2 6
85   Kristian Kiviniemi   Lasse Hirvijärvi   Kristian Kiviniemi Honda Civic Type-R 8
86   Niko Veikkanen   Hannu Lamminen   Niko Veikkanen Renault Clio Sport 5
87   Christoffer Dahlström   Kari Kemppinen   Christoffer Dahlström Ford Fiesta R2 6
88   Juha Pasanen   Jari Jaakola   Juha Pasanen Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
89   Oscar Ortfeldt   Christer Carlsson   Oscar Ortfeldt Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
90   Zoltán Szabó   István Kerék   Zoltán Szabó Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
91   Andrea Zivian   Nicola Arena   Andrea Zivian Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
92   Evgeny Shklyaev   Aleksander Kornilov   Evgeny Shklyaev Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
93   Alexander Villanueva   Óscar Sánchez   Alexander Villanueva Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3
94   Joni Pakarinen   Jori Nousiainen   Joni Pakarinen Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
95   Ari Kirvesmäki   Jukka Jämsen   Ari Kirvesmäki Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
96   Kari Hytönen   Heidi Koppe   Kari Hytönen Ford Fiesta R2 6
97   Tomi Weurlander   Pasi Someroja   Tomi Weurlander Citroën C2 R2 6
98   Ilkka Kariste   Mikael Lindberg   Ilkka Kariste Ford Fiesta ST 8
99   Petri Itkonen   Vesa Kari   Vesa Kari Citroën C2 R2 6
100   Sami Valme   Antti Linnaketo   Antti Linnaketo Citroën C2 R2 6
101   Alastair Fisher   Daniel Barritt   Alastair Fisher Ford Fiesta R2 6
102   José Antonio Suárez   Cándido Carrera   José Antonio Suárez Ford Fiesta R2 6
103   Andrea Crugnola   Michele Ferrara   Andrea Crugnola Ford Fiesta R2 6
104   Jan Černý   Pavel Kohout   Czech National Team Ford Fiesta R2 6
105   Miko-Ove Niinemäe   Timo Kasesalu   Miko-Ove Niinemäe Ford Fiesta R2 6
106   Brendan Reeves   Rhianon Smyth   Brendan Reeves Ford Fiesta R2 6
108   Egon Kaur   Mait Laidvee   Playboy Estonia Rally Team Ford Fiesta R2 6
109   Craig Breen   Gareth Roberts   Craig Breen Ford Fiesta R2 6
110   Yeray Lemes   Rogelio Peñate   Yeray Lemes Ford Fiesta R2 6
111   Victor Henriksson   Joel Ardell   Victor Henriksson Ford Fiesta R2 6
112   Sergey Karyakin   Anton Vlasyuk   Ural Avia Ford Fiesta R2 6
113   Miguel Angel Baldoni   Fernando Mussano   Miguel Angel Baldoni Ford Fiesta R2 6
114   Fredrik Åhlin   Stefan Ottosson   Fredrik Åhlin Ford Fiesta R2 6
115   Molly Taylor   Sebastian Marshall   Molly Taylor Ford Fiesta R2 6
116   Christian Riedemann   Michael Wenzel   ADAC Team Weser-EMS e.V. Ford Fiesta R2 6
118   Timo van der Marel   Erwin Berkhof   KNAF Talent First Ford Fiesta R2 6
121   Patrik Flodin   Göran Bergsten   Uspenskiy Rally Tecnica Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
122   Michał Kościuszko   Maciej Szczepaniak   Lotos Dynamic Rally Team Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3
124   Jarkko Nikara   Petri Nikara   Bilbutikken AS World Rally Team Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
125   Jukka Ketomäki   Kai Risberg   Jukka Ketomäki Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3
126   Martin Semerád   Michal Ernst   Martin Semerád Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
127   Harry Hunt   Robbie Durant   Harry Hunt Citroën DS3 R3T 5
128   Majed Al-Shamsi   Killian Duffy   Team Abu Dhabi Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
129   Bader Al-Jabri   Stephen McAuley   Team Abu Dhabi Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
130   Oleksandr Saliuk, Jr.   Pavlo Cherepin   Mentos Ascania Racing Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
131   Oleksiy Kikireshko   Sergei Larens   Mentos Ascania Racing Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
132   Valeriy Gorban   Vadim Chernega   Mentos Ascania Racing Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
133   Dmitry Tagirov   Anna Zavershinskaya   Dmitry Tagirov Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
134   Yuriy Protasov   Adrian Aftanaziv   Darnitsa Motorsport Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3
135   Nicolás Fuchs   Ruben Garcia   Nicolás Fuchs Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3
138   Hayden Paddon   John Kennard   Hayden Paddon Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
139   Benito Guerra, Jr.   Borja Rozada   Benito Guerra, Jr. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3
149   Riku Tahko   Markus Soininen   Riku Tahko Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3
150   Mikko Pajunen   Jani Salo   Mikko Pajunen Renault Clio R3 5
151   Carlo Covi   Giorgio Campesan   Carlo Covi Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3
152   Santeri Jokinen   Jonne Halttunen   Santeri Jokinen Honda Civic Type-R 8
153   Janne Berg   Sami Jokioinen   Janne Berg Ford Fiesta R2 6
154   Ilkka Pastila   Heikki Helenius   Ilkka Pastila Citroën Saxo VTS 9
155   Raimo Kaisanlahti   Tero Rönnemaa   Raimo Kaisanlahti Ford Fiesta R2 6
156   Fabrizio de Sanctis   Giorgia Larosa   Fabrizio de Sanctis Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
157   Hassan Ali Abdel Baset   Chadi Beyrouthy   Hassan Ali Abdel Baset Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3
158   Sami Pyhälä   Olli Ristimäki   Olli Ristimäki Škoda Felicia 7
159   Matti Kortelainen   Hannu Mattila   Matti Kortelainen Suzuki Swift Sport 9
160   Kari Koskelainen   Ismo Juottonen   Kari Koskelainen Škoda Felicia 7
161   Pekka Vuorio   Pekka Leppälä   Pekka Vuorio Škoda Fabia 7
162   Janne Siikonen   Jukka Pasanen   Janne Siikonen Škoda Felicia 9

ResultsEdit

Event standingsEdit

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
Overall
1.   Sébastien Loeb   Daniel Elena Citroën DS3 WRC 2:39:37.0 0.0 25
2.   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2:39:45.1 8.1 20
3.   Sébastien Ogier   Julien Ingrassia Citroën DS3 WRC 2:39:49.8 12.8 16
4.   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2:40:46.1 1:09.1 15
5.   Petter Solberg   Chris Patterson Citroën DS3 WRC 2:40:53.2 1:16.2 10
6.   Mads Østberg   Jonas Andersson Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2:41:04.8 1:27.8 8
7.   Henning Solberg   Ilka Minor Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2:43:02.5 3:25.5 6
8.   Matthew Wilson   Scott Martin Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2:43:30.2 3:53.2 4
9.   Kimi Räikkönen   Kaj Lindström Citroën DS3 WRC 2:43:36.8 3:59.8 2
10.   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula Škoda Fabia S2000 2:44:50.7 5:13.7 1
SWRC
1. (10.)   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula Škoda Fabia S2000 2:44:50.7 0.0 25
2. (12.)   Martin Prokop   Jan Tománek Ford Fiesta S2000 2:47:28.4 2:37.7 18
3. (13.)   Ott Tänak   Kuldar Sikk Ford Fiesta S2000 2:48:29.0 3:38.3 15
4. (16.)   Hermann Gassner   Kathi Wüstenhagen Škoda Fabia S2000 2:50:43.3 5:52.6 12
5. (17.)   Frigyes Turán   Gábor Zsíros Ford Fiesta S2000 2:51:01.9 6:11.2 10
6. (24.)   Bernardo Sousa   Paulo Babo Ford Fiesta S2000 2:53:30.1 8:39.4 8
7. (27.)   Karl Kruuda   Martin Järveoja Škoda Fabia S2000 2:56:20.8 11:30.1 6
8. (35.)   Juha Salo   Marko Salminen Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Xr4 3:02:26.8 17:36.1 4
PWRC
1. (19.)   Hayden Paddon   John Kennard Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2:51:57.2 0.0 25
2. (21.)   Jarkko Nikara   Petri Nikara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 2:52:37.4 40.2 18
3. (22.)   Patrik Flodin   Goran Bergsten Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2:53:04.9 1:07.7 15
4. (23.)   Jukka Ketomäki   Kai Risberg Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2:53:10.4 1:13.2 12
5. (25.)   Michał Kościuszko   Maciej Szczepaniak Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2:54:09.8 2:12.6 10
6. (26.)   Mikko Pajunen   Jani Salo Renault Clio R3 2:54:47.9 2:50.7 8
7. (40.)   Valeriy Gorban   Vadim Chernega Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3:05:06.0 13:08.8 6
8. (51.)   Oleksiy Kikireshko   Sergey Larens Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3:14:03.0 22:05.8 4
9. (52.)   Dmitry Tagirov   Anna Zavershinskaya Subaru Impreza WRX STI 3:14:31.4 22:34.2 2
WRC Academy
1.   Egon Kaur   Erik Lepikson Ford Fiesta R2 2:41:24.7 0.0 30
2.   Craig Breen   Gareth Roberts Ford Fiesta R2 2:41:27.3 2.6 23
3.   Timo van der Marel   Erwin Berkhof Ford Fiesta R2 2:46:00.8 4:36.1 15
4.   Brendan Reeves   Rhianon Smyth Ford Fiesta R2 2:47:17.9 5:53.2 12
5.   Jan Černý   Pavel Kohout Ford Fiesta R2 2:47:23.2 5:58.5 10
6.   Yeray Lemes   Rogelio Peñate Ford Fiesta R2 2:48:21.3 6:56.6 9
7.   Christian Riedemann   Michael Wenzel Ford Fiesta R2 2:48:22.0 6:57.3 6
8.   Miko-Ove Niinemäe   Timo Kasesalu Ford Fiesta R2 2:48:58.5 7:33.8 4
9.   Molly Taylor   Rebecca Smart Ford Fiesta R2 2:53:15.4 11:50.7 2
10.   José Antonio Suárez   Cándido Carrera Ford Fiesta R2 2:55:21.3 13:56.6 1
^ – The WRC Academy featured 18 of the rally's 22 stages.

Special stagesEdit

Day Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
Leg 1
(28 July)
SS1 17:13 Lankamaa 23.76 km   Jari Ketomaa 11:44.5 121.41 km/h   Jari Ketomaa
SS2 18:16 Laukaa 11.79 km   Sébastien Loeb 5:49.7 121.37 km/h   Sébastien Loeb
SS3 20:00 Laajavuori 1 4.19 km   Sébastien Loeb 2:37.3 95.89 km/h
Leg 2
(29 July)
SS4 9:00 Hassi 20.35 km   Mikko Hirvonen 11:14.3 108.65 km/h
SS5 11:03 Evo 8.90 km   Mikko Hirvonen 4:59.0 107.16 km/h
SS6 11:53 Hyväneula 1 29.90 km   Mikko Hirvonen 14:09.8 126.67 km/h
SS7 14:59 Koukunmaa 13.68 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 7:09.8 114.58 km/h
SS8 15:37 Koivukehä 17.80 km   Mikko Hirvonen 9:19.3 114.57 km/h
SS9 16:20 Hyväneula 2 29.90 km   Mikko Hirvonen 13:53.3 129.17 km/h   Sébastien Ogier
SS10 18:00 Jokimaa 2.00 km   Sébastien Ogier 1:33.4 77.09 km/h
SS11 19:46 Mynnilä 12.07 km   Sébastien Loeb 5:47.4 125.08 km/h   Sébastien Loeb
Leg 3
(30 July)
SS12 7:58 Leustu 1 21.35 km   Sébastien Loeb 10:13.1 125.36 km/h
SS13 9:00 Surkee 1 14.66 km   Sébastien Loeb 8:07.1 108.35 km/h
SS14 9:55 Urria 1 12.75 km   Mikko Hirvonen 6:01.9 126.83 km/h
SS15 10:58 Jukojärvi 1 14.32 km   Mikko Hirvonen 7:07.6 120.56 km/h
SS16 11:23 Isojärvi 1 4.85 km   Mikko Hirvonen 2:26.3 119.34 km/h
SS17 13:55 Leustu 2 21.35 km   Mikko Hirvonen 10:07.8 126.46 km/h
SS18 14:57 Surkee 2 14.66 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 8:00.3 109.88 km/h
SS19 15:52 Urria 2 12.75 km   Mikko Hirvonen 5:54.6 129.44 km/h
SS20 16:55 Jukojärvi 2 14.32 km   Mikko Hirvonen 7:01.7 122.25 km/h
SS21 17:20 Isojärvi 2 4.85 km   Mikko Hirvonen 2:25.1 120.33 km/h
SS22 19:11 Laajavuori 2 4.19 km   Mikko Hirvonen 2:39.6 94.51 km/h

Power StageEdit

The "Power stage" was a live, televised 4.19 km (2.60 mi) stage at the end of the rally, held in Laajavuori.

Pos Driver Time Diff. Avg. speed Points
1   Mikko Hirvonen 2:39.6 0.0 94.51 km/h 3
2   Jari-Matti Latvala 2:39.9 +0.3 94.33 km/h 2
3   Sébastien Ogier 2:40.2 +0.6 94.16 km/h 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Itinerary" (PDF). Rally Finland. World Rally Championship; International Sportsworld Communicators. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-01-18. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Loeb wins Rally Finland". World Rally Championship. International Sportsworld Communicators. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Home win for Hänninen". World Rally Championship. International Sportsworld Communicators. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Hat trick for Paddon". World Rally Championship. International Sportsworld Communicators. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  5. ^ "Kaur makes it three". World Rally Championship. International Sportsworld Communicators. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 30 July 2011.

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