2011 Rallye Sanremo

The 2011 Rallye Sanremo (53º Rallye Sanremo), was the 9th round of the 2011 Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) season. The thirteen stage asphalt rally took place over 22 – 24 September 2011. The longest stage of the rally, Ronde, was run in darkness. All other stages were run in daylight.

2011 Rallye Sanremo
52º Rallye Sanremo
Round 9 of the 2011 Intercontinental Rally Challenge season
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Host countryItaly Italy
Rally baseSanremo
Dates run22 – 24 September 2011
Stages13[1] (225.77 km; 140.29 miles)
Stage surfaceAsphalt
Overall distance524.10 km (325.66 miles)
Results
Overall winnerBelgium Thierry Neuville
Belgium Peugeot Team Belux
Crews57[2] at start, 44 at finish

IntroductionEdit

The rally took place in the province of Imperia, with a total length of 524.10 km (325.66 mi) of which 225.77 km (140.29 mi) were special stages. The rally base was located along the sea front and the old railway station in the heart of the town of Sanremo. Fifteen S2000 cars started the event with the main front runners in the championship, excluding Juho Hänninen, taking part.[3]

ResultsEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
1.   Thierry Neuville   Nicolas Gilsoul Peugeot 207 S2000 2:19:57.8 0.0 25
2.   Andreas Mikkelsen   Ola Fløene Škoda Fabia S2000 2:19:59.3 1.5 18
3.   Bryan Bouffier   Xavier Panseri Peugeot 207 S2000 2:20:13.8 16.0 15
4.   Jan Kopecký   Petr Starý Škoda Fabia S2000 2:21:06.9 1:09.1 12
5.   Bruno Magalhães   Paulo Grave Peugeot 207 S2000 2:21:23.8 1:26.0 10
6.   Alessandro Perico   Fabrizio Carrara Peugeot 207 S2000 2:23:45.6 3:47.8 8
7.   Umberto Scandola   Guido D'Amore Ford Fiesta S2000 2:24:03.7 4:05.9 6
8.   Pierre Campana   Sabrina De Castelli Peugeot 207 S2000 2:24:25.8 4:28.0 4
9.   Toni Gardemeister   Tapio Suominen Škoda Fabia S2000 2:25:21.9 5:24.1 2
10.   Giandomenico Basso   Mitia Dotta Proton Satria Neo S2000 2:27:24.7 7:26.9 1

Special stagesEdit

Day Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
Leg 1
(23 September)
SS1 13:54 Coldirodi 1 13.06 km   Andreas Mikkelsen 8:27.3 92.68 km/h   Andreas Mikkelsen
SS2 14:33 Bajardo 7.36 km   Freddy Loix 5:18.7 83.14 km/h
SS3 14:51 Bignone 1 10.59 km   Freddy Loix 6:51.5 92.65 km/h
SS4 16:50 Coldirodi 2 13.06 km   Andreas Mikkelsen 8:22.1 93.64 km/h
SS5 17:12 Apricale 17.43 km   Andreas Mikkelsen 12:19.4 84.86 km/h
SS6 17:39 Bignone 2 10.59 km   Thierry Neuville
  Andreas Mikkelsen
6:47.0 93.67 km/h
SS7 22:33 Ronde 44.00 km   Freddy Loix 29:35.7 89.20 km/h   Freddy Loix
Leg 2
(24 September)
SS8 10:16 Colle Langan 1 20.57 km   Thierry Neuville 13:49.9 89.23 km/h   Andreas Mikkelsen
SS9 10:53 Passo Teglia 1 18.80 km   Thierry Neuville 13:38.6 82.68 km/h
SS10 12:02 Colle d'Oggia 1 15.47 km   Freddy Loix 10:27.8 88.71 km/h   Freddy Loix
SS11 15:16 Colle Langan 2 20.57 km stage cancelled   Andreas Mikkelsen
SS12 16:00 Passo Teglia 2 18.80 km   Thierry Neuville 13:33.1 83.24 km/h   Thierry Neuville
SS13 17:09 Colle d'Oggia 2 15.47 km   Thierry Neuville 10:21.3 89.64 km/h

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Programme" (PDF). acisanremo.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 October 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Entry List" (PDF). Ircseries.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 November 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  3. ^ "IRC Rallye Sanremo preview (part 2 of 2)". ircseries.com. Intercontinental Rally Challenge. 17 September 2011. Archived from the original on 9 September 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2010.

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