2012 Rally Sweden

The 2012 Rally Sweden, officially 60th Uddeholm Swedish Rally, was the second round of the 2012 World Rally Championship (WRC) season. The rally took place between 9 and 12 February 2012.

2012 Rally Sweden
60th Uddeholm Swedish Rally
Round 2 of the 2012 World Rally Championship season
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Host countrySweden Sweden
Rally baseKarlstad, Sweden
Dates run9 February – 12 2012
Stages24[1] (349.16 km; 216.96 miles)[1]
Stage surfaceSnow- and Ice-covered gravel
Results
Overall winnerFinland Jari-Matti Latvala
United Kingdom Ford World Rally Team
Crews50[2] at start, 42 at finish

ResultsEdit

Event standingsEdit

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
Overall[3]
1.   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila Ford Fiesta RS WRC 3:18:28.3 0.0 26
2.   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen Citroën DS3 WRC 3:18:44.9 +16.6 18
3.   Mads Østberg   Jonas Andersson Ford Fiesta RS WRC 3:19:07.1 +38.8 15
4.   Petter Solberg   Chris Patterson Ford Fiesta RS WRC 3:19:42.6 +1:14.3 14
5.   Evgeny Novikov   Denis Giraudet Ford Fiesta RS WRC 3:21:09.7 +2:41.4 10
6.   Sébastien Loeb   Daniel Elena Citroën DS3 WRC 3:21:23.4 +2:55.1 11
7.   Henning Solberg   Ilka Minor Ford Fiesta RS WRC 3:22:17.8 +3:49.5 6
8.   Patrik Sandell   Staffan Parmander Mini John Cooper Works WRC 3:23:37.2 +5:08.9 4
9.   Martin Prokop   Zdeněk Hrůza Ford Fiesta RS WRC 3:23:58.3 +5:30.0 2
10.   Eyvind Brynildsen   Cato Menkerud Ford Fiesta RS WRC 3:24:55.5 +6:27.2 1
11.   Sébastien Ogier   Julien Ingrassia Škoda Fabia S2000 3:26:03.3 0.0 -*
S2000 / SWRC
1. (11.)   Sébastien Ogier   Julien Ingrassia Škoda Fabia S2000 3:26:03.3 0.0 -*
2. (13.)   Andreas Mikkelsen   Ola Fløene Škoda Fabia S2000 3:28:46.8 +2:43.5 -*
3. (14.)   Per-Gunnar Andersson   Emil Axelsson Proton Satria Neo S2000 3:30:16.8 +4:13.5 25
4. (16.)   Craig Breen   Gareth Roberts Ford Fiesta S2000 3:31:52.6 +5:49.3 18
5. (18.)   Pontus Tidemand   Jørgen Nordhagen Škoda Fabia S2000 3:33:06.4 +7:02.1 15
6. (23.)   Hayden Paddon   John Kennard Škoda Fabia S2000 3:39:26.9 +13:23.6 12
7. (24.)   Yazeed Al-Rajhi   Michael Orr Ford Fiesta S2000 3:44:34.4 +18:31.1 10
8. (34.)   Maciej Oleksowicz   Andrzej Obrebowski Ford Fiesta S2000 4:18:50.4 +52:47.1 8
9. (37.)   Alister McRae   Bill Hayes Proton Satria Neo S2000 4:31:02.1 +1:04:58.8 6

*These teams do not score points in the SWRC championship.

Special stagesEdit

Day Stage Time (UTC+1) Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
Leg 1
(9–10 Feb)
SS1 20:04 SSS Karlstad 1 1.90 km   Dani Sordo 1:34.2 72.61 km/h   Dani Sordo
SS2 8:04 Mitandersfors 27.07 km   Mads Østberg
  Jari-Matti Latvala
14:13.0 115.60 km/h   Mads Østberg
SS3 9:28 Opaker 1 20.17 km   Sébastien Loeb 10:45.8 112.44 km/h   Jari-Matti Latvala
SS4 10:03 Kirkener 1 7.10 km   Mikko Hirvonen 5:41.0 74.96 km/h
SS5 10:38 Finnskogen 1 20.97 km   Mikko Hirvonen 11:57.2 105.25 km/h   Mikko Hirvonen
SS6 12:48 Opaker 2 20.17 km   Sébastien Loeb 10:30.1 115.24 km/h
SS7 13:23 Kirkener 2 7.10 km   Mikko Hirvonen 5:34.9 76.32 km/h
SS8 13:58 Finnskogen 2 20.97 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 11:48.3 106.58 km/h   Jari-Matti Latvala
SS9 16:05 Torsby 19.21 km   Petter Solberg 9:51.5 116.91 km/h
SS10 19:20 SSS Karlstad 2 1.90 km   Petter Solberg 1:32.6 73.87 km/h
Leg 2
(11 Feb)
SS11 7:58 Vargåsen 1 24.63 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 12:08.6 121.70 km/h
SS12 9:46 Sågen 1 14.23 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 7:32.4 113.24 km/h
SS13 10:46 Fredriksberg 1 18.15 km   Mikko Hirvonen 10:26.4 104.31 km/h
SS14 12:03 Hagfors Sprint 1 1.87 km   Ott Tänak 1:52.3 59.95 km/h
SS15 13:46 Vargåsen 2 24.63 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 13:02.6 113.30 km/h
SS16 15:34 Sågen 2 14.23 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 7:22.8 115.69 km/h
SS17 16:34 Fredriksberg 2 18.15 km   Mikko Hirvonen 10:26.7 104.26 km/h
SS18 17:51 Hagfors Sprint 2 1.87 km   Ott Tänak
  Sébastien Loeb
1:58.0 57.05 km/h
Leg 3
(12 Feb)
SS19 8:34 Lesjöfors 1 15.00 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 9:10.3 98.13 km/h
SS20 9:10 Rämmen 1 22.76 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 11:47.1 115.88 km/h
SS21 9:59 Hagfors 1 4.66 km   Mads Østberg 3:05.2 90.58 km/h
SS22 12:08 Lesjöfors 2 15.00 km   Mads Østberg 9:00.8 99.85 km/h
SS23 12:44 Rämmen 2 22.76 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 11:40.7 116.93 km/h
SS24 14:11 Hagfors 2 (Power stage) 4.66 km   Sébastien Loeb 2:58.7 93.88 km/h

Power StageEdit

The "Power stage" was a 4.66 km (2.90 mi) stage at the end of the rally, held near Hagfors.[1][4]

Pos Driver Time Diff. Avg. speed Points
1   Sébastien Loeb 2:58.702 0.000 93.88 km/h 3
2   Petter Solberg 3:03.688 +4.986 91.33 km/h 2
3   Jari-Matti Latvala 3:04.406 +5.704 90.97 km/h 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Supplementary Regulations". rallysweden.com. Svenska Bilsportforbundet. Retrieved 11 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Start list Section 1" (PDF). rallysweden.com. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  3. ^ Complete results on ewrc-results.com
  4. ^ "Power Stage Classification" (PDF). rallysweden.com. Retrieved 12 February 2012.

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