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The 48º Rally RACC Catalunya – Costa Daurada, alternatively RACC Rally de España, was the thirteenth and the final round of the 2012 World Rally Championship season. The rally took place over 9–11 November, and was based in Salou, Catalonia. The rally was also the final round of the Super 2000 World Rally Championship, Production World Rally Championship and WRC Academy.

2012 Rally Catalunya
48º Rally RACC Catalunya – Costa Daurada
RACC Rally de España
Round 13 of the 2012 World Rally Championship
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Host country Spain
Rally baseTarragona Salou, Tarragona
Dates run9 – 11 November 2012
Stages18 (405.46 km; 251.94 miles)
Stage surfaceDay 1 gravel, days 2 and 3 asphalt
Overall distance1,391.73 km (864.78 miles)
Results
Crews70 at start

Contents

ResultsEdit

Event standingsEdit

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
Overall
1   Sébastien Loeb   Daniel Elena Citroën DS3 WRC 4:14:29.1 0.0 26
2   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:14:36.1 7.0 21
3   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen Citroën DS3 WRC 4:16:15.9 1:46.8 15
4   Mads Østberg   Jonas Andersson Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:16:25.5 1:56.4 12
5   Jarkko Nikara   Jarkko Kalliolepo Mini John Cooper Works WRC 4:30:37.0 16:07.9 10
6   Craig Breen   Paul Nagle Ford Fiesta S2000 4:32:39.5 18:10.4 8
7   Chris Atkinson   Glenn MacNeall Mini John Cooper Works WRC 4:33:43.8 19:14.7 6
8   Per-Gunnar Andersson   Emil Axelsson Proton Satria Neo S2000 4:34:45.2 20:16.1 4
9   Dani Sordo   Carlos del Barrio Mini John Cooper Works WRC 4:40:09.7 25:40.6 4
10   Evgeny Novikov   Ilka Minor Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:40:15.7 25:46.6 1
SWRC
1 (6)   Craig Breen   Paul Nagle Ford Fiesta S2000 4:32:39.5 0.0 25
2 (8)   Per-Gunnar Andersson   Emil Axelsson Proton Satria Neo S2000 4:34:45.2 2:05.7 18
3 (15)   Yazeed Al-Rajhi   Michael Orr Ford Fiesta RRC 4:45:13.6 12:34.1 15
4 (17)   Alastair Fisher   Daniel Barritt Proton Satria Neo S2000 4:46:08.8 13:29.3 12
5 (20)   Hayden Paddon   John Kennard Škoda Fabia S2000 4:51:06.6 18:27.1 10
PWRC
1 (18)   Benito Guerra   Borja Rozada Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 4:47:54.5 0.0 25
2 (22)   Marcos Ligato   Rubén García Subaru Impreza WRX STi 4:53:30.8 5:36.3 18
3 (25)   Subhan Aksa   Bill Hayes Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 4:57:10.2 9:15.7 15
4 (27)   Valeriy Gorban   Andriy Nikolaev Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 4:58:40.4 10:45.9 12
5 (29)   Lorenzo Bertelli   Lorenzo Granai Subaru Impreza WRX STi 5:00:04.7 12:10.2 10
6 (31)   Michał Kościuszko   Maciej Szczepaniak Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 5:06:00.9 18:06.4 8
7 (33)   Yeray Lemes   Rogelio Peñate Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X 5:08:28.9 20:34.4 6
8 (35)   Ricardo Triviño   Àlex Haro Subaru Impreza WRX STi 5:10:38.1 22:43.6 4
9 (36)   Nicolás Fuchs   Fernando Mussano Subaru Impreza WRX STi 5:11:14.5 23:20.0 2
10 (38)   Gianluca Linari   Andrea Cecchi Subaru Impreza WRX STi 5:16:04.4 28:09.9 1
WRC Academy
1   José Antonio Suárez   Cándido Carrera Ford Fiesta R2 3:46:51.3 0.0 26
2   Pontus Tidemand   Stig Rune Skjærmoen Ford Fiesta R2 3:48:11.0 1:19.7 25
3   Elfyn Evans   Philip Pugh Ford Fiesta R2 3:50:13.6 3:22.3 18
4   John MacCrone   Stuart Loudon Ford Fiesta R2 3:55:32.8 8:41.5 14
5   Timo van der Marel   Erwin Berkhof Ford Fiesta R2 3:58:15.7 11:24.4 10
6   Brendan Reeves   Rhianon Smyth Ford Fiesta R2 4:00:13.6 13:22.3 8
7   Aron Domzala   Kacper Pietrusinski Ford Fiesta R2 4:12:29.4 25:38.1
  • Note: ^† – The WRC Academy featured the first two legs of the rally.

Special stagesEdit

Leg Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
Leg 1
(9 Nov)
SS1 7:45 Gandesa 7.00 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 4:40.5 89.84 km/h   Jari-Matti Latvala
SS2 8:10 Pesells 1 26.59 km   Ott Tänak
  Mads Østberg
15:54.5 100.29 km/h   Ott Tänak
SS3 9:19 Terra Alta 1 44.02 km   Sébastien Loeb 30:37.3 86.25 km/h   Mads Østberg
SS4 13:35 Pesells 2 26.59 km   Evgeny Novikov 16:03.9 99.31 km/h
SS5 14:44 Terra Alta 2 44.02 km   Sébastien Loeb 31:19.0 84.34 km/h
SS6 17:00 Salou 2.00 km   Mikko Hirvonen 2:35.7 46.24 km/h
Leg 2
(10 Nov)
SS7 8:00 La Mussara 1 20.48 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 11:31.4 106.64 km/h
SS8 9:15 El Priorat 1 45.97 km   Sébastien Loeb 26:20.0 104.74 km/h   Sébastien Loeb
SS9 10:26 Riba-roja d'Ebre 1 14.20 km   Sébastien Loeb 9:19.1 91.43 km/h
SS10 13:51 La Mussara 2 20.48 km   Dani Sordo 11:23.2 107.92 km/h
SS11 15:06 El Priorat 2 45.97 km   Dani Sordo 25:52.7 106.58 km/h
SS12 16:17 Riba-roja d'Ebre 2 14.20 km   Ott Tänak 9:32.0 89.37 km/h
Leg 3
(11 Nov)
SS13 7:50 Riudecanyes 1 16.35 km   Dani Sordo 10:33.9 92.85 km/h
SS14 8:51 Santa Marina 1 26.51 km   Dani Sordo 15:42.7 101.24 km/h
SS15 9:47 La Serra d'Almos 1 4.11 km   Dani Sordo 2:37.1 94.18 km/h
SS16 11:52 Riudecanyes 2 16.35 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 10:30.7 93.32 km/h
SS17 12:53 Santa Marina 2 (Power stage) 26.51 km   Jari-Matti Latvala 15:43.5 101.15 km/h
SS18 13:49 La Serra d'Almos 2 4.11 km   Dani Sordo 2:38.3 93.47 km/h

Power stageEdit

The Power stage was the penultimate stage of the rally, 26.51 kilometers long Santa Marina. Additional points were given to three fastest drivers through the stage.

Pos. No. Driver Co-driver Car Class Time Difference Avg. spd. Points
1 3   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 15:43.5 0.0 101.15 km/h 3
2 37   Dani Sordo   Carlos del Barrio Mini John Cooper Works WRC WRC 15:45.9 2.4 100.89 km/h 2
3 1   Sébastien Loeb   Daniel Elena Citroën DS3 WRC WRC 15:54.2 10.7 100.02 km/h 1

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