2014 Rally Argentina

The 2014 Rally Argentina was the fifth round of the 2014 World Rally Championship season. The event was based in Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina, and started on 8 May and finished on 11 May after fourteen special stages, totaling 405.1 competitive kilometres.

2014 Rally Argentina
34º Rally Argentina
Round 5 of the 2014 World Rally Championship season
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Host countryArgentina Argentina
Rally baseVilla Carlos Paz, Argentina
Dates runMay 8 – May 11, 2014
Stages14 (405.10 km; 251.72 miles)
Stage surfaceGravel
Results
Overall winnerFinland Jari-Matti Latvala
Finland Miikka Anttila
Germany Volkswagen Motorsport
Crews29 at start, 23 at finish

Finnish driver Jari-Matti Latvala won the Rally Argentina for the first time, taking his second of three victories during the 2014 season.

Entry listEdit

Entry List
No. Entrant Class Driver Co-driver Car Tyre
1   Volkswagen Motorsport WRC   Sébastien Ogier   Julien Ingrassia Volkswagen Polo R WRC M
2   Volkswagen Motorsport WRC   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila Volkswagen Polo R WRC M
3   Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT WRC   Kris Meeke   Paul Nagle Citroën DS3 WRC M
4   Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT WRC   Mads Østberg   Jonas Andersson Citroën DS3 WRC M
5   M-Sport World Rally Team WRC   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
6   M-Sport World Rally Team WRC   Elfyn Evans   Daniel Barritt Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
7   Hyundai Motorsport WRC   Thierry Neuville   Nicolas Gilsoul Hyundai i20 WRC M
8   Hyundai Motorsport WRC   Dani Sordo   Marc Martí Hyundai i20 WRC M
9   Volkswagen Motorsport II WRC   Andreas Mikkelsen   Mikko Markkula Volkswagen Polo R WRC M
10   RK M-Sport World Rally Team WRC   Robert Kubica   Maciej Szczepaniak Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
21   Jipocar Czech National Team WRC   Martin Prokop   Jan Tománek Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
32   Yuriy Protasov WRC-2   Yuriy Protasov   Pavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta RRC M
33   www.Rallyproject.com srl WRC-2   Massimiliano Rendina   Mario Pizzuti Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X P
34   ABR Paraguay by Astra WRC-2   Augusto Bestard   Enrique Fratta Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X D
35   Drive DMACK WRC-2   Jari Ketomaa   Kaj Lindström Ford Fiesta R5 D
36   Quentin Gilbert WRC-2   Quentin Gilbert   Renaud Jamoul Ford Fiesta R5 D
37   FWRT s.r.l. WRC-2   Lorenzo Bertelli   Mitia Dotta Ford Fiesta RRC P
38   Drive DMACK WRC-2   Ott Tänak   Raigo Mőlder Ford Fiesta R5 D
39   Gustavo Saba WRC-2   Gustavo Saba   Diego Cagnotti Škoda Fabia S2000 D
40   Nasser Al-Attiyah WRC-2   Nasser Al-Attiyah   Giovanni Bernacchini Ford Fiesta RRC M
41   Nicolás Fuchs WRC-2   Nicolás Fuchs   Fernando Mussano Ford Fiesta R5 D
42   Diego Domínguez WRC-2   Diego Domínguez   Edgardo Galindo Ford Fiesta R5 D
43   Gianluca Linari WRC-2   Gianluca Linari   Danilo Fappani Subaru Impreza STi N15 D
44   Puma Rally Team WRC-2   Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari   Killian Duffy Ford Fiesta RRC M
46   MZR Paraguay WRC-2   Miguel Ángel Zaldivar   Fernando Mendonca Ford Fiesta R5 D
47   Ramón Torres WRC-2   Ramón Torres   José Díaz Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX D
72   Juan Carlos Alonso WRC-2   Juan Carlos Alonso   Juan Pablo Monasterolo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX D
Icon Class
WRC WRC entries eligible to
score manufacturer points
WRC-2 Registered to take part in
WRC-2 championship

ResultsEdit

Event standingsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Co-driver Team Car Class Time Difference Points
Overall classification
1 2   Jari-Matti Latvala   Mikka Anttila   Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 4:41:24.8 0.00 26
2 1   Sébastien Ogier   Julien Ingrassia   Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 4:42:51.7 +1:26.9 21
3 3   Kris Meeke   Paul Nagle   Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroën DS3 WRC WRC 4:47:19.5 +5:54.7 15
4 9   Andreas Mikkelsen   Mikko Markkula   Volkswagen Motorsport II Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 4:47:43.1 +6:18.3 12
5 7   Thierry Neuville   Nicolas Gilsoul   Hyundai Shell World Rally Team Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 4:49:50.6 +8:25.8 10
6 10   Robert Kubica   Maciek Szczepaniak   RK M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 4:51:32.8 +10:08.0 8
7 6   Elfyn Evans   Daniel Barritt   M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 4:51:57.0 +10:32.2 6
8 21   Martin Prokop   Jan Tománek   Jipocar Czech National Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 4:53:28.7 +12:03.9 4
9 5   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen   M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 5:01:19.6 +19:54.8 4
10 40   Nasser Al-Attiyah   Giovanni Bernacchini   Nasser Al-Attiyah Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 5:04:35.0 +23:10.2 1
WRC-2 standings
1 (10.) 40   Nasser Al-Attiyah   Giovanni Bernacchini   Nasser Al-Attiyah Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 5:04:35.0 0.0 25
2 (11.) 41   Nicolás Fuchs   Fernando Mussano   Nicolás Fuchs Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 5:10:10.7 +5:35.7 18
3 (12.) 42   Diego Domínguez   Edgardo Galindo   Diego Domínguez Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 5:10:25.5 +5:50.5 15
4 (13.) 37   Lorenzo Bertelli   Mitia Dotta   FWRT s.r.l. Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 5:17:48.4 +13:13.4 12
5 (14.) 44   Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari   Killian Duffy   Puma Rally Team Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 5:25:52.4 +21:17.4 10
6 (15.) 46   Miguel Ángel Zaldivar   Fernando Mendonca   MZR Paraguay Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 5:31:24.7 +26:49.7 8
7 (16.) 72   Juan Carlos Alonso   Juan Pablo Monasterolo   EZD World Rally Team RM Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX WRC-2 5:38:28.8 +33:53.8 6
8 (17.) 38   Ott Tänak   Raigo Mőlder   Drive DMACK Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 5:41:05.3 +36:30.3 4
9 (19.) 34   Augusto Bestard   Enrique Fratta   ABR Paraguay by Astra Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X WRC-2 5:41:56.3 +37:21.3 2
10 (20.) 47   Ramón Torres   José Díaz   Ramón Torres Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX WRC-2 5:42:09.4 +37:34.4 1

Special stagesEdit

Day Stage Name Length Winner Car Time Rally leader
Leg 1
(8 May)
SS1 Super Especial Fernet Branca 6.04 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 4:51.7   Sébastien Ogier
Leg 1
(9 May)
SS2 Santa Catalina - La Pampa 1 27.09 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 18:25.8
SS3 Ascochinga - Agua de Oro 1 51.88 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 38:00.7   Jari-Matti Latvala
SS4 Santa Catalina - La Pampa 2 27.09 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 18:10.0   Sébastien Ogier
SS5 Ascochinga - Agua de Oro 2 51.88 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 37:57.3   Jari-Matti Latvala
Leg 2
(10 May)
SS6 San Agustin - Villa del Dique 1 39.99 km   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 22:34.9
SS7 Amboy - Yacanto 1 39.16 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 22:40.5
SS8 San Agustin - Villa del Dique 2 39.99 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 22:30.8
SS9 Amboy - Yacanto 2 39.16 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 22:48.3
SS10 Super Especial Fernet Branca 2 6.04 km   Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 WRC 5:02.5
Leg 3
(11 May)
SS11 Giulio Cesare - Mina Clavero 1 22.07 km   Mikko Hirvonen Ford Fiesta RS WRC 18:28.1
SS12 El Condor - Copina 1 16.32 km   Mikko Hirvonen Ford Fiesta RS WRC 14:57.8
SS13 Giulio Cesare - Mina Clavero 2 22.07 km   Mikko Hirvonen Ford Fiesta RS WRC 19:00.2
SS14 El Condor - Copina 2 (Power Stage) 16.32 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 14:29.3

Power StageEdit

The "Power stage" was a 16.32 km (10.14 mi) stage at the end of the rally.

Pos Driver Car Time Diff. Pts
1   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 14:29.3 0.0 3
2   Mikko Hirvonen Ford Fiesta RS WRC 14:39.8 +10.5 2
3   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 14:39.9 +10.6 1

Standings after the rallyEdit

WRCEdit

OtherEdit

ReferencesEdit