2014 Rally Catalunya

The 2014 RallyRACC Catalunya — Costa Daurada was the twelfth round of the 2014 World Rally Championship season. The event was based in Salou, Catalonia, and started on 23 October and finished on 26 October after seventeen special stages, totaling just under 373 competitive kilometres.

2014 Rally Catalunya
50. RallyRACC Catalunya – Costa Daurada
Round 11 of the 2014 World Rally Championship season
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Sébastien Ogier & Julien Ingrassia celebrates wins Podium
Host countrySpain Spain
Rally baseSalou, Catalonia, Spain
Dates runOctober 23 – October 26, 2014
Stages17 (372.96 km; 231.75 miles)
Stage surfaceTarmac and gravel
Results
Overall winnerFrance Sébastien Ogier
France Julien Ingrassia
Germany Volkswagen Motorsport
Crews65 at start, 56 at finish

French driver Sébastien Ogier won the rally for the second time and in doing so became the 2014 World Rally Championship Drivers champion with a round to spare. It was Ogier's second consecutive WRC title since joining Volkswagen in 2013.

Entry listEdit

Notable entrants
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 Shell World Rally Team WRC   Thierry Neuville   Nicolas Gilsoul Hyundai i20 WRC M
8   Hyundai Shell World Rally Team WRC   Dani Sordo   Marc Martí Hyundai i20 WRC M
9   Volkswagen Motorsport II WRC   Andreas Mikkelsen   Ola Fløene Volkswagen Polo R WRC M
10   RK M-Sport World Rally Team WRC   Robert Kubica   Maciek Szczepaniak Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
12   Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT WRC   Khalid Al Qassimi   Chris Patterson Citroën DS3 WRC M
14   M-Sport World Rally Team WRC   Yuriy Protasov   Pavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
15   M-Sport World Rally Team WRC   Ken Block   Alex Gelsomino Ford Fiesta RS WRC P
20   Hyundai Motorsport N WRC   Hayden Paddon   John Kennard Hyundai i20 WRC M
21   Jipocar Czech National Team WRC   Martin Prokop   Jan Tománek Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
32   Nasser Al-Attiyah WRC-2   Nasser Al-Attiyah   Giovanni Bernacchini Ford Fiesta RRC M
35   Karl Kruuda WRC-2   Karl Kruuda   Martin Järveoja Ford Fiesta S2000 M
36   Bernardo Sousa WRC-2   Bernardo Sousa   Hugo Magalhães Ford Fiesta RRC P
38   Eurolamp World Rally Team WRC-2   Valeriy Gorban   Volodymyr Korsia Mini John Cooper Works S2000 P
39   Robert Barrable WRC-2   Robert Barrable   Stuart Loudon Ford Fiesta R5 M
40   Top Teams by MY Racing WRC-2   Sébastien Chardonnet   Thibault de la Haye Citroën DS3 R5 M
41   Nicolás Fuchs WRC-2   Nicolás Fuchs   Fernando Mussano Ford Fiesta R5 D
42   Jourdan Serderidis WRC-2   Jourdan Serderidis   Frédéric Miclotte Ford Fiesta R5 M
43   Julien Maurin WRC-2   Julien Maurin   Nicolas Klinger Ford Fiesta R5 P
44   BAS Motorsport Srl WRC-2   Benito Guerra, Jr.   Borja Rozada Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X M
57   Stéphane Lefebvre WRC-2   Stéphane Lefebvre   Thomas Dubois Citroën DS3 R5 M
67   Abu Dhabi Racing WRC-3   Mohamed Al Mutawaa   Stephen McAuley Citroën DS3 R3T M
72   Juan Carlos Alonso WRC-2   Juan Carlos Alonso   Juan Pablo Monasterolo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X D
Icon Class
WRC WRC entries eligible to
score manufacturer points
WRC Major entry ineligible to
score manufacturer points
WRC-2 Registered to take part in
WRC-2 championship
WRC-3 Registered to take part in
WRC-3 championship

ResultsEdit

Event standingsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Co-driver Team Car Class Time Difference Points
Overall classification
1 1   Sébastien Ogier   Julien Ingrassia   Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 3:46:44.6 0.0 25
2 2   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila   Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 3:46:55.9 +11.3 21
3 5   Mikko Hirvonen   Jarmo Lehtinen   M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 3:48:26.8 +1:42.2 15
4 4   Mads Østberg   Jonas Andersson   Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroën DS3 WRC WRC 3:48:57.9 +2:13.3 12
5 8   Dani Sordo   Marc Martí   Hyundai Shell World Rally Team Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 3:49:06.8 +2:22.2 10
6 7   Thierry Neuville   Nicolas Gilsoul   Hyundai Shell World Rally Team Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 3:50:45.6 +4:01.0 8
7 9   Andreas Mikkelsen   Ola Fløene   Volkswagen Motorsport II Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 3:50:47.5 +4:02.9 7
8 21   Martin Prokop   Jan Tománek   Jipocar Czech National Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 3:54:51.4 +8:06.8 4
9 20   Hayden Paddon   John Kennard   Hyundai Motorsport N Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 3:55:57.0 +9:12.4 2
10 32   Nasser Al-Attiyah   Giovanni Bernacchini   Nasser Al-Attiyah Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 3:59:24.4 +12:39.8 1
19 3   Kris Meeke   Paul Nagle   Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroën DS3 WRC WRC 4:14:20.6 +27:36.0 2
WRC-2 standings
1 (10.) 32   Nasser Al-Attiyah   Giovanni Bernacchini   Nasser Al-Attiyah Ford Fiesta RRC WRC-2 3:59:24.4 0.0 25
2 (13.) 43   Julien Maurin   Nicolas Klinger   Julien Maurin Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 3:59:59.4 +35.0 18
3 (16.) 39   Robert Barrable   Stuart Loudon   Robert Barrable Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 4:03:56.9 +4:32.5 15
4 (18.) 44   Benito Guerra, Jr.   Borja Rozada   BAS Motorsport Srl Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X WRC-2 4:12:10.5 +12:46.1 12
5 (21.) 41   Nicolás Fuchs   Fernando Mussano   Nicolás Fuchs Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 4:17:42.6 +18:18.2 10
6 (23.) 38   Valeriy Gorban   Volodymyr Korsia   Eurolamp World Rally Team Mini John Cooper Works S2000 WRC-2 4:21:21.0 +21:56.6 8
7 (24.) 35   Karl Kruuda   Martin Järveoja   Karl Kruuda Ford Fiesta S2000 WRC-2 4:21:24.1 +21:59.7 6
8 (40.) 42   Jourdan Serderidis   Frédéric Miclotte   Jourdan Serderidis Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 4:41:22.5 +41:58.1 4
WRC-3 standings
1 (47.) 67   Mohamed Al Mutawaa   Stephen McAuley   Abu Dhabi Racing Citroën DS3 R3T WRC-3 4:51:22.6 0.0 25
Source: [1]

Special stagesEdit

Day Stage Name Length Winner Car Time Rally leader
Leg 1
(23/24 Oct)
SS1 Barcelona 3.20 km   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 3:39.1   Andreas Mikkelsen
SS2 Gandesa 1 7.00 km   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 4:26.3
SS3 Pesells 1 26.59 km   Hayden Paddon Hyundai i20 WRC 15:26.6   Thierry Neuville
SS4 Terra Alta 1 35.68 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 23:26.1   Sébastien Ogier
SS5 Gandesa 2 7.00 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 4:23.0
SS6 Pesells 2 26.59 km   Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 WRC 14:43.3
SS7 Terra Alta 2 35.68 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 22:46.1
Leg 2
(25 Oct)
SS8 Tivissa 3.96 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 2:25.6
SS9 Escaladei 1 50.00 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 29:14.4
SS10 Colldejou 1 26.48 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 15:41.6
SS11 Escaladei 2 50.00 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 29:17.9
SS12 Colldejou 2 26.48 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 15:40.6
SS13 Salou 2.24 km   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 2:36.4
Leg 3
(26 Oct)
SS14 La Mussara 1 20.48 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 11:08.3
SS15 Riudecanyes 1 15.55 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 10:00.1
SS16 La Mussara 2 20.48 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 11:05.6
SS17 Riudecanyes 2 (Power Stage) 15.55 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 10:00.1

Power StageEdit

The "Power stage" was a 15.55 km (9.66 mi) stage at the end of the rally.

Pos Driver Car Time Diff. Pts
1   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 10:00.1 0.0 3
2   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 10:01.8 +1.7 2
3   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 10:02.0 +1.9 1

Standings after the rallyEdit

WRCEdit

OtherEdit

ReferencesEdit