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The 2014 World RX of Finland was the 4th round of the inaugural season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.[1] To date it is the only World Championship rallycross event ever held in Finland.

2014 World RX of Finland
Round 4 of 12 in the
2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date28–29 June 2014
LocationKouvola, Kymenlaakso
VenueTykkimäen Moottorirata
Results
Heat Winners
Heat 1Latvia Reinis Nitišs
Olsbergs MSE
Heat 2Sweden Anton Marklund
Marklund Motorsport
Heat 3Sweden Anton Marklund
Marklund Motorsport
Heat 4United States Tanner Foust
Marklund Motorsport
Semi-Final Winners
Semi-Final 1Latvia Reinis Nitišs
OlsbergsMSE
Semi-Final 2United States Tanner Foust
Marklund Motorsport
Final
FirstUnited States Tanner Foust
Marklund Motorsport
SecondNorway Andreas Bakkerud
Olsbergs MSE
ThirdLatvia Reinis Nitišs
Olsbergs MSE

American Tanner Foust won the event, and became the first World Championship event winner from North America.

Contents

HeatsEdit

 
Alexander Hvaal loses control in front of Riku Tahko
Pos. No. Driver Team Car H1 H2 H3 H4 Pts
1 13   Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 16
2 92   Anton Marklund Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 4th 1st 1st 11th 15
3 15   Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 1st 4th 3rd 5th 14
4 34   Tanner Foust Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 7th 6th 5th 1st 13
5 44   Krzysztof Skorupski Monster Energy World RX Citroën DS3 6th 5th 11th 4th 12
6 57   Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo 8th 7th 4th 12th 11
7 60   Joni-Pekka Rajala Hedströms Motorsport Škoda Fabia 12th 11th 8th 3rd 10
8 66   Derek Tohill LD Motorsports World RX Citroën DS3 9th 8th 10th 6th 9
9 3   Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 T16 3rd 2nd 20th 7th 8
10 11   Petter Solberg PSRX Citroën DS3 11th 10th 6th 9th 7
11 1   Timur Timerzyanov Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 T16 5th 21st 9th 8th 6
12 33   Liam Doran Monster Energy World RX Citroën DS3 21st 12th 7th 10th 5
13 5   Pontus Tidemand EKS RX Audi S1 16th 15th 12th 13th 4
14 12   Alexander Hvaal PSRX Citroën DS3 10th 9th 13th 19th 3
15 59   Aki Karttunen ARP-Motorsport Škoda Fabia 14th 13th 17th 14th 2
16 25   Jacques Villeneuve Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 13th 14th 15th 17th 1
17 58   Riku Tahko LD Motorsports World RX Citroën DS3 15th 16th 14th 18th
18 54   Jos Jansen JJ Racing Ford Focus 17th 18th 19th 15th
19 62   Andri Õun Reinsalu Sport Ford Fiesta 19th 19th 18th 16th
20 23   Teemu Patsi Teemu Patsi Ford Fiesta 18th 22nd 16th 20th
21 45   Atro Määttä Atro Määttä Ford Fiesta 22nd 17th 21st 21st
22 56   Silvo Viitanen Silvo Viitanen Ford Fiesta 20th 20th 22nd 22nd
23 61   Valdur Reinsalu Reinsalu Sport Ford Fiesta 23rd 23rd 23rd 23rd
24 80   Markus Winkelhock EKS RX Audi S1 24th 24th 24th 24th

Semi-FinalsEdit

Semi-Final 1Edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 15   Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE 5:05.995 6
2 13   Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE +1.931 5
3 44   Krzysztof Skorupski Monster Energy World RX +3.404 4
4 3   Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot-Hansen DNF 3
5 60   Joni-Pekka Rajala Hedströms Motorsport DNF 2
6 1   Timur Timerzyanov Team Peugeot-Hansen DNF 1

Semi-Final 2Edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 34   Tanner Foust Marklund Motorsport 5:07.030 6
2 92   Anton Marklund Marklund Motorsport +24.876 5
3 11   Petter Solberg PSRX +32.910 4
4 57   Toomas Heikkinen Marklund Motorsport DNF 3
5 66   Derek Tohill LD Motorsports World RX DNF 2
6 33   Liam Doran Monster Energy World RX DNF 1

FinalEdit

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 34   Tanner Foust Marklund Motorsport 4:59.725 8
2 13   Andreas Bakkerud Olsbergs MSE +3.675 5
3 15   Reinis Nitišs Olsbergs MSE +5.455 4
4 44   Krzysztof Skorupski Monster Energy World RX +19.613 3
5 92   Anton Marklund Marklund Motorsport +26.041 2
6 60   Joni-Pekka Rajala† Hedströms Motorsport DNF 1

Petter Solberg qualified for the final but was unable to take the grid. Joni-Pekka Rajala was allowed to fill his place.

Championship standings after the eventEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results - 2014 World RX of Finland". rallycrossrx.com. Retrieved 10 April 2015.

External linksEdit

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