2015 World Rally Championship-3

2015 FIA World Rally Championship-3
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Parent series:
World Rally Championship
World Rally Championship-2
Support series:
Junior World Rally Championship

The 2015 FIA World Rally Championship-3 is the third season of the World Rally Championship-3, an auto racing championship recognized by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, running in support of the World Rally Championship. It was created when the Group R class of rally car was introduced in 2013. The Championship is composed by thirteen Rallies, and Drivers and Teams must nominate a maximum of six event. The best five results will be counted towards the championship.[1]

Stéphane Lefebvre is the defending champion, as he won the 2014 title.

CalendarEdit

The 2015 calendar was announced at a meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Beijing in September 2014.[2] The season maintained the same rallies as the 2014 season and was contested over thirteen rounds in Europe, North America, South America and Oceania.

 
A map showing the locations of the rallies in the 2015 season
Round Dates Rally name Rally headquarters Surface
1 22–25 January   Monte Carlo Rally Gap, Hautes-Alpes Mixed
2 13–15 February   Rally Sweden Hagfors, Värmland Snow
3 6–8 March   Rally Mexico León, Guanajuato Gravel
4 24–26 April   Rally Argentina Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba Gravel
5 22–24 May   Rally de Portugal Matosinhos, Porto Gravel
6 12–14 June   Rally Italia Sardegna Alghero, Sardinia Gravel
7 3–5 July   Rally Poland Mikołajki, Warmia-Masuria Gravel
8 31 July–2 August   Rally Finland Jyväskylä, Keski-Suomi Gravel
9 21–23 August   Rallye Deutschland Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate Tarmac
10 11–13 September   Rally Australia Coffs Harbour, New South Wales Gravel
11 2–4 October   Tour de Corse Ajaccio, Corse-du-Sud Tarmac
12 23–25 October   Rally de Catalunya Salou, Tarragona Mixed
13 13–15 November   Wales Rally GB Deeside, Flintshire Gravel
Source:[2][3]

Notes:

  • ^1  — The Rallies of Germany and France were provisional inclusions subject to negotiation of a new agreement between their organisers and series promoters.[2]

Calendar changesEdit


Regulation changesEdit

  • In the WRC 2 and WRC 3 Championships for Teams, only the best placed car in a team will be taken into account for points.[6]
  • A car which has not started from the start line within 20 seconds will be considered as retired and will be able to restart under Rally 2 on the subsequent day.[6]
  • The transmission of performance data or information to or from a competing car, not in relation with safety, is forbidden during special stages to help promote greater competition.[6]

Teams and driversEdit

Entries
Constructor Nat. Team Tyre Nat. Drivers Nat. Co-drivers Rounds
Citroën
(Citroën DS3 R3T)
  Abu Dhabi Racing[7] M   Mohammed Al Mutawaa[7]   Stephen McAuley[7] 5, 7–8, 11–13
  ADAC Team Weser-Ems[8] M   Christian Riedemann[8]   Michael Wenzel[8] 1
  AKK Sports Team Finland[9] M   Jari Huttunen[9]   Antti Linnaketo[9] 8
  Charlotte Dalmasso[8] M   Charlotte Dalmasso[8]   Marine Delon[8] 1
  Céline Rovira[7] 5
  Marion Renchet[10] 11
  Federico Della Casa[7] M   Federico Della Casa[7]   Domenico Pozzi[7] 5, 7–8, 11–12
  Equipe de France FFSA[8] M   Yohan Rossel[8]   Benoît Fulcrand[8] 1, 11
  Terry Folb[8] M   Terry Folb[8]   Franck Le Floch[8] 1, 5, 7–8, 11–13
  Quentin Gilbert[8] M   Quentin Gilbert[8]   Renaud Jamoul[8] 1, 5, 7–8, 11–13
  Hannu's Rally Team[7] M   Henri Haapamäki[7]   Marko Salminen[7] 5, 7–8
  J-Motorsport[8] M   John Wartique[8]   Gabin Moreau[8] 1
  Pierre-Louis Loubet[7] M   Pierre-Louis Loubet[7]   Victor Bellotto[7] 5, 7–8
  Vincent Landais[10] 11–13
  Kornél Lukács[8] M   Kornél Lukács[8]   Márk Mesterházi[8] 1
  Varga Racing Team[7] 5
  Matthieu Margaillan[7] M   Matthieu Margaillan[7]   Mathilde Margaillan[7] 5
  Fabrice Gordon[9] 7–8
  Daniel McKenna[8] M   Daniel McKenna[8]   Andrew Grennan[8] 1, 5, 8
  Jean-René Perry[7] M   Jean-René Perry[7]   Joshua Reibel[7] 5, 7–8
  Christopher Guieu[10] 11
  Printsport[8] M   Ole Christian Veiby[8]   Anders Jæger[8] 1–2, 8, 11–13
  Stig Rune Skjærmoen[7] 5
  Osian Pryce[7] M   Osian Pryce[7]   Dale Furniss[7] 5, 7, 13
  Dean Raftery[7] M   Dean Raftery[7]   John Higgins[7] 5
  Arthur Kierans[11] 13
  Alessandro Re[8] M   Alessandro Re[8]   Giacomo Ciucci[8] 1
  Team ORECA[7] M   Teemu Suninen[7]   Mikko Markkula[7] 5–6, 8
  Simone Tempestini[12] M   Simone Tempestini[12]   Matteo Chiarcossi[12] 1, 5, 7–8, 11–13
  Jordan Berfa[10] M   Jordan Berfa[10]   Damien Augustin[10] 11
  Jean-Philippe Martini[10] M   Jean-Philippe Martini[10]   Ambroise Fieschi[10] 11
  Chris Ingram[11] M   Chris Ingram[11]   Gabin Moreau[11] 13
  William Wagner[11] M   William Wagner[11]   Kevin Parent[11] 13
Peugeot
(Peugeot 208 R2)
  ACI Team Italia[7] P   Giuseppe Testa[7]   Emanuele Inglesi[7] 5–7
  Fabio Andolfi[7]   Simone Scattolin[7] 5–8, 12–13
  Damiano De Tommaso[9]   Massimiliano Bosi[9] 7–8, 12–13
Renault
(Renault Clio R3T)
  Stéphane Consani[13] P   Stéphane Consani[13]   Maxime Vilmot[13] 1
  Team Renault Sport Technologies[7] TBA   Andrea Crugnola[7]   Michele Ferrara[7] 5–7, 9, 11–12

Rally summariesEdit

Round Event name Winning driver Winning co-driver Winning Entry Winning Car Winning time Report
1   Monte Carlo Rally    Quentin Gilbert   Renaud Jamoul   Quentin Gilbert Citroën DS3 R3T 4:08:32.7 Report
2   Rally Sweden     Ole Christian Veiby   Anders Jæger   Printsport Citroën DS3 R3T 3:16:03.5 Report
3   Rally Mexico   No WRC-3 entries. Report
4   Rally Argentina   No WRC-3 entries. Report
5   Rally de Portugal     Quentin Gilbert   Renaud Jamoul   Quentin Gilbert Citroën DS3 R3T 4:03:52.5 Report
6   Rally Italia Sardegna     Teemu Suninen   Mikko Markkula   Team ORECA Citroën DS3 R3T 5:54:13.8 Report
7   Rally Poland     Simone Tempestini   Matteo Chiarcossi   Simone Tempestini Citroën DS3 R3T 2:47:32.3 Report
8   Rally Finland     Quentin Gilbert   Renaud Jamoul   Quentin Gilbert Citroën DS3 R3T 2:54:43.6 Report
9   Rallye Deutschland     Andrea Crugnola   Michele Ferrara   Team Renault Sport Technologies Renault Clio R3T 4:07:48.8 Report
10   Rally Australia   No WRC-3 entries. Report
11   Tour de Corse     Simone Tempestini   Matteo Chiarcossi   Simone Tempestini Citroën DS3 R3T 2:57:39.0 Report
12   Rally Catalunya     Quentin Gilbert   Renaud Jamoul   Quentin Gilbert Citroën DS3 R3T 3:45:52.6 Report
13   Wales Rally GB     Ole Christian Veiby   Anders Jæger   Printsport Citroën Ds3 R3T 3:36:38.0 Report

Results and standingsEdit

Points are awarded to the top ten classified finishers.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th 
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1

FIA World Rally Championship-3 for DriversEdit

Pos. Driver MON
 
SWE
 
MEX
 
ARG
 
POR
 
ITA
 
POL
 
FIN
 
GER
 
AUS
 
FRA
 
ESP
 
GBR
 
Points
1   Quentin Gilbert 1 1 11 1 3 1 3 115
2   Ole Christian Veiby 3 1 5 3 6 9 1 92
3   Simone Tempestini 4 7 1 10 1 4 Ret 81
4   Andrea Crugnola 6 2 10 1 2 Ret 70
5   Fabio Andolfi 10 3 5 Ret 3 2 59
6   Terry Folb Ret 13 6 4 4 2 4 50
7   Henri Haapamäki 3 3 2 48
8   Pierre-Louis Loubet 2 Ret Ret Ret 7 5 34
9   Teemu Suninen Ret 1 11 25
10   Damiano De Tommaso 7 6 5 Ret 24
11   Jean-René Perry 4 EX 5 7 22
12   Christian Riedemann 2 18
13   Osian Pryce Ret 2 WD 18
14   Mohammed Al Mutawaa Ret 9 7 Ret 6 Ret 16
15   Federico Della Casa 8 8 9 Ret 8 14
16   Giuseppe Testa 14 4 12
17   Matthieu Margaillan Ret 4 Ret Ret 12
18   Stéphane Consani 5 10
19   Yohan Rossel 6 5 8
20   William Wagner 6 8
21   Alessandro Re 7 6
22   Kornél Lukács 8 11 4
23   Jari Huttunen 8 4
23   Charlotte Dalmasso 9 12 Ret 2
24   Daniel McKenna Ret 9 Ret 2
Pos. Driver MON
 
SWE
 
MEX
 
ARG
 
POR
 
ITA
 
POL
 
FIN
 
GER
 
AUS
 
FRA
 
ESP
 
GBR
 
Points
Source:[14]
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Cancelled (C)
Blank Withdrew entry from
the event (WD)

FIA World Rally Championship-3 for Co-DriversEdit

Pos. Co-driver MON
 
SWE
 
MEX
 
ARG
 
POR
 
ITA
 
POL
 
FIN
 
GER
 
AUS
 
FRA
 
ESP
 
GBR
 
Points
1   Renaud Jamoul 1 1 11 1 3 1 3 115
2   Anders Jæger 3 1 3 6 9 1 82
3   Matteo Chiarcossi 4 7 1 10 1 4 Ret 81
4   Michele Ferrara 6 2 10 1 2 Ret 70
5   Simone Scattolin 10 3 5 Ret 3 2 59
6   Franck Le Floch Ret 13 6 4 4 2 4 50
7   Marko Salminen 3 3 2 48
8   Mikko Markkula Ret 1 11 25
9   Massimiliano Bosi 7 6 5 Ret 24
10   Joshua Reibel 4 EX 5 22
11   Michael Wenzel 2 18
12   Dale Furniss Ret 2 18
13   Victor Bellotto 2 Ret Ret 18
14   Vincent Landais Ret 7 5 16
15   Stephen McAuley Ret 9 7 Ret 6 Ret 16
16   Domenico Pozzi 8 8 9 8 14
17   Emanuele Inglesi 14 4 12
18   Fabrice Gordon 4 Ret 12
19   Maxime Vilmot 5 10
20   Stig Rune Skjærmoen 5 10
21   Benoît Fulcrand 6 5 8
23   Kevin Parent 6 8
23   Giacomo Ciucci 7 6
24   Márk Mesterházi 8 11 4
25   Antti Linnaketo 8 4
26   Marine Delon 9 2
27   Andrew Grennan Ret 9 Ret 2
Pos. Co-driver MON
 
SWE
 
MEX
 
ARG
 
POR
 
ITA
 
POL
 
FIN
 
GER
 
AUS
 
FRA
 
ESP
 
GBR
 
Points
Source:[14]
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Cancelled (C)
Blank Withdrew entry from
the event (WD)

FIA World Rally Championship-3 for TeamsEdit

Pos. Team MON
 
SWE
 
MEX
 
ARG
 
POR
 
ITA
 
POL
 
FIN
 
GER
 
AUS
 
FRA
 
ESP
 
GBR
 
Points
1   Printsport 2 1 2 2 3 3 1 119
2   ACI Team Italia 4 3 2 3 1 2 103
3   Team Renault Sport Technologies 3 2 3 1 1 Ret 98
4   Hannu's Rally Team 1 1 1 75
5   Team ORECA Ret 1 6 33
6   Abu Dhabi Racing Ret 4 Ret 2 Ret 30
7   ADAC Team Weser-Ems 1 25
8   Equipe de France FFSA 3 2 15
9   Varga Racing Team 5 10
10   AKK Sports Team Finland 5 10
Pos. Team MON
 
SWE
 
MEX
 
ARG
 
POR
 
ITA
 
POL
 
FIN
 
GER
 
AUS
 
FRA
 
ESP
 
GBR
 
Points
Source:[14]
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Cancelled (C)
Blank Withdrew entry from
the event (WD)

ReferencesEdit

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