2016 Rally de Portugal

The 2016 Rally de Portugal (formally the 50. Vodafone Rally de Portugal 2016) was the fifth round of the 2016 World Rally Championship. The race was held over four days between 19 May and 22 May 2016, and was based in Matosinhos, Portugal. Citroën's Kris Meeke won the race, his 2nd win in the World Rally Championship. [1]

2016 Rally de Portugal
50. Vodafone Rally de Portugal 2016
Round 5 of the 2016 World Rally Championship
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Rally basePortugal Matosinhos
Dates run19 – 22 May 2016
Stages19 (368.00 km; 228.66 miles)
Stage surfaceGravel
Results
Overall winnerUnited Kingdom Kris Meeke
Republic of Ireland Paul Nagle
France Abu Dhabi Total World Rally Team

Entry listEdit

Overall standingsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Co-driver Team Car Class Time Difference Points
Overall classification
1 7   Kris Meeke   Paul Nagle   Abu Dhabi Total World Rally Team Citroën DS3 WRC WRC 3:59:01.0 25
2 9   Andreas Mikkelsen   Anders Jæger   Volkswagen Motorsport II Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 3:59:30.7 +29.7 19
3 1   Sébastien Ogier   Julien Ingrassia   Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 3:59:35.5 +34.5 18
4 4   Dani Sordo   Marc Martí   Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 4:00:38.1 +1:37.1 12
5 6   Eric Camilli   Benjamin Veillas   M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 4:03:02.6 +4:01.6 10
6 2   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila   Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 4:03:07.9 +4:06.9 10
7 5   Mads Østberg   Ola Fløene   M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 4:05:54.6 +6:53.6 6
8 21   Martin Prokop   Jan Tománek   Jipocar Czech National Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 4:09:25.1 +10:24.1 4
9 34   Pontus Tidemand   Jonas Andersson   Škoda Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 WRC-2 4:10:46.2 +11:45.2 2
10 42   Nicolás Fuchs   Fernando Mussano   Nicolás Fuchs Škoda Fabia R5 WRC-2 4:12:15.0 +13:14.0 1
Source:[2]

Special stagesEdit

Day Stage Name Length Winner Car Time Rally leader
Leg 1 SS1 SSS Lousada 3.36 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 2:41.1   Sébastien Ogier
SS2 Ponte de Lima 1 27.44 km   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 19:17.8   Kris Meeke
SS3 Caminha 1 18.03 km   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 10:35.3
SS4 Viana do Castelo 1 18.70 km   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 11:27.1
SS5 Ponte de Lima 2 27.44 km   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 19:20.6
SS6 Caminha 2 18.03 km   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 10:31.7
SS7 Viana do Castelo 2 18.70 km   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 11:22.3
SS8 Porto Street Stage 1 1.85 km   Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 WRC 1:46.9
SS9 Porto Street Stage 2 1.85 km   Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 WRC 1:43.6
Leg 2 SS10 Baião 1 18.66 km   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 11:35.4
SS11 Marão 1 26.31 km   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 16:46.8
SS12 Amarante 1 37.67 km   Kris Meeke Citroën DS3 WRC 25:10.9
SS13 Baião 2 18.66 km   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 11:30.2
SS14 Marão 2 26.31 km   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 16:39.9
SS15 Amarante 2 37.67 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 25:05.0
Leg 3 SS16 Vieira do Minho 1 22.47 km   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 14:29.6
SS17 Fafe 1 11.19 km   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:49.2
SS18 Vieira do Minho 2 22.47 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 14:24.5
SS19 Fafe 2 (Power Stage) 11.19 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:44.3

Power StageEdit

The "Power stage" was a 11.19 km (6.95 mi) stage at the end of the rally.

Pos Driver Car Time Diff. Pts
1   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:44.3 0.0 3
2   Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:45.5 +1.2 2
3   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 6:46.3 +2.0 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Citroen's Kris Meeke clinches second WRC victory on Rally Portugal". autosport.com/. Matosinhos, Portugal: Autosport. 2016-05-22. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  2. ^ Wanka, Tomáš Shacki. "Vodafone Rally de Portugal 2016 - eWRC-results.com". www.ewrc-results.com. Retrieved 13 December 2016.