2016 Wales Rally GB

The 2016 Wales Rally (formally the 72. Dayinsure Wales Rally GB) was the twelfth round of the 2016 World Rally Championship. The race was held over four days between 27 October and 30 October 2016, and was based in Deeside, United Kingdom. Volkswagen's Sébastien Ogier won the race, his 38th win in the World Rally Championship.[1]

2016 Wales Rally GB
72. Dayinsure Wales Rally GB 2016
Round 12 of the 2016 World Rally Championship
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Rally baseUnited Kingdom Deeside
Dates run27 – 30 October 2016
Stages22 (330.21 km; 205.18 miles)
Stage surfaceGravel
Results
Overall winnerFrance Sébastien Ogier
France Julien Ingrassia
Germany Volkswagen Motorsport

Entry listEdit

Overall standingsEdit

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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 3:14:30.2 25
2 12   Ott Tänak   Raigo Mõlder   DMACK World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 3:14:40.4 +10.2 21
3 3   Thierry Neuville   Nicolas Gilsoul   Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 3:16:05.6 +1:35.4 16
4 20   Hayden Paddon   John Kennard   Hyundai Motorsport N Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 3:16:25.1 +1:54.9 12
5 7   Kris Meeke   Paul Nagle   Abu Dhabi Total World Rally Team Citroën DS3 WRC WRC 3:17:05.4 +2:35.2 10
6 4   Dani Sordo   Marc Martí   Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai i20 WRC WRC 3:18:32.8 +4:02.6 8
7 2   Jari-Matti Latvala   Miikka Anttila   Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 3:18:58.5 +4:28.3 6
8 5   Mads Østberg   Ola Fløene   M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 3:19:08.5 +4:38.3 4
9 14   Stéphane Lefebvre   Gilles De Turckheim   Abu Dhabi Total World Rally Team Citroën DS3 WRC WRC 3:21:42.4 +7:12.2 2
10 6   Eric Camilli   Benjamin Veillas   M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC WRC 3:22:49.5 +8:19.3 1
12 9   Andreas Mikkelsen   Anders Jæger   Volkswagen Motorsport II Volkswagen Polo R WRC WRC 3:24:14.2 +9:44.0 2

Special stagesEdit

Day Stage Name Length Winner Car Time Rally leader
Leg 1 SS1 Myherin 1 31.82 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 18:07.0   Sébastien Ogier
SS2 Sweet Lamb 1 4.24 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 2:49.0
SS3 Hafren 1 35.14 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 20:45.4
SS4 Dyfnant 1 17.91 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 10:18.9
SS5 Myherin 2 31.82 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 18:01.4
SS6 Sweet Lamb 2 4.24 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 2:53.7
SS7 Hafren 2 35.14 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 20:58.6
SS8 Dyfnant 2 17.91 km   Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 WRC 10:32.1
Leg 2 SS9 Pantperthog 1 9.64 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 5:47.1
SS10 Dyfi 1 21.12 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 12:01.2
SS11 Gartheinog 1 11.34 km   Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 WRC 7:00.9
SS12 Pantperthog 2 9.64 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 5:50.5
SS13 Dyfi 2 21.12 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 12:12.9
SS14 Gartheinog 2 11.34 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 7:07.4
SS15 Aberhirnant 13.91 km   Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC 7:29.3
SS16 Cholmondeley Castle 1.80 km   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 1:08.6
Leg 3 SS17 Clocaenog 1 7.70 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:19.0
SS18 Brenig 1 7.93 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 5:23.1
SS19 Alwen 1 10.41 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 5:42.1
SS20 Clocaenog 2 7.70 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 4:18.4
SS21 Alwen 2 10.41 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 5:39.7
SS22 Brenig 2 (Power Stage) 7.93 km   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 5:19.0

Power StageEdit

The "Power stage" was a 7.93 km (4.93 mi) stage at the end of the rally.

Pos Driver Car Time Diff. Pts
1   Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta RS WRC 5:19.0 0.0 3
2   Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Polo R WRC 5:20.4 +1.4 2
3   Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 WRC 5:23.5 +4.5 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rally GB: Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier claims fourth win in Wales". autosport.com/. Deeside, United Kingdom: Autosport. 2016-10-30. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  2. ^ http://www.ewrc-results.com/final.php?e=27499&t=Dayinsure-Wales-Rally-GB-2016