2022 World RX of Benelux

The 2022 Benelux World RX of Spa-Francorchamps was the sixth and seventh round of the ninth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. The event was double-header (two races in a weekend) held at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Francorchamps, Belgium. [1][2]

World RX layout of Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
2022 World RX of Benelux
Round 6 of 10 in the
2022 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date8 October 2022
LocationFrancorchamps, Liège Province
VenueCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Results
Heat winners
Heat 1Finland Niclas Grönholm
Construction Equipment Dealer Team
Heat 2Sweden Timmy Hansen
Hansen World RX Team
Semi-final winners
Semi-final 1Sweden Timmy Hansen
Hansen World RX Team
Semi-final 2Finland Niclas Grönholm
Construction Equipment Dealer Team
Final
FirstSweden Johan Kristoffersson
Kristoffersson Motorsport
SecondSweden Kevin Hansen
Hansen World RX Team
ThirdSweden Gustav Bergström
Gustav Bergström
2022 World RX of Benelux
Round 7 of 10 in the
2022 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Date9 October 2022
LocationFrancorchamps, Liège Province
VenueCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Results
Heat winners
Heat 1Sweden Timmy Hansen
Hansen World RX Team
Heat 2Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
Kristoffersson Motorsport
Semi-final winners
Semi-final 1Finland Niclas Grönholm
Construction Equipment Dealer Team
Semi-final 2Sweden Johan Kristoffersson
Kristoffersson Motorsport
Final
FirstSweden Johan Kristoffersson
Kristoffersson Motorsport
SecondFinland Niclas Grönholm
Construction Equipment Dealer Team
ThirdSweden Gustav Bergström
Gustav Bergström

World RX1e Championship Race 1 edit

Source[3][4]

Heats edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Car Q1 Q2
1 21   Timmy Hansen Hansen World RX Team Peugeot 208 RX1e 2nd 1st
2 68   Niclas Grönholm Construction Equipment Dealer Team PWR RX1e 1st 2nd
3 1   Johan Kristoffersson Kristoffersson Motorsport Volkswagen Polo RX1e 3rd 3rd
4 71   Kevin Hansen Hansen World RX Team Peugeot 208 RX1e 4th 4th
5 17   Gustav Bergström Gustav Bergström Volkswagen Polo RX1e 7th 5th
6 12   Klara Andersson Construction Equipment Dealer Team PWR RX1e 6th 6th
7 52   Ole Christian Veiby Kristoffersson Motorsport Volkswagen Polo RX1e 5th DNS
8 77   René Münnich ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza RX1e DNF DNS

Progression edit

Race 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time
1 21   Timmy Hansen Hansen World RX Team 2:48.887
2 1   Johan Kristoffersson Kristoffersson Motorsport + 0.753
3 17   Gustav Bergström Gustav Bergström + 5.058
DNF 52   Ole Christian Veiby Kristoffersson Motorsport + 1 lap
Race 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time
1 71   Kevin Hansen Hansen World RX Team 2:49.448
2 77   René Münnich ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport + 9.433
DNF 68   Niclas Grönholm Construction Equipment Dealer Team + 2 laps
DNS 12   Klara Andersson Construction Equipment Dealer Team + 5 laps

Semi-finals edit

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
DQ*(7) 12   Klara Andersson Construction Equipment Dealer Team 2:53.618 9
1 21   Timmy Hansen Hansen World RX Team 2:55.607
2 17   Gustav Bergström Gustav Bergström DNF
3(6) 77   René Münnich ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport DNF 10
  • Note: Klara Andersson was disqualified from the semi-final after being deemed at fault for a first corner collision with Timmy Hansen, Bergström and René Münnich.
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 68   Niclas Grönholm Construction Equipment Dealer Team 2:45.761
2 71   Kevin Hansen Hansen World RX Team + 0.378
3* 1   Johan Kristoffersson Kristoffersson Motorsport + 0.426
4(8) 52   Ole Christian Veiby Kristoffersson Motorsport + 1.557 8
  • Note: Johan Kristoffersson progressed to the Final race as one of two placed trird Semi-Finals drivers with better result in Progression Round.

Final edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 1   Johan Kristoffersson Kristoffersson Motorsport 2:45.670 20
2 71   Kevin Hansen Hansen World RX Team + 4.837 16
3 17   Gustav Bergström Gustav Bergström + 5.757 13
4 52   Timmy Hansen Hansen World RX Team + 8.546 12
5 68   Niclas Grönholm Construction Equipment Dealer Team + 12.091 11

World RX1e Championship Race 2 edit

Source[5][6]

Heats edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Car Q1 Q2
1 21   Timmy Hansen Hansen World RX Team Peugeot 208 RX1e 1st 4th
2 1   Johan Kristoffersson Kristoffersson Motorsport Volkswagen Polo RX1e 7th 1st
3 71   Kevin Hansen Hansen World RX Team Peugeot 208 RX1e 3rd 2nd
4 52   Ole Christian Veiby Kristoffersson Motorsport Volkswagen Polo RX1e 2nd 7th
5 68   Niclas Grönholm Construction Equipment Dealer Team PWR RX1e 6th 3rd
6 12   Klara Andersson Construction Equipment Dealer Team PWR RX1e 4th 5th
7 77   René Münnich ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport SEAT Ibiza RX1e 5th DNF
8 17   Gustav Bergström Gustav Bergström Volkswagen Polo RX1e DNF 6th

Progression edit

Race 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time
1 21   Timmy Hansen Hansen World RX Team 2:46.017
2 71   Kevin Hansen Hansen World RX Team + 2.110
3 68   Niclas Grönholm Construction Equipment Dealer Team + 3.707
4 77   René Münnich ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport + 8.418
Race 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time
1 1   Johan Kristoffersson Kristoffersson Motorsport 2:47.180
2 17   Gustav Bergström Gustav Bergström + 3.526
3 52   Ole Christian Veiby Kristoffersson Motorsport + 4.082
4 12   Klara Andersson Construction Equipment Dealer Team + 4.768

Semi-finals edit

Semi-Final 1
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 68   Niclas Grönholm Construction Equipment Dealer Team 2:45.994
2 17   Gustav Bergström Gustav Bergström + 3.502
3(6) 12   Klara Andersson Construction Equipment Dealer Team + 10.544 10
4(7) 21   Timmy Hansen Hansen World RX Team + 10.956 9
  • Note: Klara Andersson was disqualified from the semi-final after being deemed at fault for a first corner collision with Timmy Hansen, Bergström and René Münnich.
Semi-Final 2
Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 1   Johan Kristoffersson Kristoffersson Motorsport 2:46.357
2 71   Kevin Hansen Hansen World RX Team + 1.363
3* 52   Ole Christian Veiby Kristoffersson Motorsport + 2.814
4(8) 77   René Münnich ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport DNF 8
  • Note: Ole Christian Veiby progressed to the Final race as one of two placed trird Semi-Finals drivers with better result in Progression Round.

Final edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Pts
1 1   Johan Kristoffersson Kristoffersson Motorsport 2:46.354 20
2 68   Niclas Grönholm Construction Equipment Dealer Team + 3.995 16
3 17   Gustav Bergström Gustav Bergström + 4.932 13
4 71   Kevin Hansen Hansen World RX Team + 9.305 12
5 52   Ole Christian Veiby Kristoffersson Motorsport DNF 11

Standings after the event edit

Source[7]

Pos. Driver Pts Gap
1   Johan Kristoffersson 131
2   Kevin Hansen 90 +41
3   Ole Christian Veiby 89 +42
4   Niclas Grönholm 87 +44
5   Timmy Hansen 87 +44
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

References edit

  1. ^ "Kristoffersson benefits from hansen heartbreak in Belgium".
  2. ^ "Kristoffersson blows the doors off his rivals on scintillating Spa day".
  3. ^ "Classifications R1".
  4. ^ "2022 FIA World Rallycross Championship Benelux World RX of Spa-Francorchamps | FIA Results and Statistics".
  5. ^ "Classifications R1".
  6. ^ "2022 FIA World Rallycross Championship Benelux World RX of Spa-Francorchamps | FIA Results and Statistics".
  7. ^ "2022 FIA World Rallycross Championship Benelux World RX of Spa-Francorchamps Standings | FIA Results and Statistics".
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