Rally Turkey 2018


2018 Rally Turkey

The 2018 Rally Turkey (formally known as the Marmaris Rally Turkey 2018) was an engine hustling occasion for rally autos that was held more than four days somewhere in the range of 13 and 16 September 2018. It denoted the arrival and the eleventh running of Rally Turkey, last held in 2010. The occasion was the tenth round of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship and its help arrangement, the WRC-2 and WRC-3 championships. It was likewise the fifth and the last round of the Junior WRC championship. The occasion was situated in Marmaris in Muğla and comprises of seventeen exceptional stages totalling 312.44 km (194.14 mi) in focused kilometres.

Coming into the occasion, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena were the prevailing rally winning group, however they decided not to take an interest in the current year’s event. Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja were the rally victors. Their group, Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT, were the producers’ winners. The Škoda Motorsport II team of Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler won in the World Rally Championship-2 out of a Škoda Fabia R5, while the Swedish team of Emil Bergkvist and Joakim Sjöberg won in the World Rally Championship-3 and Junior World Rally Championship.

After five rounds’ fight, Emil Bergkvist and Joakim Sjöberg group turned into the victor of 2018 Junior World Rally Championship.

Host country Turkey
Rally base Marmaris, Muğla
Dates run 13 – 16 September 2018
Start location Marmaris Castle, Muğla
Finish location Marmaris, Muğla
Stages 17 (312.44 km; 194.14 miles)
Stage surface Gravel
Transport distance 562.90 km (349.77 miles)
Overall distance 875.34 km (543.91 miles)
Results
Overall winner Ott Tänak
Martin Järveoja
Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT
3:59:24.5
WRC-2 winner Jan Kopecký
Pavel Dresler
Škoda Motorsport II
4:17:49.7
WRC-3 winner Emil Bergkvist
Joakim Sjöberg
Emil Bergkvist
4:40:03.2
Power stage winner Thierry Neuville
Nicolas Gilsoul
Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT
Crews registered 52
Crews 45 at start, 29 at finish

Rally Turkey Facts

Genre motorsporting event
Country Turkey
Inaugurated 2000

Schedule

2018 Rally Turkey starts from 13 – 16 September 2018, Marmaris Castle, Mugla

Entry list

No. Entrant Driver Co-Driver Car Tyre
World Rally Car entries
1 M-Sport Ford WRT Sébastien Ogier Julien Ingrassia Ford Fiesta WRC M
2 M-Sport Ford WRT Elfyn Evans Daniel Barritt Ford Fiesta WRC M
3  M-Sport Ford WRT Teemu Suninen Mikko Markkula Ford Fiesta WRC M
4 Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT Andreas Mikkelsen Anders Jæger-Synnevaag Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC M
5 Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT Thierry Neuville Nicolas Gilsoul Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC M
6 Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT Hayden Paddon Sebastian Marshall Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC M
7 Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Jari-Matti Latvala Miikka Anttila Toyota Yaris WRC M
8 Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Ott Tänak Martin Järveoja Toyota Yaris WRC M
9 Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Esapekka Lappi Janne Ferm Toyota Yaris WRC M
10 Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT Mads Østberg Torstein Eriksen Citroën C3 WRC M
11 Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT Craig Breen Scott Martin Citroën C3 WRC M
12 Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT Khalid Al-Qassimi Chris Patterson Citroën C3 WRC M
21 Yazeed Racing Yazeed Al-Rajhi Michael Orr Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
World Rally Championship-2 entries
31 Škoda Motorsport II Pontus Tidemand Jonas Andersson Škoda Fabia R5 M
32 Škoda Motorsport II Jan Kopecký Pavel Dresler Škoda Fabia R5 M
33 Gus Greensmith Gus Greensmith Alessandro Gelsomino Ford Fiesta R5 M
34 Pedro Heller Pedro Heller Pablo Olmos Ford Fiesta R5 M
35 Motorsport Italia Diogo Salvi Hugo Magalhaes Škoda Fabia R5 P
36 Lotos Rally Team Kajetan Kajetanowicz Maciej Szczepaniak Ford Fiesta R5 P
37 Simone Tempestini Simone Tempestini Sergio Itu Citroën C3 R5 M
38 Castrol Ford Team Türkiye Murat Bostanci Onur Vatansever Ford Fiesta R5 P
39 Toksport WRT Chris Ingram Ross Whittock Škoda Fabia R5 P
40 Ford Motorsport Turkey Yağız Avci Ersan Alkir Ford Fiesta R5 P
41 BC Vision Motorsport Burak Çukurova Vedat Bostanci Škoda Fabia R5 P
42 Ford Motorsport Turkey Deniz Fahri Bahadir Gücenmez Ford Fiesta R5 P
43 Bora Manyera Bora Manyera Cem Çerkez Ford Fiesta R5 P
44 BC Vision Motorsport Erkan Güral Burak Koçoğlu Škoda Fabia R5 P
45 George Vassilakis George Vassilakis Spiros Koltsidas Ford Fiesta R5 P
World Rally Championship-3 entries
61 Emil Bergkvist Emil Bergkvist‡ Patrik Barth Ford Fiesta R2T P
62 Denis Rådström Denis Rådström‡ Johan Johansson Ford Fiesta R2T P
63 Équipe de France FFSA Rally Jean-Baptiste Franceschi‡ Romain Courbon Ford Fiesta R2T P
64 OT Racing Ken Torn‡ Kuldar Sikk Ford Fiesta R2T P
65 ADAC Sachsen Julius Tannert‡ Jürgen Heigl Ford Fiesta R2T P
66 Callum Devine Callum Devine‡ Brian Hoy Ford Fiesta R2T P
67 ACI Team Italia Enrico Oldrati‡ Danilo Fappani Ford Fiesta R2T P
68 Castrol Ford Team Turkiye Bugra Banaz‡ Burak Erdener Ford Fiesta R2T P
69 ACI Team Italia Luca Bottarelli‡ Manuel Fenoli Ford Fiesta R2T P
70 Holder Brothers Racing David Holder‡ Jason Farmer Ford Fiesta R2T P
71 Tom Williams Tom Williams‡ Phil Hall Ford Fiesta R2T P
72 Emilio Fernández Emilio Fernández‡ Joaquin Riquelme Ford Fiesta R2T P
73 Raul Badiu Raul Badiu‡ Gabriel Lazar Ford Fiesta R2T P
74 Louise Cook Louise Cook Stefan Davis Ford Fiesta R2 M
Other major entries
81 Henning Solberg Henning Solberg Ilka Minor-Petrasko Škoda Fabia R5 M

Standings

Drivers’ championships

World Rally Championship
Pos. Driver Points
  1 Thierry Neuville 177
  2 Ott Tänak 164
  3 Sébastien Ogier 154
  4 Esapekka Lappi 88
  5 Jari-Matti Latvala 75
World Rally Championship-2
Pos. Driver Points
  1 Jan Kopecký 125
  2 Pontus Tidemand 93
  3 Gus Greensmith 55
  4 Łukasz Pieniążek 48
  5 Fabio Andolfi 46
World Rally Championship-3
Pos. Driver Points
  1 Emil Bergkvist 86
  2 Denis Rådström 80
  3 Jean-Baptiste Franceschi 79
  4 Taisko Lario 68
  5 Enrico Brazzoli 55
Junior World Rally Championship
Pos. Driver Points
  1 Emil Bergkvist 138
  2 Denis Rådström 110
  3 Jean-Baptiste Franceschi 69
  4 Callum Devine 54
  5 Ken Torn 52

Co-Drivers’ championships

World Rally Championship
Pos. Driver Points
  1 Nicolas Gilsoul 177
  2 Martin Järveoja 164
  3 Julien Ingrassia 154
  4 Janne Ferm 88
  5 Miikka Anttila 75
World Rally Championship-2
Pos. Co-Driver Points
  1 Pavel Dresler 125
  2 Jonas Andersson 93
  3 Craig Parry 55
  4 Przemysław Mazur 48
  5 Stig Rune Skjærmoen 45
World Rally Championship-3
Pos. Co-Driver Points
  1 Johan Johansson 80
  2 Romain Courbon 79
  3 Tatu Hämäläinen 68
  4 Luca Beltrame 55
  5 Ola Fløene 33
Junior World Rally Championship
Pos. Driver Points
  1 Johan Johansson 110
  2 Romain Courbon 69
  3 Joakim Sjöberg 50
  4 Kuldar Sikk 44
  5 Burak Erdener 42

Manufacturers’ and teams’ championships

World Rally Championship
Pos. Manufacturer Points
  1 Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT 284
  2 Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT 279
  3 M-Sport Ford WRT 244
  4 Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT 169
World Rally Championship-2
Pos. Team Points
  1 Škoda Motorsport II 125
  2 Škoda Motorsport 108
  3 Printsport 69
  4 ACI Team Italia WRC 62
  5 Hyundai Motorsport 54
World Rally Championship-3
Pos. Team Points
  1 ACI Team Italia 83
  2 Castrol Ford Team Turkiye 67
  3 OT Racing 62
  4 ADAC Sachsen 62
  5 Équipe de France FFSA Rally 55

Race

Top ten finishers

Position No. Driver Co-driver Entrant Car Time Difference Points
Event Class Class Stage
Overall classification
1 1 8 Ott Tänak Martin Järveoja Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Toyota Yaris WRC 3:59:24.5 0.0 25 3
2 2 7 Jari-Matti Latvala Miikka Anttila Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Toyota Yaris WRC 3:59:46.8 +22.3 18 2
3 3 6 Hayden Paddon Sebastian Marshall Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 4:01:10.8 +1:46.3 15 0
4 4 3 Teemu Suninen Mikko Markkula M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC 4:03:35.4 +4:10.9 12 0
5 5 4 Andreas Mikkelsen Anders Jæger-Synnevaag Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 4:06:36.2 +7:11.7 10 0
6 6 81 Henning Solberg Ilka Minor-Petrasko Henning Solberg Škoda Fabia R5 4:13:05.1 +13:40.6 8 0
7 7 32 Jan Kopecký Pavel Dresler Škoda Motorsport II Škoda Fabia R5 4:17:49.7 +18:25.2 6 0
8 8 37 Simone Tempestini Sergio Itu Simone Tempestini Citroën C3 R5 4:19:01.6 +19:37.1 4 0
9 9 39 Chris Ingram Ross Whittock Toksport WRT Škoda Fabia R5 4:19:45.8 +20:21.3 2 0
10 10 1 Sébastien Ogier Julien Ingrassia M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC 4:20:15.7 +20:51.2 1 4
World Rally Championship-2
7 1 32 Jan Kopecký Pavel Dresler Škoda Motorsport II Škoda Fabia R5 4:17:49.7 0.0 25
8 2 37 Simone Tempestini Sergio Itu Simone Tempestini Citroën C3 R5 4:19:01.6 +1:11.9 18
9 3 39 Chris Ingram Ross Whittock Toksport WRT Škoda Fabia R5 4:19:45.8 +1:56.1 15
11 4 36 Kajetan Kajetanowicz Maciej Szczepaniak Lotos Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 4:20:38.4 +2:48.7 12
13 5 34 Pedro Heller Pablo Olmos Pedro Heller Ford Fiesta R5 4:25:30.9 +7:41.2 10
14 6 41 Burak Çukurova Vedat Bostanci BC Vision Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 4:31:46.1 +13:56.4 8
18 7 35 Diogo Salvi Hugo Magalhaes Motorsport Italia Škoda Fabia R5 4:43:07.2 +25:17.5 6
22 8 43 Bora Manyera Cem Çerkez Bora Manyera Ford Fiesta R5 4:52:48.2 +34:58.5 4
27 9 44 Erkan Güral Burak Koçoğlu BC Vision Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 5:00:10.5 +42:20.8 2
28 10 45 George Vassilakis Spiros Koltsidas George Vassilakis Ford Fiesta R5 5:43:24.5 +1:25:34.8 1
World Rally Championship-3
17 1 61 Emil Bergkvist Patrik Barth Emil Bergkvist Ford Fiesta R2T 4:40:03.2 0.0 25
19 2 62 Denis Rådström Johan Johansson Denis Rådström Ford Fiesta R2T 4:43:57.3 +3:54.1 18
20 3 72 Emilio Fernández Joaquin Riquelme Emilio Fernández Ford Fiesta R2T 4:48:01.6 +7:58.4 15
21 4 66 Callum Devine Brian Hoy Callum Devine Ford Fiesta R2T 4:49:46.6 +9:43.4 12
24 5 68 Bugra Banaz Burak Erdener Castrol Ford Team Turkiye Ford Fiesta R2T 4:54:54.9 +14:51.7 10
25 6 71 Tom Williams Phil Hall Tom Williams Ford Fiesta R2T 4:57:59.4 +17:56.2 8
26 7 70 David Holder Jason Farmer Holder Brothers Racing Ford Fiesta R2T 4:58:26.2 +18:23.0 6
29 8 67 Enrico Oldrati Danilo Fappani ACI Team Italia Ford Fiesta R2T 5:45:25.8 +1:05:22.6 4
30 9 74 Louise Cook Stefan Davis Louise Cook Ford Fiesta R2 5:51:10.9 +1:11:07.7 2
Junior World Rally Championship
17 1 61 Emil Bergkvist Patrik Barth Emil Bergkvist Ford Fiesta R2T 4:40:03.2 0.0 50 0
19 2 62 Denis Rådström Johan Johansson Denis Rådström Ford Fiesta R2T 4:43:57.3 +3:54.1 36 0
20 3 72 Emilio Fernández Joaquin Riquelme Emilio Fernández Ford Fiesta R2T 4:48:01.6 +7:58.4 30 0
21 4 66 Callum Devine Brian Hoy Callum Devine Ford Fiesta R2T 4:49:46.6 +9:43.4 24 2
24 5 68 Bugra Banaz Burak Erdener Castrol Ford Team Turkiye Ford Fiesta R2T 4:54:54.9 +14:51.7 20 0
25 6 71 Tom Williams Phil Hall Tom Williams Ford Fiesta R2T 4:57:59.4 +17:56.2 16 0
26 7 70 David Holder Jason Farmer Holder Brothers Racing Ford Fiesta R2T 4:58:26.2 +18:23.0 12 2
29 8 67 Enrico Oldrati Danilo Fappani ACI Team Italia Ford Fiesta R2T 5:45:25.8 +1:05:22.6 8 0

Past Winners

Season Name Driver Car
2018 Marmaris Rally of Turkey Ott Tänak Toyota Yaris WRC
2010 10. Rally of Turkey Sébastien Loeb Citroën C4 WRC
2008 9. Rally of Turkey Mikko Hirvonen Ford Focus RS WRC 07
2007 8. Rally of Turkey Nicolas Vouilloz Peugeot 207 S2000
2006 7. Rally of Turkey Marcus Grönholm Ford Focus RS WRC 06
2005 6. Rally of Turkey Sébastien Loeb Citroën Xsara WRC
2004 5. Rally of Turkey Sébastien Loeb Citroën Xsara WRC
2003 4. Rally of Turkey Carlos Sainz Citroën Xsara WRC
2002 3. Anatolian Rally Ercan Kazaz Subaru Impreza WRX
2001 2. Anatolian Rally Serkan Yazici Toyota Corolla WRC
2000 1. Anatolian Rally Volkan Isik Subaru Impreza WRC

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