Rallye Deutschland 2018


2018 Rallye Deutschland

The 2018 Rallye Deutschland (formally known as the ADAC Rallye Deutschland 2018) was an engine hustling occasion for rally autos held more than four days somewhere in the range of 16 and 19 August 2018. It denoted the thirty-6th running of Rallye Deutschland, and was the ninth round of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship and its help classes, the WRC-2 and WRC-3 championships. The occasion was based at Sankt Wendel in the wide open encompassing the Bostalsee in Saarland, and comprised of eighteen unique stages totalling 325.76 km (202.42 mi) in aggressive kilometres.

Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja were the safeguarding rally victors and they effectively shielded their title.[4][5] The Škoda Motorsport II team of Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler won the World Rally Championship-2 classification in a Škoda Fabia R5, while Finnish group Taisko Lario and Tatu Hämäläinen won the World Rally Championship-3.

Host country Germany
Rally base Bostalsee, Saarland
Dates run 16 – 19 August 2018
Start location Winterbach, Saarland
Finish location Sankt Wendel, Saarland
Stages 18 (325.76 km; 202.42 miles)
Stage surface Tarmac
Transport distance 896.13 km (556.83 miles)
Overall distance 1,221.89 km (759.25 miles)
Results
Overall winner Ott Tänak
Martin Järveoja
Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT
3:03:36.9
WRC-2 winner Jan Kopecký
Pavel Dresler
Škoda Motorsport II
3:16:49.7
WRC-3 winner Taisko Lario
Tatu Hämäläinen
Taisko Lario
3:49:47.9
Power stage winner Sébastien Ogier
Julien Ingrassia
M-Sport Ford WRT
Crews registered 64
Crews 60 at start, 45 at finish

Rallye Deutschland Facts

Genre motorsporting event
Frequency annual
Country Germany
Inaugurated 1982

Schedule

2018 Rallye Deutschland starts from 16 – 19 August 2018, Bostalsee, Saarland

Entry list

No. Entrant Driver -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 Dani Sordo Carlos del Barrio 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
21 M-Sport World Rally Team Jourdan Serderidis Frédéric Miclotte Ford Fiesta WRC M
22 Marijan Griebel Marijan Griebel Alexander Rath Citroën DS3 WRC M
World Rally Championship-2 entries
31 Škoda Motorsport II Jan Kopecký Pavel Dresler Škoda Fabia R5 M
32 Gus Greensmith Gus Greensmith Stuart Loudon Ford Fiesta R5 M
33 Printsport Łukasz Pieniążek Przemysław Mazur Škoda Fabia R5 M
34 ACI Team Italia WRC Fabio Andolfi Simone Scattolin Škoda Fabia R5 P
35 Nil Solans Nil Solans Miquel Ibáñez Sotos Ford Fiesta R5 P
36 BRC Racing Team Pierre-Louis Loubet Vincent Landais Hyundai i20 R5 M
37 Citroën Total Rallye Team Stéphane Lefebvre Gabin Moreau Citroën C3 R5 M
38 Eddie Sciessere Eddie Sciessere Elia Ometto Pietro Škoda Fabia R5 M
39 CHL Sport Auto Yoann Bonato Benjamin Boulloud Citroën C3 R5 M
40 Hyundai Motorsport Jari Huttunen Antti Linnaketo Hyundai i20 R5 M
41 Nicolas Ciamin Nicolas Ciamin Thibault de la Haye Hyundai i20 R5 M
42 S.A. Motorsport Italia Srl Benito Guerra Jr. Borja Rozada Škoda Fabia R5 P
43 Škoda Auto Deutschland Fabian Kreim Frank Christian Škoda Fabia R5 P
44 Škoda Motorsport II Kalle Rovanperä Jonne Halttunen Škoda Fabia R5 M
45 Lotos Rally Team Kajetan Kajetanowicz Maciej Szczepaniak Ford Fiesta R5 P
46 Citroën Total Rallye Team Simone Tempestini Sergio Itu Citroën C3 R5 M
47 M-Sport Ford WRT Eric Camilli Benjamin Veillas Ford Fiesta R5 M
48 S.A. Motorsport Italia Srl Umberto Scandola Andrea Gaspari Škoda Fabia R5 D
49 Hyundai Motor España José Antonio Suárez Cándido Carrera Hyundai i20 R5 M
World Rally Championship-3 entries
62 Enrico Brazzoli Enrico Brazzoli Luca Beltrame Peugeot 208 R2 D
63 Taisko Lario Taisko Lario Tatu Hämäläinen Peugeot 208 R2 P
64 Terry Folb Terry Folb Kevin Bronner Ford Fiesta R2T P
65 Louise Cook Louise Cook Stefan Davis Ford Fiesta R2T M
Other Major Entries
61 Équipe de France FFSA Rally Jean-Baptiste Franceschi Romain Courbon Ford Fiesta R2T P
81 Printsport Ole Christian Veiby Stig Rune Skjærmoen Škoda Fabia R5 P
82 Albert von Thurn und Taxis Albert von Thurn und Taxis Klaus Wicha Škoda Fabia R5 P

Standings

Drivers’ championships

World Rally Championship
Pos. Driver Points
  1 Thierry Neuville 172
  2 Sébastien Ogier 149
  3 Ott Tänak 136
  4 Esapekka Lappi 88
  5 Andreas Mikkelsen 65
World Rally Championship-2
Pos. Driver Points
1 1 Jan Kopecký 100
1 2 Pontus Tidemand 93
  3 Gus Greensmith 55
1 4 Łukasz Pieniążek 48
3 5 Fabio Andolfi 46
World Rally Championship-3
Pos. Driver Points
  1 Jean-Baptiste Franceschi 79
2 2 Taisko Lario 68
1 3 Denis Rådström 62
1 4 Emil Bergkvist 61
  5 Enrico Brazzoli 55

Co-Drivers’ championships

World Rally Championship
Pos. Co-Driver Points
  1 Nicolas Gilsoul 172
  2 Julien Ingrassia 149
  3 Martin Järveoja 136
  4 Janne Ferm 88
1 5 Anders Jæger-Synnevaag 65
World Rally Championship-2
Pos. Co-Driver Points
1 1 Pavel Dresler 100
1 2 Jonas Andersson 93
  3 Craig Parry 55
1 4 Przemysław Mazur 48
1 5 Stig Rune Skjærmoen 45
World Rally Championship-3
Pos. Co-Driver Points
1 Romain Courbon 79
1 2 Tatu Hämäläinen 68
1 3 Johan Johansson 62
  4 Luca Beltrame 55
  5 Ola Fløene 33

Manufacturers’ and teams’ championships

World Rally Championship
Pos.+ Manufacturer Points
1 Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT 254
1 2 Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT 241
1 3 M-Sport Ford WRT 224
4 Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT 159
World Rally Championship-2
Pos. Team Points
  1 Škoda Motorsport 108
  2 Škoda Motorsport II 100
  3 Printsport 69
2 4 ACI Team Italia WRC 62
  5 Hyundai Motorsport 54
World Rally Championship-3
Pos. Team Points
  1 ACI Team Italia 68
  2 OT Racing 62
  3 ADAC Sachsen 62
  4 Équipe de France FFSA Rally 55
  5 Castrol Ford Team Turkiye 42

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 3:03:36.9 0.0 25 4
2 2 5 Thierry Neuville Nicolas Gilsoul Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 3:04:16.1 +39.2 18 1
3 3 9 Esapekka Lappi Janne Ferm Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Toyota Yaris WRC 3:04:37.8 +1:00.9 15 3
4 4 1 Sébastien Ogier Julien Ingrassia M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC 3:05:11.4 +1:34.5 12 5
5 5 3 Teemu Suninen Mikko Markkula M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC 3:05:39.8 +2:02.9 10 0
6 6 4 Andreas Mikkelsen Anders Jæger-Synnevaag Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 3:05:50.7 +2:13.8 8 0
7 7 11 Craig Breen Scott Martin Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroën C3 WRC 3:06:16.0 +2:39.1 6 2
8 8 22 Marijan Griebel Alexander Rath Marijan Griebel Citroën DS3 WRC 3:14:18.1 +10:41.2 4 0
9 9 31 Jan Kopecký Pavel Dresler Škoda Motorsport II Škoda Fabia R5 3:16:49.7 +13:12.8 2 0
10 10 44 Kalle Rovanperä Jonne Halttunen Škoda Motorsport II Škoda Fabia R5 3:16:53.5 +13:16.6 1 0
World Rally Championship-2
9 1 31 Jan Kopecký Pavel Dresler Škoda Motorsport II Škoda Fabia R5 3:16:49.7 0.0 25
10 2 44 Kalle Rovanperä Jonne Halttunen Škoda Motorsport II Škoda Fabia R5 3:16:53.5 +3.8 18
11 3 34 Fabio Andolfi Simone Scattolin ACI Team Italia WRC Škoda Fabia R5 3:17:07.8 +18.1 15
12 4 43 Fabian Kreim Frank Christian Škoda Auto Deutschland Škoda Fabia R5 3:17:40.6 +50.9 12
13 5 45 Kajetan Kajetanowicz Maciej Szczepaniak Lotos Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 3:17:44.1 +54.4 10
14 6 33 Łukasz Pieniążek Przemysław Mazur Printsport Škoda Fabia R5 3:19:10.1 +2:20.4 8
15 7 41 Nicolas Ciamin Thibault de la Haye Nicolas Ciamin Hyundai i20 R5 3:19:11.8 +2:22.1 6
16 8 37 Stéphane Lefebvre Gabin Moreau Citroën Total Rallye Team Citroën C3 R5 3:19:49.6 +2:59.9 4
19 9 42 Benito Guerra Jr. Borja Rozada S.A. Motorsport Italia Srl Škoda Fabia R5 3:22:47.5 +5:57.8 2
20 10 46 Simone Tempestini Sergio Itu Citroën Total Rallye Team Citroën C3 R5 3:24:42.1 +7:52.4 1
World Rally Championship-3
30 1 63 Taisko Lario Tatu Hämäläinen Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 3:49:47.9 0.0 25
35 2 62 Enrico Brazzoli Luca Beltrame Enrico Brazzoli Peugeot 208 R2 4:01:25.7 +11:37.8 18
38 3 65 Louise Cook Stefan Davis Louise Cook Ford Fiesta R2T 4:09:33.2 +19:45.3 15

Other notable finishers

Position No. Driver Co-driver Entrant Car Class Time Points
Event Class Stage
25 25 2 Elfyn Evans Daniel Barritt M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC WRC 3:40:04.0 0
26 11 39 Yoann Bonato Benjamin Boulloud CHL Sport Auto Citroën C3 R5 WRC-2 3:43:11.2
27 12 40 Jari Huttunen Antti Linnaketo Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai i20 R5 WRC-2 3:44:57.1

Special stages

Overall classification
Day Stage Name Length Winner Car Time Class leader
16 August St. Wendeler Land [Shakedown] 5.52 km Ott Tänak Toyota Yaris WRC 2:52.9 N/A
SS1 St. Wendel 2.04 km Ott Tänak Toyota Yaris WRC 2:11.2 Ott Tänak
17 August SS2 Stein und Wein 1 19.44 km Sébastien Ogier Ford Fiesta WRC 10:50.2 Sébastien Ogier
SS3 Mittelmosel 1 22.00 km Ott Tänak Toyota Yaris WRC 12:25.2 Ott Tänak
SS4 Wadern – Weiskichen 1 9.27 km Ott Tänak Toyota Yaris WRC 5:06.7
SS5 Stein und Wein 2 19.44 km Ott Tänak Toyota Yaris WRC 11:03.2
SS6 Mittelmosel 2 22.00 km Ott Tänak Toyota Yaris WRC 12:36.9
SS7 Wadern – Weiskichen 2 9.27 km Ott Tänak Toyota Yaris WRC 5:07.5
18 August SS8 Arena Panzerplatte 1 9.43 km Jari-Matti Latvala Toyota Yaris WRC 5:26.4
SS9 Panzerplatte 1 38.57 km Dani Sordo Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 21:55.7
SS10 Freisen 1 14.78 km Esapekka Lappi Toyota Yaris WRC 8:28.4
SS11 Römerstraße 1 12.28 km Craig Breen Citroën C3 WRC 6:03.3
SS12 Arena Panzerplatte 2 9.43 km Dani Sordo Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 5:23.9
SS13 Panzerplatte 2 38.57 km Dani Sordo Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 21:55.4
SS14 Freisen 2 14.78 km Sébastien Ogier Ford Fiesta WRC 8:31.8
SS15 Römerstraße 2 12.28 km Jari-Matti Latvala Toyota Yaris WRC 6:05.6
19 August SS16 Grafschaft 1 29.07 km Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 16:17.7
SS17 Grafschaft 2 29.07 km Sébastien Ogier Ford Fiesta WRC 16:15.0
SS18 Bosenberg [Power Stage] 14.97 km  Sébastien Ogier Ford Fiesta WRC 7:15.0
World Rally Championship-2
16 August St. Wendeler Land [Shakedown] 5.52 km Eric Camilli Ford Fiesta R5 3:04.5 N/A
SS1 St. Wendel 2.04 km Kalle Rovanperä Škoda Fabia R5 2:11.3 Kalle Rovanperä
17 August SS2 Stein und Wein 1 19.44 km an Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 11:34.3 Jan Kopecký
SS3 Mittelmosel 1 22.00 km Fabian Kreim Škoda Fabia R5 13:54.4
SS4 Wadern – Weiskichen 1 9.27 km Kalle Rovanperä Škoda Fabia R5 5:31.5
SS5 Stein und Wein 2 19.44 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 11:41.6
SS6 Mittelmosel 2 22.00 km Nil Solans Ford Fiesta R5 13:23.8
SS7 Wadern – Weiskichen 2 9.27 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 5:29.3
18 August SS8 Arena Panzerplatte 1 9.43 km Fabio Andolfi Škoda Fabia R5 5:46.4
SS9 Panzerplatte 1 38.57 km Stéphane Lefebvre Citroën C3 R5 23:22.0 Eric Camilli
SS10 Freisen 1 14.78 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 8:58.7
SS11 Römerstraße 1 12.28 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 6:30.1
SS12 Arena Panzerplatte 2 9.43 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 5:41.0
SS13 Panzerplatte 2 38.57 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 23:03.4
SS14 Freisen 2 14.78 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 8:58.9 Fabio Andolfi
SS15 Römerstraße 2 12.28 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 6:29.2 Kalle Rovanperä
19 August SS16 Grafschaft 1 29.07 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 17:20.8
SS17 Grafschaft 2 29.07 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 17:07.7 Jan Kopecký
SS18 Bosenberg 14.97 km Jan Kopecký Škoda Fabia R5 7:45.5
World Rally Championship-3
16 August St. Wendeler Land [Shakedown] 5.52 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 3:32.0 N/A
SS1 St. Wendel 2.04 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 2:31.3 Taisko Lario
17 August SS2 Stein und Wein 1 19.44 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 13:28.5
SS3 Mittelmosel 1 22.00 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 16:26.6
SS4 Wadern – Weiskichen 1 9.27 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 6:20.3
SS5 Stein und Wein 2 19.44 km  Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 13:31.7
SS6 Mittelmosel 2 22.00 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 15:40.5
SS7 Wadern – Weiskichen 2 9.27 km Enrico Brazzoli Peugeot 208 R2 6:27.0
18 August SS8 Arena Panzerplatte 1 9.43 km Enrico Brazzoli Peugeot 208 R2 6:51.5
SS9 Panzerplatte 1 38.57 km Enrico Brazzoli Peugeot 208 R2 27:01.1
SS10 Freisen 1 14.78 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 10:28.2
SS11 Römerstraße 1 12.28 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 7:32.5
SS12 Arena Panzerplatte 2 9.43 km Enrico Brazzoli Peugeot 208 R2 6:37.9
SS13 Panzerplatte 2 38.57 km Enrico Brazzoli Peugeot 208 R2 27:05.8
SS14 Freisen 2 14.78 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 10:31.2
SS15 Römerstraße 2 12.28 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 7:41.6
19 August SS16 Grafschaft 1 29.07 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 20:47.5
SS17 Grafschaft 2 29.07 km Louise Cook Ford Fiesta R2T 20:34.9
SS18 Bosenberg 14.97 km Taisko Lario Peugeot 208 R2 9:26.0

Power Stage

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Diff. Pts.
1 Sébastien Ogier Julien Ingrassia Ford Fiesta WRC 7:15.0 0.0 5
2 Ott Tänak Martin Järveoja Toyota Yaris WRC 7:15.1 +0.1 4
3 Esapekka Lappi Janne Ferm Toyota Yaris WRC 7:19.0 +4.0 3
4 Craig Breen Scott Martin Citroën C3 WRC 7:19.2 +4.2 2
5 Thierry Neuville Nicolas Gilsoul Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC 7:21.7 +6.7 1

Penalties

Stage No. Driver Co-driver Entrant Car Class Reason Penalty
SS3 41 Nicolas Ciamin Thibault de la Haye  Nicolas Ciamin Hyundai i20 R5 WRC-2 1 minute late 0:10
SS6 35 Nil Solans Miquel Ibáñez Sotos Nil Solans Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 4 minutes late 0:40
SS7 49 José Antonio Suárez Cándido Carrera Hyundai Motor España Hyundai i20 R5 WRC-2 7 minutes late 1:10
SS8 35 Nil Solans Miquel Ibáñez Sotos Nil Solans Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 4 minutes late 0:40
SS11 21 Jourdan Serderidis Frédéric Miclotte M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta WRC WRC 1 minute early 1:00
SS15 41 Nicolas Ciamin Thibault de la Haye Nicolas Ciamin Hyundai i20 R5 WRC-2 Stewards decision 0:30
SS16 6 Dani Sordo Carlos del Barrio Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC WRC 10 minutes late 1:40

Retirements.

Stage No. Driver Co-driver Entrant Car Class Cause Re-entry
SS5 82 Albert von Thurn und Taxis Klaus Wicha Albert von Thurn und Taxis Škoda Fabia R5 N/A Mechanical No
SS9 35 Nil Solans Miquel Ibáñez Sotos Nil Solans Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 Off road No
SS9 36 Pierre-Louis Loubet Vincent Landais BRC Racing Team Hyundai i20 R5 WRC-2 Mechanical Yes
SS11 2 Elfyn Evans Daniel Barritt M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC WRC Off road Yes
SS13 32 Gus Greensmith Stuart Loudon Gus Greensmith Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 Driver injury No
SS13 39 Yoann Bonato Benjamin Boulloud CHL Sport Auto Citroën C3 R5 WRC-2 Mechanical Yes
SS14 40 Jari Huttunen Antti Linnaketo Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai i20 R5 WRC-2 Mechanical Yes
SS14 47 Eric Camilli Benjamin Veillas M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta R5 WRC-2 Timing belt No
SS16 7 Jari-Matti Latvala Miikka Anttila Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Toyota Yaris WRC WRC Transmission No
SS16 10 Mads Østberg Torstein Eriksen Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroën C3 WRC WRC Off road No
SS17 6 Dani Sordo Carlos del Barrio M-Sport Ford WRT Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC WRC Accident damage No
SS17 48 Umberto Scandola Andrea Gaspari S.A. Motorsport Italia Srl Škoda Fabia R5 WRC-2 Turbo No
SS18 61 Jean-Baptiste Franceschi Romain Courbon Équipe de France FFSA Rally Ford Fiesta R2T N/A Differential No

Past Winners

Year Event Winner Vehicle
2010 28. ADAC Rallye Deutschland Sébastien Loeb Citroën C4 WRC
2011 29. ADAC Rallye Deutschland Sébastien Ogier Citroën DS3 WRC
2012 30. ADAC Rallye Deutschland Sébastien Loeb Citroën DS3 WRC
2013 31. ADAC Rallye Deutschland Dani Sordo Citroën DS3 WRC
2014 32. ADAC Rallye Deutschland Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 WRC
2015 33. ADAC Rallye Deutschland Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC
2016 34. ADAC Rallye Deutschland Sébastien Ogier Volkswagen Polo R WRC
2017 35. ADAC Rallye Deutschland Ott Tänak Ford Fiesta WRC
2018 36. ADAC Rallye Deutschland Ott Tänak Toyota Yaris WRC

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