|2015 FIA World Rally Championship-2|
World Rally Championship
World Rally Championship-3
Junior World Rally Championship
The 2015 FIA World Rally Championship-2 is the third season of the World Rally Championship-2, an auto racing championship recognized by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, running in support of the World Rally Championship. It was created when the Group R class of rally car was introduced in 2013. The Championship is open to cars complying with R4, R5, and Super 2000 regulations. The Championship is composed by thirteen Rallies, and Drivers and Teams must nominate a maximum of seven event. The best six results are counted towards the championship.
- 1 Calendar
- 2 Regulation changes
- 3 Teams and drivers
- 4 Rally summaries
- 5 Results and standings
- 6 References
- 7 External links
The calendar is identical to that used by the World Rally Championship. The calendar was announced at a meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Beijing in September 2014. The season will maintain the same rallies as the 2014 season and will be contested over thirteen rounds in Europe, North and South America and Australia.
|Rnd.||Dates||Rally name||Rally headquarters||Surface|
|1||22–25 January||Monte Carlo Rally||Gap, Hautes-Alpes||Mixed|
|2||12–15 February||Rally Sweden||Hagfors, Värmland||Snow|
|3||5–8 March||Rally Mexico||León, Guanajuato||Gravel|
|4||23–26 April||Rally Argentina||Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba||Gravel|
|5||21–24 May||Rally de Portugal||Matosinhos, Porto District||Gravel|
|6||11–14 June||Rally Italia Sardegna||Alghero, Sardinia||Gravel|
|7||2–5 July||Rally Poland||Mikołajki, Warmia-Masuria||Gravel|
|8||30 July – 2 August||Rally Finland||Jyväskylä, Keski-Suomi||Gravel|
|9||20–23 August||Rallye Deutschland1||Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate||Tarmac|
|10||10–13 September||Rally Australia||Coffs Harbour, New South Wales||Gravel|
|11||1–4 October||Tour de Corse1||Ajaccio, Corse-du-Sud||Tarmac|
|12||22–25 October||Rally Catalunya||Salou, Tarragona||Mixed|
|13||12–15 November||Wales Rally GB||Deeside, Flintshire||Gravel|
- ^1 — The Rallies of Germany and France are provisional inclusions subject to negotiation of a new agreement between their organisers and series promoters.
- The Rallye Monte Carlo will adopt Rally-2 regulations, allowing retired competitors to restart the event the next day with a time penalty. Prior to 2015, the Rallye Monte Carlo was the only event being run without Rally-2 regulations.
- The Rallies of Portugal and Argentina will swap places in the calendar.
- The Rally of Portugal will move from its base in the town of Faro in the Algarve region—where it had been headquartered from 2007 until 2014—and relocate to the country's north, its original home prior until its removal from the calendar in 2002.
- In the WRC 2 and WRC 3 Championships for Teams, only the best placed car in a team will be taken into account for points.
- A car which has not started from the start line within 20 seconds will be considered as retired and will be able to restart under Rally 2 on the subsequent day.
- The transmission of performance data or information to or from a competing car, not in relation with safety, is forbidden during special stages to help promote greater competition.
Teams and drivers
within Group R
Results and standings
Points are awarded to the top ten classified finishers.
FIA World Rally Championship-2 for Drivers
FIA World Rally Championship-2 for Co-Drivers
FIA World Rally Championship-2 for Teams
FIA World Rally Championship-2 for Production Car Drivers
FIA World Rally Championship-2 for Production Car Co-Drivers
- "2013 FIA World Rally Championship Sporting Regulations" (PDF). fia.com. Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 17 December 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- "World Motor Sport Council 2014 - Beijing". FIA.com. Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
- "VODAFONE RALLY DE PORTUGAL 2015". WRC.com. WRC Promoter GmbH. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
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- "World Motor Sport Council 2014 - Doha". FIA.com. Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "2015 Vodafone Rally de Portugal: Entry List Accepted by the Organizer" (PDF). Rally de Portugal. Automóvel Club de Portugal. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
- "ADAC Rallye Deutschland Entry List" (PDF). Rallye Deutschland. ADAC RallyeBüro. 31 July 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2015.[permanent dead link]
- "Rally Sweden Entry List" (PDF). Rally Sweden. Svenska Bilsportförbundet. 21 January 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 January 2015. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
- "Rally Mexico Entry List" (PDF). Rally Mexico. RallyMex. 13 February 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 February 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
- "Entry List - Neste Oil Rally Finland 2015" (PDF). Rally Finland. AKK Sports Oy. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 July 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
- "Rally Argentina 2015 Entry list" (PDF). Rally Argentina. Rally Argentina Secretariat. 31 March 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
- "Rallye Monte Carlo Entry List" (PDF). ACM.com. Automobile Club de Monaco. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
- "Wales Rally GB Entry List" (PDF). www.wlaesrallygb.com. www.walesrallygb.com. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
- "Ketomaa joins DMACK winner Parn for 2015". WRC.com. WRC Promoter GmbH. 4 February 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
- "Rally Australia 2015 WRC Entry List FINAL" (PDF). Coates Hire Rally Australia. Coates Hire Rally Australia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 September 2015. Retrieved 20 August 2015.
- "Entry List" (PDF). Rally Poland. Polski Związek Motorowy. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
- "Rallye Monte Carlo Entry List - FIA". FIA.com. FIA.com. Archived from the original on 23 January 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
- "Rally Italia Sardegna 2015 Entry List" (PDF). Rally di Sardegna. ACI Sport S.p.A. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 May 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
- "Rally RACC Entry List" (PDF). Rally RACC Costa Daurada. RACC Automóvil Club. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
- "Giordano steps up to WRC2". WRC.com. WRC Promoter GmbH. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- "58th Tour De Corse Entry List". eWRC-results.com. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
- "Rally Sweden Start List" (PDF). Rally Sweden. Svenska Bilsportförbundet. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
- "Twin targets for Tempestini". WRC.com. WRC Promoter GmbH. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
- "Aussie Champion Pedder joins WRC 2". WRC.com. WRC Promoter GmbH. 26 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
- Evans, David (23 December 2014). "Craig Breen will go for 2015 ERC title after renewing Peugeot deal". Autosport.com. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
- "Post Rally Deutschland: Team Oreca revs up, Teemu Suninen in WRC2". www.oreca-group.com. Oreca. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
- "Rallye Monte Carlo Start List section 1" (PDF). ACM.com. Automobile Club de Monaco. Retrieved 25 January 2014.