58. Ardeca Ypres Rally Belgium 2022

WRC #9WRC2 Open #9WRC2 Junior #9WRC2 Masters #9WRC3 Open #9Belgium #6Belgium Junior #6Master Cup (B) #6
18. 8. – 21. 8. 2022, Ypres • Superstage • asphalt 281.58 km • total distance including road sections - 687.24 km • Other years
#33
Toyota GR Yaris Rally1 icon
A-6631
Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT
RC1
Final results
2. overall
2. overall
2. class RC1
2. WRC
Stage results
1. leg Time Pos. km/h
s/km
Overall Pos. after
SS1 Vleteren 1 (11.97 km) 6:10.7 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
116.2 km/h
0.21 s/km
6:10.7 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"Dirty already. Very, very loose in places and quite difficult - as to be expected."
SS2 Westouter - Boeschepe 1 (19.60 km) 10:07.8 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
116.1 km/h
0.02 s/km
16:18.5 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"It's not too bad in terms of confidence to be honest, but I feel like there is more to come. Maybe we were a bit more on the careful side."
SS3 Mesen - Middelhoek 1 (7.99 km) 4:23.7 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
109.1 km/h
0.08 s/km
20:42.2 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"Not the best. I had a couple of little slip-ups, but nothing too major. It all counts."
SS4 Langemark 1 (8.95 km) 4:13.5 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
127.1 km/h
24:55.7 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"It was a pretty okay stage to be honest and we were finding a better balance between cleaning and pushing. I am happy with my driving but of course this is only very early and there is still a long way to go."
SS5 Vleteren 2 (11.97 km) 6:12.0 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
115.8 km/h
0.10 s/km
31:07.7 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"It was a clean enough run. Maybe not as clinical as we would have liked, but no mistakes."
"I am just waiting for big rain to come and then maybe I can gain some big time."
SS6 Westouter - Boeschepe 2 (19.60 km) 10:06.9 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
116.3 km/h
0.17 s/km
41:14.6 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"It was okay. It was quite difficult now - we are probably more geared up for rain and obviously it's fully dry in here. It's okay but it's not so easy to be fast."
SS7 Mesen - Middelhoek 2 (7.99 km) 4:23.9 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
109.0 km/h
0.63 s/km
45:38.5 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
"There were a few places where I lost time for sure. It wasn't a great run, but that's it."
SS8 Langemark 2 (8.95 km) 4:15.6 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
126.1 km/h
0.34 s/km
50:04.1
0:10
3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
Penalty  0:10 - Late (1 min) at TC
"There's that - and it's just not been a great afternoon. We had a slow puncture after the second stage, so we were having to use a rain tyre on this stage which was not ideal."
2. leg
SS9 Reninge 1 (15.00 km) 7:50.1 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
114.9 km/h
0.09 s/km
57:54.2
0:10
3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
"It wasn't the cleanest run. A lot of gravel pulled out already and I went wide in a few places. Not an ideal start."
SS10 Dikkebus 1 (14.29 km) 7:42.9
[N]
1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
111.1 km/h
1:05:37.1
0:10
3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
SS11 Wijtschate 1 (15.00 km) 7:24.3 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
121.5 km/h
0.21 s/km
1:13:01.4
0:10
3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
"We didn't have any moments. To be honest I am not happy - the rhythm is not there and it's tricky to be honest."
SS12 Hollebeke 1 (22.32 km) 11:37.3 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
115.2 km/h
0.29 s/km
1:24:38.7
0:10
3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
"Not bad - but I'm never happy! With new notes there are always a few places you can go a bit better, but overall it was a good run. It all adds up."
SS13 Reninge 2 (15.00 km) 7:52.8 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
114.2 km/h
0.11 s/km
1:32:31.5
0:10
3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
"We're trying what we can but it's quite dirty out there. To know whether to speed or slow down is quite difficult to be honest."
SS14 Dikkebus 2 (14.29 km) 7:38.6 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
112.2 km/h
1:40:10.1
0:10
3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
"The target doesn't really change. We're doing what we can in each stage and just going through them to see what's possible. It wasn't perfect, but 100 per cent effort at least!"
SS15 Wijtschate 2 (15.00 km) 7:22.3 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
122.1 km/h
0.21 s/km
1:47:32.4
0:10
2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"More of the same really. It didn't feel so good in some places but in others it was alright."
SS16 Hollebeke 2 (22.32 km) 11:31.0 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
116.3 km/h
0.09 s/km
1:59:03.4
0:10
2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"It felt like a pretty okay run to be honest. Ott's going well obviously, but it's still close. We're trying everything we can and we're going to continue doing that."
3. leg
SS17 Watou 1 (12.36 km) 6:18.7 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
117.5 km/h
2:05:22.1
0:10
2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"Feeling pretty good - it was quite slippery at the start, but otherwise everything was working pretty okay."
SS18 Kemmelberg 1 (13.31 km) 7:02.8 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
113.3 km/h
2:12:24.9
0:10
2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"I was a bit conservative in a few tricky places. Let's see, it was a clean run but I don't know if it will be quite enough."
SS19 Watou 2 (12.36 km) 6:19.3 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
117.3 km/h
0.04 s/km
2:18:44.2
0:10
2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
SS20 Kemmelberg 2[Power Stage] (13.31 km) 6:59.7 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
114.2 km/h
0.08 s/km
2:25:43.9
0:10
2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"You're never really pleased with second. I think overall it was a solid weekend. That puncture on Friday probably cost a few seconds but overall it was a strong weekend and the car has been good."
Overall
WRC
RC1
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