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
#16
Ford Puma Rally1 icon
2 WRT
M-Sport Ford WRT
RC1
Final results
Accident
Stage results
1. leg Time Pos. km/h
s/km
Overall Pos. after
SS1 Vleteren 1 (11.97 km) 6:17.4 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
114.2 km/h
0.77 s/km
6:17.4 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I just tried to really listen to my pace notes. There is so much different grip and we were careful in the dirty places, but there was so much pollution on the road."
SS2 Westouter - Boeschepe 1 (19.60 km) 10:17.3 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
114.3 km/h
0.50 s/km
16:34.7 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"It was a clean stage but we had a little bit of rain, so I tried to get confidence that the grip was still there. The pollution is quite big in some places and I think the afternoon will be even worse."
SS3 Mesen - Middelhoek 1 (7.99 km) 4:23.9 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
109.0 km/h
0.10 s/km
20:58.6 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
"I didn't expect that, but it's good. I just tried to drive sensibly because in the junctions there is a lot of dirt. I have really good confidence with the car and I am enjoying."
SS4 Langemark 1 (8.95 km) 5:24.4 63.
8. class RC1

56. WRC
99.3 km/h
7.92 s/km
26:23.0 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"I think it's always the same! We get the rain at the end. I could not do anything else - it was full of water and we lost all the hard work we did this morning. It's like that."
SS5 Vleteren 2 (11.97 km) 6:19.7 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
113.5 km/h
0.74 s/km
32:42.7 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"The rally is not finished and there is a long way to go, but with our position there is a lot of pollution and it is easy to make a mistake."
SS6 Westouter - Boeschepe 2 (19.60 km) 10:23.8 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
113.1 km/h
1.03 s/km
43:06.5 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"It's quite dirty and I think there will be even more dirt. Some rain was expected in this stage so we didn't take risks. We are not in the fight for anything now but still things can happen, so we will continue."
SS7 Mesen - Middelhoek 2 (7.99 km) 4:28.0 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
107.3 km/h
1.14 s/km
47:34.5 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"I had a little bit of luck! I was surprised that the grip was quite low on this braking point, but it's fine. We are doing our best and we have to be careful."
SS8 Langemark 2 (8.95 km) 4:25.4 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
121.4 km/h
1.43 s/km
51:59.9 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"I am really happy with this morning, it was just a shame and unlucky with the rain. This afternoon Craig's rain dance was definitely not working! The weather is unpredictable, but tomorrow the sun should be here and we will enjoy."
2. leg
SS9 Reninge 1 (15.00 km) 7:51.8 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
114.5 km/h
0.20 s/km
59:51.7 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"The tyre choice is much easier than yesterday! I had a good feeling with the car, so it was positive. It was quite slippery in some parts of the stage and it's easy to make mistakes."
SS10 Dikkebus 1 (14.29 km) 7:46.4 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
110.3 km/h
0.24 s/km
1:07:38.1 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
SS11 Wijtschate 1 (15.00 km) 7:33.3 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
119.1 km/h
0.81 s/km
1:15:11.4 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"We were really lucky in the last one and I am really sorry for Craig. For us, in here we just wanted to get through. Last year I finished my rally on Friday so I wasn't taking risks on this one."
SS12 Hollebeke 1 (22.32 km) 11:47.8 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
113.5 km/h
0.76 s/km
1:26:59.2 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"The road was a little bit dirty in some places so I didn't take too many risks. We still have a position to defend with Solberg and the rally is still long."
SS13 Reninge 2 (15.00 km) 7:59.4 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
112.6 km/h
0.55 s/km
1:34:58.6 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"It's been a clean stage for us - it's quite dirty now so I was being very careful in places. "
SS14 Dikkebus 2 (14.29 km) 7:44.8 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
110.7 km/h
0.43 s/km
1:42:43.4 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"The rally is still really long and I don't want to make mistakes. As long as he is only taking two seconds per stage, it's okay."
SS15 Wijtschate 2 (15.00 km) 7:23.2 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
121.8 km/h
0.27 s/km
1:50:26.6
0:20
5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
Penalty  0:20 - Late (2 min) at TC
Stopped by police -> late in TC
"There were a lot of people on the road section so we were trying to pass people but we were stopped by police. We need to have a look if we can do something but yes, we were two minutes late."
SS16 Hollebeke 2 (22.32 km) 11:34.5 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
115.7 km/h
0.24 s/km
2:02:01.1
0:20
5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I am really happy with my day. It was really good for the confidence and it's really positive. We will see if we can catch Oliver in the last day."
3. leg
SS17 Watou 1 (12.36 km) 6:20.9 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
116.8 km/h
0.18 s/km
2:08:22.0
0:20
5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I had a really clean stage. It was really nice to drive the car and even better than yesterday. I didn't feel very well before the start but it didn't distract the drive at all."
SS18 Kemmelberg 1 (13.31 km) 7:09.5 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
111.6 km/h
0.50 s/km
2:15:31.5
0:20
5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I am happy with my run. It was quite slippery with some dirt coming onto the road, so I didn't take any risks. It's a nice fight for sure but we still have two stages to do."
SS19 Watou 2 (12.36 km) Accident
Overall
WRC
RC1
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