2012A NASA RallyCross Challenge Season

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2012A NASA RallyCross Challenge season
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NASA RallyCross Challenge
Season
Races 6
Start date 1 July
End date 5 August
Awards
Drivers' champion Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Lambert
Constructors' Champion Flag of the United States.svg Revolution Racing
Privateers' Champion Flag of the United States.svg Andrew Fessler
MONSTER World Rally Team
Manufacturers' Cup Flag of Japan.svg Mitsubishi
Nations' Cup Flag of the United States.svg United States
Tires' Cup Flag of France.svg Michelin
Chronology
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The 2012A NASA RallyCross Challenge presented by Royal Purple was the first season of professional RallyCross sanctioned by NASA. It featured 6 events in 3 countries. The events are run with heavily modified cars called RallyCross cars, or in some cases, just strictly purpose built rally cars. The season started on 1 July and ended on 5 August.

2012A Schedule

Round Circuit Location
1 Croft RallyCross Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Croft, UK
2 Island RallyCross Flag of the United States.svg Long Island, NY, USA
3 Negus RallyCross Flag of the United States.svg Canon City, CO, USA
4 Riverside RallyCross Flag of the United States.svg Riverside, CA, USA
5 St. Eustache RallyCross Flag of Canada.svg St. Eustache, CAN
6 Valkenwaard RallyCross Flag of the Netherlands.svg Valkenwaard, NED

2012A Teams & Drivers

NASA RallyCross Car Entries eligible to score constructor points
Constructor Team Individual Team No. Drivers Rounds
Citroën
(Citroën Xsara)
Flag of the United States.svg Solstice Racing AMP Energy Solstice Racing 35 Flag of the United States.svg Nick Kahrs 1-4
Ford
(Ford Focus)
Flag of the United States.svg Great Lakes Motorsports Team Klondike 27 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Tristan Hagenstein 2-6
Flag of the United States.svg MONSTER World Rally Team MONSTER World Rally Team 5 Flag of the United States.svg Andrew Fessler 2-6
Flag of the United States.svg Red Bull Ford World Rally Team Red Bull Ford World Rally Team 21 Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Lambert All
Mitsubishi
(Mitsubishi Lancer)
Flag of the United States.svg Revolution Racing Rockstar Energy Revolution Racing 23 Flag of the United States.svg Chris Wetz 1-2, 4-6
Rockstar Energy Revolution Racing 51 Flag of Canada.svg Dylan Livengood All
Flag of the United States.svg Webler Motorsports Team Verizon 12 Flag of the United States.svg Mike Greenwood 4-6
Team SPEED 116 Flag of the United States.svg Eric Webler 3-5
Subaru
(Subaru Impreza)
Flag of the United States.svg Kodak Racing Kodak RallyCross Team 77 Flag of the United States.svg Gabe Herschel 2
Flag of Austria.svg MRT MRT Red Bull RallyCross Team 81 Flag of Germany.svg Josh Mertz 3-6
HWR Red Bull RallyCross Team 524 Flag of the United States.svg Cody Erdmann 3-4, 6
Flag of the United States.svg Pillsbury Racing Pillsbury Racing 6 Flag of the United States.svg Dylan Smith 4-6
Pillsbury Racing 32 Flag of the United States.svg Matt Wishart 4-6
Flag of the United States.svg So Cal Autosport BullyVille So Cal Autosport 91 Flag of the United States.svg John Quinn 1-2, 4
Major entries ineligible to score constructor points
Constructor Team Individual Team No. Drivers Rounds
Citroën
(Citroën Xsara)
Flag of Austria.svg MRT MRT Red Bull RallyCross Team 81 Flag of Germany.svg Josh Mertz 1-2
Flag of the United States.svg Team Friendship Avril Lavigne Team Friendship 64 Flag of Italy.svg Stephen Knight 6
Ford
(Ford Focus)
Flag of the United States.svg Aragon Motorsports Best Buy Aragon Motorsports 4 Flag of the United States.svg Doug DeNise 5
Flag of the United States.svg Solstice Racing Stobart Solstice Racing 33 Flag of the United States.svg Caleb Paul 1
Mitsubishi
(Mitsubishi Lancer)
Flag of the United States.svg DC Incorporated NOS Energy DC Inc. 87 Flag of the United States.svg Dylan Connolly 4, 6
Flag of the United States.svg Revolution Racing RalliArt 666 Revolution Racing 666 Flag of the United States.svg Elliot Porterfield 1-2
Flag of the United States.svg Webler Motorsports Alpinestars RallyCross Team 7 Flag of the United States.svg Nick Dawson 4
Subaru
(Subaru Impreza)
Flag of the United States.svg Kodak Racing Kodak RallyCross Team 77 Flag of the United States.svg Gabe Herschel 2
Flag of Austria.svg MRT ATN Red Bull RallyCross Team 08 Flag of the United States.svg Adam Simons 4-5
RER Red Bull RallyCross Team 48 Flag of the United States.svg Adam Sweet 4
Red Bull Mexicans United 85 Flag of Argentina.svg Dako 4-5
Flag of the United States.svg Pillsbury Racing Pillsbury Racing 22 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Mercurio 5
Pillsbury Racing 55 Flag of the United States.svg Timmy Pacchioli 4-5
Flag of the United States.svg Solstice Racing MONSTER Energy Solstice Racing 15 Flag of the United States.svg Keith Sherman 1, 3
Flag of the United States.svg Revolution Racing Rockwell Revolution Racing 08 Flag of the United States.svg Adam Simons 1, 3

Results and Standings

Championship leader table
Race Championship leader Lead
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Croft Flag of the United States.svg Elliot Porterfield 3
Flag of the United States.svg Island Rally 11
Flag of the United States.svg Negus Flag of Germany.svg Josh Mertz 2
Flag of the United States.svg Riverside Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Lambert 8
Flag of Canada.svg St. Eustache 4
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Valkenswaard 6

Results

Rd. Race Heat 1 Heat 2 Heat 3 Heat 4 LCQ Winning Driver Winning Team Winning Manu
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Croft Flag of Germany.svg Josh Mertz Flag of the United States.svg Elliot Porterfield N/A N/A Flag of the United States.svg John Quinn Flag of the United States.svg Elliot Porterfield Flag of the United States.svg Revolution Racing Flag of Japan.svg Mitsubishi
2 Flag of the United States.svg Island Rally Flag of the United States.svg Elliot Porterfield Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Lambert N/A N/A Flag of Germany.svgJosh Mertz Flag of the United States.svg Elliot Porterfield Flag of the United States.svg Revolution Racing Flag of Japan.svg Mitsubishi
3 Flag of the United States.svg Negus Flag of the United States.svg Andrew Fessler Flag of Germany.svg Josh Mertz N/A N/A Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Lambert Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Lambert Flag of the United States.svg Red Bull Ford WRT Flag of the United States.svg Ford
4 Flag of the United States.svg Riverside Flag of the United States.svg Matt Wishart Flag of the United States.svg John Quinn Flag of the United States.svg Adam Simons Flag of Germany.svg Cody Erdmann Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Lambert Flag of the United States.svg John Quinn Flag of the United States.svg So Cal Autosport Flag of Japan.svg Subaru
5 Flag of Canada.svg St. Eustache Flag of the United States.svg Adam Simons Flag of the United States.svg Brett Lawrence Flag of the United States.svg Brian Mercurio Flag of Germany.svg Josh Mertz Flag of the United States.svg Andrew Fessler Flag of Germany.svg Josh Mertz Flag of Austria.svg MRT Flag of Japan.svg Subaru
6 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Valkenswaard Flag of the United States.svg Dylan Smith Flag of Germany.svg Josh Mertz Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Lambert N/A Flag of Italy.svg Stephen Knight Flag of the United States.svg Chris Wetz Flag of the United States.svg Revolution Racing Flag of Japan.svg Mitsubishi

2012A Drivers Standings

Top 16 finishers receive points.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th   16th   Heat Win 
Points 20 17 15 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1
Pos. Drivers Team CRO
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ISR
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NEG
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RVR
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CAN
Flag of Canada.svg
NED
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
 Pts 
1 Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Lambert Red Bull Ford World Rally Team 10 2 1 5 2 2 92
2 Flag of Germany.svg Josh Mertz Red Bull RallyCross Team 2 4 3 15 1 3 86
3 Flag of Canada.svg Dylan Livengood Rockstar Energy Revolution Racing 4 7 4 6 4 8 69
4 Flag of the United States.svg Andrew Fessler MONSTER World Rally Team 3 5 3 8 4 65
5 Flag of the United States.svg Chris Wetz Rockstar Energy Revolution Racing 5 9 12 5 1 58
6 Flag of the United States.svg John Quinn BullyVille So Cal Autosport 3 10 1 43
7 Flag of the United States.svg Elliot Porterfield RalliArt Revolution Racing 1 1 42
8 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Tristan Hagenstein NOS Energy Great Lakes RallyCross Team 5 6 11 6 40
9 Flag of the United States.svg Cody Erdmann Red Bull RallyCross Team 2 2 10 40
10 Flag of the United States.svg Adam Simons Red Bull RallyCross Team 9 9 9 9 34
11 Flag of the United States.svg Nick Kahrs AMP Energy Solstice Racing 8 6 10 18 27
12 Flag of the United States.svg Matt Wishart Pillsbury Racing 4 12 9 27
13 Flag of the United States.svg Dylan Smith Pillsbury Racing 7 14 7 25
14 Flag of the United States.svg Keith Sherman MONSTER Energy Solstice Racing 6 7 21
14 Flag of the United States.svg Eric Webler Team SPEED 8 11 15 17
15 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Mercurio Pillsbury Racing 3 16
16 Flag of Argentina.svg Dako Red Bull Mexicans United 10 10 14
17 Flag of Italy.svg Stephen Knight Avril Lavigne Team Friendship 5 12
18 Flag of the United States.svg Brett Lawrence Red Bull Ford World Rally Team 7 11
19 Flag of the United States.svg Timmy Pacchioli Pillsbury Racing 6 11
20 Flag of the United States.svg Dylan Connelly NOS Energy RallyCross Team 13 11 10
21 Flag of the United States.svg Caleb Paul Stobart Solstice Racing 7 10
22 Flag of the United States.svg Nick Dawson Team SPEED 8 9
23 Flag of the United States.svg Gabe Herschel Kodak RallyCross Team 8 9
24 Flag of the United States.svg Mike Greenwood Team Verizon 17 16 12 6
26 Flag of the United States.svg Doug DeNise Best Buy Racing 13 4
27 Flag of the United States.svg Kevin Hasemann Rockstar Energy KMH Enterprises 14 3
28 Flag of the United States.svg Adam Sweet Red Bull RallyCross Team 16 1
Pos. Drivers Team CRO
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
ISR
Flag of the United States.svg
NEG
Flag of the United States.svg
RVR
Flag of the United States.svg
CAN
Flag of Canada.svg
NED
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
 Pts 
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Made Final, Points Finish
Red Made Final, Non-Points Finish
Blue Missed final, Points Finish
Purple Missed final, Non-Points Finish
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
White Did not start (DNS)
Blank Withdrew entry before the event (WD)
Suspended (SUS)

Italics - Driver won their heat, they get an extra bonus point

2012A Manufacturers Standings

Pos. Manufacturer CRO
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ISR
Flag of the United States.svg
NEG
Flag of the United States.svg
RVR
Flag of the United States.svg
CAN
Flag of Canada.svg
NED
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
 Pts 
1 Flag of Japan.svg Mitsubishi 1 1 4 6 4 1 99
2 Flag of Japan.svg Subaru 3 8 3 1 1 3 98*
3 Flag of the United States.svg Ford 7 2 1 3 2 2 98
4 Flag of France.svg Citroen 2 4 10 18 5 50

* - Subaru wins the tiebreaker between Ford on number of wins, 2 to 1.

2012A Constructors' Standings

Pos. Constructor No. CRO
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
ISR
Flag of the United States.svg
NEG
Flag of the United States.svg
RVR
Flag of the United States.svg
CAN
Flag of Canada.svg
NED
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Points
1 Flag of the United States.svg Revolution Racing 23 5 9 DNA 12 5 1 133
51 4 7 4 6 4 8
2 Flag of Austria.svg MRT 81 2 4 3 15 1 3 129
524 2 2 DNA 10
3 Flag of the United States.svg Red Bull Ford World Rally Team 21 10 2 1 5 2 2 92
4 Flag of the United States.svg MONSTER World Rally Team 5 3 5 3 8 4 65
5 Flag of the United States.svg Pillsbury Racing 6 7 14 7 51
32 4 12 9
6 Flag of the United States.svg So Cal Autosport 91 3 10 WD 1 WD 42
7 Flag of the United States.svg Great Lakes Motorsports 27 5 6 DNA 11 6 40
8 Flag of the United States.svg Solstice Racing 35 8 6 10 18 WD 27
9 Flag of the United States.svg Webler Motorsports 12 17 16 12 23
116 8 11 15 WD
Pos. Constructor No. CRO
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ISR
Flag of the United States.svg
NEG
Flag of the United States.svg
RVR
Flag of the United States.svg
CAN
Flag of Canada.svg
NED
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Made Final, Points Finish
Red Made Final, Non-Points Finish
Blue Missed final, Points Finish
Purple Missed final, Non-Points Finish
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
White Did not start (DNS)
Blank Withdrew entry before the event (WD)
Suspended (SUS)

2012A Nations Cup

Pos. Manufacturer CRO
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
ISR
Flag of the United States.svg
NEG
Flag of the United States.svg
RVR
Flag of the United States.svg
CAN
Flag of Canada.svg
NED
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
 Pts 
1 Flag of the United States.svg United States 1 1 1 1 2 1 120
2 Flag of Germany.svg Germany 2 4 3 15 1 3 86
3 Flag of Canada.svg Canada 4 7 4 6 4 8 69
4 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 5 6 11 6 40
5 Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 10 10 14
6 Flag of Italy.svg Italy 5 7