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    WRC Sweden: Pontus Tidemand extends his lead

    ŠKODA works driver Pontus Tidemand extended his lead at the Rally Sweden. Sweden’s Motorsport Athlete of the Year 2016 successfully mastered the infamous Colin’s Crest jump twice on Saturday and was once again the dominant man in the WRC2 category with five stage wins on day three of his home round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).

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    WRC Sweden: Tidemand leads the way at his home World Championship rally

    ŠKODA works driver Pontus Tidemand from Sweden has taken an early lead in the WRC2 category on icy routes at his home round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The 26-year-old and his co-driver Jonas Andersson dominated day two of the Rally Sweden, although the majority of Friday’s action took place in neighbouring Norway.

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  • 40-years-ago-double-victory-skoda-130-rs-rallye-monte-carlo

    40 years ago: double victory for the ŠKODA 130 RS at the Rallye Monte Carlo

    40th anniversary of the sensational achievement at the Col de Turini: in January 1977, the ŠKODA 130 RS, driven by the works pairing of Václav Blahna and Lubislav Hlávka, won the Rallye Monte Carlo in the category for cars up to 1,300 cc. Milan Zapadlo / Jiří Motal came second in its sister car. With this double victory, the predecessor to the ŠKODA FABIA R5 – the current WRC 2 car – wrote one of the most renowned chapters of the brand’s motorsport history.

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  • one-two-lead-skoda-ahead-final-day-rallye-monte-carlo

    One-two lead for ŠKODA ahead of the final day of the Rallye Monte Carlo

    Andreas Mikkelsen ahead of Jan Kopecký: ŠKODA is approaching the Rallye Monte Carlo finale with a one-two lead in the WRC2 category. Norwegian driver Mikkelsen and his co-driver Anders Jæger are just 53.72 kilometres away from triumphing at the most famous rally on the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) calendar, but the last stages include the legendary climb on the Col de Turini.

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    Andreas Mikkelsen dominates opening day of an icy Rallye Monte Carlo

    Andreas Mikkelsen dominated the early stages of the 85th Rallye Monte Carlo on his guest appearance with the ŠKODA Motorsport works team. A lot of snow and ice are making the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) far from easy, but Mikkelsen and his co-driver Anders Jæger passed every test with flying colours in the ŠKODA FABIA R5.

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