Last year, Jan Kopecký and co-driver Pavel Dresler won the Rally Český Krumlov ahead of their teammates Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson, who are not competing in ŠKODA’s backyard this year. Instead the Swedish pairing on the same weekend is entered into the World Championship Rally de Portugal.
Český Krumlov, the host city of the rally, is located in the region of Southern Bohemia and is named a UNESCO world heritage side. České Budějovice is famous for his world class beer. The whole region offers a fantastic landscape and challenging stages, 16 in total.
Rally Český Krumlov starts on Friday (19 May) at 3.27 pm and runs competitive over 171,38 kilometres. The winners are expected at the finish in České Budějovice on Saturday (20 May) at approximately 5:00 pm. Alongside Jan Kopecký’s works ŠKODA FABIA R5, five private ŠKODA R5 plus additional ŠKODA teams in different categories are entered.