Hard, smooth roads mean mechanical problems are rare here, but the speeds mean that every second counts and just one mistake can prove costly. Getting the technique for jumping right is crucial, as is ensuring the accuracy of the pace notes. But for viewers, it is, without doubt, one of the most thrilling rallies of the season.
As befits a country where rallying is akin to a religion, the Rally Finland is an epic and hugely challenging event. Combining high speeds with narrow stretches and a number of jumps, it is an event which tests the precision and accuracy of both the driver and co-driver to the max.
ŠKODA’s success at the recent Tour de Corse has completed a clean sweep for the FABIA R5 car in FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) events. As Andreas Mikkelsen and Anders Jæger crossed the finish line to secure victory in the WRC2 category in Corsica, they ensured that a FABIA R5 has now won every WRC rally.
The Rally Finland was the eighth round of the World Rally Championship. And this rally, which took place last weekend in Jyväskylä, proved to be another successful one for the […]
The Rally Finland has always had a reputation for speed, and this year’s edition was no exception. And it also proved to be another successful event for the ŠKODA FABIA […]