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Tag: 2017

  • skoda-customer-teams-weekly-162017

    ŠKODA Customer Teams Weekly 16/2017

    Manvir Baryan clinches second win for FABIA R5 in Africa at the RSC Rally in Kenya. Bruno Magalhães retains FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) lead despite Cyprus Rally retirement, while Albert von Thurn und Taxis wins first ERC points in Cyprus. Ludovic Gal wins Rallye National des Bornes in the French Rally Cup and there are podium places for Ole Christian Veiby and Benediktas Vanagas in the Norwegian and Lithuanian championships respectively.

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    MČR Hustopeče: Jan Kopecký / Pavel Dresler scored fourth win in a row in the Czech Rally Championship

    The fourth round of the Czech Rally Championship (MČR), held in the region of South Moravia, saw a fierce competition for victory. However, the fourth win in a row for ŠKODA Motorsport factory team Jan Kopecký / Pavel Dresler was no surprise. The Czech champions only briefly lost the lead at the Rally Hustopeče, after the fourth stage when they suffered a puncture. But two stages after they moved into the lead and controlled the rally up to the finish line in Hustopeče where they were cheered by enthusiastic fans. ŠKODA teammates Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson fought back to fifth position after collecting a puncture on the last stage of the first leg.

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  • mcr-kopecky-dresler-face-wrc-2-leaders-tidemand-andersson

    MČR: Kopecký / Dresler face WRC2 leaders Tidemand / Andersson

    At Rally Hustopeče ŠKODA Motorsport is aiming for the next victory. Factory team Jan Kopecký / Pavel Dresler is going with a strong tail wind into the fourth round of this year’s Czech Rally Championship (MČR). Both scored a convincing WRC2 win at last weekend’s world championship Rally Italia Sardegna. Upcoming Friday and Saturday twelve stages totalling 150 kilometres await the competitors. WRC2 championship leaders Pontus Tidemand/Jonas Andersson, another ŠKODA factory team, are competing on the roads of South Moravia’s wine region as well.

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  • skoda-customer-teams-weekly-152017

    ŠKODA Customer Teams Weekly 15/2017

    ŠKODA FABIA R5 secures one-two-three win in Finland as Kalle Rovanperä continues to impress with victory at the SM O.K. Auto-Ralli. Pedro Meireles win Rallye Vidreiro to consolidate Portuguese championship lead, while Norbert Herczig retains Hungarian championship lead after finishing second at the Székesfehérvár Rally. Fabiano Lo Fiego finishes second to get best career result to date in the French tarmac championship at the Rallye du Limousin.

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    WRC Italy: Veiby finishes second to secure his best ever WRC2 result

    It was seventh back-to-back victory for ŠKODA in the FIA World Rally Championship this season as the ŠKODA FABIA R5s enjoyed a one-two win in the WRC2 category on the tricky gravel roads of the Rally Italia Sardegna, with the young Norwegian Ole Christian Veiby claiming his best ever WRC2 result despite extremely tough conditions.

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    PHOTO: ŠKODA Motorsport at the Rally Italia Sardegna 2017

    The 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is back with round seven, the Rally Italia Sardegna, which takes place in the beautiful Mediterranean island of Sardinia. This challenging gravel event takes place across the island and this year comprises of 19 stages and 312 kilometres of competitive distance.

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