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Tag: 2017

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    FABIA R5 Taxi. Behind the Scenes

    When successful rally racers thank their fans, it can make for a captivating spectacle. This is precisely what happened at the end of last year when ŠKODA Motorsport delighted its fans with an entertaining, high-octane video.

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    ŠKODA looks back on successful motorsport year WRC2 Champion and 14 national titles

    ŠKODA is looking back on its so far most successful year in motorsport. Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson won the WRC2 category of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), while ŠKODA Motorsport took the WRC 2 manufacturers title. Multiple Czech Champions spearheaded the group of ŠKODA teams which in 2017 won in total 14 national championships. Furthermore, the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), the FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC), the FIA South American Rally Championship (CODASUR), the FIA African Rally Championship (ARC) and the U28 category of the FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) were won by crews competing in a ŠKODA FABIA R5. In 2018 ŠKODA Motorsport will field its youngest driver squad ever in the world championship’s WRC2 category.

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    ŠKODA celebrates rally titles with a limited edition of ŠKODA FABIA

    ŠKODA celebrates the most successful year in its motorsport history with a limited edition of ŠKODA FABIA. Sportier ŠKODA FABIA is coming to 21 markets in February 2018. The limited edition of ŠKODA FABIA is the reference to the ŠKODA FABIA R5 successful season including winning the world champion chip of the rally category WRC2. Equipped with a 1.4 TSI engine delivering 92 kW/125 hp, a seven-speed DSG gearbox and a sports suspension, the ŠKODA FABIA limited edition is the fastest version in the current model’s product range. As a reference to the ŠKODA Motorsport developed FABIA R5, the limited edition of the ŠKODA FABIA road car has 17-inch SAVIO alloy wheels and special design features.

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  • 2017-champs-fabian-kreim-retains-german-championship-title-impressive-style

    2017 Champs: Fabian Kreim retains German championship title in impressive style

    Fabian Kreim and co-driver Frank Christian came into 2017 as the reigning German rally champions and were determined to retain their title. They were once again competing in a ŠKODA FABIA R5 for the ŠKODA AUTO Deutschland team, in a car prepared and run by Baumschlager Rallye & Racing team, but unlike the previous year, when they had also driven in the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, this year Germany was their sole focus.

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    2017 Champs: Burak Çukurova wins maiden Turkish Rally Championship

    In 2017, the Turkish rally driver Burak Çukurova renewed his association with ŠKODA. It proved to be an inspired decision as, driving a FABIA R5 prepared by the Topp-Cars Rally Team and supported by ŠKODA Türkiye in the colours of his own BC Vision Motorsport team, he won three rallies en-route to his first Turkish Rally Championship title.

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