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Tag: Jan Kopecký

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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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    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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    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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    WRC Italy: Kopecký consolidates his lead in the WRC2 category

    Jan Kopecký and co-driver Pavel Dresler continued to control the competition in the WRC2 category at the world championship Rally Italia Sardegna. Since they moved in front after the second stage, they were never in danger to lose the lead in WRC2. After the last stage of the day, Kopecký even took ninth position overall by a margin of 0.9 seconds. Meanwhile their young stablemates Ole Christian Veiby / Stig Rune Skjaermœn, driving a ŠKODA FABIA R5 from private Printsport Team, scored their third WRC2 stage win of the rally.

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    WRC Italy: Jan Kopecký dominates WRC 2

    Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler took the lead on the first stage on a sunny Friday morning at Rally Italia Sardegna. Championship-Leaders Pontus Tidemand and Jonas Andersson are taking a break from WRC 2 and will return to the next WRC 2 round, the Rally of Poland.

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    WRC Italy: Fast gravel roads and Mediterranean summer will test the crews

    The 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) has already reached round seven, which sees teams heading to the picturesque Italian island of Sardinia for the Rally Italia Sardegna. This grueling rally takes place on sun-parched gravel roads around the island, with teams being based in the west coast town of Alghero. This year, the event will consist of a total of 19 special stages and 312 kilometers of competitive distance.

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    MČR Český Krumlov: Hat-trick win for Jan Kopecký and ŠKODA

    Double hat-trick for Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler. The defending Czech champions won Rally Český Krumlov after 2015 and 2016 for the third consecutive time, also racking up the third win in a row in the Czech Rally Championship 2017 (MČR). ŠKODA privateers Jan Černý / Petr Černohorský finished fourth, trailing Ford pairings Vacláv Pech jun. / Petr Uhel and Miroslav Jakeš / Marcela Ehlová.

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