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Tag: ŠKODA Customer Teams

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    PHOTO: ŠKODA Customer Teams at the Rally Argentina 2017

    The fifth round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) sees teams heading to South America for the spectacular Rally Argentina. This 18-stage gravel rally is 357 km in competitive distance and sees cars and drivers traversing the beautiful mountains and grasslands of the Córdoba region.

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    APRC New Zealand: Gaurav Gill wins Rally of Whangarei ahead of OC Veiby

    ŠKODA MRF Teams Ole Christian Veiby / Stig Rune Skjaermœn and Gaurav Gill / Stéphane Prévot were engaged in a fierce battle right from the start of the Rally of Whangarei. Reigning champion Gaurav Gill, this time paired with co-driver Stéphane Prévot, was fastest on the opening short “Super Stage”. During the first leg the Norwegian rookie team Ole Christian Veiby / Stig Rune Skjaermœn took the lead. On the third but last stage, Veiby had a technical issue, after a roadside repair incurred a time penalty and dropped to second place behind teammate Gill. The two-time champion finally secured victory on the opening round of the APRC 2017.

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    WRC Argentina: FABIA R5’s fill up the WRC2 entry list

    The ŠKODA FABIA R5 has been flying in the recent rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), winning each of the last 7 rallies in the WRC2 category. And there will be no shortage of ŠKODA cars and drivers looking to continue that run of form at the fifth round of this year’s championship in Argentina.

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    ŠKODA Customer Teams Weekly 08/2017

    Filip Nivette wins the Rajd Świdnicki in Poland, one-two win for a ŠKODA FABIA R5 at the Speyside Stages Rally in Scotland and many more ŠKODA Customer Teams’ podiums in the Czech Republic, Turkey, France, Italy and Northern Ireland.

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    WRC France: ŠKODA Customer Teams finish strongly in Corsica

    The 2017 Tour de Corse proved to be an unforgettable event for all sorts of reasons. It was a hugely demanding rally for drivers and cars with plenty of punctures and other issues on the twisting mountain roads. But there were plenty of positive stories to emerge from this 10-stage, 316km long event, including the impressive debut in a ŠKODA FABIA R5 of Stéphane Sarrazin. And of course, there was a FABIA R5 victory to celebrate as well.

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    PHOTO: ŠKODA Customer Teams at the 2017 Tour de Corse

    This year sees the Tour de Corse moving forward to the fourth round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). In 2017, the famous rally comprises 10 stages and 317km of competitive distance around the picturesque Mediterranean island of Corsica.

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    ŠKODA Customer Teams Weekly 06/2017

    Bruno Magalhães wins the Azores Rallye to take maximum points in the European and Portuguese Rally Championships. He leads home 6 FABIA R5s in the top 10, including runner-up Marijan Griebel who became the first ever winner in the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship. Marcos Ligato leads home a FABIA R5 ‘1-2-3-4’ at the Rally Trans Itapúa. In the Slovak Championship, Martin Koči wins at the Rally Rožňava and there is also success for Norbert Herczig at the Miskolc Rallye in Hungary. Elsewhere on a busy weekend, Quentin Gilbert dominated his class at the Rallye Terre des Causses and there were also FABIA R5s on the podium in Italy and Romania.

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    PHOTO: ŠKODA Customer Teams at the 2017 Rally Guanajuato México

    The third round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) sees teams competing in the Rally Guanajuato México, a 19-stage, 370km long event. It is a diverse and challenging rally with teams taking on street stages, mountainous high-altitude dirt roads and even an underground stage in Guanajuato.

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    WRC Mexico: Hubert Ptaszek and Benito Guerra begin their WRC2 campaign

    A year ago, one of the ŠKODA Customer Teams claimed victory in the WRC2 category at the Rally Guanajuato Mexico and this success triggered a run of ten FABIA R5 wins in the next eleven rallies of the 2016 season and saw the Rally Mexico winner Teemu Suninen finish the season in second place in the final classification of the WRC2 championship.

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