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Tag: Pontus Tidemand

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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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    WRC Portugal: Victory for Pontus Tidemand and ŠKODA – last minute drama for Andreas Mikkelsen

    Ups and downs for ŠKODA Motorsport at Rally Portugal: Andreas Mikkelsen / Anders Jæger were dominating the event in a ŠKODA FABIA R5 up to the last stage. A few kilometres into the Fafe Power Stage, they hit a stone and had to retire handing over the victory to teammates Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson. The Swedish ŠKODA pairing won their fourth event in 2017 with a courageous and faultless drive and managed to enlarge their lead in the World Rally Championship (WRC 2).

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    PHOTO: ŠKODA Motorsport at the 2017 Rally de Portugal

    The Rally de Portugal (18th to 21st May) is the sixth round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Taking place in around the northern town of Matosinhos, close to Porto, this year’s event consists of 19 stages and 349 kilometers of competitive distance.

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    WRC Portugal: Double lead for ŠKODA FABIA R5 with Andreas Mikkelsen and Pontus Tidemand

    Andreas Mikkelsen / Anders Jæger seem to be unstoppable in WRC 2 category at Rally Portugal driving a ŠKODA FABIA R5. On Saturday they extended their lead, going into the final day with an advantage of more than three minutes. Teammates Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson fought the hole of Saturday with M-Sport Ford Team Teemu Suninen / Mikko Markkula. Both teams suffered from punctures in the last stage of the day. The ŠKODA duo managed a faster tyre change and got second place as a reward.

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    WRC Portugal: Mikkelsen in a class of his own, leading WRC 2

    Andreas Mikkelsen / Anders Jæger are dominating the WRC 2 category at Rally Portugal driving a ŠKODA FABIA R5. After they set the fastest time on the Super Special Stage at the Lousada rallycross track on Thursday evening, they continued to build up a strong lead on the following eight stages of the Friday leg. Teammates Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson fought a tense battle for second with Ford drivers Teemu Suninen and Eric Camilli. On Friday evening, ŠKODA Motorsport boss Michal Hrabánek was very happy to see both ŠKODA factory teams on provisional podium positions in WRC 2 with Mikkelsen leading and Tidemand in third.

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    WRC Portugal: Tidemand and Mikkelsen want to strenghten their lead

    Five rallies, five victories: ŠKODA is dominating the World Rally Championship (WRC 2) in 2017. Andreas Mikkelsen / Anders Jæger-Synnevaag won the Monte Carlo Rally and the Tour de Corse / Rally France. Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson were unbeatable in Sweden, Mexico and Argentina. Looking ahead to Rally Portugal (18 to 21 May 2017), ŠKODA Motorsport boss Michal Hrabánek is expecting a tense battle.

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