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Tag: Pontus Tidemand

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    WRC Wales: Autumnal classic seasoned with marathon leg

    The penultimate round of 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) will see teams heading to the forests of Wales for the Wales Rally GB (26-29 October). This autumnal event sees teams taking on 21 special stages and 304 kilometers of gravel roads, most of which they will be familiar with from previous years.

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    ŠKODA Customer Teams Weekly 28/2017

    Manvir Baryan on brink of FIA African Rally Championship after his third consecutive win. Dominik Dinkel wins his first German Rally Championship event to push Fabian Kreim to a final round championship decider. Filip Nivette claims his third win of the season to strengthen his Polish championship advantage. Burak Çukurova wins Rally of Istanbul and takes the lead in the Turkish championship. Victory for Pontus Tidemand at the Swedish Rally Championship season finale. Teemu Asunmaa retains Finnish championship lead despite late drama. And Nikolay Gryazin wins the Rally Nova Gorica in Slovenia.

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    WRC Germany: Tidemand / Andersson and ŠKODA secure WRC2 titles

    At ADAC Rallye Deutschland ŠKODA Motorsport crew Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson took the first match point to prematurely win the World Rally Championship (WRC2). Teammates Jan Kopecký / Pavel Dresler, delayed by a puncture on the second day of the rally, finished a strong second. With this result ŠKODA Motorsport also secured the WRC2 Team Championship three rallies before the end of the season.

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    WRC Germany: Pontus Tidemand on track for winning both WRC2 titles

    ŠKODA Motorsport crews Jan Kopecký / Pavel Dresler and Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson lost their double lead on the second day of ADAC Rallye Deutschland. After both suffered punctures on the longest stage of the rally, the notorious Panzerplatte, Jan Kopecký dropped from the lead to second position at the end of the day. Meanwhile, Pontus Tidemand is holding third place and still is in the best position to prematurely win the World Rally Championship in WRC2. At the same time, ŠKODA Motorsport can secure the WRC2 Team Championship.

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    WRC Germany: Kopecký leads Tidemand after the first leg

    ŠKODA Motorsport crews Jan Kopecký / Pavel Dresler and Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson are holding a double lead after the opening day of ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Already on Thursday evening on the opening street stage in Saarbrücken Czech Rally Champion Kopecký wrote history: After the ŠKODA FABIA R5 driver won the first stage, for the first time ever a WRC2 car took the overall lead of a World Championship rally. During Friday Kopecký defended his lead in the WRC2 category with 5.8 seconds ahead of teammate Pontus Tidemand. If the result is the same at the finish on Sunday, ŠKODA Motorsport’s Swede would prematurely secure his World Champion title in WRC2.

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    WRC Germany: ŠKODA Motorsport and Pontus Tidemand with match point for title win

    ŠKODA Motorsport crews Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson and Jan Kopecký / Pavel Dresler are among the top favourites for WRC2 victory at the upcoming ADAC Rallye Deutschland (17–20/08/2017). If one of its factory drivers finishes at least fifth ŠKODA Motorsport is the prematurely winner of the FIA Team Championship in WRC2. In addition, Pontus Tidemand has match point for the WRC2 driver’s title. He has to score fourth or higher, at the same time main rival Teemu Suninen must not win the category.

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  • wrc-poland-tidemand-increases-wrc2-lead-debut-win-oc-veiby

    WRC Poland: Tidemand increases WRC2 lead, debut win for OC Veiby

    For the eighth time in a row in 2017 a ŠKODA FABIA R5 team won a round of the World Rally Championship. At Rally Poland, current Asia Pacific Rally Championship leaders Ole Christian Veiby / Stig Rune Skjaermœn, driving a Printsport entered ŠKODA FABIA R5, achieved their first win on World Rally Championship level. After already winning four WRC2 events this season ŠKODA Motorsport’s Pontus Tidemand and co-driver Jonas Andersson came second. With a WRC2 championship lead of 50 points they are now in best position to win this year’s title.

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    WRC Poland: ŠKODA dominating WRC2

    Two ŠKODA FABIA R5 teams are clearly dominating the WRC2 category at the eighth round of the World Rally Championship in Poland. Asia Pacific Rally Championship leaders Ole Christian Veiby / Stig Rune Skjaermœn, driving a Printsport entered ŠKODA FABIA R5, delivered a faultless and fast ride through the demanding gravel stages of the Masurian Lake District. ŠKODA Motorsport’s Pontus Tidemand and co-driver Jonas Andersson are chasing their stablemates from second, concentrating mainly on avoiding unnecessary risks in order to gain valuable points in their bid for the World Rally Championship title (WRC2). Both ŠKODA teams suffered punctures but were never in danger to lose the double lead in WRC2.

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    PHOTO: ŠKODA Motorsport at the Rally Poland 2017

    The FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is upon us once more with its eighth round, the Rally Poland (29th June to 2nd July), taking place in and around the town of Mikolajki. Current WRC2 leaders Pontus Tidemand / Jonas Andersson are the sole representatives of ŠKODA Motorsport at this event.

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