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Tag: WRC2

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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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    PHOTO: ŠKODA Customer Teams at the Rallye Deutschland 2017

    The Rallye Deutschland is the tenth round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). As one of this year’s three WRC2 compulsory rallies, there is no shortage of entrants in this category. Alongside the two ŠKODA Motorsport cars, there are a number of customer teams competing in their ŠKODA FABIA R5s too.

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  • wrc-germany-skoda-motorsport-pontus-tidemand-match-point-title-win

    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 Germany: The unique tarmac adventure

    Rallye Deutschland (17th to 20th August), the round 10 of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), sees the teams heading to Bostalsee resort in the west Germany for one of the most challenging and the most difficult asphalt events of the season.

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    WRC Finland: Jari Huttunen wins on his debut in WRC2

    That was a new flying Finn on the top of the WRC2 podium at the Rally Finland (27th to 30th July), ninth round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), as Jari Huttunen claimed victory at his home event. He led home a ‘one-two’ finish for FABIA R5 drivers, a result which means it is twelve WRC2 wins in a row for ŠKODA. The cars from Mladá Boleslav have not been beaten in the championship since October 2016 and their 100% run this season continues.

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