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Daily Archives: January 5th, 2012

Yves Matton has been appointed Citroën Racing Team Principal with effect from 5 January 2012. He takes over from Olivier Quesnel, who remains Peugeot Sport Director. Xavier Mestelan Pinon has been appointed as Deputy Principal, in addition to his position as Technical Director. Read More »

– Both ŠKODA Motorsport’s factory crews, Hänninen/Markkula and Kopecký/Dresler, to appear in the season’s opening event
– The Jänner Rally is part of the European, Czech and Austrian championships
– ŠKODA’s ambition is to fight for top ranks again in the new season

Ready to field both of its factory crews, the ŠKODA Motorsport team is entering the 2012 season at the Jänner Rally, which takes place in Austria over the first weekend of January. After the most successful season in its history, ŠKODA Motorsport will fight for the top spot again in 2012, and will focus on three series in total. While the priority is to repeat ŠKODA’s 2011 victory in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC), the team will also compete in selected events of the European and Czech championships. Read More »

Andreas Mikkelsen’s ŠKODA UK Motorsport Fabia S2000 will feature a crisper factory-designed colour scheme in 2012, as he attempts to become the first driver to win back-to-back Intercontinental Rally Challenge driver titles.

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