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Juraj Šebalj - Toni KlincAfter a productive test in his Skoda Fabia S2000 car on a tarmac stage earlier this week, JuraJ Sebalj says he’s feeling comfortable in the car with United Business livery .

“It was a good test. We made 50 km. Our team has a good set-up base and experience, so it was really a matter of just feeling my way back into tarmac with the Skoda. Read More »

The countdown is already started less four weeks before the Croatia Rally 2013, tenth round of the European Rally Championship, scheduled in Poreč for 26th to 28th of September.

Rally organized by CCKF (Croatian Car & Karting Federation ) will comprise fourteen special stages split in two legs for a total of 239,12 km.

Entry requests must be made using the specific form and sent to the Rally’s Secretariat together with the entry fee payment receipt by e-mail to entry@rallycroatia2013.com , by Friday of 6th September 2013 h 24.00.

The original entry form and entry fee payment receipt must be received by the Organizer within seven days (i.e. by Friday 13th September 2013). Read More »

Molly Taylor YpresWith the Sibiu Rally (Romania) scheduled from July 25th to 27th, the European Rally Championship enters its decisive phase and the United Business crew wants to shine.

Despite the setback in Ypres Rally, where they had to retire while they were fighting for the 2WD standings, Molly Taylor with Seb Marshall await the start in Romania with utmost determination and motivation, knowing that a positive result would be a great support for their championship ambitions. Read More »

Molly-Taylor-test-Rally-AcoresIt will be the fascinating stage of the Sata Rally Acores, the first rally of the 2013  season for Molly Taylor. Monday, April 22, has been a day of pre-event test, very challenging for the Australian fast female driver of United Business. Molly, with his English co-driver Seb Marshall, has run many kilometers of testing with the Citroen DS3 R3 with Yokohama tyres. Read More »

Taylor_MarshallUnited Business announces Molly Taylor’s programme for the 2013 sports season. As per the “rumours” of the past weeks, the strong Australian lady driver, co-driven by Englishman Seb Marshall will compete in the European Rally Championship. Over the past weeks Pier Liberali, General Manager of United Business, the company which is in charge of Molly Taylor’s sports management since last year, was speaking of a possible international programme. Read More »

– Esapekka Lappi and Janne Ferm (FIN) – Škoda Motorsport´s new factory crew to appear in selected WRC-2 events
– New Finnish crew to replace Hänninen and Markkula
– Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler to appear in selected European Rally Championship (ERC) events
– Preparations for the future to start in the second half of 2013
– Škoda Fabia Super 2000 customer programme will continue
– Škoda won 3 international championship titles (IRC, ERC, APRC) and 6 national championship titles in 2012

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– Hänninen & Markkula have reinforced their lead in the European Championship
– Third European Championship victory for ŠKODA Motorsport’s Finnish crew this year
– Three times European Champion Rossetti in a private Fabia Super 2000 finished third

Juho Hänninen & Mikko Markkula comfortably won the Turkey Rally to reinforce their lead in the European Championship and celebrated their third European Championship victory this year. Read More »

– First gravel rally of this year’s European Championship
– Hänninen & Markkula looking forward to competing on their favourite surface
– The programme of the Turkey Rally includes 14 special stages (238 kilometres in total)

Škoda Motorsport’s Juho Hänninen & Mikko Markkula in a ŠKODA Fabia Super 2000 want to remain top of the current European Championship standings after the upcoming weekend. The sixth event of the series, the Bosphorus Rally in the surroundings of Istanbul, is the first gravel rally in this year’s European Championship calendar. Read More »

At his first ever race with the Peugeot, in a rally that he did not know, the young Portuguese driver had managed to reach the top of the overall standings, after a cautious start to the race aiming to become familiar with the car, the roads and the team, three elements which he met for the first time. Unfortunately bad luck, in the form of a mechanical failure, caused his withdrawal after 6 of the 17 special stages, while he was leading the race by over a minute. Read More »

Luca Rossetti and Matteo Chiarcossi, with their Abarth Grande Punto S2000, earn at the Rallye du Valais the mathematical certainty of being European champions for the third time, the first crew to do so in the history of the continental series. The European Championship is the international motorsport series with the longest tradition, the first edition dates back to 1953 while the World Championship is held since 1973. Read More »