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skoda-pre-monte17c– ŠKODA FABIA R5 to sport livery from winning ŠKODA 130 RS from 1977
– Works team consists of three drivers at start of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC 2): Andreas Mikkelsen, Pontus Tidemand and Jan Kopecký
– Tidemand drives for the works team in the WRC 2 in 2017, while the second works driver, Jan Kopecký, goes in hunt of a hat-trick of titles in the Czech Rally Championship
– Michal Hrabánek: “The awareness of the brand’s outstanding motor racing history is the driving force behind our current motorsport activities” Read More »

Skoda Fabia Combi R5– Fabia Combi R5 to make debut at mid-May GTI meeting
– ŠKODA reinterprets its new rally car as an estate
– Follows ŠKODA Fabia R5’s spectacular opening in Czech Rally Championships

The new ŠKODA Fabia R5 caused a sensation at its first ever race, with the ŠKODA team bringing home a clear victory from the new model’s world premiere in the Šumava Klatovy Rally. Now the high-tech racer will be presented as an estate show car at the 34th GTI meeting at Wörthersee (13 to 16 May 2015). ŠKODA will also be presenting the ŠKODA Fabia R5 alongside three other sports cars. Read More »

Skoda Fabia R5 debut– Jan Kopecký to drive the new rally car at the opening round of the Czech Rally Championship
– Hrabánek: “Pleased to be able to test the Fabia R5 at a rally”
– New racing car to see action in the WRC 2, APRC and Czech Rally Championship this season

The brand new ŠKODA Fabia R5 will make its debut on the international rally stage at the home of the manufacturer in the Czech Republic. Read More »

Kopecky-Dresler win the Croatia RallyThe final podium is completed by Andreas Aigner (Subaru, new leader of the Production Cup) and Hermann Gassner jr. (Mitsubishi) who finished in this order after a great battle – Molly Taylor (Citroen) seals the Ladies’ Trophy – Zoltan Bessenyey (Honda) only a step away from the 2WD Cup title – Daniel Saskin first of the local drivers – The FIA President Jean Todt attends the event – The Colin McRae Flat Out Trophy awarded to Andreas Aigner for this event. Read More »

Jan Kopecky in actionThe Skoda factory crew of Jan Kopecky and Pavel Dressler, current leaders of the 2013 FIA ERC, leads the 40th Croatia Rally after Leg 1. Second place is for Andreas Aigner-Barbara Watzl (Subaru Impreza R4, +52.9s), third place for Hermann Gassner jr-Ursula Mayrhofer (Mitsubishi Lancer R4, +58.1s).   Read More »

Kopecky Skoda Fabia - Aigner Subaru ImprezaSS4:  The Kopecky attack

In the longest SS of the day, Jan Kopecky has made is attack, winning the SS and recovering 19s from Andreas Aigner that continues to lead the Croatia Rally 2013.

At the end of the first round on the today’s special stages Andreas Aigner (Subaru Impreza R4) leads, followed by Jan Kopecky (Skoda Fabia S2000, + 10.5s) and Hermann Gassner jr. (Mitsubishi Lancer R4, +14.7s). Read More »

Kopecky_Skoda_CroatiaA total of 98 crews are on the entry list for the forthcoming Croatia Rally, round 10 of the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship, which gets underway on Thursday 26 September, in Poreč.

Drivers and co-drivers representing 19 different nationalities from 3 continents are registered, with 69 entries from outside the host country and 29 from Croatia.

Cars from 18 manufacturers will take part in the top line Croatia rally competition, with championship leader Jan Kopecky of the Skoda Motorsport Team topping the drivers’ list, followed by Belgian Pieter Tsjoen. Read More »

Skoda Sibui13– 3:12.8 minute lead over Francois Delecour
– Ten stage victories on a tricky course
– ŠKODA duo Kopecký and Dresler extend their lead in the ERC’s overall  standings

Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler (CZ/CZ) put on a superb performance to take their fourth victory of the FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) season at the Sibiu Rally in Romania. 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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– Škoda Motorsport’s both factory crews to appear on the start line
– Kopecký & Dresler may celebrate the Czech Championship title in Mladá Boleslav
– The list of participants also includes current European Championship leaders Hänninen & Markkula
– Sixth event of the Czech Championship to take place in the heart of the Škoda world Read More »