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Wales Rally GB 2017 will be remembered for the maiden WRC victory of Elfyn Evans & Daniel Barritt (Fiesta WRC). A total of 9 fastest stages out of the 21 stages run, crucially the first 5 stages of Saturday, saw Evans take almost a minutes lead in to the final day. With the next 6 places covered by half a minute, any slip up could prove costly but a measured drive, on the final day, saw the winning margin trimmed to 37.3s. Thierry Neuville & Nicolas Gilsoul (i20 Coupe WRC) took 2nd spot and maximum points on the power stage but it was not enough to prevent Sébastien Ogier & Julien Ingrassia (Fiesta WRC) from wrapping up WRC title number 5, with 3rd overall. Read More »

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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 »