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Rally Bohemia: Two factory crew in Skoda Fabia R5 to start

Rally Bohemia: Two factory crew in Skoda Fabia R5 to start Rally Bohemia region around Mlada Boleslav, where Škoda's headquarters, with the new competition will introduce special for just two factory crews Skoda.

After three victories in three starts in Czech Rally Championship (the Championship) wants to brand Skoda factory driver Jan Kopecký continue with co-driver Pavel Dresler successful series. The second crew of the Skoda brand consists of European champions Esapekka Lappi / Janne Ferm, who won a historic first victory of the new Fabia R5 World Championship (WRC 2). The 42nd annual Rally Bohemia will be held July 10 to 12.

"We are pleased that we can make our new Fabia R5 finally show also employees and fans of the Škoda brand at home, at the headquarters of our brand and to live during the rally,"
says the head of Skoda Motorsport Michal Hrabánek. "We want to confirm the current success of the Fabia R5 and potential Vehicle exhaust back a little more, "continues Hrabánek.

Shame on Rally Bohemia since 2009 undefeated.
This year, the crews 151.65 kilometers mostly along the narrow asphalt tracks. The biggest challenger should be, as soon as the first three rounds Championship, the main rival Vaclav Pech.

After winning an impressive hat-trick of going Jan Kopecký / Pavel Dresler at Rally Bohemia as the head of the table unbeaten championship. "The Rally Bohemia is hugely excited. It will be a tough battle with Vaclav Pech, but also Esapekka Lappi certainly speaks to battle for victory, "said Kopecký.

Also, European champion Esapekka Lappi with its launch in the Czech Republic can not wait. "We want the many fans of the Škoda brand showcase an interesting show. After a long absence on the tarmac for us will be two exciting days and a welcome change compared to our existing startups in the world championship on gravel, "says Lappi. Last year at Rally Bohemia Lappi first tested under match conditions, the new turbocharged 1.6 liters for the new Fabia R5.

Continues a rich accompanying program. The biggest attraction at this year's Bohemka will undoubtedly presentation design study model, Fabia Combi and R5 knowledge contest on the Fabia Monte Carlo. Within the amusement park, located in the premises of the service area will be prepared a number of interesting attractions for families with children.


Rally Championship (the Championship)

Sumava Rallye Klatovy: 4.24-April 25, 2015
Rallye Czech Krumlov: 22.05-May 23, 2015
Rally Hustopeče: 19.6-June 20, 2015
Rally Bohemia: 10.7-July 12, 2015
Barum Czech Rally Zlín: 28.8-August 30, 2015
Rally Pribram: 10.2-October 4, 2015


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Did you know that ...

... Rally Bohemia since its first edition in r. 1974 to r. 1985 named Škoda Rally? Brand said the rally in his life to extreme conditions tested for quality and durability of its models. The first rally 40 years ago was amazing 1800 km, the stages were distributed throughout the territory of former Czechoslovakia. It was attended by 152 crew, including 72 foreign ones.

... Rally Bohemia was for many years part of the European Rally Championship and the European Rally Cup? In 2004, 2005 and 2013, reaching its current Skoda factory driver Jan Kopecký three victories.

... Within the Rally Bohemia takes place also a contest of historic rally cars? The contest is the first part of the FIA European Rally Championship of historic cars.

... Former factory driver Juho Hanninen Skoda Mlada Boleslav celebrates comeback special kind? For spectators popular Rally Bohemia is a living legend. Hänninen won for the Skoda brand among others the title in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) 2010 World Rally Championship (SWRC) 2011 European FIA Rally Championship (ERC) 2012.

... Mladá Boleslav is not only the seat of Škoda Auto, but in your area may also offer similarly like the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Symbol castle ruins Michalovice was once the treasure hunters deflected off balance.


Source: tz



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