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Sun September 22, 2013

Poland winner praises new generation R5 IRC Poland winner praises new generation R5 LOTOS 70 Rally Poland winner Kajetan Kajetanowicz has praised the performance of the new-generation Ford Fiesta R5 he drove to victory on the FIA European Rally Championship counter last week – and is now trying to find the money to drive the car again. ...

Mon September 16, 2013

Peugeot Academy down on luck in Poland Peugeot Peugeot Academy down on luck in Poland This weekend's Rally Poland did not produce a memorable result for the Peugeot Rally Academy, with all three crews falling foul of the appalling weather and a variety of incidents. Even so, the 70th edition of the Polish event was marked by the strong performance of the team&...

Kajetanowicz makes history IRC Kajetanowicz makes history Kajetan Kajetanowicz has claimed the new-generation Ford Fiesta R5’s maiden victory in the FIA European Rally Championship with his third win on LOTOS 70 Rally Poland, which concluded live on Eurosport this evening (Sunday). Kajetanowicz, who wrapped up his fourth Polish titl...

Sun September 15, 2013

3rd place in Poland for Kopecky Skoda 3rd place in Poland for Kopecky Seventh start, seventh podium finish: Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler remain on course for the title in FIA European Rally Championship (ERC). In some of the worst possible conditions on a course made muddy after heavy rain fall, the Czech duo drove to a magnificent third place in ...

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IRC PL end - Solowow drops places @ 05:49 PM - Dramatic last stage, rally ends in style, not with mini stage bollocks. Solowow, Breen and Kangur all puncture and drop places. Kajetanowicz wins. End results - subject to last road section and scrutineering (after SS13)
1st= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), 1h58m40s6;
2nd= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, +23s3;
3rd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +1m28s4;
4th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +2m14s1;
5th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +3m15s5;
6th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +3m17s4;
7th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +3m33s5;
8th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +3m48s2;
9th= Gryazin/Chumak, Ford, +4m08s;
10th= Oleksowicz/Kusnierz, Ford, +4m13s5

IRC PL SS12 - Tight fight to end @ 03:44 PM - Kangur wins stage. Bouffier narrows Kajetanowicz's lead to still 18s, but last (live TV) stage is longest of the day. Breen overtakes Holowczyc. Results after SS12:
1st= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), 1h43m58s9;
2nd= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, +18s7;
3rd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +1m27s3;
4th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +1m57s;
5th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +2m11s3;
6th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +2m53s3;
7th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +2m57s5;
8th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +3m23s7;
9th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +3m30s9;
10th= Oleksowicz/Kusnierz, Ford, +3m38s1

IRC PL SS11 - Bouffier trying @ 02:41 PM - Bouffier wins stage, but gap to Kajetanowicz still at close to 20s. Kangur moves into 9th and can gain more places. Results after SS11:
1st= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), 1h35m22s;
2nd= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, +19s3;
3rd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +1m24s9;
4th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +1m45s4;
5th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +2m11s2;
6th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +2m47s1;
7th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +2m49s1;
8th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +3m17s;
9th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +3m25s7;
10th= Oleksowicz/Kusnierz, Ford, +3m28s

IRC PL SS10 - Bouffier in problems @ 09:57 AM - Kopecky wins stage this time. But Bouffier has lost the rear dampers for this loop, with damage on this long stage being 20s. Breen loses a place with puncture. Ancian drops way down with only FWD. Results after SS10:
1st= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), 1h27m12s9;
2nd= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, +20s6;
3rd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +1m17s1;
4th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +1m32s9;
5th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +2m07s9;
6th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +2m31s8;
7th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +2m37s7;
8th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +3m00s7;
9th= Oleksowicz/Kusnierz, Ford, +3m02s4;
10th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +3m19s6

IRC PL SS9 - New leader! @ 08:10 AM - Superb battles. Kajetanowicz takes lead. Kopecky moves into 3rd. Breen gains another place too. All in close battles. Results after SS9:
1st= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), 1h12m22s4;
2nd= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, +1s7;
3rd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +1m17s7;
4th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +1m19s6;
5th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +2m00s7;
6th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +2m13s;
7th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +2m14s6;
8th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +2m31s1;
9th= Oleksowicz/Kusnierz, Ford, +2m37s2;
10th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +2m59s2

IRC PL SS8 - Kajetanowicz big attack @ 08:02 AM - Conditions are drier today. Kajetanowicz wins stage by 11.2s and narrows Bouffier's lead to just 5.6s! Kosciuszko & Breen move up a place each. Results after SS8:
1st= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, 1h03m41s5;
2nd= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), +5s6;
3rd= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +1m11s7;
4th= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +1m14s6;
5th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +2m03s1;
6th= Holowczyc/Kuruzeja, Ford(t), +2m04s1;
7th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +2m07s9;
8th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +2m17s8;
9th= Oleksowicz/Kusnierz, Ford, +2m28s6;
10th= Gryazin/Chumak, Ford, +2m48s4

Sat September 14, 2013

Home hero Kubica hits trouble IRC Home hero Kubica hits trouble Bryan Bouffier has picked up where he left off in the FIA European Rally Championship by chasing victory in the all-action contest, only this time his progress is being broadcast live on Eurosport. After challenging for victory on the Sibiu Rally in July, Bouffier is now figh...

Kopecky eyeing podium finish Skoda Kopecky eyeing podium finish The ŠKODA duo Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler (CZ/CZ) are in fourth place after day one of the two-day Rally Poland and are eyeing up a podium finish. Conditions were extremely difficult on the tracks, which were sodden following heavy rain. Because of this, the team avoided all un...

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IRC PL day1 - dramatic stage @ 05:45 PM - Kubica loses front left wheel. Kangur has an off. Breen has front right puntucre. All lose big time. Bouffier has a broken driveshaft but only 1.5km from the end. Stage win for Kajetanowicz. Results after day1 (SS7):
1st= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, 55m12s7;
2nd= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), +16s8;
3rd= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +1m05s9;
4th= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +1m11s;
5th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +1m46s9;
6th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +1m50s1;
7th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +2m04s;
8th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +2m04s7;
9th= Oleksowicz/Kusnierz, Ford, +2m15s9;
10th= Gryazin/Chumak, Ford, +2m39s5

IRC PL SS6 - Nothing happens on superspecial @ 03:51 PM - Nothing happens on superspecial, obviously. Kubica wins this. Results after SS6:
1st= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, 38m59s4;
2nd= Kubica/Baran, Citroen, +17s2;
3rd= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), +22s5;
4th= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +41s5;
5th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +55s1;
6th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +58s2;
7th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +1m00s3;
8th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +1m05s3;
9th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +1m06s9;
10th= Oleksowicz/Kusnierz, Ford, +1m33s8

IRC PL SS5 - Kangur really comes on @ 02:29 PM - After 2nd fastest in previous stage, Kangur wins this stage. Overshot for Kajetanowicz. Results after SS5:
1st= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, 37m09s1;
2nd= Kubica/Baran, Citroen, +18s2;
3rd= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), +22s4;
4th= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +41s5;
5th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +53s8;
6th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +56s7;
7th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +58s5;
8th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +1m04s5;
9th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +1m04s8;
10th= Oleksowicz/Kusnierz, Ford, +1m32s6

IRC PL SS4 - Interesting mix @ 02:14 PM - Surprising 2nd fastest time by Kangur. Breen does not seem to like this stage, only 14th after being 11th in the first run here. Results after SS4:
1st= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, 30m36s6;
2nd= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), +18s5;
3rd= Kubica/Baran, Citroen, +19s8;
4th= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +43s2;
5th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +48s;
6th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +51s3;
7th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +55s9;
8th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +1m01s1;
9th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +1m02s4;
10th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +1m19s

IRC PL SS3 - Stage win for Kubica @ 02:09 PM - Kubica wins stage. Times of Kopecky and Breen so far not as top as expected. Results after SS3:
1st= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, 26m36s;
2nd= Kubica/Baran, Citroen, +12s3;
3rd= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), +16s5;
4th= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +41s7;
5th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +42s8;
6th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +45s5;
7th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +47s2;
8th= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +57s8;
9th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +1m00s8;
10th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +1m14s1

IRC PL SS2 - Bouffier again @ 02:01 PM - Another fastest for Bouffier. Kosciuszko drops half a minute. Results after SS2:
1st= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, 10m32s6;
2nd= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), +5s8;
3rd= Kubica/Baran, Citroen, +14s4;
4th= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +18s5;
5th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +18s9;
6th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +20s9;
7th= Breen/Vanneste, Peugeot, +27s6;
8th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +28s6;
9th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +29s1;
10th= Bebenek/Bebenek, Subaru, +29s2

IRC PL SS1 - Strong start for Bouffier @ 01:53 PM - First stage shortened after weather chaos. Bouffier wins stage. Kubica only in 8th and Breen in 11th, but gaps are minor. Results after SS1:
1st= Bouffier/Panseri, Peugeot, 4m01s9;
2nd= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford(R5), +5s1;
3rd= Kosciuszko/Szczpaniak, Ford(R5), +5s4;
4th= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +6s2;
5th= Solowow/Rozwadowski, Ford(T), +7s9;
6th= Staniszewski/Drahan, Ford, +8s3;
7th= Holowczyc/Kurzeja, Ford(T), +8s7;
8th= Kubica/Baran, Citroen, +10s9;
9th= Bebenek/Bebenek, Subaru, +11s6;
10th= Kangur/Ots, Ford(R5), +12s4

Tue September 10, 2013

Kopecky continues ERC title hunt Skoda Kopecky continues ERC title hunt With victory in the bag last time out on home soil at the Barum Rally, ŠKODA’s Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler (CZ/CZ) will be continuing their hunt for the title in Poland from next Friday. The Masurian Lake District will be the spectacular setting for the gravel-based Rally Polan...

Peugeot trio in Poland Peugeot Peugeot trio in Poland For the second time this year after April's Rallye Acores, the full Peugeot Rally Academy squad will be in action in Poland. Craig Breen, Jérémi Ancian and Stéphane Lefebvre have all been entered for round nine of the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship (ERC)....

Fri September 6, 2013

Full Rally Poland preview IRC Full Rally Poland preview There’s no rest in the FIA European Rally Championship. Less than a fortnight after title leader Jan Kopecký stormed to glory in the Czech Republic to signal the start of ERC Super September, there will be more serious competition ahead when Poland hosts round nine live on Eurosp...

Thu September 5, 2013

Huge entry for ERC Rally Poland IRC Huge entry for ERC Rally Poland There will be serious competition ahead when the FIA European Rally Championship resumes next week after it was confirmed that 85 crews will tackle the spectacular all-gravel LOTOS 70 Rally Poland, which will be shown live on Eurosport. ...

Fri August 16, 2013

Make mine a S2000 says Bouffier Peugeot Make mine a S2000 says Bouffier Bryan Bouffier is hoping for a performance hike when the FIA European Rally Championship hits Poland next month for LOTOS 70th Rally Poland, which will be shown live on Eurosport. ...

Sun August 4, 2013

Live coverage for ERC Poland will thrill IRC Live coverage for ERC Poland will thrill Fans of the FIA European Rally Championship will be able to savour more exhilarating television coverage when Eurosport Events produces four stages of LOTOS 70th Rally Poland for live broadcast this autumn. ...

Fri July 26, 2013

Poland welcomes Eurosport live coverage IRC Poland welcomes Eurosport live coverage Andrzej Witkowski, the President of the Polish Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, has welcomed the news that Eurosport will broadcast live four stages of the country’s FIA European Rally Championship round. ...

Thu June 6, 2013

Kubica tipped to fly on home ERC event Citroen Kubica tipped to fly on home ERC event Citroën Racing boss Yves Matton is expecting big things from Robert Kubica when he returns to the FIA European Rally Championship on LOTOS 70th Rally Poland in September. ...

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