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Wed September 3, 2014

First European win for Winmax IRC First European win for Winmax After 11 years, the fast Czech driver Vaclav Pech Jr succeeded in winning the Barum rally once again. He took this victory with Winmax brake pads on his Mini RRC. ...

Mon September 1, 2014

All checks positive for Ingram Peugeot All checks positive for Ingram To step into any brand new car for the first time is always slightly daunting: when it’s a full-blown PEUGEOT rally car and you’re driving on rally stages you’ve never seen before, it’s triply so. But last weekend PEUGEOT UK’s 20-year old rising star Chris Ingram rose manfully...

Sun August 31, 2014

Nail biting finale for Skoda Skoda Nail biting finale for Skoda Sepp Wiegand/Frank Christian (D/D) finish second on the podium after a nail-biting finale, Esapekka Lappi/Janne Ferm (FIN/FIN) defend their leading position in the championship: The ŠKODA team thrilled tens of thousands of fans at their home rally in the FIA European Rally Champi...

Lefebvre flies the Peugeot colours Peugeot Lefebvre flies the Peugeot colours After a dominating start that saw the team top the leaderboard early on, the Peugeot Rally Academy's two Peugeot 208 T16s were sidelined halfway into the opening day. Stéphane Lefebvre and Thomas Dubois marked the Barum Czech Rally Zlin's FIA ERC Junior battle to claim a ...

Pech wins dramatic ERC counter IRC Pech wins dramatic ERC counter Václav Pech and co-driver Petr Uhel have won Barum Czech Rally Zlín for the second time following four years of ŠKODA domination on the FIA European Rally Championship qualifier. ŠKODA had been unbeaten in Zlín since 2009 with its Fabia Super 2000 but Pech’s success in his Mi...

NEWS JUST IN

IRC CZ end - Many position changes still! @ 01:39 PM - Kostka has engine problems and loses 2nd by 0.2s. Kajetanowicz even loses 2 places in very tight battle for 4th. We urgently need a shoot out stage, then 3-way battles will no more be possible! Final results (after SS15)(subject to last road section and scrutineering):
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 2h16m28s7;
2nd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +51s5;
3rd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +51s7;
4th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m12s8;
5th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +1m13s6;
6th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +1m14s4;
7th= Tänak/Reiger, Ford, +2m41s5;
8th= Vlcek/Lasevic, Skoda, +5m30s2;
9th= Tlustak/Kucera, Skoda, +6m05s8;
=10th= Magalhaes/Magalhaes, Peugeot(T16), +7m07s3

IRC CZ SS14 - Dramas in penultimate stage @ 12:43 AM - Consani stopped for 8min with an exhaust fire. Odlozilik crashed. Crew OK but for safety reasons stage stopped after Odlozilik. From 8th place drivers are likely to get notional times. Still fights for 2nd and 5th places in last stage. Results after SS14:
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 2h04m51s8;
2nd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +58s6;
3rd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +1m02s6;
4th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +1m22s6;
5th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m28s8;
6th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +1m31s4;
7th= Tänak/Reiger, Ford, +2m44s4;
8th= Vlcek/Lasevic, Skoda, +5m08s1;
9th= Tlustak/Kucera, Skoda, +5m41s;
=10th= Magalhaes/Magalhaes, Peugeot(T16), +6m40s4

IRC CZ SS13 - Good battle for 2nd @ 11:58 AM - Kostka takes 2nd for now. Barrable reported retired again. Lappi wins stage. Results after SS13:
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 1h54m43s4;
2nd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +58s7;
3rd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +1m02s;
4th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +1m22s6;
5th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +1m26s3;
6th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m38s3;
7th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +1m41s;
8th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +2m24s3;
9th= Tänak/Reiger, Ford, +2m44s6;
=10th= Vlcek/Lasevic, Skoda, +4m30s1

IRC CZ SS12 - Orsak on a mission @ 09:12 AM - Now a stage win proper for Orsak. So we have a 3-way battle for 4th now! Barrable had a puncture. Results after SS12:
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 1h46m36s3;
2nd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +1m01s4;
3rd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +1m06s3;
4th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +1m27s4;
5th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +1m34s;
6th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m41s3;
7th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +1m49s4;
8th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +2m19s9;
9th= Tänak/Reiger, Ford, +2m45s;
=10th= Vlcek/Lasevic, Skoda, +4m17s2

IRC CZ SS11 - Strong time for Orsak @ 08:11 AM - Lappi wins stage with Orsak next, as Orsak gains 2 places o/a. Pindula is not the longest but the trikiest stage of the rally. Kostka closing in on 2nd. Results after SS11:
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 1h34m54s3;
2nd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +59s3;
3rd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +1m08s;
4th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +1m28s7;
5th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +1m35s5;
6th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m49s;
7th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +1m54s3;
8th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +2m01s6;
9th= Tänak/Reiger, Ford, +2m37s3;
=10th= Vlcek/Lasevic, Skoda, +3m48s2

IRC CZ SS10 - Solid start for everyone @ 07:37 AM - Tarabus wins stage and starts moving up places. Lappi and Barrable restarted today, Kresta, Jakes, Breen and Abbring did not. Higgins retired with an engine problem on his Subaru. Results after SS10:
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 1h24m47s6;
2nd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +54s;
3rd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +1m08s4;
4th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +1m23s6;
5th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +1m33s;
6th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +1m50s9;
7th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +1m52s3;
8th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m52s8;
9th= Tänak/Reiger, Ford, +2m30s6;
=10th= Vlcek/Lasevic, Skoda, +3m07s4

Sat August 30, 2014

Pech leads home event IRC Pech leads home event Václav Pech leads Barum Czech Rally Zlín following a day of high drama in the FIA European Rally Championship. The Czech champion, who was second to Robert Kubica on the ERC season-opener in Austria, is 54.1s in front in his Michelin-shod MINI John Cooper Works S2000 with Sep...

Peugeot backing like a dream says Ingram Peugeot Peugeot backing like a dream says Ingram Chris Ingram says carrying the colours of Peugeot UK on his 208 R2 is a dream come true. The 20-year-old British talent has attracted support from Peugeot Financial Services and Peugeot UK for his FIA ERC Junior Championship bid. ...

New Subaru impresses Higgins Subaru New Subaru impresses Higgins Mark Higgins can’t wait for round eight of the FIA European Rally Championship to get underway because it will mean significantly more seat time in JRM’s all-new Subaru WRX STI. ...

NEWS JUST IN

IRC CZ day2 - Strange turn in fight for 2nd @ 05:47 PM - Going into the stage Kostka was only 1.7s behind Wiegand and catching. Now Wiegand hat a puncture, but Kostka lost even more time with power steering failure. Valousek disqualified at weigh bridge before stage. Results after day2 (SS9):
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 1h16m35s;
2nd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +54s1;
3rd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +1m12s7;
4th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +1m25s9;
5th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +1m37s;
6th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +1m43s1;
7th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m54s7;
8th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +1m57s7;
9th= Tänak/Reiger, Ford, +2m21s2;
=10th= Vlcek/Lasevic, Skoda, +2m51s8

IRC CZ SS8 - Tarabus hits back @ 05:19 PM - After losing 8 places with an off on the previous stage, Tarabus now claims a stage win. Kostka also strong, fighting Wiegand for 2nd. Results after SS8:
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 1h09m58s4;
2nd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +29s5;
3rd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +31s1;
4th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +1m17s2;
5th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +1m21s6;
6th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +1m33s2;
7th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m36s1;
8th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +1m54s8;
9th= Valousek/Slehoferova, Skoda, +2m04s2;
=10th= Tänak/Reiger, Ford, +2m15s6

IRC CZ SS7 - Next drivers in problems @ 03:08 PM - What's going on here? Now Tarabus and Magalhaes both 2min delayed. No information on Tarabus, but Magalhaes is stuck in 5th gear. But 7 stages in and the list of drivers with problems is easily at over 50%! Results after SS7:
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 56m59s4;
2nd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +25s;
3rd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +29s;
4th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +1m02s4;
5th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +1m05s2;
6th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +1m11s9;
7th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m22s4;
8th= Valousek/Slehoferova, Skoda, +1m44s9;
9th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +1m56s4;
=10th= Tänak/Reiger, Ford, +2m01s8

IRC CZ SS6 - No retirements for a change @ 02:32 PM - Though Kresta dropped out of results now. Strong time by Kostka too. Results after SS6:
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 52m05s1;
2nd= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +11s8;
3rd= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +18s8;
4th= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +25s8;
5th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +54s8;
6th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +56s9;
7th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +57s;
8th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m17s5;
9th= Valousek/Slehoferova, Skoda, +1m32s7;
=10th= Magalhaes/Magalhaes, Peugeot(T16), +1m45s5

IRC CZ SS5 - More top driver dramas @ 01:47 PM - Now new leader Kresta has a broken manifold and is unlikely to continue as this could be a risk of fire. Breen & Barrable didn't start the stage following SS4 offs. Well, if the top6 all retire, Wiegand has good chances on another podium... Results after SS5:
1st= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, 42m;
2nd= Kresta/Stary, Skoda, +3s6;
3rd= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +14s6;
4th= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +16s1;
5th= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +24s8;
6th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +52s1;
7th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +52s6;
8th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +53s3;
9th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +1m14s3;
=10th= Valousek/Slehoferova, Skoda, +1m23s7

IRC CZ SS4 - Top3 cars in dramas! @ 12:46 AM - We often had dramatic stages in IRC & ERC, but did we evr have this? Leader Abbring out with a blown engine. 2nd Lappi out after a crash. 3rd Breen drops 30sec being off road. Results after SS4:
1st= Kresta/Stary, Skoda, 35m22s8;
2nd= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, +3s8;
3rd= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +8s6;
4th= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +9s2;
5th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +11s7;
6th= Breen/Marshall, Peugeot(T16), +21s9;
7th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +31s9;
8th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +37s6;
9th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +39s4;
=10th= Kajetanowicz/Baran, Ford, +43s3

IRC CZ SS3 - Kresta fast too @ 09:44 AM - Kresta 2nd fastest. Tänak had a spin early in the stage and Barrable has a broken driveshaft after he handbraked round a hairpin. Results after SS3:
1st= Abbring/Marshall, Peugeot(T16), 22m09s;
2nd= Lappi/Ferm, Skoda, +10s5;
3rd= Breen/Martin, Peugeot(T16), +11s8;
4th= Kresta/Stary, Skoda, +15s8;
5th= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +15s9;
=6th= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +19s1;
=6th= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, +19s1;
8th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +20s7;
9th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +27s9;
=10th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +29s7

IRC CZ SS2 - Strong start for Abbring @ 09:16 AM - Strong stage win for Abbring. Another slow time by Tänak. Pech Mini is slowed by gearbox problems, downshit not working proper. Jakes DS3 R5 retired on road section before stage. Results after SS2:
1st= Abbring/Marshall, Peugeot(T16), 17m14s6;
2nd= Lappi/Ferm, Skoda, +9s9;
3rd= Breen/Martin, Peugeot(T16), +10s9;
4th= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +11s8;
5th= Kresta/Stary, Skoda, +15s5;
6th= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +16s5;
7th= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, +17s4;
8th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +19s1;
9th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +20s1;
=10th= Orsak/Smeidler, Skoda, +23s8

Fri August 29, 2014

NEWS JUST IN

IRC CZ day1 - Big party with surprises @ 10:11 PM - Big party, fireworks, 5-digit spectator numbers, 10km in Zlin town centre. Quite clear stage win for Abbring, while Estonia winner Tänak surprisingly is in 15th place, 17s off the pace. Results after day1 (SS1):
1st= Abbring/Marshall, Peugeot(T16), 7m10s6;
2nd= Lappi/Ferm, Skoda, +2s8;
3rd= Breen/Martin, Peugeot(T16), +4s6;
4th= Kostka/Houst, Ford, +4s7;
5th= Pech/Uhel, BMW Mini, +4s8;
6th= Consani/Vilmot, Peugeot, +7s3;
7th= Kresta/Stary, Skoda, +8s7;
8th= Wiegand/Christian, Skoda, +9s4;
9th= Tarabus/Trunkat, Skoda, +11s3;
=10th= Odlozilik/Turecek, Ford, +12s1 =10th= Magalhaes/Magalhaes, Peugeot(T16), +12s1

Wed August 27, 2014

Barum home rally for Skoda Skoda Barum home rally for Skoda The ŠKODA drivers line up in first and second place in the championship, the two works Fabia Super 2000s will once again boast their stylish retro RS look, and action is guaranteed at the ŠKODA Motorsport Park: ŠKODA is looking forward to its home event at the Barum Czech Rally Z...

Injury forces Bessenyey out of Barum IRC Injury forces Bessenyey out of Barum Reigning 2WD champion Zoltan Bessenyey will not be travelling to the Barum Rally this week to defend his title. The Hungarian driver damaged his left ankle playing badminton last week and after taking medical advice has decided to withdraw from the Czech classic. The Eurosol-C...

Sat August 23, 2014

Peugeot UK is back with youngster Ingram Peugeot Peugeot UK is back with youngster Ingram Like many car-mad 20-year-olds, Chris Ingram’s dream is to win the World Rally Championship, but unlike the vast majority of his peers, the Manchester born driver has already shown sufficient promise to secure the backing of a major car maker....

Thu August 14, 2014

5 Zlin facts IRC 5 Zlin facts To get you in the mood for round eight of the FIA European Rally Championship, Barum Czech Rally Zlín, here are five facts about the event’s host city. ...

Prepare to be impressed with Barum entry IRC Prepare to be impressed with Barum entry The entry list for Barum Czech Rally Zlín will be published on Monday 18 August and event organisers are promising a huge turnout for round eight of the FIA European Rally Championship. ...

Warming up for Barum the Tarabus style Skoda Warming up for Barum the Tarabus style Jaromír Tarabus and Daniel Trunkát warmed up for Barum Czech Rally Zlín in style with victory on EPLCond Rally Agropa Pačejov last weekend. The FIA European Rally Championship regulars were using the event to prepare for their home round of the ERC from 29-31 August. ...

Sun August 10, 2014

Qualifying stage comes to Zlin IRC Qualifying stage comes to Zlin Barum Czech Rally Zlín will host a Qualifying Stage for the first time when the FIA European Rally Championship comes calling from 29-31 August. The Qualifying Stage concept was first trialled in the ERC in 2012 and became mandatory for the 2014 season. ...

Zlin braced for ERC night fever IRC Zlin braced for ERC night fever There will be night fever in the FIA European Rally Championship with the popular after dark superspecial stage through the streets of Barum Czech Rally Zlín’s host city on Friday 29 August. ...

Fri August 8, 2014

Q&A Craig Breen IRC Q&A Craig Breen While a full recovery from the back injury sustained in a heavy landing during Finland’s world championship round last week is his current priority, Craig Breen’s focus is very much on achieving more FIA European Rally Championship success on Barum Czech Rally Zlín later this mon...

Why Bessenyey has 2WD Cup edge for Zlin IRC Why Bessenyey has 2WD Cup edge for Zlin Zoltán Bessenyey will have “an edge” when he continues his bid to make it back-to-back FIA ERC 2WD Championship titles on Barum Czech Rally Zlín from 29-31 August. ...

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