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Wed October 3, 2012

Mission accomplished for Martin Kangur IRC Mission accomplished for Martin Kangur Martin Kangur and co driver Ken Jaerveoja finished in second place in the 2WD Cup classification of the Mabanol Sliven Rally, the 11th round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge. To accomplish that feat, the driver of the Honda Civic Type R chose to approach the course care...

Sun September 30, 2012

Iliev makes it 7 IRC winners in 2012 IRC Iliev makes it 7 IRC winners in 2012 Dimitar Iliev, in a ŠKODA Fabia Super 2000, has made it seven different winners in this season’s all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge with victory on the Mabanol Sliven Rally in Bulgaria today, his sixth on the high-speed asphalt event....

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IRC BG end - Iliev wins @ 11:12 AM - Gyoshev wins stage, Iliev wins rally. Final results (after SS13)(subject to last road section and scrutineering):
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 1h48m58s7;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +11s2;
3rd= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +3m25s3;
4th= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +3m49s9;
5th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +4m09s5;
6th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +8m04s5;
7th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +10m30s4;
8th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +12m24s4;
9th= Titov/Mirchev, Citroen, +12m51s1;
10th= Stratieva/Poenaru, Citroen, +13m25s5

IRC BG SS12 - Krozser out from 6th @ 10:03 AM - Iliev has another stage win and goes into the final stage with a 16s advantage over the two Peugeots. Results after SS12:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 1h39m10s4;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +16s3;
3rd= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +3m05s5;
4th= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +3m38s8;
5th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +4m00s8;
6th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +7m31s3;
7th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +9m32s8;
8th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +11m26s9;
9th= Titov/Mirchev, Citroen, +12m04s6;
10th= Stratieva/Poenaru, Citroen, +12m28s8

IRC BG SS11 - Donchev into 3rd @ 09:54 AM - Donchev overtakes sensational Clio R3 driver Todor Slavov for 3rd. Vasilev retires from 8th. But Iliev pulls clear for lead on this longest stage of rally. Results after SS11:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 1h33m23s5;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +14s6;
3rd= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +3m01s4;
4th= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +3m26s1;
5th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +3m43s5;
6th= Krozser/Papp, Renault, +5m34s8;
7th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +6m53s8;
8th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +8m56s6;
9th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +10m21s5;
10th= Titov/Mirchev, Citroen, +11m26s5

IRC BG SS10 - Gyoshev stage win @ 09:48 AM - Peter Gyoshev wins stage but Iliev keeps lead. No changes at all in top20. Results after SS10:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 1h21m43s5;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +10s1;
3rd= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +2m44s8;
4th= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +2m52s3;
5th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +3m12s4;
6th= Krozser/Papp, Renault, +4m48s8;
7th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +6m00s6;
8th= Vasilev/Dobrev, Mitsubishi, +7m23s3;
9th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +7m49s1;
10th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +8m26s

Sat September 29, 2012

Iliev edges exciting fight for IRC glory IRC Iliev edges exciting fight for IRC glory Dimitar Iliev can make it seven different winners in this year’s all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge providing he can maintain his advantage out front when the Mabanol Sliven Rally concludes in Bulgaria tomorrow (Sunday)....

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IRC BG leg1 - Iliev leads @ 03:50 PM - Iliev wins last stage of the day. However an early 20s time penalty drops Avci behind Donchev. Results after leg1 (SS9):
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 1h12m58s7;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +11s7;
3rd= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +2m24s9;
4th= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +2m50s3;
5th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +2m54s6;
6th= Krozser/Papp, Renault, +4m18s3;
7th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +5m26s9;
8th= Vasilev/Dobrev, Mitsubishi, +6m37s4;
9th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +6m57s7;
10th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +7m29s1

IRC BG SS8 - Gyoshev fastest again @ 03:42 PM - Another fastest for Gyoshev, who moves close to the lead. Consani problems with driveshaft. Results after SS8:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 1h04m34s;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +7s1;
3rd= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +2m00s6;
4th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +2m40s2;
5th= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +2m42s5;
6th= Krozser/Papp, Renault, +3m47s4;
7th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +4m52s;
8th= Vasilev/Dobrev, Mitsubishi, +5m40s5;
9th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +6m01s6;
10th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +6m24s7

IRC BG SS7 - Stage win for Gyoshev @ 03:36 PM - Gyoshev wins stage, Donchev moves up a place. Results after SS7:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 52m51s;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +21s7;
3rd= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +1m56s8;
4th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +2m24s2;
5th= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +2m54s2;
6th= Krozser/Papp, Renault, +3m07s8;
7th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +4m13s1;
8th= Vasilev/Dobrev, Mitsubishi, +4m41s9;
9th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +4m53s4;
10th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +4m53s8

IRC BG SS6 - Donchev fights back @ 01:08 PM - Fastest time for Donchev, but he remains in 6th place for now. Tempestini retires with turbo and oil leak problems. Results after SS6:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 47m03s8;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +22s5;
3rd= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +1m45s5;
4th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +2m12s4;
5th= Korzser/Papp, Renault, +2m44s1;
6th= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +2m51s8;
7th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +3m44s5;
8th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +3m58s4;
9th= Vasilev/Dobrev, Mitsubishi, +4m01s2;
10th= Tempestini/Pulpea, Subaru, +4m04s2

IRC BG SS5 - Donchev in trouble @ 11:11 AM - Krum Donchev drops 2 1/2 minutes, possibly with a puncture, into 6th place. Results after SS5:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 37m21s2;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +19s4;
3rd= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +1m32s6;
4th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +1m57s4;
5th= Korzser/Papp, Renault, +2m15s2;
6th= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +2m53s1;
7th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +2m58s2;
8th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +3m06s6;
9th= Tempestini/Pulpea, Subaru, +3m34s9;
10th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +3m36s4

IRC BG SS4 - Hunt heavily delayed @ 10:50 AM - Harry Hunt drops 14min with an off. Yagiz Avci stage times are simply disappointing. Results after SS4:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 28m57s5;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +11s2;
3rd= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +22s3;
4th= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +1m05s7;
5th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +1m17s3;
6th= Krozser/Papp, Renault, +1m41s9;
7th= Tempestini/Pulpea, Subaru, +2m08s3;
8th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +2m11s8;
9th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +2m30s9;
10th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +2m43s9

IRC BG SS3 - Iliev confirms speed @ 10:22 AM - Leader Iliev wins stage, but it looks like this rally should turn into a good battle between Iliev, Donchev and Gyoshev. But Yalta winner Avci is even under threat of a Clio R3 driver. Results after SS3:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 17m34s5;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +5s9;
3rd= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +14s2;
4th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +33s;
5th= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +33s1;
6th= Hunt/Durant, Citroen, +42s8;
7th= Krozser/Papp, Renault, +47s3;
8th= Tempestini/Pulpea, Subaru, +1m00s9;
9th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +1m10s;
10th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +1m15s8

IRC BG SS2 - Iliev takes lead @ 09:32 AM - Donchev wins stage and jumps from 16th to 3rd. Avci time slow as in Yalta and drops from 1st to 4th. Results after SS2:
1st= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, 11m50s3;
2nd= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +3s9;
3rd= Donchev/Yordanov, Peugeot, +9s4;
4th= Avci/Gucenmez, Ford, +12s6;
5th= Slavov/Filipov, Renault, +17s6;
6th= Hunt/Durant, Citroen, +20s9;
7th= Krozser/Papp, Renault, +26s8;
8th= Tempestini/Pulpea, Subaru, +29s2;
9th= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +35s4;
10th= Kangur/Järveoja, Honda, +42s9

Fri September 28, 2012

Martin Kangur going for victory in 2WD IRC Martin Kangur going for victory in 2WD The Intercontinental Rally Challenge continues its tour of Eastern Europe this week, with drivers and crews arriving at Bulgaria for the Mabanol Sliven Rally. Dominated by lightening quick asphalt stages in the mountains around Sliven – with a hilltop 1050m above sea-level - t...

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IRC BG SS1 - Super special start of rally @ 08:51 PM - Not many surprises in 2min mini stage, Krum Donchev in a 207 S2000 surprisingly in 16th. Results after SS1:
1st= Avci/Gücenmez, Ford, 2m00s5;
2nd= Tempestini/Pulpea, Subaru, +0s5;
3rd= Consani/Klinger, Renault, +3s4;
4th= Iliev/Yanakiev, Skoda, +4s;
5th= Hunt/Durant, Citroen, +5s;
6th= Gyoshev/Spasov, Peugeot, +5s9;
7th= Krozser/Papp, Renault, +8s1;
8th= Stratieva/Poenaru, Citroen, +10s5;
9th= Shen/Lin, Renault, +11s6;
10th= Bostanci/Vatansever, Ford(R2), +12s4

Mon September 24, 2012

Rally Sliven Bulgaria Preview IRC Rally Sliven Bulgaria Preview Full preview: 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 11 of 13 Mabanol Sliven Rally, 28-30 September: IRC set for Bulgaria debut  ...

Sun September 23, 2012

New name for Bulgarian round IRC New name for Bulgarian round Sliven Rally organisers have confirmed a new event name and tweaked logo for their first appearance in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge next week....

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