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Rally Estonia: SKODA driver Andreas Mikkelsen wants to strengthen lead in WRC2 category

Andreas Mikkelsen: These two events were a good warm-up for Rally Estonia with its fast and smooth gravel stages. I finished second overall in 2019, when the rally was held as a promotional event. I missed to drive the event last year when it was a round of the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time. I cannot wait to return to the fantastic gravel stages and the enthusiastic rally fans. During the first half of the WRC season, Mikkelsen’s Toksport WRT teammate Marco Bulacia from Bolivia showed together with his co-driver Marcelo Der Ohannesian (ARG) a steady learning curve. Thanks to good results, the South-American ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo crew holds third position in the WRC2 overall standings.

With their privately entered ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, Kajetan Kajetanowicz and co-driver Maciej Szczepaniak already won WRC3 at Rally Croatia and Vodafone Rally de Portugal. The “Russian rocket” and co-driver Yaroslav Fedorov compete in a Team Sports Racing Technologies/SRT ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo.

that Rally Estonia is the biggest motorsport event in the Baltic countries and that Rallying is one of the most popular sports in Estonia?

Top-3 overall WRC2/Drivers (after 6 of 12 rounds)

1. Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, 68 points 3. Marco Bulacia (BOL), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, 63 points

Top-3 overall WRC2/Teams (after 6 of 12 rounds)

1. Toksport WRT (ŠKODA), 125 points 2. Movisport, 125 points

Top-3 overall WRC3/Drivers (after 6 of 12 rounds)

1. Yohan Rossel (FRA), Citroën C3 Rally2, 98 points 3. Nicolas Ciamin (FRA), Citroën C3 Rally2, 57 points

2021 FIA World Rally Championship

Arctic Rally Finland powered by CapitalBox 25 – 28 February Rally Croatia 22 – 25 April Vodafone Rally Portugal 20 – 23 May Rally Italia Sardegna 3 – 6 June Safari Rally Kenya 24 – 27 June Rally Estonia 15 – 18 July Renties Ypres Rally Belgium 13 – 15 August Rally Acropolis Greece 9 – 12 September Rally Finland 30 September – 3 October RallyRACC Rally de España 14 – 17 October Rally Japan 11 –14 November

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Jul 14, 2021 at 10:30


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