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Rally Finland: Private SKODA FABIA Rally2 evo crews aim for another class win for the Czech brand

Locals Emil Lindholm/Reeta Hämäläinen (ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo) had a difficult time in the 2021 WRC3 season. But Emil Lindholm, as brand ambassador supported by ŠKODA Finland, found fresh motivation by finishing the category third at the recent Acropolis Rally Greece at the wheel of the Toksport WRT run ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo. The young Spaniard, sharing Rallye Team Spain’s ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo with co-driver Borja Odriozola, aims to improve his seventh position in the current WRC3 points standings. Among the 27 Rally2 cars on the entry list, 13 crews rely on the Rally2 version of the FABIA, making ŠKODA again the most popular brand in this class.

Rally Finland offers 19 special stages totalling roughly 287 kilometres. ...the event first took place in 1951 under the name “Jyväskylän Suurajot”, translating roughly to “Grand Prix of Jyväskylä”?

Top-3 overall WRC2/Drivers (before Rally Finland)

1. Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, 126 points 2. Marco Bulacia (BOL), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, 104 points

Top-3 overall WRC2/Teams (before Rally Finland)

1. Toksport WRT (ŠKODA), 211 points 3. Movisport, 125 points

Top-3 overall WRC3/Drivers (before Rally Finland)

1. Yohan Rossel (FRA), Citroën C3 Rally2, 127 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, 1 – 3 October RallyRACC Rally de España, 14 – 17 October Rally Monza, 19 –21 November

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Oct 01, 2021 at 15:25


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