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RallyRACC Rally de España: SKODA driver Andreas Mikkelsen wins WRC2 Drivers’ title*

It’s super weird to win the WRC2 Drivers’ title while sitting in the service park. Still, it’s an incredible feeling to take overall victory against such a tough competition. The season went perfect, my ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo was reliable all the way, Mikkelsen commented. Michal Hrabánek, Head of ŠKODA Motorsport, added: Congratulations to Andreas for winning the 2021 WRC2 Drivers’ title. I’m proud of our cooperation with him, which started already twelve years ago with the ŠKODA FABIA S2000. Today Andreas added another valuable championship to the impressive title collection of the ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo.

Although competing for the first time on world level at the wheel of a ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, Gryazin was on the pace right from the start.

Top 3 WRC2 overall after 11 of 12 rallies

1. Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, 126 points 3. Marco Bulacia (BOL), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, 104 points 1. Lindholm/Hämäläinen (FIN/FIN), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, 2:44:31.9 hrs. 4. Ingram/Whittock (GBR/GBR), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, +3:14.1 min. 6. Zaldivar/Del Barrio (PRY/ESP), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, +9:04.9 min.

Top 3 WRC3 overall after 11 of 12 rallies

1. Kajetan Kajetanowicz (POL), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, 135 points 3. Emil Lindholm (FIN), ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo, 73 points On their way to WRC3 victory, Emil Lindholm/Reeta Hämäläinen (ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo) from Finland won seven of the 17 stages.

2021 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC)

Arctic Rally Finland powered by CapitalBox 26 – 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 EKO Acropolis Rally Greece 9 – 12 September Secto Rally Finland 1 – 3 October RallyRACC Rally de España 14 – 17 October FORUM8 ACI Rally Monza 19 – 21 November

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Oct 22, 2021 at 04:43


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