Tag Archive: Skoda Motorsport

Aug 25

ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlín pre-event press conference

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 6 of 8

Barum Czech Rally Zlín, 25-27 August. Present: Miroslav Regner, Clerk of the Course, Barum Czech Rally Zlín, Libor Láznička, Managing Director, Continental Barum, Bryan Bouffier, Gemini Clinic Rally Team, Jan Kopecký, ŠKODA Motorsport, Alexey Lukyanuk, Russian Performance Motorsport, Filip Mareš, ACCR Czech Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

WRC: Lappi breaks silence over Toyota rumours

Finland’s Esapekka Lappi has held talks with Toyota about a potential place in its new WRC programme next year

The 25-year-old underlined his position as one of the sport’s hottest young talents last weekend when he won the WRC 2 category at ADAC Rallye Deutschland with the Skoda Motorsport team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 01

Former champion Kopecký to make ERC return

Kopecký will be a favourite for victory on Barum Czech Rally Zlín

Former champion Kopecký to make ERC returnJan Kopecký, who won the FIA European Rally Championship in 2013, will return to the series in the summer when he contests his home round of the ERC in Czech Republic. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

FIA ERC Croatia Rally day one report

Kopecký celebrates ERC title with big lead in Croatia*

FIA ERC 2013 Croatia Rally Hermann Gassner Jr day one action imageJan Kopecký completed leg one of the Croatia Rally by celebrating winning the FIA European Rally Championship for the first time*. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round nine of 13 preview

Barum Czech Rally Zlín, 31 August-2 September

Barum RallyIRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeThe thrilling race for the 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge title will step up a gear in Czech Republic next week when three of the all-action series’ best drivers go head-to-head for glory in front of live television cameras on the testing high-speed stages around the industrial city of Zlín.

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Mar 09

IRC Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Ingles preview, 15-17 March

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round two of 13

Jan Kopecky Canarias 2011IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeThe race for the 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge crown is showing no signs of slowing down. Fresh from the thrilling season-opening SATA Rallye Açores last month, crews now head to the island of Gran Canaria for the first asphalt event of the year, Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés.

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Nov 03

Kopecky gets new co-driver for IRC finale

PROTON’s IRC ace PG Andersson has been making headlines in Sweden

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADJan Kopecky will start the Intercontinental Rally Challenge title decider in Cyprus this evening (Thursday) without his usual co-driver by his side.

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Oct 06

SKODA team back at full strength for Scotland

SKODA’s star drivers Hanninen and Kopecky will both compete in Scotland

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADThe factory SKODA Motorsport squad will be at full strength when the Intercontinental Rally Challenge resumes on RACMSA Rally of Scotland from 7-9 October.

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Aug 11

Local aces on huge entry for Zlin IRC round

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, August 26-28

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeLocal hero Pavel Valousek will be among more than 100 drivers in action on Barum Czech Rally Zlin later this month, organisers of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge qualifier have confirmed.

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Jul 29

Kopecky excited ahead of home IRC round

The Barum Czech Rally Zlin

Jan Kopecky 2011-05-14 IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeJan Kopecky says he cannot wait for the next round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, Barum Czech Rally Zlin, to get underway at the end of August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Kopecky and Stary forced to withdraw from Ypres Rally

The SKODA Motorsport duo were among the favourites to win the asphalt event

Jan Kopecky - Petr StaryIRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeJan Kopecky and his co-driver Petr Stary have been forced to withdraw their entry from the GEKO Ypres Rally, round five of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

IRC: Prime Yalta Rally preview

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 4 of 12

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADMore unchartered territory is in store for the Intercontinental Rally Challenge when the 12-round, all-action series heads to Ukraine next week for the Prime Yalta Rally. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Impressive TV audience for IRC Tour de Corse live coverage

Pierre Campana’s star rises after Tour de Corse fourth place 

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPierre Campana Tour de CorseEurosport Events, promoter of the IRC, is delighted to announce that a global reach of more than 5.2 million different viewers across Europe watched Eurosport’s coverage of Tour de Corse-E.Leclerc from 12-14 May, round three of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (1). Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Tour de Corse set for extensive live coverage

Live coverage of Tour de Corse will be available on Eurosport Player 

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADRally fans across the globe will be able to follow all the action from Tour de Corse-E.Leclerc, round three of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, which starts in Calvi later today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 25

Magalhaes confirmed for seven more IRC events (+photo)

At the wheel of a Peugeot Sport Portugal 207 Super 2000 

Bruno Magalhaes  20091226IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeBruno Magalhaes will tackle seven more rounds of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge this season at the wheel of a Peugeot Sport Portugal 207 Super 2000. And if additional sponsorship can be found, the IRC event winner could take part on the season-closing rallies in Scotland and Cyprus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 07

New livery for factory Skoda Fabias (+photos)

   
 It will appear on the Fabias of reigning IRC champion Juho Hanninen at the Monte-Carlo

Skoda Motorsport Fabia S2000s Rallye Monte CarloSkoda Motorsport has revealed a new livery for its brace of official factory Fabia Super 2000s that will contest the Intercontinental Rally Challenge season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo from January 18-22. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Skoda to begin IRC title defence

In Rallye Monte Carlo 

Skoda Motorsport will begin the defence of its Intercontinental Rally Challenge manufacturers’ title on Rallye Monte-Carlo from January 18-22. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Freddy Loix lands IRC glory in Belgium (+result & standings)

Sixth Geko Ypres victory for popular local hero

Local hero Freddy Loix has clinched his sixth Geko Ypres Rally victory to become the fifth different winner of an Intercontinental Rally Challenge round this season. Driving for Skoda Motorsport for the first time, the Belgian was roared all the way through Saturday’s 13 sun-coated special stages by tens of thousands of adoring fans, who lined the demanding all-asphalt route. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Geko Ypres Rally: Leg one report

Local hero Loix holds overnight lead in Ypres 

Freddy Loix is on course for his sixth Geko Ypres Rally victory after completing Friday’s opening leg with a lead of 5.8 seconds over last year’s winner Kris Meeke. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Ogier to make IRC return in Sardinia

Sebastien Ogier will make his return to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge when he contests Rally d’Italia-Sardegna next month

Ogier, who was victorious on his IRC debut on Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo last season, will drive a Peugeot 207 Super 2000 on the demanding gravel event, which is based in Olbia from 4-6 June. It will mark the Frenchman’s second appearance in the IRC in 2010 after he entered Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo for a second time back in January, only to retire on the final night while he was firmly in contention for a repeat victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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