Robert Kubica - the best Polish driver

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Robert Kubica in Rally of Sardinia

This Thursday Robert Kubica will start competing in the Rally of Sardinia - the next elimination to the World Rally Championship. In Italy there will arrive the top of drivers, both in the WRC and WRC2 series. On the gravel routes they will fight with Robert Kubica, who won the competition in the Acropolis Rally. Here you will find everything you need to know about the event. Drivers have already tested the route.

After a great performance of Robert in Greece, our appetites really grown. Robert is still learning, of course, but we always knew that he can afford a victory. Now that he was able to reach them during the Acropolis Rally, we believe that the bad luck finally left the Pole and now there will be only downhill.

The rally

Drivers will begin competition on Thursday, when there will be a qualifying section. This will affect only WRC series drivers, and Robert Kubica will not be involved in it. Previously - on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, drivers will get acquainted with the route.

The rally will start for good on Friday, and for the drivers it will be a very busy day. The start of first SS will be just before 8:00. That day will end at approx. 22:00. There will take place 8 SS’s.

On Saturday there also 8 SS - from 8:00  to 17:00.

In total, the drivers will travel throughout the rally until 1073 km including 304.5 km of special stages

Here is the official program of the competition in Italy:

Thursday, June 20th

8:00 - 10:00 - Shakedown
11:00 - qualifying
Press conference
Honourable Start

Friday, June 21st :
7:58 - SS 1 - Monte Lerno 1 (31.08 km)
10:46 - SS 2 - Castelsardo 1 (14.00 km)
11:34 - SS 3 - Tergu - Osilo 1 (14.93 km)
12:34 - Service
13:49 - SS 4 - Castelsardo 2 (14.00 km)
14:37 - SS 5 - Tergu - Osilo 2 (14.93 km)
16:44 - SS 6 - Monte Lerno 2 (31.08 km)
18:25 - Service
19:23 - SS 7 - Gallura 1 (13.55 km)
21:28 - SS 8 - Gallura 2 (13.55 km)

Saturday, June 22nd:
8:06 - SS 9 - Monte Olia 1 (19.27 km)
8:36 - SS 10 - Terranova 1 (14.82 km)
9:19 - SS 11 - Monti Di Ala '1 (22.25 km)
10:27 - SS 12 - Coiluna - Loelle 1 (22.35 km)
13:04 - Service
14:25 - SS 13 - Monte Olia 2 (19.27 km)
14:55 - SS 14 - Terranova 2 (14.82 km)
15:38 - SS 15 - Monti Di Ala '2 [Power Stage] (22.25 km)
16:46 - SS 16 - Coiluna - Loelle 2 (22.35 km)

The full program of the rally you can see HERE.

Rally

Rally of Sardinia is a very interesting event with many interesting and also challenging special stages. Below you will see what awaits drivers:






You can see the route of the rally also HERE in Google maps.

Here's a preview of the Rally of Sardinia - a lot about Robert:




Rivals

This time the WRC2 drivers rate will be much stronger than in the Acropolis Rally. There'll be Sepp Wiegland, Nicolas Fuchs, Yurii Protasov and Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari - the first four drivers overall of WRC2 series.

First time in the Ford Fiesta RS WRC will go to Sardinia Michal Kosciuszko. Here is a starting list of WRC and WRC2 cars:


Again, on the blog there will be conducted full report of the race and you'll find here everything import_ant. There will also be a live-timing and rally radio.

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1 comment:

  1. Another fantastic rally by Kubica! What a great driver he is. :)

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