Rallye Eiffel ’20

Rallye Eiffel Rally Week

Rallye Eiffel ’20. On the weekend of the thirty-second week of this year, the whole of Europe boiled. The WRC Finland Rally, which was supposed to take place at that time, was alive only with the help of various articles, memories, insights, and other media types. But instead, the Polish Rally Championship started in south-eastern Poland, also taking Slovakia under its wing. There Hyundai driver J.Huttunen heroically won the fight against multiple Polish and Slovak champion G.Gzryb. V. Pech Jun has finally bought a serious car and now is unbeatable for two rounds in a row. The legendary V.Pech with the Ford Focus WRC ‘06 was not stopped by event another legend – J.Kopecky. With Portugal already back on track, the famous Rali Vinho de Madeira was already the third round of the championship. And these are just the biggest rallies, not to mention a bunch of smaller ones. Since it is very difficult to pick a favorite, we will travel completely elsewhere.

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Samsonas Rally Rokiškis ’20

Samsonas Rally Rokiškis 2020 Rally Week

Last year there was also an article from this Samsonas Rally Rokiškis. A very famous guest, Tonni Gardemeister was visiting Lithuania at that time. Unfortunately, technical problems stopped his rally with Samsonas prepared BMW M3. This year there was no Tonni, but there was his company (TGS Worldwide) car, Škoda Fabia Evo2 in a field, driven by a 2019 Finland champion Teemu Asunmaa. He was one of three main candidates to take a Samsonas trophy. The second one – last year winner, Lithuania rally champion and Dakar rally star – Vaidotas Žala with the older version of Škoda Fabia R5, serviced by SRT. And I mentioned Sports Racing Technologies not without the reason. 5 years this company was the main companion for a third contender to win a Rally Rokiškis. Now, – Nikolay Gryazin is a Hyundai factory team driver.

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Krzysztof Bubik

Rally Zemaitija Rally Week

Last weekend Lithuania rally championship officially started. The first two snow rounds were canceled due very warm winter in the Baltic region. Third round, a month late due to lockdown happened successfully. It was meant to be also a Polish championship event, but You know that plans and the year of 2020 do not merge well. And it seems that the other 3 remaining rounds will happen without a problem, which is great news for rally fans here in Lithuania. The one-day event was won by Rally and Dakar rally driver Vaidotas Žala with Škoda Fabia R5. For quite of time, he has no one to stop here. Simply he is too good. But there were many battles in all classes. Fights until the last meters were happening for 2nd place and for the 2WD winner. But I will not spread about it more, because I have an interview with one guest, who visited us from Poland. He is Krzysztof Bubik. For the first time in Lithuanian stages – he was very quick and impressive with his BMW M3 E46. Only technical problems seized his final result.


So, Krzysztof Bubik is on the plate.

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Test Rally Sosnova ’20

Rally Test Sosnova 2020 Rally Week

Although the first waves of official championships have already started, we will touch the tests once again. A few weeks ago, all the cream of the Czech rally gathered in the northern part of the Czech Republic, where the Sosnova track is located. It is used very widely – rally, rally-cross, drift, and other disciplines are located there. The track is used also in the Richard Burns Rally game, which has two versions of it. And people gathered there because the start of the country rally championship is near. So it was the perfect opportunity to train the muscles and metal to be able to push in the Bohemian Rally from the first kilometers. Test Rally Sosnova.

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Kisvaszar Rally 3 ’20

Kisvaszar Rally 2020 Rally Week

After a long and freezing period, when motorsport had to move to the virtual space, a kind of spring finally comes. The first blossoms are a various team and co-organized tests designed to get petrol flow back in the veins of cars and petrol heads. A few more weeks later, the first small-scale events were launched. Little by little, everything is trying to get back to the old tracks. Kisvaszar Rally 3.

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MCA Capriccio ’20

MCA Capriccio Rally Week

Although MCA Capriccio is more reminiscent of the name of some Italian racing team, it is actually the last rally to take place before the cancelation and postponements of all races. Drivers and drivers chased the cars on March 22, a week after the Mexican event of the WRC, which had already received ambiguous comments about its going in a global quarantine context. So the author of this text has nothing left but to grab the dictionary of the Japanese language and delve deeper into those who dared to start the engines at the starting line.

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