Thierry Neuville (Hyundai) with the best asphalt surface in Belgium passed the muzzle velocity test in the 4:24:2 minute Croatia Rally, while Finn Kale Rovanperä passed After winning the World No. 1 Cup match after two rallies, the first gear has been abandoned.
The Croatian Rally is the third race of this year’s World Rally Championship. The first speed test of Rude-Plešivica began this morning with a test duration of 6.94 kilometers.
The second place was the winner of the Finnish Arctic Rally. The Estonian Ott Tänak (Hyundai) had a time difference of +2.1 seconds, followed by Elfyn Evans of Wales (Toyota), who was behind at a speed of 2.8 seconds. The world champion, Frenchman Sebastien Ogier (Toyota) is 6.5 seconds behind. He is currently ranked fifth after the first stage has not been completed.
Rovanperä flew off the road while turning. It seemed dangerous, the audience extended a helping hand, but the leader of the overall score passed without injury.
“Off-road-more information soon. The team is not bad!” Rovan Pera wrote on his Twitter and Facebook shortly after the accident.
In the morning part of the course, four special examinations are planned, and four special examinations in the afternoon class.
Six Croatian drivers participated in the Croatian Rally-Viliam Prodan, Martin Ravenščak, Krešimir Ravenščak, Ivica Siladić, Mateo Butorac and Željko Magličić. They have registered Rally4 front-wheel drive vehicles. One of Croatia’s best drivers, Niko Pulić, should sign up for the WRC elite group. He could have performed well, but due to the coronavirus, he had to give up.