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.
Thierry Neuville (Hyundai), with the best asphalt surface in Belgium, passed the initial speed test in 4:24:2 minutes. Followed by the Finnish Arctic Rally champion, Estonian Ott Tänak (Hyundai) with a +2.1 second lag, then Elfyn Evans (Toyota) of Wales with a 2.8 second lag, and the current and seven-time world champion Frenchman Sebastien Ogier (Toyota) is 6.5 seconds tall and the weather is weak. He is currently ranked fifth after the first stage has not been completed.
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, has signed up for the WRC elite group. He also planned to participate in the race, but had to give up due to the coronavirus.