After four special stages in the Croatian Rally in the third game of this year’s World Rally Championship, Belgian Thierry Neuville (Hyundai) is in the lead, which shows that he is best suited for asphalt roads, while Finn Raal Finci · Carlo Rovanperä (Finn Kale Rovanperä) is the leader. Overall ranking, after two rallies, he has given up the first grade.
Welshman Elfin Evans (Toyota) is +7.3 seconds behind in second place, while the current and seven-time world champion French Sebastian Ogier (Toyota) is 12.3 seconds behind The middle of the first stage. The winner of the Finnish Arctic Rally, the Estonian Ott Tänak (Hyundai) ranked fourth with a delay of +25.3 seconds.
In the morning part of the plan, four special exams were planned on Friday, and four more in the afternoon plan.
Viliam Prodan (Ford Fiesta) was the best of the six Croatian drivers in the first stage of the special race, but due to mechanical failure of the car, he gave up the race in the third stage. Therefore, after four speeds, the best Croatian is Kresimir Ravenščak (48th place (Ford Fiesta / +8: 48.4), and 52nd is Željko Magličić (Ford Fiesta / +9: 21.0), the 55th place is Martin Lavinschak (Ford Fiesta / + 9: 33.0), the 56th and 57th places are Mateo Butorac (Peugeot 208 / +9: 56.2) and Ivica Siladić (Ford Carnival/+10:52.4).
One of Croatia’s best drivers, Niko Pulić, was supposed to participate in the Croatia Rally. He signed up for the WRC Classic but had to give up due to the coronavirus.
The Croatian Rally is the largest and most important car race in Croatia’s history. The race will be conducted from Friday to Sunday on local roads in the counties of Plešivica, Žumberak, Karlovac and Krapina-Zagorje. A total of 300 kilometers of speed tests will be conducted. Its characteristics It is a narrow and winding road with a large number of passes. For the driver, this is certainly not an easy task, because a large number of asphalt changes will require optimal adjustments to the vehicle, and the tires will also play an important role.
A total of eight special stages will be held on Friday, another eight special stages will be held on Saturday, and four special stages will be held on Sunday.