Racer category WRC2 Jan Kopecky sensationally took the lead on the first special stage of Rally Germany.
Cech, who plays for the steering wheel of the Skoda Fabia R5, showed the best time on a short spectator special stage, which took place on Thursday in the centre of saarbrücken. Who became the second Ott Tanak gave him 0.3 seconds, and the third place was taken by Craig Breen.
Fourth place was shared which showed the same time former team-mate at Volkswagen Sebastien Ogier and Andreas Mikkelsen.
Main rival Ogier in the championship, Thierry Neuville showed the ninth result, having conceded to the leader of the 2.7 seconds.
Unlucky Kris Meeke. The Citroen driver crashed into a fence and damaged the steering. The Irish will take to the track on Friday, but with a 10-minute penalty, as the first special stage, he scored the gathering.
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— WRC (@OfficialWRC) on 17 August 2017.
On the first day of Rally Germany, the participants have to overcome seven special stages with a total length 108,51 km.
|1.||Jan Kopecky||Skoda Motorsport||2.05,9|
|2.||Ott Tanak||M-Sport World Rally Team||2.06,2||+0,3|
|3.||Craig Breen||Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT||2.07,2||+1,3|
|4.||Sebastien Ogier||M-Sport World Rally Team||2.07,8||+1,9|
|5.||Andreas Mikkelsen||Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT||2.07,8||+1,9|
|6.||Jari-Matti Latvala||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRC||2.08,1||+2,2|
|7.||Elfyn Evans||M-Sport World Rally Team||2.08,3||+2,4|
|8.||Dani Sordo||Hyundai Motorsport||2.08,4||+2,5|
|9.||Thierry Neuville||Hyundai Motorsport||2.08,6||+2,7|
|10.||Hayden Paddon||Hyundai Motorsport||2.08,7||+2,8|
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