|Breslau TICKER: First info about the OVERALL leaders in their classes.|
Today we got the first infos about the overall leaders after Monday´s SS03. All full results will published at [ rallye-breslau.com ] in the right navigation, so here as in the last days only the top 5 leaders of each class.
Especially the bikes are interesting, because after three days some of the top-riders have only a gap of some seconds! Dutchman Henk Knuiman (KTM EXC450) is leading the field with 07:08:21 hours, followed by Beat Juen (KTM, 07:24:26), the Pole Michal Zukowski (KTM EXC500, 07:24:43), Oliver Post (KTM 525 Rally, 07:24:57) and Dutchman Rico van der Sanden with his KTM EXC500 07:53:13 hours.
In the quads, the first four drivers were driving in a team, this is why we are seeing four Polish drivers in front - and the first and second only have 22 seconds distance. Leader is Maciej Markiewicz with his CanAm Renegade and 08:11:43 hours, second Remigiusz Kusy (Polaris Scrambler, 08:12:05), third Piotr Ceklarz (CanAm Outlander, 08:30:24). The top 5 were completed with Andrzej Pieron (CanAm Outlander, 09:56:33) and the only "Non-Polish" in this group, Martins Lilienfels (Honda, 11:25:44).
In the SSV´s (Side-by-Side, and yes, sorry, we forgot this class yesterday), the overall leader are Jean-Marc Meunier and Yoann Buttafoghi from France, they needed 09:26:01 hours with the first three stages in their Polaris RZR 900XP. Bytheway, all participants in the top 5, even the top 10 are French! So second are Phillippe Pinchedez / Didier Fougerollas (Polaris RZR XP, 09:26:58), followed by Christophe Courtin / Piotr Wnek (Polaris RZR XP, 09:39:16), Philippe Cailloux / Barbara Martin (Polaris RZR XP, 09:57:15) and Guillaume Chasles / Daniel Colin with their Polaris 900 in 09:58:12 hours.
Let´s have a view in the cars. The favourites and former winners Martin Haehle and Wolfgang Braun lead the race with their Toyota-BMW Proto with 07:56:39 hours in front of Luc Raufie / Yann Girard (Land Rover Tomcat, 08:39:09), the Germans Gerd Kastenmeier / Andi Frahm (Toyota Proto, 09:03:56), the French team Sylvain Mautret and Gabriel Roy (Nissan Patrol, 09:30:29) and finally Cedric Porcher and Damien Kermorvant from the UK (Toyota Proto, 09:39:03).
Going to the light trucks (less then 7.5 tons): First, all participants in the top 5 and even top 10 are - surprise - Mercedes Unimog... First are Patrick Toepfer / Inga Budde / Rainer Heinzig with 08:52:43 hours, followed by "Breslau-Legend" Udo Heidenreich and his navigator Hermann Schmitz (08:55:37), the Belgians Wineboud de Lille and Karel Vereecke (09:09:42), Daniel Günther / Daniel Rudolph / Florian Günther (09:28:36) and Felix and Michael Muellenheim (09:33:39).
Finally the leaders in the big trucks: First is the trio of Harald Chemnitz / Phillip Beier / Thorsten Moeler with their grey IFA and 08:22:17 in front of Robert Striebe and his crew (MAN KAT, 09:27:14), the Mercedes of Mirco Andreae and Christian Offen (10:10:24), Silvio Menz and Anke Rexhaeuser (MAN KAT, 10:59:12) and the Tatra 815 Proto of Frantisek Svoboda and his crew from the Czech Republic (12:28:12).
2013/07/02 | 23:58 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS