Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja ready to defend last year’s victory at Shell Helix Rally Estonia
All four WRC Manufacturers teams are in the entry list of Shell Helix Rally Estonia as Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT confirmed that Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja will start with Toyota Yaris WRC at Shell Helix Rally Estonia held on 12-14 of July. This year Shell Helix Rally Estonia is an Official WRC Promotional event and Tänak-Järveoja are ready to defend their last year’s victory on home soil.
Craig Breen and Paul Nagle starting at Shell Helix Rally Estonia with Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC
Hyundai Motorsport announced today their drivers for Rally Finland. Craig Breen and co-driver Paul Nagle will compete in the #42 i20 Coupe WRC alongside Thierry/Nicolas and Andreas/Anders as part of a threecrew line-up. Part of their preparation before Rally Finland is Shell Helix Rally Estonia, an Official WRC Promotional event held on 12-14 of July in South Estonia.
Shell Helix Rally Estonia starts with an attractive entertainment program
The opening ceremony of Shell Helix Rally Estonia is part of a grand entertainment program held on July 12 at Tartu Town Hall square. The evening’s finale is a free concert where top artists from Estonia and Latvia are performing. The rally weekend in Tartu is full of action as the city hosts also Tartu Mill triathlon and 15th Estonian Summer Games.
Eerik Pietarinen and Juhana Raitanen at Shell Helix Rally Estonia with new Skoda Fabia R5 evo
Eerik Pietarinen is one of the names to remember. Young Finn and his co-driver Juhana Raitanen won last year’s Shell Helix Rally Estonia in R5 category and showed impressive pace in Rally Finland where they were winners of WRC 2 class. They will come back to defend their last year victory at Shell Helix Rally Estonia which is named this year as an Official WRC Promotional event.
From Dakar to Estonia – Benediktas Vanagas drives a zero car at Shell Helix Rally Estonia
The spectators of Shell Helix Rally Estonia held on 12.-14. of July are privileged to see for the first time Dakar Toyota Hilux in action on the stages of Official WRC Promotional event. Benediktas Vanagas who achieved this year 11th place in Dakar, which is best Baltic result, will drive Toyota Gazoo Racing Hilux as a zero car.
Shell Helix Rally Estonia as a first competition for brand new Ford Fiesta R5
The competition in R5 class at Shell Helix Rally Estonia just got more interesting as M-Sport team announced Teemu Suninen starting with all-new Ford Fiesta R5 car. Rally Estonia held on 12-14 of July is an Official WRC Promotional event and for both M-Sport and rally organisers is very exciting to see new Ford Fiesta R5 competing for the first time against its rivals.
Elfyn Evans and Scott Martin starting with Ford Fiesta WRC at Shell Helix Rally Estonia
Elfyn Evans and Scott Martin from M-Sport are the next WRC Manufacturer Team starting at Shell Helix Rally Estonia which is the first official WRC Promotional event. Evans and Martin, currently 4th in WRC overall classification are ready to tackle the stages with Ford Fiesta WRC.
Previous winner Ralfs Sirmacis back at Shell Helix Rally Estonia
Ralfs Sirmacis, winner of Rally Estonia 2016 and one of the fastest Latvian rally drivers is coming back to Estonia. He and Ralfs Igavenš will start at Shell Helix Rally Estonia held on 12-14 of July. Fresh winners of ERC 2 category at FIA ERC Rally Liepaja will drive this time Mitsubishi Lancer EVO X prepared by Latvian team ASRT. The participation of Ralfs Sirmacis and Ralfs Igavenš at Official WRC Promotional event is in cooperation with Pirelli and Sportland.
Reigning Norwegian champion Kenneth Johnsrød is looking experience from Shell Helix Rally Estonia stages
Shell Helix Rally Estonia held on 12-14 of July in South-Estonia is known as an event with strong competition in every class. This year is no exception. Rally Estonia is an Official WRC Promotional event and like in WRC the second strongest category beside WRC cars is WRC 2. This year will we see in cooperation with Pirelli strong R5 drivers from Scandinavia and Baltic States. First of them is reigning Norwegian champion Kenneth Johnsrød with Dyre Erling Fredriksen driving Ford Fiesta R5 from Johnsrød Racing.
Andreas Mikkelsen and Anders Jaeger starting at Shell Helix Rally Estonia with Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC
Hyundai Motorsport is the second WRC manufacturer team to announce their participation in Shell Helix Rally Estonia. Andreas Mikkelsen and Anders Jaeger with Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC are starting at Official WRC Promotional event held on 12-14 of July. Three-times WRC event winners Mikkelsen and Jaeger just claimed their first podium of 2019 at Rally Argentina where they finished second and secured 1-2 podium for Hyundai Motorsport. For Andreas Mikkelsen and Anders Jaeger, currently 6th in WRC, this is the first time to start at Rally Estonia.
Citroën Total World Rally Team crew Esapekka Lappi and Janne Ferm is first WRC entry in Shell Helix Rally Estonia
Citroën Total WRT crew Esapekka Lappi and Janne Ferm will start in Shell Helix Rally Estonia which is for the first time official WRC promotional event. Rally Estonia is held on 12-14 of July in South Estonia. Lappi and Ferm with Citroen C3 WRC isthe first WRC crew from WRC manufacturer team in this year’s entry list. As the conditions are similar to Rally Finland the Finns are definitely fast and one’s to watch for overall victory. Lappi and Ferm have competed in Rally Estonia 2015 with S2000 car. They ended fifth overall.
The dates of Shell Helix Rally Estonia 2019 announced
The organizers of Shell Helix Rally Estonia, the biggest autosport event in the Baltics, confirmed the dates of the next year’s event. Shell Helix Rally Estonia 2019 will be run on 12-14 Julyon the roads of Tartu, Otepää, Elva and Kanepi.
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MatraX Lubricants:26-06-2019 18:20
#WRC | @TGR_WRC confirms their driver @OttTanak 🚀 will contest at home @RallyEstonia next July 12-14th. The local hero to compete 🔥 against @CitroenRacing´s @EsapekkaLappi, @MSportLtd ´s @ElfynEvans,
@AMikkelsenRally & @paulnagle1´s @HMSGOfficial.
📷 #RallyEstonia https://t.co/jFfr61oNqH
auto24 Rally Estonia:26-06-2019 18:11
🚗 DELFI RALLIPÄEV 2 🚗
Tulemas on hea sissejuhatus Shell Helix Rally Estoniale.
Ott Tänak ja Martin Järveoja koos teiste osavate roolikeerajatega kihutavad kiiretel crosskartidel 30.06 Tallinna Lauluväljakul 🔥
Võta pere kaasa ja elame koos omadele … https://t.co/HudIYIa6WA https://t.co/UA6PqGEmBB