Two identical trophy helmets for Shell Helix Rally Estonia winners
One of the traditions of Rally Estonia is that the winner of the rally receives winner’s trophy helmet which has a different design each year. The news is that instead of one helmet like in previous events this year the winners will receive two identical helmets. The winners of Shell Helix Rally Estonia can put their helmets on in the awarding ceremony which takes place on Sunday July 14 at the podium in Tartu Raekoja square.
R5 class debut for Rainer Aus and Simo Koskinen at Shell Helix Rally Estonia
Rainer Aus and Simo Koskinen who have previosly achieved two podium places at Rally Estonia are ready for their debut with R5 car. They will drive Škoda Fabia R5 from ex-WRC driver Toni Gardemeister’s team TGS Worldwide and it will happen in cooperation with Škoda importer Auto 100 and Pirelli.
Estonian drivers ready for the strong competition in R5 class at Shell Helix Rally Estonia
Shell Helix Rally Estonia an Official WRC Promotional event held on 12-14 of July has always been important event for the Estonian drivers. This year is no exception as local heros with R5 cars can compare their pace with international competitors. Raul Jeets, Priit Koik and Karl Martin Volver have all participated many times at Rally Estonia, one thing in common for them this year is that they all driving R5 cars.
Markko Märtin starts at Shell Helix Rally Estonia together with top WRC drivers
The first Estonian rally driver who won a WRC event and the winner of the first Rally Estonia Markko Märtin announced that he will start at Shell Helix Rally Estonia held on 12-14 of July. He will drive the latest generation Ford Fiesta WRC from M-Sport and his co-driver will be Kristo Kraag. A total of 7 latest generation WRC cars are now in the entry list of the Official WRC Promotional event Shell Helix Rally Estonia.
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.