Rally Poland 2016: dates, registry, schedules and detailed tour
The next weekend we will have many events engine because the F1 GP of Austria joins the Rally of Poland. The WRC reaches its seventh meeting with the title very expensive for Sebastien Ogier but less tyranny by the Volkswagen team that only won 3 of the 6 rallies contested so far.
The Rally Poland 2016 dispute over stretches of land between 30 June and 3 July. The itinerary prepared by the organization consists of 21 special stages totaling 306.1 kilometers in which expected a high average speed. Sebastien Ogier was the winner of the event last year.
Mikolajki again the city around which the rally returned to the calendar in 2014. Fans will enjoy the disputed super especial of Mikolajki Arena on Thursday nights, Friday and Saturday although she should not decide anything about the final classification.
On Friday there is provided another 8 sections and Saturday 6 other before the closure of the test on Sunday with the long stretch of Baranowo over 21 kilometers that could still decide some positions if the differences are narrow and last double Sady, the second one with live television coverage through Canal + Deportes as it is the Power Stage in which extra points are distributed.
This is the detailed route of the test with departure times to the sections:
Thursday June 30, 2016
Shakedown (Lubiewo) 3.38km (08: 00h.)
Shakedown (Lubiewo) 3.38km (09: 30h.)
Shakedown (Lubiewo) 3.38km (11: 30h.)
1 1 SSS Mikolajki 2.50km Arena (. 19: 08h)
Friday July 1, 2016
2 Chmielewo 6.52km SS 1 (07:. 15h)
SS 3 Wieliczki 1 17.30km (09: 00h.)
SS 4 Swietajno 1 21.14km (. 10: 10h)
SS 5 Stare Juchy 1 13.50km (. 10: 55h)
SS 6 Chmielewo 2 6.52km (. 13: 55h)
17.30km SS7 Wieliczki 2 (. 15: 40h)
Swietajno 2 21.14km SS8 (. 16: 50h)
SS 9 Stare Juchy 2 13.50km (17: 35h.)
SSS 10 Mikolajki Arena 2 2.50km (. 19: 28h)
Saturday July 2, 2016
Goldap 1 14.75km SS 11 (09. 55h)
SS 12 Stanczyki 1 25.27km (. 11: 25h)
SS 13 Babki 1 21.02km (. 12: 15h)
SS 14 Stanczyki 2 25.27km (. 14: 50h)
SS 15 Babki 2 21.02km (. 15: 40h)
Goldap 2 14.75km SS16 (. 16: 50h)
SSS Mikolajki Arena 3 2.50km 17 (. 19: 08h)
Sunday July 3, 2016
Baranowo 1 21.25km SS 18 (08. 20h)
SS 19 Sady 1 8.55km (09. 08h)
Baranowo 2 21.25km SS 20 (10: 50h.)
SS 21 Sady 2 [Power Stage] 8.55km (. 12: 08h)
List of registered drivers
Rally Poland is scoring both the WRC and for training categories so it has a wide list of registered made up of 67 crews. Of them we have 15 WRC category this time including the Citroen DS3 WRC Abu Dhabi WRT only participate in some rounds of the championship.
Volkswagen is the favorite to win with the Polo R WRC. Sébastien Ogier will no longer have the worry of if you have to leave for the birth of his son as in Sardinia because I was born a few days ago and is favorite even with the handicap of his position exit to the sections in the first days. As usual Jari-Matti Latvala who had an outstanding performance in Sardinia and Andreas Mikkelsen complete the formation of the German team.
Dani Sordo has climbed to second place in the championship after his fourth place in Sardinia. The Cantabrian pilot look for a good performance in Poland but this time taking part in the second team of Hyundai. The first will be Thierry Neuville who arrives after winning in Sardinia and Hayden Paddon, also won this year’s test Argentina.
In the Ford Fiesta M-Sport will see Mads Ostberg and Eric Camilli while also Citröen DS3 WRC Abu Dhabi WRT will be driven by Stéphane Lefebvre and Craig Been and not Kris Meeke who is the star driver of the structure but not competes in all tests to work on the development of Citröen will participate in the championship in 2017.
The entry list in the complete WRC category Ott Tanak, Henning Solberg, Yazeed Al-Rajhi and Lorenzo Bertelli all with Ford Fiesta and Valeriy Gorban with Mini. WRC2 category are all favorites as Elfyn Evans, Nicolas Fuchs, Teemu Suninen or Pontus Tidemand. Gustavo Javier Sosa and Rogelio Peñate participate in a Ford Fiesta R5.