The FIA World Cup for Injurious Nation Bajas returns to action this weekend with Wysoka Grzęda Baja Poland (September 4-6), now operating because the 2d round of the series.


Baja Poland, one in all potentially the most necessary motor sport events within the nation, is put to host the restart of the FIA World Cup for Injurious Nation Bajas. With competition suspended for the reason that opening round in Russia in February, the Polish fixture has attracted a bumper entry of world-class crews all fervent to earn assist to racing.

The FIA, with enter from the World Health Organisation, has developed protocols to administer the likelihood linked to the resumption of motor sport amid the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Contested over competitive sections within the Szczecin, Drawsko Pomorskie and Dobra municipalities, this one year’s 12th Baja Poland has moved its hub to the Szczecin-Dąbie Airfield and Sailing Centre. Competitors can, on the opposite hand, mute inquire of to search out within the same diagram sturdy stipulations on the prolonged armed forces range sections on Saturday moreover the shorter chase phases closer to the rally contaminated on Sunday.

Having claimed honours on his dwelling round earlier this one year, Vladimir Vasilyev tops the entry checklist in his BMW X3. The Russian, who gained the harmful nation series in 2014, carried out third on Baja Poland in 2018 and 2019 and, admire all people, he and co-driver Vitaliy Yevtyekhov shall be fervent to rack up all-small print.

Having accumulated rather a pair of rally and harmful nation match victories and titles, Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel are obvious to be entrance-runners this weekend. The Qatari/French pairing accumulate two Polish wins to their title, each within the Toyota Hilux.

Stephane Peterhansel, the reigning champion of the FIA World Cup for Injurious Nation Rallies with wife Andrea, is assist leisurely the wheel of his series-salubrious MINI. The Frenchman carried out 2d in 2011 and the MINI is clearly trusty to the stipulations having claimed podium positions for the rest six years.

Bernhard Ten Brinke and Tom Colsoul are additionally doable match winners, Ten Brinke with two third positions in 2015 and 2017 whereas co-driver Colsoul additionally gained in 2018. No one has more victories than native approved Krzysztof Hołowczyc, the Pole with six wins on dwelling soil. He and co-driver Łukasz Kurzeja will again be competing within the MINI John Cooper Works Rally that powered them to victory remaining one year. Fellow countryman Jakub Przygoński is additionally no stranger to the rostrum, two 2d positions – in remaining one year’s match with fresh co-driver Timo Gottschalk – and a earn in 2018 placing the Polish/German pairing firmly within the frame for one more victory.

Martin Prokop and Viktor Chytka additionally return to action of their accurate Ford Raptor, Prokop taking fourth in remaining one year’s Baja series. Miroslav Zapletal, co-driven by Marek Sykora, isn’t going to ideal be combating for a top put within the FIA match nevertheless in defence of his Polish and Czech titles, Baja Poland being a qualifying round of each. A bunch of various Polish and Czech opponents additionally join the T1 contenders, whereas 5 crews shall be vying for honours within the T3 and T4 lessons. 


Total distance   

765.08 km

Selective part distance:

405.79 km

Selection of selective sections:



Friday September 4 – Leg 1


From 07: 00 hrs


09: 00-15: 00 hrs

Rally start, Leg 1

16: 30 hrs

QS1 (7.33 kilometres)

17: 30 hrs

Leg 1, Portion 2 origin replacement

20: 45 hrs

Saturday September 5 – Leg 1, Portion 2/3

SS2 (172.31 kilometres)

08: 20 hrs

First automobile arrives faraway carrier/regroup

11: 10 hrs

SS3 (172.31 kilometres)

14: 00 hrs

First automobile arrives for remaining faraway carrier

16: 50 hrs

Sunday September 6 – Leg 2

SS4 (9.59 kilometres)

08: 50 hrs

SS5 (17: 33 kilometres)

09: 20 hrs

First automobile arrives carrier/regroup

10: 15 hrs

SS6 (9.59 kilometres)

12: 10 hrs

SS7 (17.33 kilometres)

12: 40 hrs

Prize-Giving ceremony, Szczecin-Dąbie Airfield

From 14: 30 hrs

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