The Rallye Weiz in Austria has attracted 24 entries, the set 18 EHRC crews will compete for gains in Round 4 of the FIA European Historical Rally Championship from 10 diverse countries across Europe. The event, which made its debut on the FIA EHRC calendar in 2019, relies mostly within the Styrian metropolis of Weiz and runs from Thursday 15 to Saturday 17 July.
Audi, Ford, Porsche, Renault and Skoda in Category 4
There are seven EHRC entries in Category 4 from Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, and Spain.
After finishing 4th in class in Hungary, Daniel Alonso continues to manual the championship, with 52 gains, within the Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4×4. In Austria he’s going to be joined for the third time this season by Candido Carrera, the Spanish co-driver currently second within the gains standings within the serve of Juergen Nolte after lacking the outlet rally in Italy.
While his co-driver leads the Category 4 standings, Austria’s Alfons Nothdurfter is lying in second home within the motive force standings within the Ford Sierra Cosworth 4×4, 6 gains within the serve of leader Alonso and beautiful 1 level sooner than Ville Silvasti within the Audi quattro A2, the Finn being joined all over as soon as more by Risto Pietilainen.
Lucio Da Zanche has taken maximum gains from the two events he has entered to this level within the Porsche Carrera RS, the Italian currently on 40 gains, with his co-driver from Sanremo, Daniele De Luis, joining him in Austria.
Spanish duo Carlos Sampayo Cao and Alejandro Cid Alvarez will take piece of their 4th FIA EHRC event within the Renault 11 Turbo and they’re currently lying in 5th home within the Category 4 standings on 31 Parts.
Italians Ermanno Sordi and Enrico Melli will seemingly be taking the starting up of the Rallye Weiz within the Crew Bassano Porsche 911, while Czech duo Oldrich Kovarik and Marek Kapic will seemingly be making their 2021 FIA EHRC debut within the Skoda Favorit 136L.
Audi, Porsche, Volvo and VW in Category 3
The EHRC entry for Category 3 in Austria will consist of 4 vehicles, with the winners of the outlet three rounds of the 2021 season, ‘Zippo’ and Denis Piceno, procuring for one other victory of their Audi quattro. The Italians, who’re currently on a maximum of 60 gains from the first three events, personal a 28 gains serve over their nearest opponents, reigning Category 3 champions Karl Wagner and Gerda Zauner, who will seemingly be competing at home of their distinctive yellow Porsche 911.
Germany’s Siegfried and Renate Mayr are currently lying in third overall on 26 gains within the championship standings and they’re going to accomplish their fourth look of the EHRC season within the Volvo 244. Austria’s Georg Reitsperger and his Croatian Co-driver Lana Sutlovic will all over as soon as more be out on the stages of their VW Golf 1 16S, hoping that their luck will exchange after two retirements within the Czech Republic and in Hungary.
Alfa Romeo, BMW, Ford, Porsche, Opel and VAZ in Category 2
Category 2 has moreover received seven EHRC entries for the Rallye Weiz, with all of the foremost contenders for the title making the day out to Austria.
After finishing 2nd in Category 2 of their home event, Hungarian couple Laszlo and Edit Mekler are in joint first home of their Alfa Romeo GTAM 1750, along with the Porsche 911 of Paolo Pasutti and Giovanni Campeis, the Hungarian and Italian crews on 42 gains every.
Class winners of the Vltava Historical Rally, Anders and Ingrid Johnsen, are currently 4th within the championship standings after retiring in Hungary with gearbox points. The Swedes will seemingly be having a demand to drag serve the gains lost on the Mecsek Rally of their Porsche 911 RSR.
After suffering an engine say in Round 2 and suspension failure in Round 3, Britain’s Ernie and Karen Graham will seemingly be procuring for a exchange of luck in Austria within the Ford Escort RS1800.
Round 1 class winners Maurizio Pagella and Roberto Brea will moreover be procuring for better luck in Austria of their Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, the Italians crashing out of the Mecsek Rally on day 1.
Austrians Michael Putz and Elisabeth Trimmel will seemingly be making their second EHRC starting up of the 2021 season after quit 4thin class in Hungary of their BMW 2002Ti. A second BMW 2002 will moreover be making the starting up with Italian’s Pietro Corredig and Sonia Borghese collaborating of their first EHRC event of the season.
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