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Mladá Boleslav, 22 January 2019 – ŠKODA Motorsport works crew Kalle Rovanperä/Jonne Halttunen start their motorsport season at the upcoming Rallye Monte-Carlo (24/01/-27/01/2019). After finishing second in class last year, they are now aiming for class victory at the most prestigious rally of the 2019 season. In total, among 31 crews competing with a R5 rally car, 13 rely on the ŠKODA FABIA R5, the most successful rally car in its class so far. ŠKODA Motorsport also has registered Rovanperä into the new WRC 2 Pro category of the FIA World Rally Championship.
ŠKODA Motorsport works crew Kalle Rovanperä/Jonne Halttunen (ŠKODA FABIA R5) aims for a class win at the upcoming Rallye Monte Carlo.