Sixth event for Mitropa Rally Cup will be Int. M6 LOG Baranya Kupa in Hungary. This event won’t be counted for the main hungarian rally championship (ORB) but just gor M Group competition and also for standard sections: Rallye2 and Historic championships.
Because of that kind of reasons is also entry list little shorter, but still interesting because of competitiors from other countries.
There will be present three different R5 rally cars: Pal Lovasz (Hyundai i20 R5), Antal Kovacs (Ford Fiesta R5) and Zsolt Marozsi (Škoda Fabia R5). The last year winner, Peter Ranga, won’t be present on this edition of this event.
Last year results:
On entry list we can find also some fast drivers with N4/R4 rally cars: Mihaly Matics, Miklos Maricsek and Laszlo Amrein. With the same cars in Mitropa Rally Cup section will be present also third placed in championship standings Szabolocs Varkonyi and second placed Hermann Gassner from Germany. Gassner is just 10 points behind the leader, who won’t be present on this event. Krisztian Hideg has a broken ankle and must to rest for sixt weeks. He and codriver Istvan Kerek hopes that they could competed on Rally Nova Gorica in September.
From Mitropa competition we are missing on entry list Martin Kainz (DEU), Tomas Hrvatin (CRO), Thomas Wallenwein (DEU) and also some home drivers as Kristof Klausz and Zoltan Hetei. But there will be present many other competitiors from Italy and Germany (Terpin, Boscariol, Kreuter, Brink, Sonntag and others).
One extra entry is also ERC Ladies champion Ekaterina Stratieva with Citroen C2 R2, who love fast rallies:
Mitropa Rally Cup standings after Rally Casentino:
1. Hideg – 248 points
2. Gassner – 238
3. Varkonyi – 138
4. Kainz – 134
5. Hrvatin – 131
6. Wallenwein – 122
7. Haid – 106
8. Terpin – 102
9. Klausz – 101
10. Hetei – 100