First win for Polo WRC

Today was first national win for Volkswagen Polo R WRC. Raimund Baumschlager won on Škoda Rallye Liezen, two minutes ahead Andreas Aigner. Giandomenico Basso finished third and won in TER section – second time in this season.

Photo by Harald Illmer

This season really isn’t good for Gerwald Grossing. He had second accident this weekend, so this is fourth retirement on sixt events.

Overall classification:
1. Baumschlager R. – Winklhofer P. ( Volkswagen Polo R WRC ) 1:27:32.9
2. Aigner A. – Minor-Petrasko I. ( Škoda Fabia R5 ) +2:15.0
3. Basso Giandomenico – Granai L. ( Hyundai i20 R5 ) +2:34.0
4. Neubauer Hermann – Ettel B. ( Ford Fiesta RS WRC ) +2:37.2
5. Dinkel Dominik – Kohl C. ( Škoda Fabia R5 ) +2:39.1
6. Mayr-Melnhof N. – Foissner D. ( Ford Fiesta R5 ) +2:57.4
7. Casier Bernd – Vyncke Pieter ( Ford Fiesta R5 ) +3:21.9
8. Mrlik Christian – Kramer J. ( Škoda Fabia R5 ) +5:18.3
9. Orsák Jaroslav – Šmeidler D. ( Ford Fiesta R5 ) +5:21.7
10. Kainer Andreas – Hofmann B. ( Škoda Fabia R5 ) +6:10.5

Section winners:
ORM: Raimund Baumschlager (Volkswagen Polo R WRC)
ORM 2WD: Michael Kogler (Citroen DS3 R3T Max)
ORM Junior: Christoph Lieb (Opel Adam R2)
TER: Giandomenico Basso (Hyundai i20 R5)
TER 2WD: Luca Rossetti (Toyota GT86 CS-R3)
HRM: Willi Rabl junior (Porsche 911)