Mitropa Rally Cup – final standings and calendar for next season

It was interesting season in Mitropa Rally Cup and Mitropa Historic Cup in this season.

After a close battle between Hermann Gassner and Krisztian Hideg on first four events, Krisztian had problems with his leg and he had to missed on next two events. Unfortunately also on his home event – Baranya Kupa. On his luck, he was ready for Rally Nova Gorica and he was also the fastest driver there. But Gassner was the fastest driver on next event – Rally Citta di Bassano.

ADAC 3-Stadte Rallye was the last event in this season and Hideg won ahead Gassner and Varkonyi. That kind of classification is also in final standings of this cup:
1. Hideg Krisztián – 356 points
2. Gassner Hermann – 345
3. Várkonyi Szabolcs – 234
4. Kainz Martin – 207
5. Wallenwein Thomas – 205
6. Terpin Cristian – 200
7. Hrvatin Tomas – 193
8. Kreuter Norman – 177
9. Irlacher Wolfgang – 175
10. Boscariol Simone – 158

So Hideg won overall classification, but in this cup are also winners in some classes:
Youngtimer: Dilg Rudinger
Newcomer: Boscariol Simone
Challenge: Hrvatin Tomas
2WD: Terpin Cristian

Burghard Brink dominated with 6/9 wins in this season with his Lancia Delta Integrale 16V in Mitropa Historic Rally Cup. He won ahead Aleš Jiratko senior, who also won one event.

1. Brink Burghard – 180 points
2. Jirátko sen. Aleš – 136
3. Volpato Elvio – 132
4. Hauck Wolfgang – 131
5. Sonntag Gerd – 123
6. Schölderle Josef – 121
7. Pasutti Paolo – 115
8. Nothdurfter Alfons – 114
9. Wieger Hans-Peter – 86
10. Manzelli Flavio – 82

It is already known no-official calendar for season 2018:

Rebenland Rallye (AUT) 16.-17.03.2018
Lavanttal Rallye (AUT) 06.-07.04.2018
Rally Opatija (CRO) 04.-05.05.2018
Rally Velenje (SVN) 25.-26.05.2018
Rallye Casentino – Toscana (ITA) 06.-07.07.2018
Baranya Kupa (HUN) 03.-04.08.2018
Rally Nova Gorica (SVN) 07.-08.09.2018
Rallye Citta di Bassano (ITA) 28.-29.09.2018
ADAC 3-Städte-Rallye (DEU) 19.-20.10.2018