Saturday, 22 September 2012

Opel Corsa OPC Rallye Cup - Daniel Wollinger wins in Admont

Running fourth, third win - Daniel Wollinger wins in Admont exciting-biting duel with Leitgeb, great debut of Ziesler 

  • Daniel Wollinger / Bernhard Holzer also win at the Rallye in ARBÖ Admont
  • Christoph Leitgeb / Sabrina Hartenberger lie in second place just behind
  • Wolfram Doberer gets third place in the Cup, Nikolas Ziesler with strong performance
Daniel Wollinger wins in Admont (Rallye Team - Daniel Wollinger, Bernhard Holzer)
The fourth of six rounds of the Opel Corsa OPC Rallye Cup, as I was the last to surpass thriller. At the top, gave Daniel Wollinger (Rallye Team Wollinger) and Christoph Leitgeb (Eisner Car Rallye Team) one second duel in the long term was not clear who would have the lead. In the end, however, but the Styrian Wollinger prevail against the Carinthian Leitgeb, both scored well in the overall standings of the rallye, the remarkable places 16 and 17! 

Opel Corsa OPC Rallye Cup 4th Run (Rallye Team - Christoph Leitgeb, Sabrina Hartenberger)

Daniel Wollinger used his knowledge of the special stages from Admonter perfectly rendered not even the slightest mistake and was able to celebrate victory number three (out of four). Christoph Leitgeb lost on the various tests very little time, in total there were then 19.6 seconds - which most of the time lost on the circuit in Hall did, as another participant after an accident blocked the track shortly. Behind it seemed for a long time after a pleasant surprise: Daniel Zieser / Christoph Woegerer (Styrian Opel Rallye Team) rode a spirited rally and were earned in third place - until the duo on SP 10 while you cut a corner a wheel avulsion. A bitter loss for Zieser, who with his power-to-failure was able to show yet. Wolfram Doberer and his co-pilot casting Petra fungus drove the Bezirksblätter Racing Team unobtrusive but faultless rallye - and were rewarded with a third place in the Cup standings. 

Opel Corsa OPC Rallye Cup 4th Run (Rallye Team - Wolfram Doberer, Petra Pilz)
Third place on the list of results, however, went to guest driver Nicolas Ziesler (co-pilot John Polly), who could make his debut at the OPC Cup his talent. With the all-new car for him, he achieved remarkable SP times and made a promise for the future: If he can muster the necessary budget, you can see him maybe this year again, otherwise he is aiming to participate in one cup 2013. Fourth place in the Cup itself was taken by Gerhard and Romana Dworak (Remus Racing): Despite problems with the engine power, the duo collected from Lower Austria important points for the Cup standings. The next round of the Opel Corsa OPC Rallye Cup will be held in two weeks - at the October rally Leiben, the final race of the ARC (Austrian Rallye Challenge).

The voices of the pilots in the finish:

Daniel Wollinger: "I'm very, very happy. That was a great rally of mine, a big thanks to my team who prepared the car perfectly. It was very tight in the fight with Christoph, which shows that the cars are absolutely equivalent. In summary, we are now clearly ahead, but we must continue to focus. "

Christoph Leitgeb: "It is perhaps an advantage if the tests here a little better known. But I will not be satisfied, we went really fast, it has at the end, unfortunately, was not enough. Now we just have to engage fully in Leiben and the forest district - nothing is decided yet!"

Wolfram Doberer: "So a tactical rally here as I've never driven. I'm sorry for Daniel (Zieser, note), but I somehow had the feeling that he was not this fast pace can go over the whole distance. Third place in the Cup is great for us, a thanks to my co-pilot casting, which has done great! "

Nikolas Ziesler: "We are happy that we managed good debut. From a small scare yesterday apart everything worked great. Of course there are some things I would like to have specific to me, but this is just no time in the rally. We now look if we bring together a budget, then we will continue this year, otherwise we will focus on the next season "

Gerhard Dworak: "The result is okay, but we had all day today, no power. With my trip, I was really happy, but without power just goes nothing. I hope my boys will find in the next two weeks leading up to the rally Leiben mistake, because at my home event I want to be prepared. "

Final standings after 14 of 14 special stages:

1. Daniel Wollinger / Bernhard Holzer 1:12:27,5 hours
2. Christoph Leitgeb / Sabrina Hartenberger + 19.6 seconds
3. Nikolas Ziesler / John Polly + 2:23,3 minutes
4. Wolfram Doberer / Petra Pilz + 4:38,2
5. Gerhard Dworak / Romana Dworak + 8:25,7

*) Guest driver is not included in the Cup standings

Standings after four of the six rallies:

1. Daniel Wollinger 82 points
2. Christoph Leitgeb 62
3. Wolfram Doberer 50
4. Koni Friesenegger 34
5. Gerhard Dworak 33
6. Daniel Zieser 10

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