Dvojetapovú rally súťaž v Košiciach vyhrala poľská posádka Miko Marczyk a Szimon Gospodarczyk jazdiaca vozidle Škode Fabia Rally2.
After yesterday's introductory day of the competition, the 47. Rally Košice 2021 continues on the Leg 2 on Sunday (17.10.2021). A total of six measured special stages await the competitors.
The opening stage of the 47. Rally Košice 2021 became the prey of the Polish competition crew Miko Marczyk - Szymon Gospodarczyk, driving a Škoda Fabia Rally2.
After the morning shakedown, which was attended by several competitors, the 47. Rally Košice 2021 started in a row at 13:00 on 16.11.2021.
A total of eightythree competition crews from five European countries took part in the start of the competition, fighting in the series of FIA CEZ rally championships, FIA CEZ historic cars, as well as in the Slovak and Polish championships, as well as the Slovak rally cup and the Slovak regularity rally trophy.
The districts of Košice and the surrounding remained in the 2nd degree of danger for this week - in burgundy color, so the organizers of the 47th Rally Košice must ensure compliance with several hygienic measures for their event. A Hygiene Manual has been issued for the participants of the competition, which must be accepted and followed.
89 competition crews from Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Estonia entered the 47th Rally Košice. In the beautiful, colorful colors of autumn, they have to take part in a two-stage competition, which will bring the names of the champions of Slovakia and Poland in individual classes. At the competition, we will no longer see certain absolute champions of Slovakia - Grzegorz Grzyb and Michal Poradzisz, whose vehicle has not yet been repaired after the last major accident.
In recent days, COVID Automat has decided on whether the 47th Rally Košice will take place for the given week in which the competition is to take place. After today's publication of the "color" for next week, it is already clear that the competition will take place on its scheduled date of October 14-17, 2021.
Saturday - 16.10.2021
Road No. III /329 closure between the villages Rankovce - Herľany and roads No. II /576 in the section Herľany - Banské at the time: 12:45 - 19:00
Closing of the municipal road in the section Regeta - Slančík in the time: 14:00 - 20:00
Sunday - 17.10.2021
Despite the fact that the Izra special stage has been used at the Rally Košice for more than thirty years, the administrators of this route changed their mind at the last minute and did not give their permission to use the road for this year.
Although the situation with the coronavirus is not developing the best, the organizers of the 47. Rally Košice are still working on the preparation of their competition. There are only 3 weeks left until the start.
Supplementary regulations are the most important and anticipated document at every event. The ones for the 47th Rally Košice have been published and bring a lot of important information.
After a one-year break caused by restrictions due to coronavirus, the 47th Rally Košice will take place in mid-October. The competition is prepared by its traditional organizer Auto klub Košice in cooperation with Automobilklub Rzeszowski.
47. Rally Košice will be held 14. - 17. 10.2021 in co-operation with Automobilklub Rzeszow and with the support of the town Košice and the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic.
At the jubilee 50th year of our Autoclub existence, for the first time in its history we must announce that the competition which we have been working on for six months and is well prepared, must be canceled. We are canceling the competition which was to be included in the Polish Championships again after a multi-year break, for which we have been trying to do for a long time, a competition that has the great support of the city of Košice and SAMŠ.
The reasons for our difficult decision are on two levels: