Mikkelsen fastest in Canarias shakedown + Videos

ŠKODA UK Motorsport’s Andreas Mikkelsen set the fastest time in today’s shakedown for the Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés, as five Fabia S2000s filled the first five places!

Co-driven by Ola Fløene, the reigning Intercontinental Rally Challenge champion completed five runs and recorded a time of 1min 26.9secs over the 2.55km test stage.

Jan Kopecký, runner-up in the IRC for the last three seasons and the winner in Gran Canaria in 2010, was 2nd fastest, setting a best time of 1mins 27.4secs in his ŠKODA Motorsport Fabia.

Sepp Wiegand was 3rd quickest for ŠKODA Auto Deutschland, Alberto Hevia in his ŠKODA Spain-backed Fabia was 4th quickest and Hermann Gassner Jr made it a ŠKODA top five in his Red Bull Team entered car.

Top 5 shakedown times
1. Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Fløene (ŠKODA Fabia S2000)….1mins 26.9secs
2. Jan Kopecký/Pavel Dresler (ŠKODA Fabia S2000)….1mins 27.4secs
3. Sepp Wiegand/Timo Gottschalk (ŠKODA Fabia S2000)….1mins 28.1secs
4. Alberto Hevia/Alberto Iglesias (ŠKODA Fabia S2000)….1mins 28.3secs
5. Hermann Gassner Jr/Klaus Wicha (ŠKODA Fabia S2000)….1mins 29.2secs

Source: Andreas Mikkelsen Official Website

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