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The five-time Finnish champion triumphs in the rally Sarma 2022
After a two-year break, the traditional winter rally Sarma 2022 took place in Gulbene region on February 12. The five-time Finnish champion Teemu Asunmaa with co-driver Ville Mannisenmäki and Škoda Fabia Rally2 evo rally car won an exciting duel with the Ukrainians Valerii Gorban, Sergei Larens and their Mini John Cooper Works WRC. The bonze award was won by Estonian crew Karl Martin Volver and Martin Madisso with self-built Škoda Fabia Proto. The fastest of the Latvian crews - Mārtiņš Sesks and Renārs Francis in their first rally with Škoda Fabia R4 was able to win in their test group and take seventh place in the overall standings.
What do spectators of Rally Sarma 2022 need to know?
On February 12, after a two-year break, the Gulbene region will be taken over again by the atmosphere of an international winter rally. Ninety crews with athletes from eleven countries will come to the rally. The fight for Rally Sarma 2022 victory will be very tight and fierce. Although the list of competitors is very international, Latvian rally fans will also have something to keep their fingers crossed, because the list includes such Latvian motorsport stars as Mārtiņš Sesks, Edijs Bergmanis, Jānis Vorobjovs, Ralfs Sirmacis, Ivo Ķilpis, Matīss Mežaks and the others! However, spectators must pay particular attention to the epidemiological requirements and comply with them in order to protect their own and fellows health, and make sure that the trust in the honour and common sense of the rally spectators does not turn out to be a mistake.
Rally Commission awards of the winners of the LRC 2021
On February 12 at 17:15 together with the prize ceremony of the rally “Sarma” 2022, the awarding of the winners of the LRC 2021 will take place at the Gulbene Culture Center, O. Kalpaka Street 60.
A bright line-up has already entered the Rally Sarma 2022
The registration of participants for the traditional winter rally Sarma 2022, which will take place on February 12 in the Gulbene region, is almost over, the number of participants already exceeds 90 crews and a lot of bright entries can be found in the list. This means that the fight for victory in the rally Sarma 2022 will be fierce and interesting. Although only one WRC class car has been registered so far - the Mini John Cooper Works WRC - the number of powerful and fast cars is significant. The list already includes eleven cars of Rally2 (R5) class, which is a new Rally Sarma record, with an additional two more Proto and two Rally3 class cars, as well as one Rally2-Kit class car.
Rally Sarma will welcome a limited number of spectators
Although it was initially announced that the Rally Sarma 2022 would take place without spectators, the rally organizers, in consultation with the authorities and epidemiologists, have made it possible to allow a limited number of spectators into the rally's spectator areas. Rally Sarma 2022 will take place in an epidemiologically safe environment, in green mode. This means that spectators will only be able to attend the rally with interoperable Covid-19 certificates, subject to strict measures to control the spread of Covid-19.