Label: Croatia

WRC Croatia organizer: We had 400.000 fantastic spectators and three idiots

WRC Croatia organizer: We had 400.000 fantastic spectators and three idiots

WRC
Croatia hosted the WRC World Rally Championship last weekend, and the extremely well-organized event, which will remain on the championship's racing calendar for years to come, was marred by an incident that landed three Croatian spectators in prison. As we reported, at one of the speed tests there was an argument and a fight between the spectators, who at one point even found themselves on the road, just before a racing car drove by. It all started when a drink was spilled on one of the spectators, who then threw a can at another spectator. A scuffle ensued, but luckily the stewards, the police and some other spectators took quick action. Daniel Šaškin, president of the organizing committee of the rally, said about the event: "It was crazy. Fortunately, we had
CRAZY! Spectators fight on one of the fastest sections of the WRC Rally Croatia

CRAZY! Spectators fight on one of the fastest sections of the WRC Rally Croatia

WRC
The rally for the WRC World Championship in neighboring Croatia was also marked by an unpleasant event that could have turned into a tragedy. On one of the fastest sections of the rally, where the racing cars jump and fly a few meters away due to high speeds, just a few seconds before the arrival of the racing car, a fight broke out. also on the track. With this, they not only endangered themselves, but also the spectators and stewards, who tried to prevent the worst, while at the same time enabling the competitors to perform safely. https://youtu.be/wG5aHAw0mGA?t=40 Toyota racer Elfyn Evans won the rally ahead of Otto Tanaka (Ford), who was 27 seconds behind the winner, while Esapekka Lappi (Hyundai) was third.
Kavecz in Čabar for hair in front of Bubnič

Kavecz in Čabar for hair in front of Bubnič

GHD
Hungarian Istvan Kavecz, who competes with the BMW M3 under a Croatian license, celebrated the victory in front of our representative Milan Bubnič by just four hundredths of a second after the second run. After the first run, he was a little more than two seconds behind the first place, but on the second he did his best and reduced the gap to 0.046 seconds. Among other Slovenian representatives, Miha Prek celebrated the victory in Division 1, and Marko Grossi was also the fastest in his division. GHD Čabar 2015 total: 1. Istvan KAVECZ, BMW E90 M3 6: 20,497 2. Milan BUBNIČ, Lancia Delta Integrale +0,046 3. Siniša KRAINC, Ford Escort RS +2,644 4. Michele BUIATTI, Mitsubishi EVO IX +8,565 5. Đani VARLJEN , Honda Civic Type R +12,645 6. Damir MASIC, Mitsubishi EVO IX +13,663 7. Franz ROIDER, Ford Mondeo MSC +14,548 8. Laszl
Top Gear Live in Zagreb

Top Gear Live in Zagreb

Automotive
On Thursday, July 3.7.2014, 911, Top Gear took place in the Zagreb Arena. Otherwise better known as a TV show. Certainly the biggest car show, which is now also performed live. In Zagreb, Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, who are known all over the world as car lovers, fast, comfortable and, last but not least, often expensive driving, introduced themselves to the audience. A day later, as part of a European tour, they move to Italy. Although the red thread of their shows as well as the live event is motoring, a significant portion is related to humor. So it was possible to see a ride with a washing machine, a burning Subaru Impreza, a driving stage and a lot of other interesting things. They also introduced specially modified Jaguar F-type, Porsche 8 and Audi v50. For the show, it was necessary to deduct somewhere between 100 and XNUMX €.
First race canceled. What about the season?

First race canceled. What about the season?

Other sports
The organizers of the autocross race in Rupa, Croatia, which was scheduled for this weekend, announced that the event was canceled due to insufficient number of registrations. The race would also be considered a newly revived Slovenian national championship in autocross, and the cancellation also calls into question the further implementation of the Slovenian championship this season.
Rally Kumrovec canceled

Rally Kumrovec canceled

Rally
Croatian Auto Club Delta Sport announced that they unfortunately have to cancel the popular Kumrovec rally, as they failed to find a general sponsor of the event. The rally in Kumrovec was almost traditionally the first race of the season on Croatian soil. "After three years of successfully organizing a rally in Kumrovec, we must announce with great sadness that the 4th Kumrovec Rally 2014 has been canceled," Delta Sport wrote in a statement intended for racers. "Despite the great desire and effort of the members of our club, who have been trying for the fourth year to find a general sponsor of the event, which would allow us to run the race unanimously, we unanimously decided that in the first place the existence of the club. major debts in the case of this year 's organization, "the organizers wrote, adding that they are