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THE POLO GTI R5 PROJECT HERALDED A NEW ERA

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THE POLO GTI R5 PROJECT HERALDED A NEW ERA.

 

 

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VOLKSWAGEN IN CUSTOMER RACING

The Polo GTI R5 project heralded a new era.

For Volkswagen Motorsport the R5 project represents a return to the field of customer racing in rallying. Not the successful outing in the FIA World Rally Championship from 2013 to 2016 has been the first outing in this business. From the year 2000 onwards, Volkswagen has built and sold the Polo approximately 180 times for entries in the Group N category – followed by more for the S1600 category. From now on, customer sport rally cars are again not only designed and developed at Volkswagen’s motorsport hub, but they are also assembled, delivered and then supplied with spare parts there.

To make sure that everything is working properly, a gradual transformation and upgrading of the location, specialists and processes started immediately after Volkswagen called time on its factory programme in the FIA World Rally Championship in 2016. The goal is to gradually extend production and logistics. “Our aspiration is not to sell as many cars as possible,” says Juliane Gründl, Head of Sales at Volkswagen Motorsport. “Our aim is to offer our customers the best service possible. As well as the actual sale itself, that also includes aftersales and spare parts logistics.”

Volkswagen Motorsport Director Sven Smeets adds: “When the decision was made to focus more on customer sport in the future, the R5 project was seen as a logical consequence. Our expertise in rallying allowed us to focus fully on efficiency – even if the alignment towards customer sport did mean a considerable restructuring at the site in Hannover.”

First Polo GTI R5 to be delivered after Rally Spain
The Rally Spain represents the competitive debut of the Polo GTI R5. Immediately after the cars first rally on the final weekend in October, work begins in Hannover on assembling and delivering the first 15 R5 Polos. A further 30 to 40 are set to follow in 2019. “We want to deliver the first 15 Polo GTI R5s by Christmas,” says Smeets. “There is far greater demand than we can meet. We are overwhelmed by the huge interest.” The first cars will be delivered to Austria, Belgium, Finland,
Italy, Paraguay, Portugal and Sweden.

The International Automobile Federation, FIA, set a maximum price for an R5 car that is ready for use. This currently stands at 190,000 euros plus VAT per car in its tarmac trim. On request, however, more performance-related options can be ordered for the Polo GTI R5 – such as lighter seats. As well as the gravel conversion kit, possible options include performance, mobility, lighting and data packages.

Simply put: along with alternative side windows and nets, available options also include front window heaters and jack, night faces for night-time rallies and more comprehensive data collection. If required, customers can book Volkswagen Motorsport engineers and mechanics for their rally outings. “It remains to be seen how high demand for that part of the business actually is,” says Gründl.

Polo GTI R5 assembled in 295 working hours
The cars are assembled within 295 working hours by teams with alternating crews of mechanics. Once assembled, before being handed over to the customer, the car is put through a carefully done shakedown at the Volkswagen test facility in Ehra-Lessien – the final and most important quality check.

With the delivery, the customers receive the extensive individual documentation that accompanies their Polo GTI R5 – as well as the necessary documents, this also includes a 140-page handbook and ‘How To’ guides for set-up and servicing. “Four to six mechanics are permanently entrusted with assembling the R5 cars,” says Juliane Gründl. “The supply of spare parts and storage logistics are also ensured by specially trained employees, some with additional qualifications. Furthermore, engineers are also permanently entrusted with the project.”

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25 October 2018

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MONTMELO 🇪🇸 FUE LA ARTÍFICE DE LA PREVIA DESCOMUNAL DE LA REINA EN BARCELONA 🇪🇸 . FERRARI 🇮🇹 DESDE MARANELLO 🇮🇹 CON EL RECUERDO DE ENZO FERRARI 🇮🇹 , EL CAVALLINO RAMPANTE 🇮🇹SUENA FUERTE EN SUELO CATALÁN 🇪🇸

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MONTMELO 🇪🇸 FUE LA ARTÍFICE DE LA PREVIA DESCOMUNAL DE LA REINA EN BARCELONA 🇪🇸 . FERRARI 🇮🇹 DESDE MARANELLO 🇮🇹 CON EL RECUERDO DE ENZO FERRARI 🇮🇹 , EL CAVALLINO RAMPANTE 🇮🇹SUENA FUERTE EN SUELO CATALÁN 🇪🇸

FERRARI, MERCEDES & RED BULL ASTON MARTIN RACING, LA ATRACCIÓN EN CATALUÑA 🇪🇸

LOS BÓLIDOS DE LA F1, EXTREMECEN EN EL CIRCUITO CATALÁN 🇪🇸DURANTE 4 JORNADAS

 

 

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UNA FORMIDABLE PRESENTACIÓN SE EFECTUÓ EN EL TRADICIONAL AUTÓDROMO DE BARCELONA, DONDE LOS MEJORES EXPONENTES DE LA F1, SE DIERON CITA, FERRARI CON SU NUEVO MODELO ESPECIFICACIÓN SF90, QUE AL VOLANTE DEL SÚPER CAMPEÓN TEUTÓN, SEBASTIÁN VETTEL Y EL FRANCÉS CHARLES LECLERC, CONCRETARON VARIOS KILÓMETROS DE ENSAYOS, PESE A TENER ALGUNOS CONTRATIEMPOS EL ALEMÁN CON EL VEHÍCULO DE MARANELLO.
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Y LAS FLECHAS DE PLATA, MERCEDES CON SUS PILOTOS HABITUALES Y TITULARES, LEWIS HAMILTON, EL 5 VECES MONARCA DE LA MISMA Y EL ESCANDINAVO VALTTERI BOTTAS, MANTUVIERON BUENOS TIEMPOS CON EL AUTO DE LA MARCA GERMANA, QUE TIENE COMO PRIMER MECÁNICO, AL EX SUBARU, MINI Y PRODRIVE, NUESTRO AMIGO INGLÉS, ALEX TOULOUSE, QUE MANTIENE SU AVANCE TECNOLÓGICO EN LOS AUTOS DE LEWIS Y VALTTERI.
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BARCELONA 🇪🇸 SE VISTIÓ EN LA ANTESALA DE LA MÁXIMA CON FERRARI, MERCEDES & ASTON MARTIN RED BULL TEAM

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LOS PROTOTIPOS FLAMANTES DE LA CATEGORÍA REÍNA DEL AUTOMÓVILISMO MUNDIAL, REALIZÓ SUS PRIMEROS PASOS DEL 2019 EN MÓNTMELO 🇪🇸

 

 

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LOS MONOPLAZAS DE ÚLTIMA GENERACIÓN, QUE UTILIZARÁN EN LA PRIMERA PRUEBA DE LA CONTIENDA INTERNACIONAL DE LA MÁXIMA F1, QUE SERÁ EN MELBOURNE EN AUSTRALÍA, EN LAS ANTÍPODAS DE OCEANÍA, ALREDEDOR DE 7 DÍAS.
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MIENTRAS QUE MERCEDES BENZ MOTORSPORTS CON EL APOYO DE PETRONAS, QUIERE REVALIDAR SU CORONA CON EL BRITÁNICO LEWIS HAMILTON Y EL FINÉS, VALTTERI BOTTAS. EN TANTO QUE RED BULL CON EL ESFUERZO INGLÉS DE ASTON MARTIN, TIENE AL HOLANDÉS MAX VERSTAPPEN & EL JOVEN PIERRE GASLY.
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STARD 🇦🇹 & TEIN 🇯🇵 , WITH OPTIMISM FOR ABU DHABI WORLD RX 2019

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STARD 🇦🇹 & TEIN 🇯🇵 , WITH OPTIMISM FOR ABU DHABI WORLD RX 2019

JERE KALLIOKOSKI 🇫🇮 , NEAR THE STARD & LA NEW FIESTA MK 8 NEW GENERATION WRX PROJECT

 

 

JANIS BAUMÄNIS, MOTIVATED FOR YAS MARINA

 

 

AUSTRIA, STARD & THE RECOGNIZED MANUFACTURER OF SHOCK ABSORBERS OF JAPAN, TEIN, FIND A COOPERATION TO ACHIEVE GOOD RESULTS SINCE THE OPENING IN ABU DHABI AT THE START OF APRIL MONTH.

 

 

Jere Kalliokoski, the Finn, could be chosen to ride one of the new FORD MK 8 WRX of STARD Racing, along with the Latvian, Janis Baumänis, under the technical support of the support in the Japanese shock absorbers of Yokohama, TEIN.

 

 

YAS MARINA CIRCUIT’S FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS TRACK OFFICIALLY UNVEILED

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YAS MARINA CIRCUIT’S FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS TRACK OFFICIALLY UNVEILED

Abu Dhabi, UAE March 5 – Yas Marina Circuit today revealed the stunning track layout for the opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy on April 5-6.

At an official opening ceremony, Muhammed ben Sulayem, a 14-time FIA Middle East Rally champion and president of the Automobile and Touring Club of the United Arab Emirates, was given the honour of completing the first laps of the track at wheel of the GRX Taneco RX2 car.

World RX drivers Oliver Bennett of Xite Racing was joined by GRX Taneco trio Niclas Gronholm, of Finland, Russia’s Timur Timerzyanov and Reinis Nitiss, of Latvia, to provide passenger rides for local media and VIPs.

The purpose-built 1.2 kilometre rallycross circuit comprises 63 per cent asphalt and 37 per cent gravel, a series of wide tarmac areas, tight turns including a hairpin and a daunting jump section.

Briton Bennett, who had a taste of the circuit today in his World RX Ford Fiesta Supercar, said: “It’s brilliant to bring World Rallycross to such a spectacular venue as Yas Marina and to the people of UAE.

“The track is awesome. It has a lot to offer with big, wide tarmac turns which is going to be great for overtaking. It is going to be a tough track to race but it’s going to be fun to watch.

“We’ve done a lot of work on the car, I’m feeling really comfortable with it and I hope to be pushing for some high places during the championship this year.”

Yas Marina Circuit will be transformed into a three-day festival featuring an Adrenaline Zone, food trucks and international artists performing at an after-race concert.

Speaking at the official opening, Paul Bellamy, Senior Vice President of IMG Motorsports, the FIA World Rallycross Championship promoter, said: “We are delighted to be bring the FIA World Rallycross Championship to motorsport fans in the UAE for the very first time. I can think of no better venue to showcase our sport than the stunning Yas Marina Circuit.

“Here at Yas Marina Circuit for the opening round of the 2019
championship next month, there will be a mixture of world-class rallycross and music artists, a non-stop programme of racing and interactivity, along with fabulous food.

“This festival model mirrors our highly-successful SpeedMachine weekend we first introduced at Silverstone for the British round of the championship in 2018. Just like Silverstone, we are sure this fusion of motorsport and entertainment at Yas Marina Circuit will be a must-visit event next month and in the years ahead.”

Al Tareq Al Ameri, CEO of Yas Marina Circuit, added: “Yas Marina Circuit is always innovating when it comes to hosting thrilling motorsport races that attract fans and entertainment seekers to Abu Dhabi and FIA World Rallycross Championship is the latest in our portfolio of world-class events.

“Our new track and weekend-long itinerary of some of the wildest racing the Middle East has ever seen promises to deliver something unique to the circuit.”

“With something for every member of the family, the weekend promises to be another must-do weekend packed with a host of on and off-track entertainment.”

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