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Škoda Fabia S2000

The Škoda Fabia S2000 is a Super 2000 rally car built by Škoda Motorsport. It is based upon the Škoda Fabia road car.

Škoda Fabia S2000
Raimund Baumschlager Lavanttal Rallye 2009.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerŠkoda Auto/Škoda Motorsport
Production2009–
AssemblyMladá Boleslav, Czech Republic
Body and chassis
ClassSuper 2000
Layout4-wheel drive
Powertrain
Engine2.0 L (122 cu in) 4-cylinder, 16-valve
TransmissionX-trac six-speed sequential gearbox with AP Racing clutch
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,486 mm (97.9 in)
Length4,000 mm (160 in)
Width1,820 mm (72 in)
Kerb weight1,200 kg (2,646 lb)
Chronology
PredecessorŠkoda Fabia WRC
SuccessorŠkoda Fabia R5

HistoryEdit

It made its début at Rallye Monte Carlo 2009, with factory team Škoda Motorsport and drivers Jan Kopecký and Juho Hänninen. The car appeared as fast as Hänninen was leading until a crash. Biggest success of the Fabia S2000 is Hänninen's IRC title with title in manufacturers for Škoda. Škoda Fabia S2000 won many national and international rally titles. Juho Hänninen won IRC in 2010, Andreas Mikkelsen won IRC in 2011 and 2012, Škoda became manufacturers champion in seasons 2010, 2011 and 2012. Juho Hänninen also won SWRC in 2011 In national championships in 2009 it was Pavel Valoušek in Czech Rally Championship, Matthias Kahle in Germany, Alberto Hevia in Spain, Raimund Baumschlager in Austria, Jozef Béreš in Slovakia and Roger Feghali in Lebanon. In 2010 it was Roman Kresta in Czech Republic, Jozef Béreš in Slovakia, Piero Longhi in Slovenia, Dimitar Iliev in Bulgaria and Andreas Mikkelsen in Italian Gravel Championship. The year of 2012 brought even more titles for Škoda Fabia S2000 including ERC for Juho Hänninen, Chris Atkinson won APRC, Škoda won manufacturers title in APRC, Jan Kopecký won in Czech, Mark Wallenwein in Germany, Raimund Baumschlager in Austria, Luca Rossetti in Turkey, Aleks Humar in Slovenia and Dimitar Iliev in Bulgaria.

PWRC victoriesEdit

No. Event Season Driver Co-driver
1   2009 Rally Norway 2009   Patrik Sandell   Emil Axelsson
2   2009 Cyprus Rally   Patrik Sandell   Emil Axelsson
3   2009 Acropolis Rally   Lambros Athanassoulas   Nikolaos Zakheos

SWRC/WRC-2 victoriesEdit

IRC victoriesEdit

No. Event Season Driver Co-driver
1   2009 Rally Russia 2009   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
2   2009 Barum Rally Zlín   Jan Kopecký   Petr Starý
3   2009 Rally Príncipe de Asturias   Jan Kopecký   Petr Starý
4   2009 Rally Scotland   Guy Wilks   Phil Pugh
5   2010 Rally Argentina 2010   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
6   2010 Rally Islas Canarias   Jan Kopecký   Petr Starý
7   2010 Rally d'Italia Sardegna   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
8   2010 Ypres Rally   Freddy Loix   Frederic Miclotte
9   2010 Rali Vinho da Madeira   Freddy Loix   Frederic Miclotte
10   2010 Czech Rally   Freddy Loix   Frederic Miclotte
11   2010 Rally Scotland   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
12   2011 Rally Islas Canarias 2011   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
13   2011 Prime Yalta Rally   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
14   2011 Ypres Rally   Freddy Loix   Frederic Miclotte
15   2011 Rally Azores   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
16   2011 Czech Rally   Jan Kopecký   Petr Starý
17   2011 Mecsek Rallye   Jan Kopecký   Petr Starý
18   2011 Rally Scotland   Andreas Mikkelsen   Ola Fløene
19   2011 Cyprus Rally   Andreas Mikkelsen   Ola Fløene
20   2012 Rallye Açores 2012   Andreas Mikkelsen   Ola Fløene
21   2012 Rally Islas Canarias   Jan Kopecký   Petr Starý
22   2012 Circuit of Ireland   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
23   2012 Targa Florio Rally   Jan Kopecký   Petr Starý
24   2012 Ypres Rally   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
25   2012 Rally Romania   Andreas Mikkelsen   Ola Fløene
26   2012 Czech Rally   Juho Hänninen   Mikko Markkula
27   2012 Rally Sliven   Dimitar Iliev   Yanaki Yanakiev

ERC victoriesEdit

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Škoda Fabia S2000 at Wikimedia Commons