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C: Kopecky pretty happy with Monte test

Monte Carlo Rally test for Skoda Motorsport's Jan Kopecky.
Skoda Motorsport driver Jan Kopecky continued his preparations recently for the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge season.

Kopecky, who finished runner-up to Kris Meeke in the 2009 IRC drivers' standings, was sampling Skoda's latest-specification Fabia Super 2000 at a test site near the legendary Col de Turini stage. The stage will be used on the Monte Carlo Rally in January, the opening round of the 2010 IRC.

"The test went well, although the weather was a bit warmer than we had hoped: around four degrees Centigrade with no snow," said Kopecky. "The car feels good, although it's not so different than before.

"We just tried one or two things that were maybe slightly better, but no real change. It's hard to be sure."

Kopecky covered approximately 400 kilometres of running during the test and reported no problems with the works Fabia Super 2000. He is due to carry out further testing with the car prior to Xmas.



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Jan Kopecky / Petr Stary. Skoda Fabia S2000. Belgium Ypres Rally. June 2009 [Pic credit: Skoda]
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Jan Kopecky / Petr Stary. Skoda Fabia S2000. Rally Principe de Asturias 2009 [Pic credit: IRC]

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