An excellent 4th place in the Swiss and 8th overall at the “Rallye International du Valais”

It ends with an excellent result, great satisfaction and motivation, the participation of the Team Race Art Technology / ŠKODA Swiss Motorsport at the "Rallye International du Valais", held from 23 to 25 October in the beautiful Swiss Canton of Valais, event valid for the European Championship and for the Swiss Rally Championship 2014.
The ŠKODA Fabia S2000 car, on which the Swiss crew consisting of Pascal Perroud and Quentin Marchand made his debut, has clinched an excellent 4th place in the Swiss Championship and 8th place in the European Rally Championship after a very challenging race, duration three days, in the midst of great players and with 21 crew in the category of "queen" who fought for the title on 260 km of special stages.
The race was addressed since from the first special stages so thoughtful and cautious, as Pascal and Quentin aware of the difficulty and physical endurance required; the second leg ended it with the 5th place in the Swiss Championship and 11th in the European Championship. Then on Saturday the attack allowed them to obtain the final positioning.
Great triumph of the ŠKODA brand! For the 2nd consecutive year, the race was won by Finnish Lappi on ŠKODA Fabia S2000 of the Team "mother" ŠKODA Motorsport, 2nd place on the podium for the Irishman Breen on Peugeot 208 T16 R5 and 3rd for the German Wiegand too he on ŠKODA Fabia S2000. A total of nine ŠKODA Fabia S2000 cars took part in the competition and the 4th place obtained by the Switzerland Team ŠKODA Swiss Motorsport is a great achievement, worthy of note.
Pascal Perroud comments after the race: "After a day of testing in Italy with the new Team Race Art Technology and the return to my side of Quentin Marchand as a co-pilot, I had a good feeling about this race.... confirmed after an exciting but difficult race, with many stretches wet that increased the tension and made the driving more complicated. I am very happy to have been soon behind of the experts Swiss champions for all three days and the final result is definitely a great satisfaction and reward".
These instead the words of the co-driver Quentin Marchand: "It was the first time we raced with this Team through which, in a short time, we were able to fine-tune the set-up of our ŠKODA Fabia S2000. We are happy and proud to be among the TOP 10 of the Rallye du Valais and we thank all those who supported us".
Satisfaction and enthusiasm for all the Team Race Art Technology / ŠKODA Swiss Motorsport, came back to the Canton Ticino after a great race and a good performance in the European context.