- Kajetanowicz and Baran lost an excellent third place in Barum Czech Rally Zlin after engine failure;
- The failure compromised the plans of the European Rally Champions – the Polish duo will not finish Leg 1 of round 8 of the 2016 FIA ERC;
- Mechanics of the Polish team will try to identify and fix the failure, so that Kajto and Jarek could return tomorrow and fight for points in the Czech FIA ERC round.
Impressive third place after three special stages in the strongest field of the season – this was the situation of Kajetan Kajetanowicz after today’s opening loop of Barum Czech Rally Zlin. Right from the start the Polish crew consistently set stage times among the frontrunners and began the second loop with strong intention of maintaining fast, regular and confident pace.
Unfortunately on stage four of round 8 of the 2016 FIA ERC the engine in LOTOS Rally Team car failed. Despite this problem Kajetan and Jarek managed to reach the finish line with a very good time but it soon turned out that it is not possible to continue today.
The car of the championship leaders is on the way to the service park, where the mechanics will try to identify and fix the failure, so that Kajetanowicz and Baran could return tomorrow and fight for precious points in 46th edition of Barum Czech Rally Zlin.
Starts of Kajetan Kajetanowicz and Jarek Baran are supported by strategic partner of LOTOS Rally Team – LOTOS Group – as well as CUBE.ITG and Driving Experience. More info about Kajetan Kajetanowicz and the team available at: www.lotosrallyteam.pl, www.kajto.pl, www.facebook.com/EmocjeDoPelna, www.facebook.com/KajetanKajetanowicz and www.twitter.com/Kajto_pl