Bulgaria IRC Dominated by Local Drivers, Iliev Wins

Sports | September 30, 2012, Sunday // 17:37
Bulgaria: Bulgaria IRC Dominated by Local Drivers, Iliev Wins Iliev’s faultless performance secured his sixth victory of the rally Sliven on Sunday. Photo by www.ircseries.com

National champion Dimitar Iliev clinched his sixth victory of the rally Sliven on Sunday morning that concluded the Intercontinental Rally Challenge's Bulgarian debut.

In the absence of the championship's top names, local drivers dominated the race.

Petar Gyoshev, driving a Peugeot 207 Super 2000, was 5.1 seconds quicker than his ?KODA Fabia S2000-driving rival to finish 11.2 seconds behind in the overall classification.

Krum Donchev secured the final step on the podium in his Peugeot with Todor Slavov finishing fourth and the top IRC 2WD Cup runner in his Renault Clio R3.

Yagiz Avci (M-Sport Ford Fiesta S2000) and Martin Kangur (Honda Civic Type R) round out the top six overall.

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