“OC” Veiby claims podium finish with the Polo GTI R5 at the “Monte”

“OC” Veiby claims podium finish with the Polo GTI R5 at the “Monte”

28.01.2019: Rally Monte Carlo Third place at the fiercely-contested Rally Monte Carlo – Ole Christian “OC” Veiby/Jonas Andersson (N/S) earned a spot on the WRC 2 podium with the Polo GTI R5.

Rally Monte Carlo




Third place at the fiercely-contested Rally Monte Carlo – Ole Christian “OC” Veiby/Jonas Andersson (N/S) earned a spot on the WRC 2 podium with the Polo GTI R5.




However, Veiby/Andersson also suffered a set-back at the iconic “Monte”, which lived up to its reputation of presenting the competitors with an ever-changing combination of dry tarmac, damp, wet, ice, slush and thick snow.



The bonnet and lights had smashed the windscreen of their car, as a result of them not having fastened the locking mechanisms correctly.



The new Polo GTI R5’s debut at the “Monte” turned out to be a successful one: Nicolas Ciamin/Yannick Roche (F/F) won five of the 15 special stages at the wheel of the four-wheel drive car from Wolfsburg.



The French pair ended the rally in fifth place in the WRC 2 class.





Andre Dietzel,Ingo Roersch, photo O. Veiby

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28.01.2019 / MaP

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