BMA victory and top 10 in Sulingen Rally

BMA victory and top 10 in Sulingen Rally

14.08.2019: BMA, Bernard Munster’s Belgian team, is presently enjoying an impressive season with one constant: winning or battling it out for victory. This last weekend Christian Riedemann at the wheel of a VW Polo R5 won the Sullingen Rally. With Dennis Rostek (6th

BMA, Bernard Munster’s Belgian team, is presently enjoying an impressive season with one constant: winning or battling it out for victory. This last weekend Christian Riedemann at the wheel of a VW Polo R5 won the Sulingen Rally. With Dennis Rostek (6th place and winner of the Powerstage) BMA brought home a second car in the top-10.

Grégoire Munster also left his mark once again in Germany. In Sulingen he won the Opel Adam Cup, clocked up all the fastest times, including the Powerstage which gave him five additional points. After three of the five rounds Grégoire Munster has now grabbed the lead. Charles Munster ended in fifth place in the Opel Adam Cup.

Last week the Porsche machines which BMA had prepared for Kabras Racing Team dominated in the Top Fry Rally in Kenya. Baldev Chaver won ahead of Onkar Rai. The third entered BMA Porsche, manned by Tejveer Rai, finished in fourth place.

These are heydays for BMA. At the end of June the team won the Ypres Rally with Craig Breen While it might still be the summer recess in Belgium BMA is scoring at an international level. In Finland Grégoire Munster and Louis Louka built on their experience. Last weekend they successfully competed in the Sulingen Rally.

The transition from a powerful four-wheel-drive Skoda R5 to the Cup version of the Opel Adam was effortlessly handled, somewhat of an understatement. Grégoire Munster dominated the rally from A to Z.

“I can look back with great satisfaction on that event. Everything ran smoothly. It was a great pity that my nearest rival, Eerik Pietarinen, was not competing. With him present it could have become a pretty intense battle. We won all the special stages, including the Powerstage.

With still two rounds to go we have a 22 points advantage in the championship on Pietarinen.” In Germany Charles Munster competed in his first rally and he was outstanding. His progression in his learning curve was impressive. At the start of the event Charles was some 3 sec per km slower than the fastest times put in by his brother Grégoire. Near the end of the rally Charles had reduced the difference to 1.2 sec.

- BMA -  also photo


14.08.2019 / MaP

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