Solowow overhauled on the final stage
After huge battle Bulgarian driver Krum Donchev secured victory in the Croatia Delta Rally. All of the top four drivers were able to win a stage with each of them taking turns leading the rally.
Second overall was Michal Solowow,
who was leading until the final stage, where he lost 4.5 seconds to the eventual rally winner. Third on podium was Luca Betti, who is back in championship after his huge crash in Istanbul. Fourth place went to the leader of leg one and two Corrado Fontana, who had terrible Sunday after losing three minutes with a poor tyre choice.
Claiming fifth position was young Italian driver Davide Di Benedetto, co-driven for the first time by the experienced Nicola Arena. Sixth position went to Romanian driver Valentin Porcisteanu followed by Swiss Brian Lavio in his premiere start in ERC. János Szilagyi rounded out the top eight.
Andrea Torlasco won the 2WD class. His main goal was Pirelli Star Driver, where he finished second.
1 Donchev-Yordanov Peugeot 207 S2000 N4 à 2h44'27"8
2 Solowow-Baran Peugeot 207 S2000 N4 à 4"5
3 Betti-Bernacchini Peugeot 207 S2000 N4 à 41"1
4 Fontana-Cassina Peugeot 207 S2000 N4 à 2'22"3
5 Di Benedetto-Arena Peugeot 207 S2000 N4 à 6'18"76 Porciþteanu-Dobre Mitsubishi Lancer N4 à 8'03"0
7 Lavio-Parodi Peugeot 207 S2000 N4 à 9'22"5
8 Szilagyi-Dienes Mitsubishi Lancer N4 à 9'39"0
9 Torlasco-Capolongo Renault Clio R3 A7 à 10'27"6
10 Slavov-Filipov Renault Clio R3 A7 à 10'47"7