Passing the start ramp by Slovakian crew Vlastimil Majercak and Michaela Vejackova with Ford Fiesta R5 the 44. Croatia rally is officialy opened. Simbolicaly rising the Croatia flag in front of last year’s winning crew the start of the race was marked by deputy major of City of Porec Nadia Stifanic Dobrilovic. Other crews were started by the president of the Organizing Committee Daniel Saskin, the member of the Organizing Committee Marin Frcko and Clerk of the Course Goran Vujisic.
On Friday the crews will have an official training – shakedown, as well as two passages of Special stage Fuskulin. In Saturday’s programme is 8 more special stages near Buzet. The crews will be awaited at Finish podium at 20:00.