The fight for the title is carried between Bogdan Nastase and Viorel Ivan

Friday, 14th of October, 14.01 o'clock, the start will be given in the last stage of the season 2011 of the Dacia Trophy, Raliul Moldovei Comfert. At the rally organized in Bacau there will also be established the winners of the two titles put at stakes in the fifth season of the mono-brand trophy where the pilots drive Dacia Logan 1,6 MPi motor cars. In the general standings, the fight for the title is carried between Bogdan Nastase and Viorel Ivan, the first having an advance of only two points in front of the winner of 2010.

At the rookies, Florin Tincescu and Octavian Tirnovean are the favourites for the title, though they are only 18 years old. The Klar Macadam Trophy will also establish its winner, during this week-end, the fight for the most points gathered in the macadam stages being carried also between Bogdan Nastase and Viorel Ivan.

Viorel IvanAfter the overturns of situation in the stage of Iasi, when Sebastian Barbu decided not to present to the start anymore, and Bogdan Nastase and Octavian Tirnovean were forced to abandon, the fight for the podium of the general standings of the Dacia Trophy is still opened. Nastase is the leader after having gathered a total of 125.5 points in the seven rallies that took place, while Viorel Ivan, the winner in Iasi, gathered 123.5 points. Sebastian Barbu is on the third place in the general standings with 94 points, even if he did not compete in Iasi, but he will loose this position considering that for Bacau he decided to compete with another car than the Dacia Logan.

With the former Romanian ski champion retired from the fight for the podium of the Dacia Trophy, the juniors of this competition, Octavian Tirnovean and Florin Tincescu, are duelling for the last step of the podium in the general standings. Both the pilots, that dispute at the same time the winning of the trophy for the rookies, as well, gathered in the general 92 points each.

Raliul Moldovei has at its start 10 cars enlisted in the Dacia Trophy, and the pilots that fight for the titles in this season will offer a real show in the special trials, even if, according to the meteo forecast, both on Friday and on Saturday rain will fall.

General standings of Dacia Trophy after 8 of 9 stages

1. B. Nastase 125,5 p
2. V. Ivan 123,5 p
3. S. Barbu 94 p
4. O. Tirnovean 92 p
5. F. Tincescu 92 p
6. S. Gioarsa 70 p
7. A. Dragan 57,4 p
8. S. Tempestini 52 p
9. B. Cornea 47 p
10. C. Cocean 35 p

Standings of rookies in Dacia Trophy after 8 of 9 stages

1. F. Tincescu 142 p
2. O. Tirnovean 126 p
3. S. Gioarsa 122,5 p
4. S. Tempestini 90 p
5. B. Cornea 70,5 p
6. C. Cocean 62 p
7. R. Badina 42 p
8. M. Orha 34 p
9. C. Vidican 30 p
10. L. Gârbacea jr. 16 p

Please take into account that in this mono-brand competition the standings are established according to the rule below:

- For every one of the rallies in the calendar the points afferent to the position taken equivalent to the FR Automobilism Sportiv championship will be allotted as follows:

Position I – 25 p, Position II - 18 p, Position III – 15 p, Position IV - 12 p, Position V - 10 p, Position VI – 8 p, Position VII – 6 p, Position VIII – 4 p, Position IX – 2 p, Position X – 1 p, Position XI – 0.90 p, Position XII – 0.80 p, Position XIII – 0.70 p,  Position XIV – 0.60 p, Position XV – 0.50 p, Position XVI – 0.40 p, Position XVII – 0.30 p, Position XVIII – 0.20 p, Position IX - 0.10 p, .

- For every one of the rallies in the calendar Stages 1-8 included there will be granted: 4 points for every start to each competitor that effectively starts the rally

For the rally that will constitute Stage 9 or the last one according to CRR 2011 there will be granted: 8 points to each competitor that starts the rally.

The schedule of Raliul Moldovei – Comfert the last stage of the fifth season of the Dacia Trophy

Friday, 14th of October

14:01   Start of rally, Bacau – Calea Marasesti, Piata Tricolorului
14:04   Service Bacau - Parking of stadium
14:42   PS 1 “CHIETROSU 1” 9.00 km
15:21   PS 2 “HEMEIUS 1” 8.00 km
15:53   Service Bacau – Parking of stadium
16:28   PS 3 SS “SELENA” 2.40 km
16:40   Service Bacau – Parking of stadium
17:31   Arrival of day 1 - Piaţa Tricolorului

Saturday, 15th of October

08:01   Start of day two – Piata Tricolorului
08:04   Service Bacau – Parking of stadium
08:42   PS 4 “CHIETROSU 2” 9.00 km
09:21   PS 5 “HEMEIUS 2” 8.00 km
10:06   PS 6 “CHIETROSU-TREBES 1” 12.20 km
10:41   Service Bacau – Parking of stadium
11:29   PS 7 “CHIETROSU 3” 9.00 km
12:08   PS 8 “HEMEIUS 3” 8.00 km
12:53   PS 9 “CHIETROSU-TREBES 2” 12.20 km
13:28   Regrupare Bacau – Parking of stadium
13:43   Service Bacau – Parking of stadium
14:31   PS 10 “CHIETROSU 4” 9.00 km
15:10   PS 11 “HEMEIUS 4” 8.00 km
15:55   PS 12 “CHIETROSU-TREBES 3” 12.20 km
16:30   Service Bacau – Parking of stadium
16:59   PS 13 SS “BACAU” 1.80 km
17:04   Service Bacau – Parking of stadium
17:20   Arrival of Rally – Piata Tricolorului
21:30   Prize-giving ceremony – Decebal Hotel