The best Serbian race car driver and NIS Petrol Racing Team driver Dušan Borković and his co-driver Igor Marković defended the championship title and climbed the podium of the 53rd Serbia Rally. Borkovic and Markovic were the fastes in their Škoda Fabia R5 EVO, with 2 minutes and 20 seconds lead to the second-placed Bulgarian crew Angelov - Gadzhev. On the second day of the competition, stages were held at: Klobuk 1, Župa Tamjanika 1, Staniševci REV 1, Klobuk 2, Župa Tamjanika 2 and Stanišinci REV 2.
The best Serbian race car driver Dušan Borković and his co-driver Igor Marković finished leg 1 of the 53rd Serbia Rally as the fastest in all six special stages that were held today. Apart from the incidents on the first and fourth stage (Stanišinci 1 and 2) last year's champion tandem had no other problems on the way to the great result. In the total score after the first day they were one minute and 43 seconds faster than the second placed Angelov-Gadzhev tandem.
Dušan Borković, the best Serbian race car driver and a NIS Petrol Racing Team driver who is the last year's winner of the Serbia Rally confirmed his participation in this year's most important international automobile competition for Serbia. The winning tandem of Borković and his co-driver Igor Marković will thus defend the title at the 53rd Serbia Rally this year, which will be held from October 2nd to 4th in Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia.
The best Serbian race car driver Dusan Borkovic finished the sixth consecutive race with a victory and the maximum number of points, and thus one weekend before the end of the championship he secured the title of the TCR Eastern Europe. The Serbian ace now has the maximum of 150 points in the general standings, 84 more than the second-placed driver which enables him a solid position at the top before the finishing round of the championship at Hungaroring.
The best Serbian race car driver Dušan Borković achieved another brilliant victory in TCR Eastern Europe and scored another 25 points in the first race on the Brno racetrack. In the general rankings Borkovic dominates with the maximum 125 points won so far and and a 77 point gap.
After an excellent qualifications and winning the pole position for both races, Borković held the first position firmly with a great start and an excellent run throughout the race and passed the finish line with almost eight seconds advantage over the second-placed Sandro Soubek who left the polish driver Jablonski behind him in the third place.