Drivers

​In addition to the technicians and other motorsport specialists, the factory crews have contributed decisively to ŠKODA's success with the Fabia Super 2000.
 
The Czech crew of Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler was formed at the end of the 2011 season. With his previous co-driver Petr Starý, Jan Kopecký took the final 2nd place in the IRC series from 2009 to 2012.

Jan Kopecký

Driver
Date of birth: 28 January 1982
Nationality: Czech
Hobbies: winter sports (skiing, snowboarding), jogging
Career highlits:
1st overall in the 2011 Barum Czech Rally Zlin
2nd overall in the 2011 Intercontinental Rally Challenge
1st overall in the 2012 Rally Islas Canarias
Czech Rally Champion 2012
2nd overall in the 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge
1st overall in the 2013 Barum Czech Rally Zlín
1st overall in the 2013 European Rally Championship
   

Pavel Dresler

Co-driver
Date of birth: 23. Jun 1986
Nationality: Czech
Hobbies: biking, skiing, veteran car vehicles
Career highlights:
FIA European Historic Sporting Rally Champion 2011
2nd overall in the 2011 Cyprus rally
1st overall in the 2012 Rally Islas Canarias
Czech Rally Champion
2nd overall in the 2012 Intercontinental Rally Chalenge
1st overall in the 2013 Barum Czech Rally Zlín
1st overall in the 2013 European Rally Championship
 
The new Finnish crew Esapekka Lappi - Janne Ferm demonstrated huge talent during their first start with the ŠKODA Motorsport factory team in September 2012, when they convincingly won Rally Poland.
 

Esappeka Lappi

Driver
Date of birth: 17 January 1991
Nationality: Finnish
Hobbies: sports
Best results:
1st overall in the 2012 Arctic Lapland Rally
Finnish Rally Champion 2012
1st overall in the 2012 Rally Poland
 

Janne Ferm

Co-driver
Date of birth: 29 August 1980
Nationality: Finnish
Hobbies: gym, golf
Career highlights:
1st overall in the 2012 Arctic Lapland Rally
Finnish Rally Champion 2012
1st overall in the 2012 Rally Poland