More thrilling ERC action anticipated on spectacular island rally
Category Archive: Rally
Jaroslav Orsák will return to the FIA European Rally Championship on next week’s Azores Airlines Rallye, driving a Ford Fiesta R5 for the first time
Czech driver Orsák contested full ERC seasons in 2013-’14, finishing runner-up in the production standings before switching to a ŠKODA Fabia S2000 and taking a best finish of fourth on his home event Barum Czech Rally Zlín in 2014.
Kris Meeke became the fourth different winner in five WRC rounds this season after triumphing at Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Sunday afternoon
The Northern Irishman, returning to the championship after missing the previous two rallies in the Americas, shook off the rust to win the four-day rough road event by 29.7sec in Citroën’s DS 3. It was his second success after victory in Argentina last year.
Entries have opened for round six of the 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, the auto24 Rally Estonia
The fast gravel rally takes place on 15-17 July and will again be based in Otepää. The action begins on Friday 15 July with a city stage in Tartu, where the rally returns for the finish on Sunday. There will be 16 stages, totalling 211.45 competitive kilometres.
Championship leader Elfyn Evans heads the strongest WRC 2 entry of the season at this week’s Vodafone Rally de Portugal
The first European gravel round of the campaign has attracted 26 competitors and the Welshman knows that a single slip at the wheel of his Ford Fiesta R5 will allow his rivals to eat into his 20-point advantage.
The EKS driver defeated Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Sebastien Loeb and defending two-time Champion Petter Solberg
Mattias Ekstrom made it back-to-back victories today [15 May] to move into the lead of The 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for the first time, following a peerless performance at the Kapaza Rallycross of Belgium.
Albatec returns to Euro RX action for round two which takes place at Hell, Norway over the weekend of 11 & 12 June
Albatec Racing began its bid for FIA European Rallycross Championship honours with a dominant performance this weekend, that netted all-bar the outright Euro RX victory. Reigning vice-champion Jérôme Grosset-Janin comfortably won all four Qualifying races and semi-final aboard his Poujoulat-backed Peugeot 208 RX Supercar, to set up a front row start for the final.