Tag Archive: Azores Airlines Rallye

Mar 28

ERC Junior U28 pre-event quotes

Round 1 of 6: Azores Airlines Rallye, 30 March-1 April

ERC Junior U28 pre-event quotesJAN ČERNÝ (CZE) Co-driver: Petr Černohorský (CZE) Car: ŠKODA Fabia R5
“I was starting in the Azores before so I know what to expect. It is a really difficult rally with different types of gravel.” Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

ERC Junior U27 pre-event quotes

Round 1 of 6: Azores Airlines Rallye, 30 March-1 April

FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship pre-event quotes. This is a dream come true for me and I cannot wait to get behind the wheel. There will be big competition in the ERC Junior category and that means 2017 will be an unforgettable year in my rallying career Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Future world champion search is on as revamped ERC Junior prepares for Azores lift-off

Restructured FIA ERC Junior category gets underway

Future world champion search is on as revamped ERC Junior prepares for Azores lift-offThe restructured FIA ERC Junior category, which has helped to grow the careers of 67 drivers since it was introduced in 2014, gets underway on the Azores Airlines Rallye next week (30 March-1 April) with 19 drivers chasing success – and future career progression – in two different categories based on age and car performance. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

All-new Lagoa stage goes live for ERC opener

The 2017 FIA European Rally Championship will kick off with a live television spectacular on 30 March

All-new Lagoa stage goes live for ERC openerFollowing recent confirmation of a live streaming package to include coverage of the City Show and Grupo Marques superspecial as they happen, Azores Airlines Rallye organisers have confirmed the event-opening Lagoa Stage will be broadcast live on the event’s YouTube channel. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Prepare for more live Azores ERC coverage

Live coverage of the event from 29 March-1 April will be available through the Azores Airlines Rallye’s YouTube channel

Prepare for more live Azores ERC coverageThe Azores Airlines Rallye, the opening event of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship season, is set for an online streaming bonanza. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

ERC Junior champion Griebel steps up to the big league

German chases inaugural ERC Junior U28 crown in ERC1-specification ŠKODA

ERC Marijan Griebel action 01 Former European title winner Kremer provides key support *Programme begins on Azores Airlines Rallye. FIA ERC Junior champion Marijan Griebel will step up to the European Rally Championship’s headlining ERC1 category in 2017 when he will prioritise winning the inaugural ERC Junior Under 28 title. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Key timings revealed for ERC Azores Airlines Rallye

Here are the key dates

Key timings revealed for ERC Azores Airlines RallyeThe Azores Airlines Rallye opens the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship season from 30 March-1 April.

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Feb 03

Azores Airlines Rallye organisers confirm huge logistics support package for ERC season opener

Huge logistics support package for ERC opener

Huge logistics support package for ERC opener Return flight and sea freight costs covered. Entry fee reduced by 60 per cent. Flight and accommodation booking service available. Drivers and teams contesting the Azores Airlines Rallye, the opening round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship, will benefit from a huge logistics support package and subsidised entry fee. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Azores Airlines Rallye organisers have revealed the official logo for the the FIA European Rally Championship season opener

Azores Airlines Rallye reveals logo for ERC opener

Azores Airlines Rallye reveals logo for ERC openerFeaturing strong Azores Airlines branding and underlining the event’s 52nd running, the logo will appear on all competing cars, promotional literature and other printed materials. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

ERC Azores Rallye day three report: Moura claims sensational home win after ERC drama in the Azores

DAY REPORT: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round 4 of 10

FIA ERC - Ricardo Moura ERC Azores Rallye day three Ricardo Moura has taken a special victory on home soil at the end of a dramatic Azores Airlines Rallye, round four of the FIA European Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Griebel crashes out of ERC Junior fight in the Azores

Marijan Griebel has crashed out of the intense battle for ERC Junior victory on the Azores Airlines Rallye

Griebel crashes out of ERC Junior fight in the AzoresLeading overnight, the German driver had conceded a 6.6-second lead to Diogo Gago on the first stage of the final day, and then went off near the end of the Tronqueira test. Both he and co-driver Stefan Kopczyk were reported to be OK by the following drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

ERC Azores Rallye day two report: Lukyanuk takes the lead in duel with Kajetanowicz

Russian driver Lukyanuk had signalled his intent at the start of the day

ERC Azores Rallye day two report Lukyanuk takes the lead in duel with Kajetanowicz Alexey Lukyanuk leads round four of the FIA European Rally Championship after snatching the initiative from Kajetan Kajetanowicz at the end of a fascinating duel through day two of the spectacular Azores Airlines Rallye. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

ERC Junior driver quotes pre-Azores Airlines Rallye

FIA ERC Junior Championship: Driver quotes (pre-event)

ERC Junior driver quotes pre-Azores Airlines Rallye Azores Airlines Rallye, Round 2 of 6, 2-4 June. Dominik Brož (CZE) Born: 10 May 1996 Car: Ford Fiesta R2 Co-driver: Petr Těšínský (CZE) “I am really looking forward to the event. I have seen pictures and videos from previous events and Azorean nature looks fantastic. During the time after Ireland we have completely checked our Ford Fiesta R2 and rebuilt it into gravel suspension. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round four of 10, Azores Airlines Rallye, 2-4 June (Portugal) preview

More thrilling ERC action anticipated on spectacular island rally

FIA ERC - Ricardo Moura ERC Azores Rallye Another intense battle for victory in the FIA European Rally Championship is in store next week (2-4 June) on round four of the 2016 season, the always-spectacular Azores Airlines Rallye.        Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

ERC Azores Airlines Rallye entry list: Quality field led by 27 R5 cars

Defending champion and points leader Kajetan Kajetanowicz is the #1 seed

ERC Azores Airlines Rallye entry list: Quality field led by 27 R5 carsAn impressive entry list has been revealed for next week’s Azores Airlines Rallye, with a huge 27-strong R5 field to take part in the fourth round of the FIA European Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Orsák to make ERC comeback with brand new R5 Fiesta

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

Orsák to make ERC comeback with brand new R5 FiestaCzech 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. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

ERC in the Azores: “Rallying in a nutshell”

The rally takes place on spectacular roads on São Miguel Island

ERC in the Azores: “Rallying in a nutshell”The defending FIA European Rally Champion Kajetan Kajetanowicz is preparing for the Azores Airlines Rallye (2-4 June) – an event he’s described as “rallying in a nutshell”. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

New video launches ERC Azores Airlines Rallye

Azores Airlines Rallye is round four of the ERC

New video launches ERC Azores Airlines RallyeAzores Airlines Rallye bosses have begun the build-up to their FIA European Rally Championship counter in June by launching an official teaser video. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

ERC welcomes Azores Airlines Rallye – and looks to the future

The change has come about because of the rebranding of the national airline of the Azores

ERC welcomes Azores Airlines Rallye – and looks to the futureAt a press conference held in Lagoa, the FIA European Rally Championship welcomed the Azores Airlines Rallye: the new name for the event previously known as SATA Rallye Açores. Read the rest of this entry »