Tag Archive: Azores

May 03

ERC Junior U28 pre-event quotes

Round 2 of 6: Rally Islas Canarias, 4-6 May

ERC Pepe Lopez“I was really sad after Azores where I was close to a very good result. A small mistake destroyed everything. But now we are thinking forward to Rally Islas Canarias, which will be on Tarmac, which is a more suitable surface for me even though it is a completely new race for us. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

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

Nineteen drivers to tackle spectacular gravel event across two divisions

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.

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Mar 22

Azores will rock with 28 R5 cars on ERC entry list

Huge number of top-of-the-range machines for spectacular season opener

Azores will rock with 28 R5 cars on ERC entry listExciting new ERC Junior era begins with 19 drivers in action across two categories. *Fifty-six car entry features 14 different nationalities and several champions. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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Dec 15

Michelin and Yokohama, the official tyre partners of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, have celebrated another year of success in the IRC.

Tyre firms celebrate year of IRC triumphs

French firm Michelin helped Andreas Mikkelsen to the IRC drivers’ crown, its fifth in a row, and SKODA to the IRC manufacturers’ title while the Japanese Yokohama organisation celebrated IRC Production Cup glory with factory Subaru driver Toshi Arai.

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Apr 28

Subaru announces Impreza R4 IRC bid

Danish ace Martin Knudsen is targeting an IRC bid with PROTON

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADSubaru will enter a brace of Impreza WRX STIs, conforming to the new R4 technical regulations, on selected rounds of this year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge for respected Japanese drivers Toshi Arai and Fumio Nutahara. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

IRC: Classic stages included on rally of Scotland route

Duval confirms Ypres entry 

The inaugural RAC MSA Rally of Scotland will include stages not used for more than 20 years when it brings the curtain down on this year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge.

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May 06

IRC: SATA rallye Acores preview

The challenge…

The fourth round of this year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge takes the competitors to the Azores for the first time, as the Sata Rallye Acores – previously an IRC Supporter Event – makes its debut on the full championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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