Tag Archive: ERC Junior

Aug 02

Klausz plots more progress with ERC Junior bid

Twenty-one-year-old returns on Rally Rzeszow

Hungarian hopeful plans to build on experience gained. Klausz: “ERC is a really good championship”. Kristóf Klausz is returning to FIA ERC Junior action on Rally Rzeszow this week (3-5 August) because of the strong competition he’ll face and the clear career progression on offer. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

ERC Junior Kasperczyk: “I saw this hill, I was really scared”

Kasperczyk hit trouble on a right-hand bend approximately 16 kilometres from the start

ERC Junior Kasperczyk: “I saw this hill, I was really scared”Tomasz Kasperczyk has spoken about the crash that ended his challenge for FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship points on Rally Islas Canarias last Friday morning.

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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 »

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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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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 »

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Feb 07

ERC Junior remains Opel’s number one choice for developing rally talents

Huttunen steps up to FIA ERC Junior following national-level success

ERC Junior remains Opel's number one choice for developing rally talents The importance of the role performed by the FIA ERC Junior Championship in developing future champions has been underlined by confirmation that Opel Motorsport will contest the series for a fourth season running in 2017, entering a three-car line-up of rallying talents in the new ERC Junior Under 27 division for drivers in R2 cars on Pirelli tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Opel: ERC Junior has the best competition

Ingram leads young driver category in first season driving Adam R2

Chris Ingram ERC Junior Azores Rallye Opel Motorsport Director Jörg Schrott says the high level of competition is the reason why the manufacturer is engaged in the ERC Junior Championship, which is led at the midpoint of the season by its driver Chris Ingram. 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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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 »

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Jan 09

ERC Junior season three takes shape

The ERC Junior Championship for Pirelli-equipped R2 cars and drivers born on or after 1 January 1989

ERC Junior season three takes shapeThe FIA ERC Junior Championship line-up for 2016 is beginning to take shape with young talents Emīls Blūms, Łukasz Pieniąźek and Steve Røkland set to contest the season-opener in Latvia from 5-7 February.

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Feb 08

FIA European Rally Championship ERC Rally Liepaja day two

Rally Liepāja (Latvia), round two of 10,  Leg two report 

FIA ERC - Craig Breen podium 080215 Craig Breen has won the second round of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Liepāja in Latvia, after a faultless drive in his Peugeot Rally Academy 208 T16.

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Feb 07

FIA European Rally Championship ERC Rally Liepaja day one

Rally Liepāja (Latvia), round two of 10,  Leg one report 
FIA - ERC - Craig Breen 070215 Craig Breen leads round two of the FIA European Rally Championship, after an incredibly difficult opening day of Rally Liepāja that saw many of the top drivers retire, an ERC2 driver in second and four ERC Junior drivers finish in the top 10.

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