Tag Archive: ERC

Sep 17

Midday report: Kajetanowicz edges close ERC battle

“We repaired [the brakes] before the second stage, now we have a little too soft tyres” –  Kajetanowicz 

Midday report: Kajetanowicz edges close ERC battleKajetan Kajetanowicz leads Rally di Roma Capitale by 3.3s at the mid-leg halt in a thrilling battle for victory on the penultimate event of the FIA European Rally Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

ERC TV audiences increase by 45%

First four rounds of 2017 deliver huge viewer number rise

Cumulative audiences for four-event period up from 30,156,000 in 2016 to 43,585,000 in 2017. Fans in 88 markets tune in to all-action ERC coverage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 05

ERC stars ready new Citroën for action

Past ERC stars Craig Breen and Stéphane Lefebvre will be at the wheel of the C3 R5

ERC stars ready new Citroën for actionThe car Citroën hopes can bring it success in the FIA European Rally Championship is being put through its paces during initial testing this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlín pre-event press conference

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 6 of 8

Barum Czech Rally Zlín, 25-27 August. Present: Miroslav Regner, Clerk of the Course, Barum Czech Rally Zlín, Libor Láznička, Managing Director, Continental Barum, Bryan Bouffier, Gemini Clinic Rally Team, Jan Kopecký, ŠKODA Motorsport, Alexey Lukyanuk, Russian Performance Motorsport, Filip Mareš, ACCR Czech Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

Like brother, like brother: Julian Wagner commits to ERC Junior

Austrian chooses ERC Junior Under 27 to gain international experience

Julian Wagner will follow in the wheel tracks of his older brother Simon when he steps up from national to international level by contesting the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 15

A massive 37 R5 cars are entered for next week’s Barum Czech Rally Zlín, round six of the FIA European Rally Championship

Massive 37-car R5 contingent for ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlín

Massive 37-car R5 contingent for ERC Barum Czech Rally ZlínA season-record 37 R5 cars are entered for next week’s Barum Czech Rally Zlín, round six of the FIA European Rally Championship.
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Aug 05

Bouffier wins, Kajetanowicz takes ERC title lead at home

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 5 of 8

ERC Bryan BouffierKajetan Kajetanowicz’s bid to become the first driver to win the FIA European Rally Championship three years running is alive after he moved into the title lead with second place on his home event, Rally Rzeszow, as Bryan Bouffier made it five winners from five ERC rounds with his record-extending fifth victory on the high-speed asphalt counter in southeast Poland. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Aug 01

ERC aces past and present prove their talent on Rally Finland

Former champions Lappi and Hänninen first and third on world championship counter

Esapekka Lappi photo by Neste Rally Finland-jpgLeading ERC Junior Under 27 contender Huttunen wins WRC2 support category. ERC event winner Breen impresses for factory Citroën team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 28

ERC event preview: Rally Rzeszow

A record 23 top-of-the-range R5 cars are registered for the international section of Rally Rzeszow

ERC event preview: Rally RzeszowJust three points separate Marijan Griebel and Pepe López as the inaugural FIA ERC Under 28 Championship for young hopefuls in R5 cars reaches the halfway point on Rally Rzeszow next week (3-5 August).

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Jul 19

TMG back to ERC with triple champion Rossetti

TMG-run GT86 CS-R3 for three-time European champion

TMG back to ERC with triple champion RossettiLuca Rossetti, winner of the coveted ERC title three times, is entered on Rally Rzeszow in Poland from 3-5 August when he will be a contender for ERC3 class honours in his TMG-run car.Italian ace tries out car upgrades on Rally Rzeszow. Botarrelli also in action in Motorsport Italia entry. TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH will use the FIA European Rally Championship to showcase its uprated GT86 CS-R3 to potential customers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Østberg braced for high-level competition on ERC return

World championship star provides benchmark for ERC Junior talent

Rally Rzeszow outing ideal preparation for upcoming Tarmac global rounds. Østberg: “ERC a good platform to big-up young talent”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

ACI Team Italia to back three young talents in ERC

Bottarelli, Canzian and Pisani get one-off drives on upcoming Tarmac rounds

ACI Team Italia to back three young talents in ERCMotorsport Italia Toyota GT86 CS-R3 provided for exciting initiative. ACI becomes fifth national federation to support programme in ERC 2017. The Automobile Club d’Italia, in partnership with the Motorsport Italia team, has become the latest national federation to invest in an FIA European Rally Championship campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

ERC stars will take to the streets in Zlín

And it’s a superspecial stage like no other

ERC stars will take to the streets in ZlínThe hugely popular Zlín superspecial will once again provide a spectacular curtain raiser to round six of the FIA European Rally Championship, Barum Czech Rally Zlín in late August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

ERC Rally Rzeszow is go!

Featuring 11 stages over a competitive distance of 214.63 kilometres

ERC Rally Rzeszow is go!It’s a little more than 30 days until the FIA European Rally Championship fires up in Poland for Rally Rzeszow (3-5 August) and the second half of this all-action season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 18

ERC victor Al-Attiyah is Golden with record Cyprus win

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 4 of 8

ERC victor Al-Attiyah is Golden with record Cyprus winNasser Al-Attiyah has become the fourth different driver to prove he’s got talent of the event-winning variety by winning round four of the FIA European Rally Championship with top spot in Cyprus today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Al-Attiyah avoids the drama to lead ERC Cyprus Rally

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 4 of 8

Al-Attiyah avoids the drama to lead ERC Cyprus RallyNasser Al-Attiyah underlined his status as a Cyprus Rally legend by steering clear of the high drama that has formed the backdrop to the opening leg of the FIA European Rally Championship counter today.

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Jun 09

ERC Cyprus Rally preview

FIA European Rally Championship Round 4 of 8, 16-18 June 2017

ERC Cyprus Rally previewThe dust is still settling on a dramatic SEAJETS Acropolis Rally, but the FIA European Rally Championship is showing no sign of slowing down with the Cyprus Rally up next from 16-18 June. Here’s all the essential information ahead of the gravel showcase. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Big prize fund for Golden Stage return, two visits to Nicosia street stage top ERC Cyprus Rally highlights

Crews chase 24,000 euros prize fund in Ayia Napa

Big prize fund for Golden Stage return, two visits to Nicosia street stage top ERC Cyprus Rally highlightsThe Cyprus Rally’s hugely popular Golden Stage initiative is back for 2017 with 24,000 euros up for grabs on the mixed-surface FIA European Rally Championship counter later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

ERC SEAJETS Acropolis Rally day two report

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 3 of 8

 

ERC SEAJETS Acropolis Rally day two reportKajetan Kajetanowicz made it three different winners from the first three rounds of the FIA European Rally Championship with a dramatic victory on an action-packed SEAJETS Acropolis Rally, which lived up to its reputation as one of the toughest events on the international calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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