Tag Archive: ERC

May 26

Event preview: ERC SEAJETS Acropolis Rally

FIA European Rally Championship Round 3 Of 8

FIA European Rally ChampionshipGreece made a successful return to the ERC in 2014 following a lengthy spell away when the seaside town of Loutraki on the banks of the Gulf of Corinth hosted the 60th running of the legendary event. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Magalhães continues ERC title chase on SEAJETS Acropolis Rally

Magalhães won the season-opening Azores Airlines Rallye

Magalhães continues ERC title chase on SEAJETS Acropolis RallyBruno Magalhães will continue his bid for FIA European Rally Championship glory after entering next month’s SEAJETS Acropolis Rally as the top seed. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

ERC Junior Under 28 post-event quotes

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

ERC Junior Kasperczyk: “I saw this hill, I was really scared”It was really difficult because on each corner sometimes the surface was slippery, sometimes it was abrasive and you didn’t know what each corner would be like.

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May 06

Nightmare over as Lukyanuk takes dream ERC victory

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 2 of 8

Nightmare over as Lukyanuk takes dream ERC victoryAlexey Lukyanuk delivered a Tarmac-driving masterclass to win Rally Islas Canarias for the second year running and get his FIA European Rally Championship title bid firmly back on track in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

Midday report: Lukyanuk on top in ERC island spectacular

Alexey Lukyanuk leads Rally Islas Canarias by 3.4s heading to the midday service halt in Las Palmas

Midday report: Lukyanuk on top in ERC island spectacularThe Russian has been fastest on all three stages so far on round two of the FIA European Rally Championship with a 10-second penalty for a jumped start on SS2 his only cause for concern. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

FIA European Rally Championship Round 2 Of 8 –  FIA ERC Junior Under U27/ERC Junior Under U28 Round 2 Of 6

Preview: ERC Rally Islas Canarias

FIA European Rally Championship Round 2 Of 8 -  FIA ERC Junior Under U27ERC Junior Under U28 Round 2 Of 6The ERC returned to Gran Canaria in 2016 following a two-year absence for a rally big on challenge and spectators. Because the stages climb and descend, drivers pay close attention to corner speed and lines to ensure optimal momentum is maintained, while precise car set-up and pacenote accuracy are vital. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

ERC Rally Islas Canarias attracts 125-car entry

Huge 68-car entry list for European counter, plus 57 national runners

ERC Rally Islas Canarias attracts 125-car entryERC Junior Under 27 and ERC Junior Under 28 attract new recruits. Top-of-the-range R5 cars total 27 for second event of exciting ERC season. The popularity of the all-action FIA European Rally Championship has once again been underlined, this time with the Rally Islas Canarias organising team confirming a 125-car entry for the second event of the 2017 ERC season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 23

ERC Rally Islas Canarias: the key timings  

The itinerary for round two of the FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Islas Canarias, has been published.
ERC Rally Islas Canarias: the key timingsTaking place from 4-6 May, the event is running for the 41st time in 2017, and features 12 stages over a competitive distance of 207.29 kilometres. Read the rest of this entry »
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Apr 20

ERC and Rally Islas Canarias extend agreement

Event to appear on European schedule for at least two more years

ERC and Rally Islas Canarias extend agreementFIA European Rally Championship promoter Eurosport Events and the Rally Islas Canarias organising team have finalised a two-year extension to their existing agreement.

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Apr 19

French champion Michel continues rally adventure in ERC

Sylvain Michel chooses ERC Junior U28 for next challenge

French champion Michel continues rally adventure in ERCFrench asphalt champion Sylvain Michel has become the latest emerging talent to choose the new-for-2017 FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship as the perfect platform for career progression. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 10

Vasiliy Gryazin continues career renaissance as he joins RX2 grid

Russian ace becomes second rally star to switch to rallycross in 2017

Vasiliy Gryazin continues career renaissance as he joins RX2 grid23-year-old re-establishing career momentum after road accident. Former ERC front-runner dipped his toe in the water at RX Latvia last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 29

FIA ERC: what’s new in 2017?

This is a summary of what’s new for the season ahead

Two steps to the WRC ERC Junior offers ultimate career progression opportunityThe 2017 FIA European Rally Championship blasts off with the Azores Airlines Rallye from 30 March-1 April.
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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

ERC: Azores Airlines Rallye event preview

FIA European Rally Championship Round 1 Of 8 – FIA ERC Junior Under U27/Erc Junior Under U28 Round 1 Of 6

Azores will rock with 28 R5 cars on ERC entry listOpening round of eight-event 2017 season and the start of an exciting new era with the restructured ERC Junior Championship and its two categories based on age and car performance getting underway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

ACCR Czech Team launches ERC campaign in Prague

Adam Elias, CEO of AUTOKLUB Czech Republic, welcomed media to the organisation’s headquarters

ACCR Czech Team launches ERC campaign in PragueThe FIA European Rally Championship-bound ACCR Czech Team was unofficially unveiled to the Czech media during a press conference in the capital Prague yesterday.

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Mar 23

Eye on the prize: Zawada targets career progression fund ahead of ERC Junior return

Pole back on ERC duty and raring to start new season

Eye on the prize Zawada targets career progression fund ahead of ERC Junior returnAleks Zawada will contest the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship in 2017 as he bids for the career progression prize incentive of 100,000 Euros on offer to the eventual champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Mar 20

Spanish motorsport federation joins forces with ERC

RFEDA to reward inaugural Spanish Junior R2 champion with ERC Junior U27 campaign

Spanish motorsport federation joins forces with ERCThe winner of the recently announced Spanish junior championship, Beca Junior R2, will be handed a prize drive in next season’s FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship as part of a major initiative from the country’s motorsport federation, RFEDA, and a new alliance with ERC promoter Eurosport Events. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

ERC season preview part one: the rallies

Season starts with Azores Airlines Rallye, 30 March-1 April 2017

ERC season preview part one: the ralliesWith the start of the FIA European Rally Championship season two weeks away, here’s a reminder of the eight events in store in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 14

Lukyanuk returns to fight for ERC glory

European title the focus for Russian Rocket

ERC Alexey LukyanukAlexey Lukyanuk has vowed to “fight” to become the first Russian to win the FIA European Rally Championship after deciding to focus on the ERC instead of a WRC2 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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