Tag Archive: ERC

Jan 14

Falcón recruits González, targets ERC Azores

Falcón challenged for the ERC Ladies’ Trophy in 2017

Falcón recruits González, targets ERC AzoresEmma Falcón has recruited Edu González to co-drive her in 2018 when the Canary Islander is set to continue her FIA European Rally Championship adventure. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Ptaszek plans ERC campaign

Young Pole to drive Tagai Racing Technology ŠKODA

Full eight-event campaign planned with co-driver Szczepaniak. Rally Poland forms part of exciting 2018 ERC schedule. Hubert Ptaszek has become the latest young prospect to choose the FIA European Rally Championship to grow his experience of international competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 03

ERC final-round status excites Rally Liepāja boss

 

ERC final-round status excites Rally Liepāja bossThe closing round of the 2018 FIA European Rally Championship might be more than 10 months away but Rally Liepāja chief Raimonds Strokšs is already relishing the prospect of his event hosting the ERC for a sixth time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 01

ERC 2018: the year ahead

The FIA European Rally Championship will continue to feature eight events in 2018

ERC 2018: the year aheadERC season 66 beginning with the Azores Airlines Rallye on the Portuguese mid-Atlantic Ocean archipelago from 22-24 March and concluding on Latvia’s Baltic coast from 12-14 October for Rally Liepāja, where five coveted FIA titles were decided in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 14

Citroën’s all-new C3 R5 is set to be a contender for honours in 2018 when it will be eligible for the FIA European Rally Championship

All-new Citroën can shine in ERC, says development boss

All-new Citroën can shine in ERC, says development bossThat’s the view of Pierre Budar, Development Director, Customer Racing Vehicles, Citroën Racing after Yoann Bonato enjoyed a trouble-free outing on Rallye du Var last month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

ERC champion Kajetanowicz in the running to emulate Kubica, Zasada

Making history after claiming a third consecutive FIA European Rally Championship title

ERC champion Kajetanowicz in the running to emulate Kubica, ZasadaKajetan Kajetanowicz could become only the third motorsport star to win newspaper Przegląd Sportowy’s prestigious Polish Sportsman of the Year award after he was nominated for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Why change a winning formula?

ERC calendar remains at eight events for 2018

The FIA European Rally Championship will continue to feature eight events next season after the switch to a smaller schedule in response to feedback from teams proved a success when trialled in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

Watch ERC champion Kajto test World Rally Car (+video)

Kajetanowicz became the first driver to win the coveted ERC title three seasons in succession

Watch ERC champion Kajto test World Rally CarThis is record-breaking FIA European Rally Championship winner Kajetan Kajetanowicz testing his Ford Fiesta World Rally Car for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

German champion steps up: Kreim for ERC Junior U28 bid with SKODA AUTO Deutschland

Double national title winner graduates with ŠKODA AUTO Deutschland backing

ERC Junior Under 28 Championship awaits rising German star in 2018. Mixture of asphalt and gravel events to build Kreim’s experience. Fabian Kreim will take the step up from national to international level when he contests the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship in 2018 with ŠKODA AUTO Deutschland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 10

ERC-bound Citroën set for first rally

Recently-crowned national champion Yoann Bonato will drive the Citroën C3 R5 

ERC-bound Citroën set for first rallyThe car that Citroën hopes will bring it on-stage success from 2018 gets its first public airing on Rallye du Var in France later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

Gryazin, Ingram the big ERC winners in Latvia (updated)

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 8 of 8

Nikolay Gryazin and Chris Ingram were the big winners when the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship concluded on Rally Liepāja today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

Provisional ERC title success for Érdi Jr, Ingram

Rally Liepāja

Breaking news: Provisional ERC title success for Érdi Jr, IngramTibor Érdi Jr and Chris Ingram are the provisional winners of the FIA ERC2 Championship and FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship respectively* following their respective performances on Rally Liepāja. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

Midday report: Lukyanuk edges flying ERC youngsters

Lukyanuk was fastest on stages two and three in Latvia

Midday report: Lukyanuk edges flying ERC youngstersAlexey Lukyanuk leads youngsters Nikolay Gryazin and Kalle Rovanperä in a close battle for victory on Rally Liepāja at the midday halt on leg one of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship season closer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Forsström, Sesks to build experience in ERC Junior

Young duo sign up for ERC Junior Under 27 return

High-speed Rally Liepāja stages await promising pair. Sesks: “ERC Junior Experience has helped me a lot”. The appeal of the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship to drivers aiming to build their knowledge of international events in a highly competitive environment has been underlined with the addition of Alex Forsström and Mārtiņš Sesks to the entry for this week’s Rally Liepāja season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Castrol Ford Team Turkey goes all-out for ERC glory

Istanbul-based squad in three-way battle for prestigious FIA title

Castrol Ford Team Turkey has altered its line-up for Rally Liepāja as it goes all-out to win the FIA European Rally Championship for Teams, which has been streamlined for this season with one trophy up for grabs rather than separate titles in ERC1, ERC2 and ERC3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

Teen sensation Rovanperä chooses ERC for international rally debut

The ‘Max Verstappen of rallying’ gets M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5 for Rally Liepāja

Highly-rated teenager Kalle Rovanperä has chosen the FIA European Rally Championship season-closing Rally Liepāja for his international event debut. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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