Tag Archive: FIA European Rally Championship

Jan 17

Registrations open for 2018 FIA ERC

Registration fees slashed for upcoming season

Drivers planning to contest the FIA European Rally Championship in 2018 can register to do so following the opening of registrations at the FIA. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 08

ERC/PEUGEOT Sport alliance extends into 2018 and beyond

Meanwhile, the 2018 ERC season begins with the Azores Airlines Rallye from 22-24 March

ERC/Peugeot Sport alliance extends into 2018 and beyondThe FIA European Rally Championship’s hugely successful alliance with PEUGEOT Sport will continue in 2018 following confirmation of three key elements. 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 02

The ERC rallies of 2018

Here’s a short overview of each

The ERC rallies of 2018Some of the Europe’s best rallies make up the 2018 FIA European Rally Championship roster.  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 10

It’s more than official: Kajetanowicz and Baran are ERC champions

The Polish duo were among a number of championship winners honoured at the annual FIA Prize Giving ceremony

It’s more than official: Kajetanowicz and Baran are ERC championsKajetan Kajetanowicz and co-driver Jarek Baran collected their trophies for winning the FIA European Rally Championship in 2017 at a lavish ceremony in Paris on Friday evening. 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 06

Wraps come off ERC-bound Polo R5

“The Polo GTI R5 came through the initial tests without any problems”

Wraps come off ERC-bound Polo R5Volkswagen Motorsport has officially taken the wraps off its Polo GTI R5, which will be eligible for the FIA European Rally Championship once its homologated for competition use during the second half of 2018. 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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Nov 28

Azores Airlines Rallye to open 2018 ERC season

Prestigious round one slot for mid-Atlantic Ocean spectacular

All roads lead to Latvia: Rally Liepāja maintains season showdown listing. Full calendar to be announced following upcoming FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting. The 2018 FIA European Rally Championship will fire into life on the Azores Airlines Rallye from 22-24 March with the finale set for Rally Liepāja from 12-14 October. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Kajetan Kajetanowicz will try a World Rally Car for size when he bids for his fifth Rally Barbórka victory in Warsaw on 2 December

ERC champion steps up for home rally

ERC champion steps up for home rallyLOTOS Rally Team star Kajetanowicz won a record-breaking third consecutive FIA European Rally Championship title in a two-way showdown on Rally Liepāja in early October. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

Nitišs keen on more ERC action

Reinis Nitišs wants more FIA European Rally Championship action in the future but insists the day job comes first

Nitišs keen on more ERC actionThe FIA World Rallycross Championship star from Latvia impressed by winning the ERC2 division on his third ever rally in Liepāja last weekend.

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Oct 10

Reinis Nitiss wins ERC2 category at Rally Latvia

Swapping his regular EKS Audi S1 quattro World RX Supercar for an N4 Specification Mitsubishi Evo rally car

DriverLatvia’s Reinis Nitiss put the break between the 11th and 12th rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship to good use last weekend, by competing on his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Liepaja, and won the ERC2 category.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

Winners and champions gather at ERC Awards Ceremony in Liepāja

The 2017 ERC Awards Ceremony took place at city’s spectacular Great Amber Concert Hall

Winners and champions gather at ERC Awards Ceremony in LiepājaTitle-winning drivers and teams gathered for the FIA European Rally Championship Awards Ceremony in Liepāja, 24 hours after the city’s gravel showcase brought the curtain down on the 2017 ERC season. 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 07

Young stars shine on ERC Rally Liepāja

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 8 of 8

Nikolay Gryazin and Kalle Rovanperä underlined the vital role the FIA European Rally Championship is performing in showcasing young talent and honing their skills for future progression by completing leg one of Rally Liepāja in first and second overall. 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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