Tag Archive: FIA European Rally Championship

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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Oct 06

Rally Liepāja, 6-8 October pre-event press conference transcript (+video)

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 8 of 8

Present: Kajetan Kajetanowicz, LOTOS Rally Team, Bruno Magalhães, Reinis Nitišs, Neiksans Rally Sport, Kalle Rovanperä, Mārtiņš Sesks, LMT Autosporta Akadēmija, José Suárez, Peugeot Rally Academy. 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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Oct 03

Kajetanowicz reveals respect for ERC title rival Magalhães, eyes making it three of these

LOTOS Rally Team driver Kajetanowicz is 24 points of his ARC Sport-run rival starting this week’s season finale

Kajetanowicz reveals respect for ERC title rival Magalhães, eyes making it three of theseKajetan Kajetanowicz starts Rally Liepāja on Friday aiming to make it an historic FIA European Rally Championship title treble – and has revealed the respect he holds for the man standing in his way, Bruno Magalhães. 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 29

ERC Rally Liepāja preview

FIA European Rally Championship Round 8 Of 8

ERC event preview: Rally LiepājaFIA ERC Junior Under 27/ FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Round 6 Of 6. Two Drivers, One Champion: Kajetanowicz And Magalhães Face-Off For ERC Title Glory In Latvia.

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Sep 28

Rally Liepāja hosts the FIA European Rally Championship for the fifth time next week (6-8 October)

ERC Rally Liepāja facts and figures

ERC Rally Liepāja: facts and figuresHere are all the key facts and figures ahead of the hotly-anticipated season showdown. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

ERC drivers praise Rally di Roma Capitale

Spectacular tour of Rome in rally cars creates big interest

Floodlit city superspecial attracts 18,000 fans. ERC Junior Ingram: “best experience I’ve ever had at a rally”.  FIA European Rally Championship drivers have described Rally di Roma Capitale as one of the events of the season following its scheduling as the penultimate event of the current campaign last week (14-17 September).

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Sep 17

ERC gladiator Bouffier wins in Rome by 0.3s!

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 7 of 8

Rally di Roma Capitale: Leg two report, 17 September. Rally di Roma Capitale victory battle decided on thrilling final stage. Double joy for ACCR Czech Team with ERC Junior U28 and ERC Junior U27 wins. Molinaro takes ERC Ladies’ Trophy, Érdi Jr keeps ERC2 victory bid on track. Coveted FIA championship titles to be settled on Latvian season closer. 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 15

ERC Rally di Roma Capitale pre-event press conference transcript

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 7 of 8

Rally di Roma Capitale, 14-17 September. Present (part one): Zelindo Melegari, Tamara Molinaro, Opel Rallye Junior Team, Albert von Thurn und Taxis. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Lukyanuk shows early ERC pace in Italy

Qualifying Stage was cancelled for safety reasons

Lukyanuk shows early ERC pace in ItalyAlexey Lukyanuk underlined his credentials as a Rally Roma di Capitale winner with the fastest time in both Free Practice 1 and Free Practice 2 on Thursday afternoon. 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 27

Midday report: Czech aces battle for ERC podium

Kostka holds third position following Václav Pech’s retirement due to a double puncture this morning

Midday report: Czech aces battle for ERC podiumLeading Czech drivers Tomáš Kostka and Roman Kresta are locked in a thrilling fight for the final podium place on Barum Czech Rally Zlín with three stages of the FIA European Rally Championship counter remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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