Tag Archive: FIA European Rally Championship

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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Aug 27

Battles rage on ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlín

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 6 of 8

Battles have raged throughout a thrilling opening day on Barum Czech Rally Zlín with Jan Kopecký fending off Alexey Lukyanuk for the outright lead on the FIA European Rally Championship counter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 18

Preview: ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlín

FIA European Rally Championship Round 6 Of 8

One of the biggest and best rallies on the international calendar has just got bigger and better with a record 37 R5 cars appearing on the entry list for Barum Czech Rally Zlín, next week’s sixth round of the all-action FIA European Rally Championship.

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Aug 18

Østberg up for ERC return

The world championship star led Rally Rzeszow in his Adapata Motorsport Ford Fiesta R5

Østberg up for ERC returnMads Østberg could return to the FIA European Rally Championship when Rally di Roma Capitale makes its first appearance in the series in September. 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 04

Bouffier heads ERC Rally Rzeszow victory battle

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 5 of 8

Bryan Bouffier is on course for a fifth Rally Rzeszow victory following a dramatic start to Poland’s round of the FIA European Rally Championship today. But with 35 seconds covering the top five drivers with six stages remaining, the battle for first place is finely balanced. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

ERC Rally Rzeszow pre-event press conference transcript

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 5 of 8

Rally Rzeszow, 3-5 August. Present: Luca Rossetti, Toyota Motorsport GmbH, Mads Østberg, Adapta Motorsport, Kajetan Kajetanowicz, LOTOS Rally Team, Grzegorz Grzyb, RUFA Sport, Aleks Zawada, MSZ Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Lukyanuk’s back as ERC Rally Rzeszow attracts record entry

Top-of-the-range R5 cars number 23 for Polish asphalt event

ERC Alexey Lukyanuk.jpgExciting new arrivals increase ERC Junior Under 27 registrations. ERC, Central European Zone and Polish runners bring total entry to 96. Alexey Lukyanuk will return to the FIA European Rally Championship when Rally Rzeszow hosts the ERC for a second time next month (3-5 August). Read the rest of this entry »

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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 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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