Tag Archive: Rally Liepaja

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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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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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 23

Kristensson to follow Bergkvist, Griebel with ERC Junior graduation backed by ADAC and Opel

Swede secures ERC Junior Under 27 step-up for 2018

Rally Liepāja class victory underlines potential. Kristensson: “I will do my utmost to justify the trust put in me”. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 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

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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Oct 02

ERC Junior Under 27/28 pre-Rally Liepāja quotes

Round 6 of 6: Rally Liepāja, 6-8 October

ERC Ralfs Sirmacis-jpgBUǦRA BANAZ (TUR) Championship position: Sixth. Co-driver: Burak Erdener (TUR) Car: Ford Fiesta R2. NIKOLAY GRYAZIN (RUS) Championship position: Second. Co-driver: Yaroslav Fedorov (RUS) Car: ŠKODA Fabia R5.

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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

Four battle for ERC Junior prize drive

100,000 euros to the winner for ERC Junior Under 28 programme in 2018

ERC Chris Ingram action-jpgFour drivers will battle for one of the biggest prizes in junior motorsport when Rally Liepāja hosts the deciding round of the 2017 FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship from 6-8 October. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Jan 11

Rally Liepāja boss Raimonds Strokšs is braced for a big celebration when the FIA European Rally Championship visits Latvia for a fifth time later this year

Latvia set for big ERC party

Latvia set for big ERC partyThe popular high-speed gravel rally, which joined the ERC schedule for the first time in 2013, has the honour of hosting the season-closing round from 6-8 October. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

ERC Rally Liepāja day report: Young stars shine in Latvia with home hero Sirmacis leading and little to separate ERC Junior rivals

DAY REPORT: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round 9 of 10

Ralfs Sirmacis ERC Rally Liepaja leg one The rally stars of tomorrow excelled today on leg one of Rally Liepāja, with Latvian sensation Ralfs Sirmacis on course for a home FIA European Rally Championship victory, less than a second separating the ERC Junior title rivals in the winner-takes-all decider, and 15-year-old Kalle Rovanperä rapid on his biggest event to date. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 10

New date confirmed for ERC Rally Liepāja

“We are very pleased that a new date has been approved for Rally Liepāja” – Jean-Baptiste Ley

New date confirmed for ERC Rally Liepāja A new date has been confirmed for Rally Liepāja, with the FIA European Rally Championship event in Latvia now taking place from 16-18 September 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 08

Interest grows in new ERC season opener

The island asphalt spectacular replaces the postponed Rally Liepāja from 10-12 March

Interest grows in new ERC season openerInterest is growing in the new opening round of the 2016 FIA European Rally Championship with an impressive entry list beginning to take shape for Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

Erc Tarmac treat for world’s fastest glamour model

“I am working on my visa for Ireland and hope to be there”

Tushkanova 260215Inessa Tushkanova hopes to have a new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X in time for round three of the FIA European Rally Championship, the Circuit of Ireland Rally (2-4 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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