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ERC NEWSLETTER 35-18

11.10.18

IT’S SHOWDOWN TIME IN ERC JUNIOR UNDER 28
The battle for the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship – and the prize drive on offer to the eventual champion – will take centre stage when Rally Liepāja brings the curtain down on another action-packed European season from 12-14 October. Click for full story.

LATVIAN STAR NITIŠS NEEDS TO LEARN AHEAD OF ERC RETURN
Reinis Nitišs will start his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship aiming to learn more rather than attempt to win the ERC2 category for the second year running. The Latvian ace, who starts Rally Liepāja as the FIA European Rallycross champion, tackles selected rallies alongside his rallycross programme each season. Click for full story.
 
YATES SET FOR SECOND ERC KRESTA RUN
Rhys Yates will make his second appearance with Czech rally legend Roman Kresta’s eponymous team when he completes his FIA ERC Junior Under 28 campaign on Rally Liepāja. Click for full story.
 
STENGG ON A GRAVEL-DRIVING LEARNING MISSION IN ERC JUNIOR U27
Learning to drive on gravel again will be Roland Stengg’s priority when the FIA European Rally Championship finale in Latvia begins on Friday. Austrian Stengg hasn’t competed on a loose-surface event for more than one year. Click for full story.
 
ÅHLIN REVS UP FOR ‘HOME’ ERC COUNTER
Fredrik Åhlin will make his Rally Liepāja debut heartened by the similarities between the stages in Latvia and those in his native Sweden. Click for full story.
 
CAN FINN HOKKANEN FLY HIGHER IN ERC JUNIOR U27?
Miika Hokkanen plans to build on his maiden podium when the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship reaches its climax on Rally Liepāja. Co-driven by fellow Finn Reeta Hämäläinen, Hokkanen finished third in the Pirelli-supported category on last month’s PZM Rally Poland. Click for full story.
 
FURUSETH THANKS SPECIAL SPONSOR FOR LIEPĀJA ERC JUNIOR RUN
Sindre Furuseth has thanked his “special” sponsor for ensuring his return to FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship action on Rally Liepāja. Click for full story.
 
MAREŠ CALLS ON POLAND SKILLS FOR LATVIA ERC JUNIOR GAINS
Czech talent Filip Mareš will call on experience gained during last month’s PZM Rally Poland when he makes his second start in an R5 car on gravel in Latvia. The ACCR Czech Rally Team driver will chase success in the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship, the category for young stars in R5 cars, on Rally Liepāja. Click for full story.
 
NEW RALLY, NEW CAR AS FALCÓN GETS BACK ON ERC DUTY
This is the PEUGEOT 208 R2 Emma Falcón will drive when she returns to FIA European Rally Championship action on Rally Liepāja, which begins tomorrow (Friday). Click for full story.