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ERC - NEWSLETTER 42-18

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30.11.18

ERC CHAMPION* LUKYANUK SET FOR CZECH ADVENTURE
Alexey Lukyanuk will be back in action for the first time since clinching the FIA European Rally Championship title* when he contests the Tipcars Pražský Rallysprint in Czech Republic this weekend (1 December). Click for full story.
 
ERC JUNIORS PROVE TALENT IN FRANCE AND SPAIN
Nikolay Gryazin, Efrén Llarena, Laurent Pellier and José Suárez – all FIA ERC Junior contenders in 2018 – were on top form last weekend. Pellier (pictured), part of the PEUGEOT Rally Academy effort in this season’s ERC, placed third on Rallye du Var in France, where he was competing in a Citroën C3 R5 on asphalt for the first time. Gryazin finished one place behind while Suárez and Llarena shone in their native Spain. Click for full story.
 
NEW HOME FOR ERC-WINNING MAKE ŠKODA
FIA European Rally Championship-winning outfit ŠKODA Motorsport has a new home. Located in Plazy on the outskirts of Mladá Boleslav, where ŠKODA AUTO is located, the purpose-built facility will improve working practices and delivery of its customer rally cars, according to the Czech firm. Click for full story.
 
FROM SECOND TO FIRST: ERC CLASS WINNER BERNARDI IS A CLIO CHAMPION
Florian Bernardi, who took ERC3 honours on Rally Islas Canarias in May, celebrated winning the European Clio R3T Trophy title with a fourth class win on Rallye du Var last weekend. Click for full story.
 
SESKS GETS 100,000 EUROS GRANT FOR ERC JUNIOR U28 BID
Mārtiņš Sesks has been given the perfect opportunity to further demonstrate his huge potential with two fully-funded FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship outings in 2019 in a ŠKODA Fabia R5 run by Motorsport Italia on Pirelli tyres. Click for full story.
 
BRR PLANS TWO-CAR ERC ASSAULT WITH VOLKSWAGEN POLO GTI R5
Top team Baumschlager Rallye & Racing will continue to chase success in the FIA European Rally Championship in 2019, only this time with the all-new Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 added to its fleet. Click for full story.
 
*Subject of confirmation of the results by the FIA