Oct 05 2017 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The Opel Rallye Junior Team to chase the European Championship
Jari Huttunen on Opel Adam with EVO Corse wheels

At Rallye Liepāja, Chris Ingram and Jari Huttunen have high chances to win the FIA ERC U27 Junior Title. The FIA ERC Junior U27 comes to a crucial point. Four riders have the chance to secure the Championship title at Rally Liepāja, from 6 to 8 October, around the Latvian seaport city of Liepāja. This year, two Opel factory drivers will try to follow the footsteps of Emil Bergkvist (winner in 2015) and Marijan Griebel (2016): Briton Chris Ingram and …

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Jun 01 2017 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The European Rally Championship lands on the Greek gravel
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At SEAJET Acropolis Rally current leader Bruno Magalhães will have to face strong international driver to keep the top position of the championship.  The FIA European Rally Championship comes back to action with the SEAJETS Acropolis Rally in Greece, from 2 to 4 June. The third seasonal round, first run in 1952, is valid for the FIA ERC for the fourth consecutive year, after it had been part of the WRC calendar for the previous 40 years, featuring important winners …

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May 04 2017 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The FIA ERC moves to Canary Islands
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Rally Islas Canarias, second round of the continental championship, is the first seasonal asphalt rally and counts 125 crews on the entry list. The FIA ERC lands in Gran Canaria. From 4 to 6 May 125 crews from all over the continent are expected to battle on the abrasive surface roads of the Spanish Island for the second round of the European Championship. 27 R5 cars, 24 R2 cars, 7 R3 and the first FIA RGT ever: these are the …

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Aug 04 2016 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The FIA ERC is back in Poland
Rajd Rzeszow

Rajd Rzeszow make its debut in the European Championshi. Host driver Kajetanowicz will look  for his first seasonal victory The FIA European Rally Championship returns to Poland from 4 to 6 August for the first time in three years with the Rajd Rzeszow. The event will be celebrating its 25th edition on its ERC debut, having already been part of the Polish and Slovakian championships for many years. Polish driver Kajetan Kajetanowicz, current leader on the FIA ERC standings, is …

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May 05 2016 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Greece to host the third FIA ERC round
SEAJETS Acropolis Rally

The SEAJETS Acropolis Rally is the first 2016 event on gravel surface FIA European Rally Championship arrives in the Land of Gods. From 6 to 8 May in Central Greece, around the city of Lamia, the best European Rally drivers will battle in the SEAJETS Acropolis Rally, first seasonal race on gravel after the two tarmac rallies held in Gran Canaria and Northern Ireland. Last year’s winner and defending ERC champion Kajetan Kajetanowicz on Ford Fiesta R5 will try to …

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Apr 07 2016 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The Circuit of Ireland opens the FIA ERC Junior
Griebel Circuit of Ireland

The Opel Adam R2’s of the ADAC Junior rally team chase the second title in a row on the country asphalt roads around Belfast. The FIA European Rally Championship heads to Northern Ireland for the second seasonal round, the classic Circuit of Ireland, from 7 to 9 April. The event, which also marks the start of the ERC Junior Championship, is one of the oldest rallies in the world as it has come to its 85th edition. The race is …

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Mar 10 2016 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on European title chase starts in Canary Islands
Wojciech Chuchała - Subaru STi

Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés opens the FIA ERC. Seventeen R5 cars are awaited at the starting line. The wait is over. Today Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés officially opens the FIA European Rally Championship 2016, the most important rally competition in Europe. The race, which comes back in the calendar after two years away, is the first of ten rounds that will be held all around Europe on gravel, tarmac and mixed surfaces. Seventeen crews of R5 …

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Sep 24 2015 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The FIA ERC arrives in Cyprus
Cyprus Rally

The 44th edition of the Cyprus Rally is expected to be the fastest ever and can be decisive for the FIA ERC title The FIA ERC has come to the eighth round with the Cyprus Rally taking place from Friday to Sunday in the Mediterranean island. Cyprus Rally is now at its 44th edition and is one of the top level in Europe as from 2000 to 2006 and in 2009 it has been part of the WRC calendar and …

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Jun 30 2015 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Hat-trick for Opel at the Ypres Rally
Podium Opel - Kenotek Ypres Rally

In Belgium the ADAMs R2 dominated the race valid for the FIA ERC Junior thanks to Zawada, Griebel and Tannert. Only Opel at the Kenotek Ypres Rally in West Flanders. Three ADAMS R2 stood on the podium of the fourth round of the FIA ERC Junior proving the supremacy of the brand with the blitz on tarmac surfaces. Pole Aleks Zawada and his French co-driver Cathy Derousseaux collected their first win ahead of German crew Marijan Criebel/Stefan Clemens for just 1.2 …

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Jun 23 2015 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The ADAC Rallye Team has ambitious goals in Belgium
Marijan Griebel - Ypres Rally 2014

Emil Bergkvist and Marijan Griebel want nothing but the podium at the Kenotek Ypres Rally, fourth round of the FIA ERC Junior. Just three weeks after the Azores Rally it’s time again for the FIA ERC Junior. From Friday to Saturday, on the asphalt of West Flanders, the Kenotek Ypres Rally will mark the second half of the European Championship season. The ADAC Opel Rallye Junior Team has strong ambitions with Emil Bergkvist and Marijan Griebel, who have proven to …

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