Sep 22 2016 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Poulter and Coetzee seal the South African Championship
leeroy-poulter-elvene-coetzee

The duo of the Toyota Gazoo Racing Team finish the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally in second place, behind teammates De Villiers and Swan. The 2016 South African National Rally Championship title fight is over. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA wrapped things up on their home rally, the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally, last weekend. Leeroy Poulter and Elvéne Coetzee finished in second place, gaining enough points to secure the championship with one round to go. At the same time, teammates Giniel de …

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Sep 15 2016 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Title showdown for the ADAC Opel Rally Junior Team
Chris Ingram Opel Adam R2

The Rallye Liepāja will crown the new European Junior Champion, with ADAM R2 drivers Chris Ingram and Marijan Griebel to compete for victory Rallye Liepāja  will be the venue for the big showdown of the European Rally Junior Championship. From 16 to 18 September the Latvian port city will host the crucial event of the FIA ERC Junior. Two drivers can still be champion, both on a factory Opel ADAM R2: Chris Ingram and Marijan Griebel. The Briton is currently …

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Sep 08 2016 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Brno hosts the Octavia Cup grand finale
Vorba - Octavia Cup

The round in Czech Republic concludes the first edition of the trophy dedicated to Skoda Touring cars The first edition of the new Octavia Cup is heading inexorably to a conclusion. After the races at the Hungaroring, the Red Bull Ring, Most and Slovakia Ring, the spotlight moves to the Masaryk Automotodrom Brno, where the season grand finale is scheduled. Hungarian Gábor Tim has the best chances to win the trophy having won six of the eight previous races collecting …

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Aug 04 2016 Pierluigi Barra 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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Jul 14 2016 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Opel Rally Team looks for another victory in Estonia
Rally Estonia

Junior drivers Griebel, Tannert and Ingram want to step again on the podium after the fantastic result at Ypres Rally. The auto24 Rally Estonia from 15 to 17 July opens the second half of the European Rally Junior Championship (FIA ERC Junior). After the two podiums and the Opel triple victory at the recent asphalt classic Ypres Rally in Belgium, the ADAC Opel Rally Junior Team travels to the Baltic with the role of the main favourite. The Opel ADAM …

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Jun 28 2016 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Historic success for Opel in Ypres
Podium Ypres Rally 2016

First victory for Opel driver Marijan Griebel in the Junior European Rally Championship. Griebel teammate Chris Ingram and Julius Tannert ended  second and third respectively. Opel celebrated an historic success in Kenotek Ypres Rally, third round of the FIA ERC Junior 2016. On the treacherous asphalt slopes around Ypres in West Flanders, the speedy Opel ADAMs R2 show their qualities in a field of 35 R2 vehicles, including 13 in the Junior category. At the end of the event the …

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Jun 16 2016 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on The Škoda Octavia Cup comes back home
Škoda Octavia Cup

After the first rounds in Hungary and Austria, the competition supplied by EVO Corse is hosted in Czech Republic at the Most Motor-racing circuit. The Škoda Octavia Cup season reaches its second half this weekend at Most. The drivers are going to make their first appearance in front of the Czech crowd that are eager to watch them with their own eyes after the events held in Hungary and Austria. Hungarian Gábor Tim established himself at the top of the …

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Jun 01 2016 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on The ADAM R2 ready to conquer the Azores
Azores Airlines Rallye

The ADAC Opel Rally Junior Team aims for a top result at the Azores Airlines Rallye With the upcoming Azores Airlines Rallye from 2 to 4 June, a highlight of the season for the ADAC Opel Rally Junior Team drivers has come. The gravel event on the Portuguese archipelago in the North Atlantic is considered one of the most beautiful and exciting rallies in the international calendar,  considering the geographical location and the wonderful surrounding vegetation. The special stages speak …

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May 05 2016 Pierluigi Barra 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 Pierluigi Barra 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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