ERC NEWSLETTER 2017-06 | 6 FEBRUARY 2017

ERC ENTRIES OPEN, TAILOR-MADE VIDEOS FOR EARLY ERC JUNIORS

Entries are open for the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship while the first 10 drivers to register for the FIA ERC Junior U27 and FIA ERC Junior U28 championships will receive a personalised promotional video clip for their use on social media channels and selected websites. Filmed and edited by the expert production team at Eurosport Events following the Azores Airlines Rallye in early April and distributed during Rally Islas Canarias in early May, the clip will last between 30 seconds and one minute and will be rights-free for non-broadcast use. Click for full story and details of the ERC registration procedure.

HUGE LOGISTICS SUPPORT FOR ERC SEASON OPENER

Drivers and teams contesting the Azores Airlines Rallye, the opening round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship from 30 March-1 April, will benefit from a huge logistics support package and subsidised entry fee. Click for full story.

TRAIN TO BE THE BEST: ERC JUNIOR EXPERIENCE BACK FOR 2017

Young rally drivers will continue to learn the vital skills needed to forge long-term careers in the sport through the ERC Junior Experience, which enters its second season in 2017. Click for full story.

EVEN BIGGER CHANCE FOR ERC GRADUATE BREEN

FIA European Rally Championship graduate Craig Breen will get an even bigger chance when the world championship resumes in Sweden this week. Click for full story.

ANOTHER AZOREs ERC ACE HANDED R5 OPPORTUNITY

After making an impression on the FIA European Rally Championship’s Azores Airlines Rallye, local driver Ruben Rodrigues will step up to R5 machinery this season. Click for full story.

ERC REGULARS ENJOY WINTER FUN AS BUTVILAS WINS

Dominykas Butvilas was back on winning form in his native Lithuania late last month, taking victory on the Halls Winter Rally as FIA European Rally Championship regulars Jaroslav Orsák and Antonín Tlusťák finished in the top 10. Click for full story.

ERC CALENDAR 2017

30 March-1 April: Azores Airlines
​Rallye (pictured)
4-6 May: Rally Islas Canarias
2-4 June: SEAJETS Acropolis Rally
16-18 June: Cyprus Rally 
3-5 August: Rally Rzeszow 
25-27 August: Barum Czech Rally Zlín
15-17 September: Rally di Roma Capitale
6-8 October: Rally Liepāja

MORE INFORMATION

Press enquiries: Richard Rodgersmedia@fiaerc.com 
TV: pascal_petit@discovery.com
elise_lelias@discovery.com
vianney_castillo@discovery.com
Drivers/teams: Jean-Baptiste_Ley@discovery.com

THE ERC IS PROMOTED BY EUROSPORT EVENTS LTD, DISCOVERY HOUSE, 566 CHISWICK HIGH ROAD, LONDON W4 5YB, UK. TEL: +44 2036813000, F +44 2036813250. REGISTERED IN ENGLAND & WALES UNDER NO. 4361881 VAT NO. GB 792 1320 40te.