ERC NEWSLETTER 2017-08 | 20 FEBRUARY 2017

KEY TIMINGs REVEALED FOR ERC AZORES AIRLINES RALLYE

Excitement is building as the closing date for entries for the opening round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship looms. Competitors aiming to contest the Azores Airlines Rallye from 30 March-1 April have until 2 March to enter. While there is a final closing date for entries of 9 March, 2 March is the deadline for registering for ERC priority status and to benefit from the ERC promotional package. Other key dates for the ever-popular event that have now been released include private testing on 27 March and a two-day reconnaissance from 28-29 March before the rally starts on 30 March. Click for full story

MOTIVATED RENDINA PLANS ERC ADVENTURE

Max Rendina will contest the FIA European Rally Championship in 2017, citing the challenge that a full-season campaign in the oldest international rally series will offer behind his decision to take part. Click for full story

BOSTANCI AND BUNAZ TEST TO BE BEST IN ERC

Murat Bostanci and Bugra Bunaz have begun their preparations for this season’s FIA European Rally Championship with a test for Castrol Ford Team Turkey in Istanbul. Click for full story

MEIRELES REGISTERS ERC AZORES INTENT with Home win as moura shines

Pedro Meireles has marked himself out as a likely frontrunner on the opening round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship, the Azores Airlines Rallye, following his success on Rali Serras de Fafe last weekend. Click for full story

REMINDER: TAILOR-MADE VIDEO FOR EARLY ERC JUNIORS

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. Click for full story

ERC CALENDAR

30 March-1 April: Azores Airlines Rallye
4-6 May: Rally Islas Canarias
2-4 June: SEAJETS Acropolis Rally (pictured)
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 Rodgers
media@fiaerc.com 
TV enquiries: 
pascal_petit@discovery.com
elise_lelias@discovery.com
vianney_castillo@discovery.com
Drivers/teams: 
Jean-Baptiste_Ley@discovery.com

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