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9 MARCH 2017

ERC NEWSLETTER 2017-10 | 9 MARCH 2017



ERC THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR NATIONAL FEDERATIONS

Two national motorsport federations have picked the FIA European Rally Championship for promoting major initiatives. The Czech Republic’s ACCR is backing a three-strong ERC team, while the EASU from Estonia has joined forces with ERC promoter Eurosport Events to provide a package of incentives to competitors in the Estonian R2 Challenge. Click to find out more on ACCR Czech Team’s ERC campaign. Click to find out more about the EASU’s ERC partnership




MUNNINGs CONFIRMS AZORES ERC, CHASES EXTRA FUNDS

Catie Munnings will contest the opening FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship round in the Azores later this month as she continues her efforts to secure a full-season campaign. Click for full story




HABAJ PICKS ERC TITLE WINNER For 2017 adventure

Łukasz Habaj will continue his FIA European Rally Championship adventure in 2017 – armed with a new co-driver. Habaj has recruited fellow Pole Daniel Dymurski, who co-drove Wojciech Chuchała to the ERC2 title last year. Click for full story




KUPEC CHOOSES ERC JUNIOR FOR NEXT STEP

The FIA ERC Junior Under 27 has attracted another new recruit from national-level competition for its inaugural season in 2017 after Karel Kupec entered the series. Click for full story




IT'S LIVE! INTERNET STREAMING FOR AZORES AIRLINES RALLYE

The Azores Airlines Rallye is alive and now live in 2017 with confirmation of an exciting online streaming package. Click for full story




HUTTUNEN KEEPS ON WINNING AHEAD OF ERC DEBUT

Jari Huttunen’s FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship rivals be warned: the rising Finnish star can’t stop winning. Click for full story




SWEDE AHLIN AIMS FOR MORE ERC ACTION

Swedish driver Fredrik Åhlin is targeting more outings in the FIA European Rally Championship in 2017. Click for full story




ERC sTARS UNITE FOR CHARITY ICE HOCKEY MATCH

FIA European Rally Championship drivers and co-drivers past and present swapped steering wheels and pacenote books for ice hockey sticks at the ninth edition of the annual Autotým Rally Ice Tour 2017, a charity match between rally stars and others connected to the sport from east and west Czech Republic. Click for full story




MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR ERC JUNIOR STAR INGRAM

Chris Ingram got his hands on his FIA ERC3 title-winning trophy at an event in the UK last month – and revealed afterwards that it had been a case of mission accomplished. Click for full story




GRIEBEL COMPLETES ERC JUNIOR GRADUATE TRIO

Confirmation that Marijan Griebel will contest the FIA European Rally Championship in a headlining R5 car completes an exciting trio of ERC Junior graduates competing in the top-of-the-range machines in 2017. Click for full story




ERC CALENDAR 2017

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




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