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17 JULY 2018

ERC NEWSLETTER 23-18

QUALITY AND QUANTITY: ERC RALLY DI ROMA CAPITALE GETS STRONG ENTRY
The FIA European Rally Championship resumes in Italy this week with an entry list of quantity and quality.
Seventy-one crews have entered Rally di Roma Capitale, which takes place from 20-22 July on all-asphalt stages. Click for full story.
 
ERC JUNIOR EXPERIENCE GRADUATES TO USE ROMA RECCE KNOWLEDGE
Laurent Pellier and Mārtiņš Sesks will use knowledge gained from taking part in the ERC Junior Experience in 2017 when they contest Rally di Roma Capitale. Pellier, who competes for the PEUGEOT Rally Academy in the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship, and Sesks, a competitor in the Pirelli-supported ERC Junior Under 27 Championship, took part on the recce for the Italian asphalt event in 2017 when they were enrolled in the ERC Junior experience training programme. Click for full story.
 
LLARENA WANTS ERC JUNIOR U27 WIN FOR RALLY TEAM SPAIN
Efrén Llarena wants to repay Rally Team Spain with his first FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship victory when action resumes in Italy. Llarena starts Rally di Roma Capitale anxious to make up for lost ground following his high-speed crash on the previous round in Gran Canaria. Click for full story.
 
GOOD FEELING AS KREIM PREPARES FOR ROMA ERC ACTION
Fabian Kreim makes his Rally di Roma Capitale debut with a “good feeling” as he bids to remain on top of the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship standings. A consistently strong start to his maiden ERC Junior U28 campaign has propelled the double German champion to the points summit. And following a successful test, the ŠKODA AUTO Deutschland has high hopes for his Italian debut. Click for full story.
 
ERC ACE ČERNÝ RETURNS TO A HAPPY HUNTING GROUND FOR ACCR
Jan Černý will make his long awaited return to the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship on an event where he bagged his maiden win in the category in 2017. Černý took the ERC Junior U28 honours on Rally di Roma Capitale last September and will make his first start of the European season when the all-asphalt event takes place this week. Click for full story.
 
REVEALED: BASSO’S ERC COLOURS
This is a graphic of how Giandomenico Basso’s Metiorsport.it ŠKODA Fabia R5 will look when the double FIA European champion returns to the ERC on Rally di Roma Capitale. Click for full story.
 
GALATARIOTIS GOES FOR MORE ERC GOLD
Simos Galatariotis will continue his FIA European Rally Championship adventure with a rare appearance in a non-Greek-speaking country. The winner of last month’s ERC-counting Cyprus Rally is contesting Rally di Roma Capitale for what will be his third ERC appearance in succession. Click for full story.
 
STENGG HOPES FOR PRACTICE RALLY BOOST IN ERC JUNIOR U27
Roland Stengg will use experience gained from a practice event in Italy when he resumes his FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship campaign on Rally di Roma Capitale. Stengg, a point-scoring newcomer to ERC Junior U27 on Rally Islas Canarias, took part on the recent Rally Valli della Carnia to develop a “good set-up” for his visit to Rome. Click for full story.
 
HOKKANEN RECRUITS NEW CO-DRIVER FOR LATEST ERC TARMAC TEST
Miika Hokkanen will get a new co-driver for his second Tarmac rally when he joins forces with Reeta Hämäläinen for the third event of the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 season. Click for full story.

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01 ERC Rally di Roma Capitale-jpg
01 ERC Rally di Roma Capitale-jpg

02 ERC Martins Sesks-jpg
02 ERC Martins Sesks-jpg

03 ERC Efren Llarena-jpg
03 ERC Efren Llarena-jpg

04 ERC Fabian Kreim-jpg
04 ERC Fabian Kreim-jpg

05 ERC Jan Cerny-jpg
05 ERC Jan Cerny-jpg

06 Giandomenico Basso-JPG
06 Giandomenico Basso-JPG

07 ERC Simos Galatariotis-jpg
07 ERC Simos Galatariotis-jpg

08 ERC Roland Stengg-jpg
08 ERC Roland Stengg-jpg

09 ERC Miika Hokkanen-jpg
09 ERC Miika Hokkanen-jpg

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