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Determined Brož holds on in ERC Junior

Determined Brož holds on in ERC Junior

10/08/2017 12:00

Dominik Brož refused to let a broken gearbox hold him back on Rally Rzeszow with the Czech producing a determined drive to finish sixth in ERC Junior Under 27.

The Czech had to make do with three working gears only in the Ford Fiesta R2 he shares with co-driver Petr Těšínský for much of Saturday’s second leg but still managed to go the distance after refusing to give up.

“The first day was quite boring with lots of delays,” said the ACCR Czech Team driver. “Then we had problems with the gearbox, only second, third and fourth gears were working so it was a really difficult rally for us. Hopefully we will have our Peugeot back for the next event in our Czech Republic, our home event.”

Jari Huttunen, who will step up to the FIA World Rally Championship WRC2 category in 2018 after finishing runner-up in the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship this season, has received yet more recognition.

Citroën’s all-new C3 R5 is set to be a contender for honours in 2018 when it will be eligible for the FIA European Rally Championship.

FIA ERC Under 27 Championship frontrunner Filip Mareš was praised after an impressive showing on Rallye du Var last month.

ERC features in new book

12/12/2017 06:00 - 2017

A new book from McKlein, the respected photographic and publishing empire specialising in rallying, features a section on the FIA European Rally Championship.

FIA European Rally Championship ace Alexey Lukyanuk will get a new car and new co-driver for his latest rallying adventure.

Kajetan Kajetanowicz could become only the third motorsport star to win newspaper Przegląd Sportowy’s prestigious Polish Sportsman of the Year award after he was nominated for the first time.