ERC 2016: the Qualifying Stage winners

ERC 2016: the Qualifying Stage winners

27/12/2016 12:00

The 2016 FIA European Rally Championship provided drama and action aplenty. Here’s a recap of who won the 10 Qualifying Stages to take place during the course of the year.

Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés: Mads Østberg (Ford Fiesta R5, pictured)
Circuit of Ireland: Elfyn Evans (Ford Fiesta R5)
SEAJETS Acropolis Rally: Kajetan Kajetanowicz (Ford Fiesta R5)
Azores Airlines Rallye: Alexey Lukyanuk (Ford Fiesta R5)
Kenotek Ypres Rally: Bryan Bouffier (Citroën DS3 R5)
auto24 Rally Estonia: Alexey Lukyanuk (Ford Fiesta R5)
Rally Rzeszow: Kajetan Kajetanowicz (Ford Fiesta R5)
Barum Czech Rally Zlín: Alexey Lukyanuk (Ford Fiesta R5)
Rally Liepāja: Alexey Lukyanuk (Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X)
CNP ASFALISTIKI Cyprus Rally: Alexey Lukyanuk (Ford Fiesta R5)

Jan Černý reckons he has a “good chance” to put his bad luck behind him and hit the big time in the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship in Poland next week.

Alexey Lukyanuk will return to the FIA European Rally Championship when Rally Rzeszow hosts the ERC for a second time next month (3-5 August).

Jari Huttunen underlined his status as one of the contenders for FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship success in Poland next month when he won the two-wheel-drive category on Rallye Weiz last weekend.

Marijan Griebel will get the perfect platform to showcase the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 category’s mission to propel graduates from national series to the world championship when he contests ADAC Rallye Deutschland next month.

Szeja brothers in ERC debut

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Brothers Jarek and Marcin Szeja will make their FIA European Rally Championship debuts when Rally Rzeszow hosts the fifth event of the all-action ERC season next month.

Austrian Simon Wagner has become rising star number 23 to sign up for the FIA European Rally Championship’s hugely successful Junior category in 2017 and will contest the upcoming ERC Junior Under 27 rounds in Poland and Czech Republic.