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ERC 2016: the rally winners

ERC 2016: the rally winners

26/12/2016 12:00

As 2016 draws to a close here’s a reminder of the FIA European Rally Championship event winners during the season past.

Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés: Lukyanuk/Arnautov (Ford Fiesta R5)
Circuit of Ireland Rally: Breen/Martin (Citroën DS3 R5, pictured)
SEAJETS Acropolis Rally: Sirmacis/Šimins (ŠKODA Fabia R5)
Azores Airlines Rallye: Moura/Costa (Ford Fiesta R5)
Kenotek Ypres Rally: Loix/Gitsels (ŠKODA Fabia R5)
auto24 Rally Estonia: Sirmacis/Kulšs (ŠKODA Fabia R5)
Rally Rzeszow: Kajetanowicz/Baran (Ford Fiesta R5)
Barum Czech Rally Zlín: Kopecký/Dresler (ŠKODA Fabia R5)
Rally Liepāja: Sirmacis/Šimins (ŠKODA Fabia R5)
CNP ASFALISTIKI Cyprus Rally: Lukyanuk/Arnautov (Ford Fiesta R5)

It proved a successful weekend for several FIA European Rally Championship drivers with notable results in Azores, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia.

Alexey Lukyanuk’s participation on this weekend’s Czech championship Rallye Šumava Klatovy won’t be a one-off as first reported.

Roland Stengg has chosen the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship for the “competition and coverage” it delivers as he embarks on a two-year European campaign.

Rhys Yates will put the experience he gained on his FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship debut to good use when he contests a rally in Scotland this weekend.

Round two of the 2018 FIA European Rally Championship is officially underway following yesterday’s launch in Las Palmas.

Russian Performance Motorsport will lead the FIA European Rally Championship for Teams by two points when battle resumes on Rally Islas Canarias next month.