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ERC fast five: Kajetan Kajetanowicz

ERC fast five: Kajetan Kajetanowicz

14/07/2017 12:00

Kajetan Kajetanowicz is bidding for a third consecutive FIA European Rally Championship title in 2017. The LOTOS Rally Team star took time out of his Rally Rzeszow, his home event, preparations to answer a few questions.

What is the best thing about being a rally driver?
“It’s the best job in the world. You drive expensive cars and you can push them to the maximum, squeeze everything that is possible to do.”

And what is the hardest thing?
“It is money… Because when you don’t have enough money, you can’t become a rally driver.”

Who is your hero in life and who inspired you to try rallying in the first place?
“My hero is everyone who works hard and sacrifices himself in order to achieve success. These people know the price of success. It often costs you your own personal life.”

If you had not become a rally driver, what do you think you’d be doing right now?
“I don’t know. I am not thinking about it right now but I suppose I would not be a nice boy, but I’m just joking!”

What three items do you never leave home without?
“Watch, phone and a good mindset.”

Rally Rzeszow takes place from 3-5 August.

Szeja brothers in ERC debut

22/07/2017 12:00 - 2017

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.

FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship leader Chris Ingram won’t be holding back when it comes to committing big on next month’s Rally Rzeszow.

TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH will use the FIA European Rally Championship to showcase its uprated GT86 CS-R3 to potential customers.

Emerging prospects from the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship will get the chance to prove their talent against a World Rally Championship event-winning driver when Mads Østberg contests Rally Rzeszow in Poland next month (3-5 August).

Nikolay Gryazin will complete his two-event practice rally schedule ahead of his return to FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship action on Rally Rzeszow next month when he competes in Austria this weekend.