Back

News

ERC Junior Experience pupil Bedoret makes ERC Junior debut

ERC Junior Experience pupil Bedoret makes ERC Junior debut

11/05/2017 12:00

Sébastien Bedoret took the next step of his international rallying career when he made his debut in the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship on Rally Islas Canarias last week.

Belgian driver Bedoret is part of the ERC Junior Experience training programme, which equips drivers with a number of the skills required as they progress from national to international level.

Although his Rally Islas Canarias challenge ended in retirement, he had demonstrated an impressive turn of pace against far more experienced rivals before his early exit.

“I was a little bit fast on a left corner on stage four and I take the wall in front of me,” he said. “I don’t restart because we were missing a piece of the car but I was happy with my performance before my crash because we do good times in the Qualifying Stage and we were not far from the podium when we crashed, which was very good for my first time in the ERC.”

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.