ERC Junior Under 28 win means it’s a big day for Gryazin

ERC Junior Under 28 win means it’s a big day for Gryazin

08/10/2017 20:00

Nikolay Gryazin secured second place in the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship standings behind champion Marijan Griebel with his maiden category win on his ‘home’ event, Rally Liepāja today.

José Suárez started leg two trailing his Peugeot Rally Academy team-mate Pepe López by 1.0s but moved ahead when his fellow Spaniard crashed out on this morning’s opening test. Suárez secured third in the final rankings.

Mārtiņš Sesks has regained first place in the FIA European Rally Championship’s Under 27 category on Azores Airlines Rallye, following adjustments to stage times awarded in SS8 and SS9 related to incidents causing delays for multiple drivers.

Tamara Molinaro continues to head the ERC Ladies’ Trophy category on the Azores Airlines Rallye, while Emma Falcón retired with back pain before midday service.

Sergei Remennik has resumed his lead of Azores Airlines Rallye’s FIA European Rally Championship ERC2 category, following an unfortunate retirement for nearest challenger Zelindo Melegari with clutch failure.

Diogo Gago took on the might of ADAC Opel Rallye Junior Team’s pair of FIA ERC Junior Under 27 factory drivers on the Azores Airlines Rallye’s Friday stages and succeeded aboard his PEUGEOT 208 R2, moving from third to first over the course of a dramatic multi-way battle.

Chris Ingram and Martin Koči traded places throughout Friday’s Azores Airlines Rallye stages in a tight battle for FIA ERC Junior Under 28 victory.

The Azores Airlines Rallye once again showed why it is such a formidable opening round of the FIA European Rally Championship, but as others hit trouble, Russian Performance Motorsport’s Alexey Lukyanuk held steady out front.