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ERC life begins at 40 for Poloński

ERC life begins at 40 for Poloński

15/04/2017 12:00

Dariusz Poloński will get his big international break in this season’s FIA European Rally Championship – aged 40.

Despite beating Łukasz Habaj and double ERC champion Kajetan Kajetanowicz to the Peugeot Cup title in Poland in 2005, Poloński has only managed a handful of appearances outside his homeland. Until now.

Starting from next month’s Rally Islas Canarias, Poloński will compete in a Peugeot 208 R2 for Rallytechnology when he will be a contender for ERC3 honours.

Poloński has numerous Polish class titles to his name, including Class 4 last season. He will prepare for his ERC adventure by contesting the Świdnicki Rally from 21-23 April.

Photo: Facebook.com/RallyPolonski/

Castrol Ford Team Turkey completed a win double to remember on the Cyprus Rally last weekend.

Nasser Al-Attiyah is the focus of the latest ERC All Access programme, which is being broadcast on Eurosport this week.

Kajetan Kajetanowicz says he’s ready to fight for home success after closing to within 14 points of FIA European Rally Championship leader Bruno Magalhães by winning leg two of the Cyprus Rally yesterday.

The Love Cyprus Golden Stage proved a big hit with three-tenths of a second separating the fastest two drivers as round four of the FIA European Rally Championship finished in Ayia Napa yesterday.

Alexandros Tsouloftas was rewarded for his determined drive on his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship with the prestigious Colin McRae ERC Flat Out Trophy.

Ümitcan Özdemir claimed his maiden ERC3 success for Castrol Ford Team Turkey with a controlled drive ahead of fellow Fiesta R2 drivers Deniz Fahri and İsmet Toktaş on the Cyprus Rally.