Petr Linhart gets new ERC appointment
Petr Linhart, a highly respected team co-ordinator and manager, plus event organiser will bring his knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to the FIA European Rally Championship in 2019 in an exciting new role.
Linhart, known universally as Pluto, has been recruited by ERC promoter Eurosport Events as the ERC Competitor Officer.
Reporting to ERC Co-ordinator Jean-Baptiste Ley, Linhart will manage all aspects of driver and team registration, provide a point of contact to competitors on- and off-event, advise drivers and teams entering the ERC for the first time and generally assist with the smooth running of the championship.
Jean-Baptiste Ley, the ERC Co-ordinator, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Pluto as the ERC Competitor Officer. In Pluto, we have recruited an individual whose passion for the championship and long-term involvement in the ERC working with drivers, teams and rally organisers, makes him the perfect choice for what is a very busy and very important role.”
Linhart said: “I am really happy to join the ERC organising team in an official capacity having worked closely with them for a number of years in previous roles I performed. I am passionate about the ERC and I really want the success it has achieved to continue. I will devote all my knowledge and enthusiasm to this role and cannot wait to get started.”
Czech Linhart will formally start work in his new capacity from 1 January 2019.
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