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ERC2 champion impresses on world debut

ERC2 champion impresses on world debut

06/07/2017 06:00

ERC2 champion Wojciech Chuchała made a strong impression when he made his debut in the FIA World Rally Championship, finishing sixth in class on his home event, Rally Poland, last weekend.

Chuchała claimed the FIA European Rally Championship’s ERC2 crown in 2016 after winning the category on five events in succession in his Subaru Poland Rally Team Impreza STi N15.

Stepping up to a Ford Fiesta R5 for Rally Poland, the 28-year-old finished P19 overall alongside co-driver Sebastian Rozwadowski, who partnered him to Polish title success in 2014.

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.