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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.

Filip Mareš has earned the support of one of Czech Republic’s best ever rally drivers following his impressive maiden season in the FIA European Rally Championship.

Romain Dumas is swapping the stages of the FIA European Rally Championship for the 6.120-kilometre Circuito da Guia, venue of this week’s FIA GT World Cup.

Dávid Botka continued his strong end-of-season run with fifth place on Rallye Waldviertel in Austria last weekend.

Castrol Ford Team Turkey’s run of success in the FIA European Rally Championship is set to continue in 2018 when the Istanbul squad embarks on its third successive ERC campaign.

Julian Wagner had not one but three reasons to celebrate at the finish of Rallye Waldviertel on Saturday evening.

Raimund Baumschlager, who guided Marijan Griebel to the inaugural FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship crown this season, has extended his record-breaking tally of Austrian rally titles to 14 following his success on Rallye Waldviertel today.