For ERC Junior U27 and ERC Junior U28 read ERC1 Junior and ERC3 Junior
The FIA ERC Junior Under 28 and FIA ERC Junior Under 27 championships will be renamed for 2019, bringing them in line with other FIA regional championships.
ERC Junior U28, for young stars in R5 cars, becomes the FIA ERC1 Junior Championship, while the Pirelli-supported ERC Junior 27, for rising talents in R2 machinery, will be titled the FIA ERC3 Junior Championship from 2019.
The changes were approved by the FIA World Motor Sport Council in St Petersburg (Russia) yesterday.
Meanwhile, the ERC Junior calendar for 2019, which features three events on gravel and three on aspjhalt, is as follows:
Round 1: Azores Airlines Rallye, 21-23 March, gravel (subject to promoter agreement)
Round 2: Rally Islas Canarias, 2-4 May, asphalt
Round 3: Rally Liepāja (Latvia), 24-26 May, gravel
Round 4: Rally Poland, 28-30 June, gravel
Round 5: Rally di Roma Capitale (Italy), 19-21 July, asphalt
Round 6: Barum Czech Rally Zlín, 16-18 August, asphalt