Grzyb continues strong ERC run at home

Grzyb continues strong ERC run at home

12/08/2017 12:00

Polish champion Grzegorz Grzyb continued his strong run of form in the FIA European Rally Championship when he placed fourth on Rally Rzeszow.

Grzyb, with new co-driver Bogusław Browiński alongside, scored his second ERC podium on his previous appearance on the SEAJETS Acropolis Rally in early June.

Although a missed out on a top-three on home soil, the RUFA Sport driver was nevertheless satisfied with his efforts on his local event.

“The weekend was great,” said Grzyb. “I tried to push for third, I didn’t do big mistakes. We have a great team and great fans and thanks for all the support.”

Mārtiņš Sesks has regained first place in the FIA European Rally Championship’s Under 27 category on Azores Airlines Rallye, following adjustments to stage times awarded in SS8 and SS9 related to incidents causing delays for multiple drivers.

Tamara Molinaro continues to head the ERC Ladies’ Trophy category on the Azores Airlines Rallye, while Emma Falcón retired with back pain before midday service.

Sergei Remennik has resumed his lead of Azores Airlines Rallye’s FIA European Rally Championship ERC2 category, following an unfortunate retirement for nearest challenger Zelindo Melegari with clutch failure.

Diogo Gago took on the might of ADAC Opel Rallye Junior Team’s pair of FIA ERC Junior Under 27 factory drivers on the Azores Airlines Rallye’s Friday stages and succeeded aboard his PEUGEOT 208 R2, moving from third to first over the course of a dramatic multi-way battle.

Chris Ingram and Martin Koči traded places throughout Friday’s Azores Airlines Rallye stages in a tight battle for FIA ERC Junior Under 28 victory.

The Azores Airlines Rallye once again showed why it is such a formidable opening round of the FIA European Rally Championship, but as others hit trouble, Russian Performance Motorsport’s Alexey Lukyanuk held steady out front.