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Kajetanowicz: I’m on track for ERC title

Kajetanowicz: I’m on track for ERC title

16/05/2017 12:00

Kajetan Kajetanowicz says his Rally Islas Canarias podium has put him on track to fight for a record-breaking third consecutive FIA European Rally Championship title.

The LOTOS Rally Team ace finished second to Alexey Lukyanuk on the island event and now lies third in the standings, 28 behind early leader Bruno Magalhães, ahead of the next event in Greece, the SEAJETS Acropolis Rally from 2-4 June.

“I was very pleased with my driving [on Rally Islas Canarias],” said Kajetanowicz, from Poland. “For sure there is still room for improvement but we are on the right track in our fight for another championship title.”

It’s 25 days until the Azores Airlines Rallye opens the 2018 FIA European Rally Championship on 22 March. Here’s an update of what’s in store on the all-gravel spectacular in the mid-Atlantic Ocean.

Aloísio Monteiro will drive a ŠKODA Fabia R5 in the upcoming FIA European Rally Championship – and ERC ace Bruno Magalhães has been showing him the ropes.

Armindo Araújo, who will contest next month’s FIA European Rally Championship season-opening Azores Airlines Rallye, claimed a top-five finish on his return to competition following a lengthy absence.

Catie Munnings is targeting yet more progress when she embarks on her second FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship campaign in 2018.

Jari Huttunen impressed on his first outing in this season’s FIA World Rally Championship, taking two class stage wins and finishing sixth in his division on Rally Sweden last weekend.

Ricardo Moura has laid down the gauntlet to the FIA European Rally Championship title contenders by winning round one of the Portuguese national series yesterday (Sunday).