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Molinaro hoping for home ERC success

Molinaro hoping for home ERC success

09/09/2017 06:00

Tamara Molinaro will fly the flag for her native Italy when the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship resumes on Rally di Roma Capitale from 14-17 September.

Red Bull-backed Molinaro holds a comfortable advantage in the ERC Ladies’ Trophy and plans to use the fact she’s competing on home soil to give her an extra lift.

“I am very much looking forward to be able to race in my home country together with my co-driver Giovanni Bernacchini and meet many friends and fans,” said the Opel Rallye Junior Team driver.

“It’s always nice to be in a place, where your mother language is spoken. After studying several onboard videos of the rally I hope that the special stages will suit me better than those at Poland and Czech Republic did.

“As always we intend to be clever, drive both controlled and quick and get our ADAM R2 to the finish line. Of course it would be wonderful if we could clinch the title in the ERC Ladies’ Trophy for the Opel Rallye Junior Team.”

Pepe López plans to end his FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship campaign in style as be bids to secure the coveted runner-up spot behind inaugural champion Marijan Griebel.

Catie Munnings continued her scoring run in the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship on Rally di Roma Capitale last week. This is how the 19-year-old Peugeot 208 driver did it.

FIA European Rally Championship drivers have described Rally di Roma Capitale as one of the events of the season following its scheduling as the penultimate event of the current campaign last week (14-17 September).

Magalhães going for ERC gold

21/09/2017 06:00 - 2017

Bruno Magalhães is doing all he can to secure his entry on the decisive round of this season’s FIA European Rally Championship, next month’s Rally Liepāja in Latvia.

Kristóf Klausz achieved his objectives on the penultimate event of the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championhip season, Rally di Roma Capitale.

Kajetan Kajetanowicz had plenty of reason to celebrate at the finish of Rally di Roma Capitale – despite losing out on victory on the FIA European Rally Championship counter by 0.3s.