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Özdemir takes ERC3 victory following controlled drive

Özdemir takes ERC3 victory following controlled drive

18/06/2017 20:00

Ümitcan Özdemir claimed his maiden ERC3 success for Castrol Ford Team Turkey with a controlled drive ahead of fellow Fiesta R2 drivers Deniz Fahri and İsmet Toktaş on the Cyprus Rally.

Buǧra Banaz fought back from his stage-three off to finish fourth in class and score some crucial FIA championship points.

Russian Peugeot driver Artur Muradian, a stage winner on Sunday, and Cypriot veteran Christos Mannouris were both unable to go the distance.

Zacharias Manoli was the fastest two-wheel-drive contender on the Love Cyprus Golden Stage and received 7,000 euros in prize money.

Jari Huttunen, who will step up to the FIA World Rally Championship WRC2 category in 2018 after finishing runner-up in the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship this season, has received yet more recognition.

Citroën’s all-new C3 R5 is set to be a contender for honours in 2018 when it will be eligible for the FIA European Rally Championship.

FIA ERC Under 27 Championship frontrunner Filip Mareš was praised after an impressive showing on Rallye du Var last month.

ERC features in new book

12/12/2017 06:00 - 2017

A new book from McKlein, the respected photographic and publishing empire specialising in rallying, features a section on the FIA European Rally Championship.

FIA European Rally Championship ace Alexey Lukyanuk will get a new car and new co-driver for his latest rallying adventure.

Kajetan Kajetanowicz could become only the third motorsport star to win newspaper Przegląd Sportowy’s prestigious Polish Sportsman of the Year award after he was nominated for the first time.