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Remembering when… Bergkvist claimed Opel’s first ERC Junior gold

Remembering when… Bergkvist claimed Opel’s first ERC Junior gold

11/02/2017 12:00

Opel announced its bid for a third successive FIA ERC Junior Championship title earlier this week with Chris Ingram leading the charge.

Back in 2015, Emil Bergkvist was celebrating the make’s maiden triumph in the young driver category following a standout display in his Adam R2, which included three class victories.

And this is the Swedish driver on his way to his first victory of his title-winning campaign on Rally Liepāja alongside co-driver Joakim Sjöberg.

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.