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Yates to bring ERC Junior experience to the world stage

2019-01-24T11:33:57+01:00January 24th, 2019|2019|

Rhys Yates will use experience gained from his four-event FIA European Rally Championship programme for a major campaign in the sport’s top tier in 2019.

Yates, a podium finisher in ERC Junior in 2018, will contest the world championship’s second division this season, starting with Rallye Monte-Carlo from 24-27 January.

“There is no question that this will be toughest season of my career but, as a driver, I feel I am ready to prove that I have what it takes to compete at this level,” said the Briton, who tackled the ERC rounds in Azores, Italy, Czech Republic and Latvia last season.

Yates is among a number of drivers with ERC event experience on the Rallye Monte-Carlo entry list. Others include:

Yoann Bonato
Olivier Burri
Guillaume de Mevius
Elfyn Evans
Gus Greensmith
Takamoto Katsuta
Esapekka Lappi
Jari-Matti Latvala
Sébastien Loeb
Kris Meeke
Andreas Mikkelsen
Grégoire Munster
Thierry Neuville
Jean-Michel Raoux
Kalle Rovanperä
Stéphane Sarrazin
Teemu Suninen
Ott Tänak
Pontus Tidemand
Ole Christian Veiby
Manuel Villa