ERC Rally Rzeszow Q&A: Luca Rossetti

ERC Rally Rzeszow Q&A: Luca Rossetti

Luca Rossetti, the three-time winner of the FIA European Rally Championship, is back on ERC duty on Rally Rzeszow this week. Armed with a Toyota GT86 CS-R3, the Italian is a contender for ERC3 honours. You’ve spent some time developing the Toyota GT86 CS-R3. How is the project going and what’s the objective for this event? “I’m here driving a Toyota GT86. It’s a two-wheel-drive car but it’s a rear-wheel-drive car. It’s really fun to drive. The car has a strong performance and is really enjoyable. Our target is to…

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Follow Rally Rzeszow live on ERC Radio

Follow Rally Rzeszow live on ERC Radio

Rally Rzeszow, round five of the FIA European Rally Championship, gets underway with the first of 11 stages at 10h50 local time today with all the action, stage-end interviews and expert opinion and analysis broadcast live on ERC Radio. Reporters Julian Porter and Chris Rawes will be at every stage end with Chris Rawes also broadcasting from midday service in Rzeszów. ERC Radio will be on air from 10h30 today and is available via the ERC app or at FIAERC.com.  

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Lukyanuk is Rally Rzeszow leader after SS1!

Lukyanuk is Rally Rzeszow leader after SS1!

Alexey Lukyanuk is a first leader of 26th Rally Rzeszow! Russian driver was the fastest on the opening stage “Grudna1” (23,83km). Mads Ostberg is second (+4,2s), Marijan Griebel – third (+11,4s). Nikolay Gryazin lost 13,4s and was fourth. Kajetan Kajetanowicz is fifth +14,3s. Alexey Lukyanuk: It’s really fun, the stages are so fast. We are trying to get the right rhythm, but we are careful in tricky places. I don’t feel any pain now, it’s adrenaline.

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Kajetan Kajetanowicz: I relish the chance to fight in front of the Polish fans

Kajetan Kajetanowicz: I relish the chance to fight in front of the Polish fans

The 26th edition of Rally Rzeszów – round five of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship and round three of the Polish Rally Championship – gets underway tonight. Kajetan Kajetanowicz and Jarek Baran enter this event holding onto second position in overall FIA ERC standings, with narrow gap to the series leaders Bruno Magalhães and Hugo Magalhães (Portugal). The LOTOS Rally Team crew face a huge challenge of fighting in a very competitive international field. Virtually all championship frontrunners have come to Rzeszów and are joined by recent Polish champions…

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Alexey Lukyanuk with the fastest time on the Rally Rzeszow Qualifying Stage.

Alexey Lukyanuk with the fastest time on the Rally Rzeszow Qualifying Stage.

Despite still suffering from the effects of the serious injuries he sustained in a testing crash in Russia in early May, Lukyanuk completed the 3.37-kilometre run with the quickest time of 2m04.187s at the wheel of his Russian Performance Motorsport Ford Fiesta R5. “Looking to the time it’s fine,” said the Russian. “I have some problems with pain in the car and the confidence but I’m feeling better and it was pretty enjoyable.” Nikolay Gryazin was the fastest ERC Junior Under 28 contender in a fine second overall with world…

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ERC event preview: Rally Rzeszow

ERC event preview: Rally Rzeszow

Just three points separate Marijan Griebel and Pepe López as the inaugural FIA ERC Under 28 Championship for young hopefuls in R5 cars reaches the halfway point on Rally Rzeszow next week (3-5 August). The category provides the final step from national to world championship level with a prize drive in a World Rally Car on offer to the champion. After two events, Germany’s Griebel and Spaniard López have a victory apiece. But with both drivers new to the demanding asphalt stages in southeast Poland, a wide-open contest is in…

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Kajetanowicz ready to fight in the Polish FIA European Rally Championship counter

Kajetanowicz ready to fight in the Polish FIA European Rally Championship counter

The second part of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship season is approaching fast. An extremely important round five of the series takes place in Poland. Twenty-sixth edition of Tarmac Rally Rzeszów runs on 3-5 August, with Kajetan Kajetanowicz and Jarek Baran fighting for their fourth overall victory in this event. The LOTOS Rally Team crew holds second place in the FIA ERC standings with narrow gap to the leaders and fights for record-breaking triumph this year – first-ever third consecutive championship title. Kajto has 79 points to his name…

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Press conference in Dakar-Toyota Rzeszów

Press conference in Dakar-Toyota Rzeszów

On behalf of the FIA ERC 26th Rally Rzeszow organizers we have privilage to invite you to press conference, which will be held on Tuesday, 1 August, at 11AM, in Dakar-Toyota dealership in Świlcza near Rzeszów. It will be first opportunity to hear what drivers have to say before upcoming event. Mads Ostberg, Luca Rosetti and Grzegorz Grzyb confirmed participation in coference, and they will be joined by organizers. FIA ERC 26th Rally Rzeszow for the second time in history is one of the rounds of European Rally Championship. It is one…

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FOLLOW RALLY RZESZOW ON THE INTERNET

FOLLOW RALLY RZESZOW ON THE INTERNET

Rally fans who want to follow the action during 26th Rally Rzeszow can use free of charge rally apps for mobile device. With RALLY VIEWER app you will never get lost in the course of the rally. Here you will find dedicated navigation guiding you through all the interesting spots along the route, accompanied by a detailed description. You can also make use of live coverage to know exactly what is happening at any given moment during the rally, as well as check the detailed timetable and interactive maps. The application is available…

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