Rally Rzeszów: local leaders vs international guests

Rally Rzeszów: local leaders vs international guests

During 27. Rally Rzeszow sport cars will conquer again the capital of Podkarpacie on the second weekend of August.  There is 79 teams on recently published entry list and few foreign guests. Otherwise contemporary cars, which will fight for European Rally Trophy (ERT) and Polish Rally Championship (RSMP), for the first time, you will be able to see historical vehicles on the rally route. Entry list opens Simone Tempestini – Italian with Romanian licence having FIA priority and his Romanian co-driver – Sergiu Itu. They will be driving Fiat Abarth…

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Historic cars in Rally Rzeszow

Historic cars in Rally Rzeszow

At second weekend of August, Motul Polish Historic Rally Championship (HRSMP) will hold its 6th round of this season during Rally Rzeszow. Historic rally cars will compete on over 100 kilometres of very demanding Subcarpathian tarmac roads. The competition will start with a superstage in Rzeszow city centre on the 10th of August. Stages will feature such a legendary rally cars as Subaru Legacy, Fiat Abarth 131 Rally, Toyota Corolla GT-Four, Saab 96 V4 or Audi Quattro. All of them in historic liveries of top WRC aces like Stig Blomqvist,…

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Alexey Lukyanuk’s guest appearance in Rzeszow!

Alexey Lukyanuk’s guest appearance in Rzeszow!

Alexey Lukyanuk, the winner of Rally di Roma Capitale 2018 and actual leader of the FIA European Rally Championship classification will be special guest at the 27th Rally Rzeszow thanks to invitation from two companies – Proto Cars and Dakar-Toyota Rzeszów and also organizer – Automobilklub Rzeszowski. Russian competitor will be driving Toyota Yaris Proto built by Dytko Sport in Nysa. He will take part in Media Special Stage which goes through streets of Rzeszow and nearby “Nowy Świat” shopping centre area at the very beginning before other drivers. Special…

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Double points in Rzeszów

Double points in Rzeszów

Polish Rally Championship (RSMP) is by the halfway now. Four rounds have passed and three more are left. In first four rallies competitors could have won maximum 120 points, but in last three rallies there are up to 140 points! It’s all caused by Rally Rzeszow and Rally Poland which are double scored. This scoring system was introduced because of the difficulty level of this rallies. They are the longest in RSMP. On past rounds sum of the special stages was accordingly: Świdnicki – Krause Rally – 103 km, Dolnośląski…

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Through water splashes – only on Rally Rzeszow

Through water splashes – only on Rally Rzeszow

The view of speeding car going through the water is exceptionally spectacular and always gathers crowd of rally fans. Spectators like such attractions very much. 27th Rally Rzeszow is now the only round of Polish Rally Championship (RSMP) which provides such emotions. During this year’s edition, you can see water splashes on two special stages – Lubenia, on Friday 10th August and Zagorzyce on Saturday 11th August. In Lubenia you will be able to see the water splash up to four times without changing location! Rally Rzeszow is fifth and the…

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27th Rally Rzeszow: a rally feast in Podkarpacie

27th Rally Rzeszow: a rally feast in Podkarpacie

Three days of great rally emotions await fans and residents of Podkarpacie on the second weekend of August, when the 27th edition of the Rally Rzeszow will be held. The competition organized by Automobilklub Rzeszowski for years has been attracting the best Polish rally teams, and for last two years also top European drivers and co-drivers. Although this year the Rally Rzeszow was not included in the calendar of the European Rally Championship (ERC), the organizers made sure that nobody will left Rzeszow disappointed. This year's Rally Rzeszow is a…

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177 million watch ERC on TV in 2017

177 million watch ERC on TV in 2017

The FIA European Rally Championship achieved significant audience and broadcast hours increases in 2017, independent analysis undertaken by Nielsen Sports on behalf of ERC promoter Eurosport Events has revealed. Coverage of the eight-event 2017 ERC season reached a cumulative 177.2 million viewers, which marked a 14.5 million (nine per cent) increase compared to 2016, when the ERC calendar was made up of 10 rallies and therefore offered more viewing opportunities. Despite there being two events fewer in 2017, broadcast time increased by 11.7 per cent to 1081 hours and 12…

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