European Rally Championship

Sordo and Loubet to enter a pair of i20 WRC cars at ERC Season-Opener

1 Mins read
Credit: Alexandre Guillaumot / DPPI

The FIA European Rally Championship season-opener is set to be held at the Italian round of Rally de Roma Capital on 24-26 July and the currently the event does not look like rally will be cancelled.

The organisers together with the FIA ​​and the ERC promoter Eurosport, have worked out a strategy that makes it possible to run a rally.

The latest additions to the the registration list include two drivers that are entered under the Hyundai Motorsports banner, the Spanish FIA World Rally Championship and Hyundai works driver Dani Sordo and French WRC driver Pierre Louis Loubet.

The Rally de Capital Roma is fast approaching and the interest in the event organised by Motorsport Italia is growing as it is decided in the districts around the capital Rome, this will also be the first round for the Italian Rally Championship.

But the two Hyundai drivers will not contest the actual ERC round, instead they are entered in the Rally Stars event. They are not eligble to claim trohpies or points within ERC and the Italian Rally Championship.

Beside the two i20 Coupé WRC cars, Craig Breen and Callum Devine are also both entered in the ERC in a pair of i20 R5 cars under the MRF Tyres banner.

Follow @tcfoffroad on: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

675 posts

About author
Covering rally, rallycross & other motorsport news for The Checkered Flag with over 8 years of experience working with all sorts of media & PR related things in motorsport. To bring all the latest news from different series to our wonderful readers on The Checkered Flag is always a pleasure for me.
Articles
Related posts
European Rally Championship

WRC Promoter snags European Rally Championship promotion rights

2 Mins read
WRC Promoter look to strengthen the European Rally Championship with a multi-year promotional rights deal starting next year.
British Rally ChampionshipeSportsEuropean Rally ChampionshipFIA World Rally ChampionshipInterviews

INTERVIEW: Rhys Yates on Esports, Monte Carlo and tea shoeys

8 Mins read
2020 WRC Esports Shootout champion Rhys Yates is aiming to add the British Rally Championship title to his honours list this year.
European Rally Championship

Vogel Praises "Amazing" Fabia R5 After Pre-Season Test

1 Mins read
Adrienn Vogel recently tested a Skoda Fabia R5 for the first time ahead of a potential FIA European Rally Championship campaign in the car this season.