The FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) made its way to Latvia for the eighth and final round of the 2017 season and there are four ŠKODA Customer Teams taking part in the Rally Liepāja (6-8 October).
The seventh round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) is the Rally di Roma Capitale (15th to 17th September), a 12 stage, 202km long asphalt event taking place around Rome, Fiuggi and Ostia, which is making its debut on the ERC calendar. The race for the ERC title is very much alive and there is no shortage of ŠKODA FABIA R5s taking part.
Marijan Griebel becomes FIA ERC Junior Under 28 champion. Roger Feghali is Lebanese Rally Champion for the thirteenth time. Kalle Rovanperä secures back-to-back Latvian championships at just sixteen years of age. A one-two win for ŠKODA FABIA R5 drivers at the Rally de Santa Cruz sets up thrilling CODASUR decider. And there are more wins for the FABIA R5 in France and Finland.
At the Barum Czech Rally Zlín local heroes Jan Kopecký and co-driver Pavel Dresler, driving a ŠKODA FABIA R5, secured their sixth consecutive win of the 2017 season. They not only defeated their regular competitors inside the Czech Rally Championship. Even the top crews competing in the European Rally Championship (ERC), of which Barum Czech Rally Zlín was round six, had no chance to beat the reigning Czech Champions.
The Barum Czech Rally Zlín is a 15 special stage, 214km long event which is the sixth round of both the FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) and the Czech Rally Championship (MČR). Needless to say, there are plenty of ŠKODA FABIA R5’s taking part.
At Rally Bohemia Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler secured their third consecutive title driving a ŠKODA FABIA R5. At the upcoming Barum Czech Rally Zlín (25/08/–27/08/2017) the Champions will not only face tough competition from teams competing in the Czech Rally Championship. The rally is also part of the FIA European Rally Championship. So European top teams as well will start on Friday afternoon in Zlín, the rally’s hometown in Moravia.
The Rajd Rzeszowski (3rd to 5th August) in Poland is the fifth round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship (ERC). It is an 11 stage, 214 kilometers long asphalt event and sees no shortage of ŠKODA FABIA R5s challenging for a place on the podium.