Rally Liepāja - Ventspils :: RSS http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/rss Sun, 17 Jan 2021 08:17:13 +0200 5 Rally Liepāja - Ventspils :: RSS http://2020.lvrally.com/img/main-logo.jpg 144 35 http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/rss Mon, 21 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 Next-generation Rally3 cars for FIA ERC Junior, champion gets FIA Junior WRC prize drive http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/251 Switch from Rally2 to Rally3 provides accessible international rallying in four-wheel drive. Junior WRC season in 2022 in Pirelli-equipped M-Sport Fiesta for 2021 FIA ERC Junior champion. World chance creates clear, achievable pathway for youngsters seeking global experience. Next year’s FIA ERC3 Junior champion gets 2022 ERC Junior campaign in M-Sport Fiesta Rally3 on Pirelli tyres. May start date planned for six-event ERC Junior/ERC3 Junior championships. ERC3 Junior tyre partner Pirelli increases involvement to include ERC Junior supply. Incentives for under 28s competing in the ERC in Rally2 cars to be announced soon. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/251 Thu, 17 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 Excitement builds as 2021 ERC changes get FIA World Motor Sport Council approval http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/250 Eight-event, cost-focused FIA European Rally Championship calendar for 2021 rubberstamped. ERC provides ladder of progression with Rally5, Rally4, Rally3 and Rally2 cars permitted. FIA ERC Junior revamped to make it more accessible with Rally3 cars replacing Rally2 cars. The FIA European Rally Championship’s cost-focused eight-event calendar for 2021 – plus regulation and format tweaks – received FIA World Motor Sport Council approval at yesterday’s online meeting (December 16) to signal an exciting season ahead. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/250 Thu, 12 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 Back-to-back event configuration for budget-saving provisional 2021 FIA ERC calendar http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/249 Exciting eight-event schedule on gravel and asphalt designed in response to today’s challenges. Fafe and Azores, Poland and Liepāja to run as cost-cutting grouped rallies. Island rounds set at two to limit financial outlay but logistical support remains. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/249 Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 This weekend TV6 Latvija to braodcast Rally Liepāja magazines http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/248 This weekend, TV6 Latvija is set to broadcast three episodes on Rally Liepāja - Round 2 of the 2020 FIA European Rally Championship. The first broadcast is scheduled for Friday, at 17:00 (with a re-run on Satruday, 22:00), while the second one is set to air on Saturday, at 15:25. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/248 Sun, 16 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Nikolay Gryazin fastest in round 3 of the Latvian Rally Championship http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/247 Along the FIA European Rally Championship, the Sunday stages of Rally Liepāja, taking place in Aizpute, Durbe, and Priekule regions, were also counted as the third round in the Latvian Rally Championship. Having completed six stages during the day, the overall classification was won by Nikolay Gryazin / Konstantin Aleksandrov (Hyundai i20 R5), followed by Jānis Vorobjovs / Ivo Pūķis (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX), and winner of round two, Raul Jeets / Andrus Toom (Škoda Fabia R5). http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/247 Sun, 16 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Oliver Solberg continues his domination of Rally Liepāja, three Latvian crews reach the podium http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/246 Today, the second round of the FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Liepāja, concluded with six stages in the Durbe, Aizpute, and Priekule regions. Oliver Solberg, who made history after winning last year’s event at just 17 years of age, won here for the second time in a row. He managed to increase his lead throughout the day, finishing the event 20.7 seconds ahead of Mads Ostberg and 37.2 seconds in front of Alexey Lukyanuk. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/246 Sat, 15 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Latvian Rally Championship round 2 winners: Raul Jeets, Edijs Bergmanis, and Mārtiņš Sesks http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/245 In addition to the FIA European Rally Championsip, the Rally Liepāja stages on Talsi region roads also hosted round two of the Latvian Rally Championship. After four long special stages, Raul Jeets / Andrus Toom (Škoda Fabia R5) came out on top. In the overall classification, he was followed by Edijs Bergmanis / Edgars Grīns (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX), and Mārtiņš Sesks / Renārs Francis (Ford Fiesta Rally4). On Sunday, the Liepāja region stages will be used for round three of the Latvian Rally Championship. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/245 Sat, 15 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 After four stages in the Talsi region, Rally Liepāja leaders are separated by just 16 seconds http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/244 With four stages taking place in the Talsi region, today the battle for victory in Rally Liepāja, round two of the FIA European Rally Championship, got underway. After completing 88.17 stage kilometres, last year’s rally winner Oliver Solberg is leading, followed by Mads Østberg and Alexey Lukyanuk. Meanwhile, Mārtiņš Sesks, the fastest of Latvian drivers on day one, is leading the ERC3 class. The event will conclude on Sunday, with six more stages taking place in the Liepāja region. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/244 Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Two-time Rally Liepāja winner Nikolay Gryazin returns with a win at qualifying stage Welcome to Latvia http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/243 Today, Rally Liepāja, round two of the 2020 FIA European Rally Championship, began with the qualifying stage Welcome to Latvia. Nikolay Gryazin set the quickest time through the 4.61 km long special stage, followed by Miko Marczyk and Oliver Solberg. Based on the results of the qualifying stage, the top 15 crews will choose their starting positions for Saturday’s stages in Talsi region. Day one of the event will conclude with a drivers parade on the streets of Liepāja, beginning at 21:15. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/243 Thu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Rally Liepāja: Round2&3 of LRC, Round 2&3 of BRT http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/242 Šajā nedēļas nogalē, 14.-16. augustā, norisināsies “Rally Liepāja”, kura ietvaros būs vērojamas spilgtas cīņas starp Eiropas rallija čempionāta dalībniekiem, kā arī Latvijas rallija čempionāta un Baltijas rallija trofejas ātrākajām ekipāžām. Rallijs norisināsies Talsu novadā, kur šogad paredzēti četri ātrumposmi un Liepājas apkārtnē – Durbē, Aizputē, Grobiņā un Priekulē, kur redzēsim dalībniekus sešos ātrumposmos. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/242 Thu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Team MRF Tyres looking forward to Rally Liepaja http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/241 A move from tarmac to gravel for Breen and Lindholm for the European Rally Championship. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/241 Thu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Sesks, Nitišs, Igaveņš: 3 out of 48 http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/240 Latvia is one of just six countries that will have the honour of hosting a round of FIA European Rally Championship this year. Kurzeme based event will host some of motorsports’ brightest stars from all over the continent, with 20 abroad countries represented. However, it is three Latvian drivers who know the Talsi and Liepāja region stages better than everyone else, and they will now see if this advantage can help them against the fastest European crews. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/240 Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Rally Liepāja Special Prizes http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/239 Partners of Rally Liepāja have ensured that crews will have an extra motivation by providing multiple special prizes to be fought on special stages Rally Liepāja! http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/239 Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Rally Liepāja competitors set to drive through parade around rally city Liepāja http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/238 On August 14, Friday evening at 21:00 21:15, citizens and guests of Liepāja city are invited to take part in a competitors’ parade of Rally Liepāja, round 2 of the FIA European Rally Championship. Route of the parade will start at Liepāja Olympic Centre, and will include notable locations around Liepāja. All competitors of Rally Liepāja are invited to take part in this 8,00 km long parade, and the parade is envisioned to last about 30 minutes from start to finish. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/238 Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Youngtimer Rally Liepāja: a rally of precision http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/236 There will be 18 crews competing for the crown of being the most precise when Youngtimer Rally Liepaja starts on Saturday. Competitors will be divided into two categories – Historic and Youngtimer, and will compete on mixed set of stages – open and closed. In total, 179,82 km to be covered to reach the finish. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/236 Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Eerik Pietarinen and Antti Linnaketo to compete at Rally Liepāja http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/235 Just a week after taking part in the mini “Jämsän Äijät Ralli” where they finished as runners-up, Eerik Pietarinen and his co-driver Antti Linnaketo are set to compete in Latvia on 15-16 August at Rally Liepāja, round two of the European Rally Championship, in a Skoda Fabia R5 prepared by TGS Worldwide. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/235 Mon, 10 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Latvian folk signs to help Sesks / Francis achieve better results all over the Europe http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/237 LMT Autosporta Akadēmija's crew Mārtiņš Sesks / Renārs Francis has just revealed its new design - including new overalls, as well as refreshed car livery, to better prepare for the most significant home rally "Rally Liepāja", and the following rounds of Junior WRC in Estonia, Germany, and Italy. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/237 Mon, 10 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Stage locations around Talsi and Liepāja revealed http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/234 Rally Liepāja spectators’ guide has been published today, and rally fans can now finalize planning of their trip to Round 2 of the FIA European Rally Championship. There are four stages planned in Talsi region, with six more happening near Liepāja – in Durbe, Aizpute, Grobiņa, and Priekule. For more comfortable experience, 12 spectators’ areas have been prepared allowing to watch wide range of rally action – from slow to fast corners, as well as jumps. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/234 Sun, 9 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Nikolay Gryazin: In Latvia you might go through some field, but in Finland you will end up hitting a tree http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/233 He won Rally Liepāja twice. Then took a break. But now he is back – though, with a new co-driver, different car and team. You are invited to read an interview with Nikolay Gryazin, who is now competing in the FIA World Rally Championship WRC2 category representing Hyundai Motorsport RedGrey Team. But next weekend, August 14-16, he brings action to special stages around Talsi and Liepāja. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/233 Fri, 7 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Champions and previous winner enrich Rally Liepāja entry list http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/232 Registration for Rally Liepāja, round two of the 2020 FIA European Championship has concluded. In total, 48 crews have registered for the event, with numerous well-known international drivers deciding to take part in the Latvian round, including past winners of Rally Liepāja – Oliver Solberg, Nikolay Gryazin, and Craig Breen. They will be joined by the 2018 ERC champion Alexey Lukyanuk and Citroën Racing factory driver with loads of WRC experience, Mads Ostberg. http://2020.lvrally.com/eng/news/232