Rally Liepāja - Ventspils :: RSS http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/rss Sun, 4 Jun 2023 12:41:34 +0300 5 Rally Liepāja - Ventspils :: RSS http://2016.lvrally.com/img/main-logo.jpg 144 35 http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/rss Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Habaj describes his FIA Action of the Year moment http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/106 Łukasz Habaj has described his spectacular moment on Rally Liepāja that is the FIA European Rally Championship’s nomination for the FIA Action of the Year poll. The Polish driver and his navigator Jacek Spentany came close to rolling their Rallytechnology Ford Fiesta R5 on one of the Latvian gravel rally’s fast corners on stage nine, but Habaj controlled the two-wheeled moment well to continue in fifth place. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/106 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Rally Liepāja 2017 to take place from October 6 to 8 http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/105 Rally Liepāja, which is a part of the FIA European Rally Championship for the fifth year in a row, will take place on Liepāja and Kuldīga region roads from October 6 to 8, 2017. A total of eight events are currently included in the FIA European Rally Championship provisional calendar, with an option to increase to ten. This year’s Rally Liepāja was won by Latvian crew Ralfs Sirmacis / Artūrs Šimins, who concluded the championship in third position. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/105 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Latvians Sirmacis / Šimins come away with Rally Liepāja victory http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/104 For the first time since a pure FIA European Rally Championship round takes place in Latvia, a local driver has won it – Sports Racing Technologies crew of Ralfs Sirmacis and Artūrs Šimins won their third ERC event of the year in Liepāja on Sunday afternoon. In addition to that, two champions were also crowned in Latvia – Kajetan Kajetanowicz / Jaroslav Baran became European champions for the second year in a row, while Marijan Griebel became the ERC Junior champion. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/104 Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Latvians Sirmacis / Šimins lead Rally Liepāja after leg one http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/103 FIA European Rally Championship event Rally Liepāja began with the first seven special stages on Saturday, September 17. After Leg one, Latvian crew of Ralfs Sirmacis and Artūrs Šimins (Škoda Fabia R5) are the leaders by 30.7 seconds. ERC Junior championship has had some extremely close battles, with the current leaders, Marijan Griebel and Chris Ingram, separated by only 0.7 seconds, while the top seven crews are all within 15 seconds. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/103 Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Friday qualifying opens Rally Liepaja http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/102 Ninth round of the FIA European Rally Championship (ERC), Rally Liepāja, officially got underway today with the qualifying, which was won by Alexey Lukyanuk (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X), who was 0.751 seconds ahead of current championship leader Kajetan Kajetanowicz (Ford Fiesta R5). Latvian driver Ralfs Sirmacis (Škoda Fabia R5) set the third quickest time, 1.85 seconds behind Lukyanuk. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/102 Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Rally Liepāja spectator guide http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/101 Ninth round of the FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Liepāja, is set to begin today with the qualifying stage at 17:00, followed by the opening ceremony. For the next three days, the best European rally drivers will tackle the roads of Liepāja and Kuldīga regions, to show fans what they are capable of. This year’s Rally Liepāja is an important event, as we could possibly witness the crowning of both the European champion and the European Junior champion! http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/101 Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Why step down in ERC category won’t mean step down in pace for Lukyanuk http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/100 FIA European Rally Championship frontrunner Alexey Lukyanuk, Kajetan Kajetanowicz’s closest challenger for this year’s overall title, is stepping down to his own Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X for Rally Liepāja this weekend – but that doesn’t mean he’ll be going any slower. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/100 Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 European Rally Championship juniors to warm up for Rally Liepāja with a karting race http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/99 FIA ERC Junior class competitors, before the season’s last event Rally Liepāja which will determine this year’s winner, will begin the race week with a mini-competition in the “Blue Shock Race” electric karting hall in Liepāja. The race is expected to be held Thursday, September 15, at 20.30. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/99 Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Legendary Simaska to drive Rally Taxi during Rally Liepaja http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/98 This weekend, on September 17 and 18, during the FIA European Rally Championship round Rally Liepāja, rally fans will have an opportunity to feel the thrills of racing on gravel roads in a real rally car, sitting in the co-driver’s seat next to the legendary rally driver, and 1999 European autocross champion, Aurelius Simaška. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/98 Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Dave Storm to headline the dance music event Cukurfabrik’ Urban Popup http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/97 Throughout the three days of FIA European Rally Championship event Rally Liepāja, a dance music event CUKURFABRIK’ URBAN POPUP will also take place, with DAVE STORM being the headlining artist. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/97 Fri, 9 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 FIA ERC Junior champion to be decided in Liepāja http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/95 Rally Liepāja, taking place on the Liepāja and Kuldīga region roads from September 16 to 18, will be the sixth and final event of this year’s FIA ERC Junior Championship, with the champion yet to be determined. Latvian fans will be happy to see two familiar drivers compete – Mārtiņš Sesks from Liepāja, as well as Nikolay Gryazin, who is competing with a Latvian Automobile Federation licence. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/95 Thu, 8 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Sirmacis: “I know that a lot is expected from me in Rally Liepāja!” http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/96 Ninth round of the FIA European Rally Championship, “Rally Liepāja”, is set to take place in Latvia from September 16 to 18. In this event, the Liepāja region roads will be taken over by the best European Rally Championship drivers, including three crews representing “Sports Racing Technologies” (SRT) – Ralfs Sirmacis/Artūrs Šimins, Raul Jeets/Andrus Toom and, competing in the ERC Junior Championship, Nikolay Gryazin/Yaroslav Fedorov. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/96 Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Liepāja to host FIA European Rally Championship round for at least three more years http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/94 Rally Liepāja organiser RA EVENTS has come to an agreement with the promoter of the FIA European Rally Championship, Eurosport Events, on including the Liepāja and Kuldīga region based event in the European Championship calendar for at least three more years – up until 2019. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/94 Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0300 New ERC Junior Experience to begin in Ypres http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/93 The ERC Junior Experience, the brand new training programme for young drivers to be held in the context of the FIA European Rally Championship, will begin at the Kenotek Ypres Rally later this month. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/93 Fri, 18 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 TV6 to offer FIA European Rally Championship event reviews http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/92 TV6 is set to continue providing FIA European Rally Championship TV reviews from each event in 2016. The first of these will be broadcasted on March 19 at 22:05, with a recap of Rally Islas Canarias. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/92 Tue, 16 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 ERC reveals a 30 per cent increase in TV audience http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/91 A cumulative audience of 318.9 million viewers watched the FIA European Rally Championship in 2015, out of those 36.5 million enjoyed happenings of Rally Liepāja! According to a report by global sports research consultancy Repucom, ERC has seen a 30 per cent increase on the previous year. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/91 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Rally Liepāja to take place from September 16 to 18 http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/90 FIA European Rally Championship round Rally Liepāja, which was planned for February but got cancelled due to uncharacteristically warm weather, has been moved to a new date, now set to take place from September 16 to 18. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/90 Mon, 1 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Jean-Baptiste Ley: With safety very much in mind, no other alternative http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/89 Jean-Baptiste Ley: With safety very much in mind the organisers were left with no alternative other than to postpone Rally Liepāja until later in the year. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/89 Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Warm temperatures affect winter opening round of FIA European Rally Championship http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/87 Due to the uncharacteristically warm conditions – with rain and above freezing temperatures taking over Latvia this past week – the FIA European Rally Championship first round Rally Liepāja stages are currently unsuitable for organising a safe and top quality rally. Because of this fact, a decision has been made to work with FIA and Eurosport Events to move the event to later date in the year. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/87 Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Rally Liepāja stage maps available in FHM magazine http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/86 This year’s special stages, spectator viewpoint descriptions, safety information, rally programme and other necessary information for enjoying the rally is available in the February issue of FHM magazine, with Andris Keišs on the cover. http://2016.lvrally.com/eng/news/86