Rally Liepāja - Ventspils :: RSS http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/rss Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:35:32 +0300 5 Rally Liepāja - Ventspils :: RSS http://2017.lvrally.com/img/main-logo.jpg 144 35 http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/rss Thu, 7 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 ERC calendar remains at eight events for 2018 http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/154 The FIA European Rally Championship will continue to feature eight events in 2018 after the switch to a smaller schedule in response to feedback from teams proved a success when trialled in 2017. Azores Airlines Rallye and Rally Liepāja book-end crew-friendly schedule, with Latvia based season finale scheduled for October 12-14. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/154 Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Rally Liepāja to close 2018 ERC season http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/153 The 2018 FIA European Rally Championship will fire into life on the Azores Airlines Rallye from 22-24 March with the finale set for Rally Liepāja from 12-14 October. Six events will take place in between the two, the full schedule including eight rounds in total with an even mix of asphalt and gravel rallies. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/153 Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Sesks: I could have won ERC Junior in Latvia http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/152 Mārtiņš Sesks reckons he could have won the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 category on Rally Liepāja had it not been for his time-consuming roll on the opening day of the gravel event. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/152 Mon, 9 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 The helicopter accident http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/151 THE HELICOPTER ACCIDENT http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/151 Sun, 8 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Gryazin, Ingram the big ERC winners in Latvia http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/150 Russian youngster beats Rovanperä to maiden outright win. Ingram lands 100,000 euros career progression fund with ERC Junior U27 triumph. ERC2 victor Érdi Jr joins Kajetanowicz as an ERC champion. Castrol Ford Team Turkey wins FIA European Rally Championship for Teams. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/150 Sun, 8 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Nikolay Gryazin wins season closing FIA ERC event Rally Liepāja http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/149 Drivers from Latvia and those competing with a Latvian Automobile Federation (LAF) licence had great results in Rally Liepāja,the final round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship. Sports Racing Technologies driver Nikolay Gryazin (LAF licence) got his first ERC victory, while Kalle Rovanpera (LAF licence) was second in his international rallying debut, and Lukasz Habaj from Poland got onto the third step of the podium. Reinis Nitišs (sixth overall) and Mārtiņš Sesks (eleventh) were the fastest of the Latvian drivers. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/149 Sun, 8 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Civil helicopter accident during Rally Liepāja http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/148 Today, during Rally Liepāja there has been a civil helicopter crash near the SS11 finish. Rally rescue crews and medics close to the accident site were immediately deployed and were first to respond to the civil helicopter accident site, but has now given full responsibility of the crash site to the State rescue and law enforcement departments, taking care of all the rescue works, and giving all the official statements. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/148 Sun, 8 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Liepāja locals on top in Powerboat competition http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/147 With loud ovations and fan filled spectator areas, the seventh round of the Latvian Powerboat Championship took place on the Tirdzniecības canal yesterday. After intense battles, the winners of the championship were determined. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/147 Sun, 8 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Young stars shine on ERC Rally Liepāja http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/145 Gryazin leads Rovanperä following all-action opening leg in Latvia. Kajetanowicz is record-breaking provisional ERC champion as Magalhães crashes. Fight for ERC Junior Under 27 glory rages on with Huttunen ahead of Ingram. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/145 Sun, 8 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Gryazin leads Rally Liepāja, Kajetanowicz claims European Championship http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/144 With exciting stages in Liepāja and Alūksne region, day one of the FIA European Rally Championship round Rally Liepāja has concluded. The current leader is Nikolay Gryazin (Škoda Fabia R5, co-driven by Yaroslav Fedorov), who is competing with a racing licence issued by the Latvian Automobile Federation. The fastest Latvian crew – Jānis Vorobjovs / Ivo Pūķis (Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X) are currently seventh overall. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/144 Sat, 7 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Aigars Tīdmanis wins LADA RX Kurzeme http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/146 As part of Speed Festival KAigars Tīdmanis wins LADA RX Kurzemeurzeme and Rally Liepāja, Saturday’s activities also included Latvian rally stars battling in LADA RX cars. In a very close battle, Aigars Tīdmanis beat Dans Lešcs by just 0.07 seconds. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/146 Sat, 7 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Changes in Rally Liepāja stage maps http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/141 Due to the heavy rainfall of the past few days, the gravel roads have been damaged all over Latvia and Rally Liepāja stage distance has been shortened. Some access roads to spectator areas have also been changed. This decision was made in order to provide a safe running of the event and not damage the region’s roads, as they are used daily by the locals. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/141 Fri, 6 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Kalle Rovanpera quickest on Rally Liepāja Qualifying http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/142 Rally Liepāja, last round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship and the Latvian Rally Championship, began today with a Qualifying in Dunalka. Kalle Rovanpera (Ford Fiesta R5, co-driven by Jonne Halttunen) set the fastest time through, in his international debut. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/142 Fri, 6 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Rally Liepāja: Conclusion of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/140 Today, the final round of the FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Liepāja, will begin with the qualifying stage. The event will consist of stages in Liepāja and the nearby regions of Durbe, Aizpute, and Priekule. This evening, the rally opening ceremony will take place next to the Great Amber concert hall, while the actual racing – 13 special stages in total – is spread out over Saturday and Sunday. Two of the stages will take place on Liepāja city streets, which spectators will be able to watch free of charge, and the same goes for Speed Festival Kurzeme competitions for powerboats and rallycross prepared LADAs. After Rally Liepāja, we will know not only the European, but also the Latvian rally champions in all classes. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/140 Thu, 5 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Historic Rally Liepāja cancelled http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/139 Historic Rally Liepāja set to take place in Liepāja and nearby regions of Durbe, Aizpute, and Priekule has been canceled due to intensive rain damaged roads that void the possibility to ensure safe running of the competition. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/139 Wed, 4 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Sirmacis withdraws from Rally Liepāja http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/138 This weekend, from October 6 to 8, the final round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) will take place on the roads in and around Liepāja. Unfortunately, that last year’s Rally Liepāja winners and bronze medallists in ERC Ralfs Sirmacis / Artūrs Šimins had to withdrawn from the rally. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/138 Wed, 4 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Forsström, Sesks to build experience in ERC Junior http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/137 The appeal of the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship to drivers aiming to build their knowledge of international events in a highly competitive environment has been underlined with the addition of Alex Forsström and Mārtiņš Sesks to the entry for this week’s Rally Liepāja season finale. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/137 Tue, 3 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 FIA European Rally Championship round Rally Liepāja – a week long event http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/136 This weekend, in Liepāja and its nearby Durbe, Aizpute, and Priekule regions, the final round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship (ERC), Rally Liepāja, is set to take place. Even though the crews will tackle the special stages on the weekend, the European championship related activities will take over nearly the whole week, with the first ones beginning today, and concluding on Monday after the event. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/136 Tue, 3 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Castrol Ford Team Turkey goes all-out for ERC glory http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/135 Castrol Ford Team Turkey has altered its line-up for Rally Liepāja as it goes all-out to win the FIA European Rally Championship for Teams, which has been streamlined for this season with one trophy up for grabs rather than separate titles in ERC1, ERC2 and ERC3. http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/135 Mon, 2 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0300 Showdown in Latvia: championship leader Kajetanowicz on the way to his third title! http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/134 Kajetan Kajetanowicz and Jarek Baran are on the way to their third consecutive championship title, with 24-points advantage over Portuguese duo of Bruno and Hugo Magalhães. The LOTOS Rally Team duo will compete against their opponents on very fast gravel special stages of Rally Liepāja. The Poles have a chance of setting a new, fantastic record – no other competitor has ever won three championship titles in a row! http://2017.lvrally.com/eng/news/134