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Rally Liepāja has received a One-Star rating within the FIA Action for Environment framework established by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) to address issues of environmental sustainability and further promotion towards global future goals in terms of reduced consumption of resources, reduced generation of waste, wider usage of reusable solutions and waste sorting, as well as extensive secondary usage of resources, and even more goals coping with environmental and social issues.

Piektdien un sestdien “Rally Liepāja” ietvaros tika noskaidroti Latvijas rallija čempionāta labākie braucēji, kā ierasts, sportisti devās ātumposmos gan Liepājas, gan Talsu novados. Sacensību pirmajā dienā tika noskaidroti labākie Latvijas čempionāta pirmajā posmā, bet svētdien sportisti devās cīņā par kausiem otrajā posmā.

Today, in sunny and hot conditions, Rally Liepāja, round two of the 2021 FIA European Rally Championship, concluded with stages in the Liepāja region. In the final six special stages, taking place in Vecpils, Paplaka, Mazilmāja, and Podnieki, yesterday’s leaders Nikolay Gryazin and Konstantin Aleksandrov managed to maintain their position on top of the leaderboard.


Today, in sunny and hot conditions, Rally Liepāja, round two of the 2021 FIA European Rally Championship, concluded with stages in the Liepāja region. In the final six special stages, taking place in Vecpils, Paplaka, Mazilmāja, and Podnieki, yesterday’s leaders Nikolay Gryazin and Konstantin Aleksandrov managed to maintain their position on top of the leaderboard.


Šodien, 2. jūlijā, Talsu novadā “Rally Liepāja” sešos ātrumposmos tika noskaidroti labākie Latvijas Rallija čempionāta pirmajā sacensību posmā. Absolūtajā vērtējumā nepārspēta Nikolaja Grjazina / Konstantīna Aleksandrova ekipāža, Rauls Jēts / Timo Taniels otrie, bet trijnieku noslēdz Dimitrijs Feofanovs / NormundKokins.


Today, in warm and sunny conditions, the first four stages of Rally Liepāja, round two of the 2021 FIA European Rally Championship, took place in the Talsi region. Nikolay Gryazin, competing with a licence issued by the Latvian Automobile Federation, is the overall classification leader heading into the decisive stages on Saturday.


For the second year in a row, Ainārs Igaveņš will compete in the ERC2 class of Rally Liepāja. He will be competing in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X NR4, and will be co-driven by his son Ralfs Igaveņš. Ainārs is very familiar with the Talsi region stages, as he made his Rally Talsi debut all the way back in 1998.


Junior WRC runner up Mārtiņš Sesks will compete in his hometown Liepāja in ERC3 and ERC3 Junior classes with a Ford Fiesta Rally4. Even though Sesks is only 21 years old, he already has a lot of experience on these roads, having competed in Rally Liepāja since 2015.


The always exciting FIA European Rally Championship event Rally Liepāja officially got underway today, with the opening ceremony that included a drivers’ parade through the streets of Liepāja. Before the parade, crews got some stage kilometres under their belt during shakedown and the qualifying stage, which was won by Polish driver Miko Marczyk.


The colourful list of Round 2 of the 2021 FIA European rally championship includes Andreas Mikkelsen. Norwegian driver has already proved his talent internationally, winning 3 World rally championship events. This season he is leading WRC2 standings with “Škoda Fabia R5 Evo” car. Mikkelsen agreed to share his thoughts ahead of Rally Liepāja.


Thursday evening, starting at 21.30 citizens and guests of Liepaja are invited to attend competitors’ parade of Rally Liepāja, round 2 of the 2021 FIA European Rally Championship. Each and every person is asked to find a distanced spot along the route of parade in order to observe all the safety precautions and avoid unnecessary crowding. The 6,75km long parade will start at Liepaja Olympic Centre Manege, and its route will include Liepāja’s landmark locations – tram bridge, concert hall Great Amber, Peter’s market, Square of Jānis Čakste, further traveling through Jūrmalas Street, Dzintaru Street, and Kūrmajas Prospectus before returning to Service Park, located next to Zemnieku Street.


Upon presentation of a valid EU Digital Covid Certificate, person (from age of 12) will be able to attend the event if the person has completed the full vaccination course of Covid-19, has recovered from Covid-19 in the last 6 months or has a negative Covid-19 test result. Children up to 12 years of age can attend the event for free, and if they are accompanied by people with valid EU Digital Certificates, the children will not have to show their certificate in the ticket exchange point.


Rally Liepāja, round two of the FIA European Rally Championship, will take place from July 1 to 3 in the Talsi and Liepāja regions. This year, a total of 61 crews will be tackling the stages, among whom we can find European champions, drivers with global recognitions, talented Latvian crews, as well as guests from countries including Argentina, Chile, and Turkey.


Round 2 of the 2021 FIA European Rally Championship is set to run with spectators along the special stages. As per current legislation in Latvia, Rally Liepāja is open only to spectators that are able to present valid EU digital Covid certificate, thus validating a fact of full vaccination cycle or recovery from Covid-19 in the past 180 days.


The FIA European Rally Championship’s double-header concept developed by promoter Eurosport Events and sanctioned by motorsport’s world governing body, the FIA, remains in place following the rescheduling of the 55th Azores Rallye and Rally Serras de Fafe e Felgueiras.


For the third time, part of Rally Liepāja, second round of the 2021 FIA European Rally Championship, will take place in Talsi Region. Welcoming the arrival of Rally Liepāja’s special stages to Talsi region, a remarkable activity has been initiated. All the rally fans are invited to donate a small-scale model car in order to create a unique large scale wall bearing name “TALSI”.


Move follows rise in COVID-19 cases on São Miguel island. New date requires approval of FIA, FPAK and Eurosport Events with announcement to be made as quickly as possible.


Russian Rocket starts 2021 European season in contention for record-equalling third crown. Title defence in Pirelli-equipped Citroën C3 Rally2 run by Saintéloc, co-driven by Arnautov. Lukyanuk: “I’m just really anxious to start racing – bring it on!”


Mid-Atlantic archipelago spectacular hosts new season kick-off in May. Gravel event takes planned date of Rally Islas Canarias, which now hosts November title decider. European newcomer Rally Serras de Fafe e Felgueiras switches from March to September. Calendar reshuffle sensible course of action in response to COVID-19 pandemic.


Lucrative prize package up for grabs in one-make series for Abarth 124 rally. “Scorpion” drivers also eligible for coveted FIA ERC2 Championship title. Search to follow in wheel tracks of previous winners Nucita and Mabellini is go!


Though there is still some time for the new season of the FIA European Rally Championship to begin, a couple of drivers have already announced their plans, including their intention to travel to Latvia, to compete at Rally Liepāja, scheduled for July 1-3.


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.


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.


Exciting eight-event schedule on gravel and asphalt designed in response to today’s challenges was approved by the FIA World Motor Sport Council. Among the eight, Latvian round of the Championship will be third in order, with Rally Liepāja running on July 1-3, 2021.