Huge entry for ERC Rally Poland

Huge entry for ERC Rally PolandFrom ERC Media [ 05/09/2013 ].
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There will be serious competition ahead when the FIA European Rally Championship resumes next week after it was confirmed that 85 crews will tackle the spectacular all-gravel LOTOS 70 Rally Poland, which will be shown live on Eurosport.

Fifteen crews will be competing in Super 2000/Regional Rally Car machinery with four drivers due to take part in new-generation Ford Fiesta R5s. Elsewhere, the ERC Production Car Cup has attracted some 20 participants, while more than 30 drivers will gun for glory in the ERC 2WD Championship. Three drivers will chase FIA ERC Ladies’ Trophy honours. In total 18 countries will be represented.

Of the many highlights among the packed entry, Formula One race winner Robert Kubica returns to ERC action in his Citroën DS3 RRC and will go up against European championship leader Jan Kopecký in a factory ŠKODA Fabia Super 2000. Peugeot 207 S2000 drivers Bryan Bouffier and Craig Breen will also be in contention for victory.

LOTOS 70 Rally Poland begins with Free Practice and the Qualifying Stage in host town Mikołajki from 12:00hrs on Friday 13 September. The event itself features 13 all-gravel stages with Eurosport showing four stages of the event live: Mrągowo at 11:36hrs and 18:06hrs local time on Saturday 14 September and Mateuszek at 10:06hrs and 18:06hrs on Sunday 15 September.

Rally Poland entry list: