- Rally Hungary magazine * TV6 Latvija
- RALLY LIEPĀJA * 29.-31.MAY.2020.
- Rally Liepāja secures funding, will run on May 29-31
- EIGHT IS GREAT AGAIN FOR ERC IN 2020
On Tuesday, November 5, the Latvian government finalized the decision to cover costs associated with the license for organizing FIA European Rally Championship round Rally Liepāja. With that, the Latvian event, which had been preliminarily included in the 2020 calendar, has confirmed its place in the FIA European Rally Championship, with the rally set to take place on May 29-31.
The FIA European Rally Championship will continue to follow its successful format in 2020 with confirmation of an eight-event schedule including four rounds on asphalt and four on gravel. Made up of the same eight rallies that formed the 2019 calendar, the list of dates for next season has been approved by the FIA Rally Commission and was ratified by the FIA World Motor Sport Council during an electronic vote.
In Rally Liepāja, the longest total stage distance was not done by either the FIA European Rally Championship or the Latvian Rally Championship competitors. The Historic car regularity rally competitors had to complete a 219.46 kilometres of stages, which is 13.50 km more than the rally cars.
On May 25, the FIA European Rally Championship and Latvian Rally Championship event Rally Liepāja also hosted an event for the Historic Sport class. A total of twelve crews took part, split into three groups – Historic (the overall classification), Historic 2WD (vehicles with two-wheel drive), and Historic Lada (VAZ manufactured vehicles). They had to tackle a total of four stages located in Mundigciems, Strazde, and Mordanga, with a total stage distance of 84.31 kilometres.
|SS QS||FRISTADS / Dunalka||3,00 km||24.05.2019||17:00|
|SS 1||TALSI / Ābeļi||14,72 km||25.05.2019||12:00|
|SS 2||SWECON / Mordanga||14,73 km||25.05.2019||12:50|
|SS 3||RAMIRENT / Strazde||28,36 km||25.05.2019||14:00|
|SS 4||SC GRUPA / Mundigciems||26,50 km||25.05.2019||16:15|
|SS 5||EGP Latvia / Kaleši||15,15 km||25.05.2019||17:25|
|SS 6||Canon Biznesa Centrs-IB Serviss / Dinsdurbe||6,53 km||26.05.2019||08:40|
|SS 7||SIXT Rent a car 1 / Priekule||18,26 km||26.05.2019||09:30|
|SS 8||PORT OF LIEPAJA / Podnieki||10,29 km||26.05.2019||10:45|
|SS 9||SIXT Rent a car 2 / Priekule||18,26 km||26.05.2019||11:40|
|SS 10||NESTE 1 / Kalvene||10,81 km||26.05.2019||15:00|
|SS 11||LIEPĀJA 1 / Vecpils||15,77 km||26.05.2019||15:45|
|SS 12||NESTE 2 / Kalvene||10,81 km||26.05.2019||17:00|
|SS 13||LIEPĀJA 2 / Vecpils||15,77 km||26.05.2019||17:45|