Rally Liepāja - Ventspils :: RSS http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/rss Wed, 20 Nov 2019 17:15:33 +0200 5 Rally Liepāja - Ventspils :: RSS http://2019.lvrally.com/img/main-logo.jpg 144 35 http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/rss Wed, 6 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 Rally Liepāja secures funding, will run on May 29-31 http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/210 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. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/210 Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0300 EIGHT IS GREAT AGAIN FOR ERC IN 2020 http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/209 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. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/209 Mon, 10 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Regularity rally crews finish the longest competitive distance of Rally Liepāja http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/208 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. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/208 Wed, 5 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Historic Sport crews fighting for the win at Rally Liepāja http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/207 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. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/207 Thu, 30 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Rallysprint winners determined in Rally Liepāja http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/206 On Saturday, May 25, the Talsi region roads hosted the third round of the Latvian Rallysprint Championship and Cup. A total of 17 crews took part, competing for victory in five classes – 4WD, 2000, 4WD Open, 2WD Open, Klasika 3000, and the Junior class. The total stage distance, on stages in Mundigciems, Strazde, and Mordanga, was 57.81 kilometres. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/206 Sun, 26 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Oliver Solberg wins as Mārtiņš Sesks seals the podium in Rally Liepāja http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/205 Rally Liepāja, the third round of the 2019 FIA European Rally Championship, concluded today with stages in Aizpute, Durbe, Priekule, Skrunda, and Vaiņode. Swedish driver Oliver Solberg (Volkswagen Polo GTI R5) won both the overall classification and the ERC1 Junior class. Last year’s European champion Alexey Lukyanuk (Citroen C3 R5) came second, 22.7 seconds behind the winner. Mārtiņš Sesks (Škoda Fabia R5)thrilled the local fans by finishing third overall in his debut in an R5 class car, trailing Solberg by 57.4 seconds. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/205 Sat, 25 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Rally Liepāja special stages LIVE http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/204 Rally Liepāja special stages LIVE. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/204 Sat, 25 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Mārtiņs Sesks in stunning 3rd after Leg1 of Rally Liepāja http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/203 Rally Liepāja, round three of the 2019 FIA European Rally Championship, began today with special stages in Mundigciems, Strazde, and Mordanga. Setting the quickest time in four out of five stages, and earning the Talsi city special prize, Oliver Solberg (Volkswagen Polo GTI R5) has moved into the lead. After 99.46 stage kilometres, just 9.7 seconds separate him and the 2018 European rally champion Alexey Lukyanuk (Citroen C3 R5). To the delight of local fans, Liepāja native Mārtiņš Sesks (Škoda Fabia R5) is currently in third place overall, 24.9 seconds behind Solberg, despite this being his rally debut in an R5 class car. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/203 Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Oliver Solberg quickest in Rally Liepāja qualifying stage QS Fristads http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/202 Today, the FIA European Rally Championship third round Rally Liepāja began with the qualifying stage QS Fristads in the Durbe region. Fastest time through the 3,02km stage was set by Oliver Solberg (Volkswagen Polo GTI R5), followed by the 2018 European rally champion Alexey Lukyanuk (Citroen C3 R5), with Czech talent Filip Mareš (Škoda Fabia R5) in third. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/202 Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Rally Liepāja souvenirs and fan gear http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/201 Starting today Rally Liepāja souvenirs available for sale. T-shirts, cups, and caps aavailable in Rally Liepāja colours at Sportland pop-up store. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/201 Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 On the start line historic regularity crews http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/200 Historic regularity rally crews to join rally crews for the 2019 edition of Rally Liepāja. The competition lasting for two days – Youngtimer Rally Liepāja has a planned distance of 219 kms to reach the finish, while fighting not to be the fastest, but the more precise. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/200 Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Sean Johnston: from racing a simulator to a career in motorsports http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/199 Every driver has their own story of how their rally career began, but for American Sean Johnston, it began with racing simulators, which are rapidly growing in popularity in various motorsports disciplines. After many twists and turns, he is here in Liepāja. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/199 Thu, 23 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Rally Liepāja Competitors' Parade http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/198 On Friday evening we invite all the Liepaja-natives and city guests to head over to area of concert hall Great Amber, where you will be able to see all the rally crews taking part in Competitors’ Parade. If compared to last year, when only selected crews took part in the parade, this year all the crews are invited to take part. The parade is set to begin at 20:30. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/198 Thu, 23 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Latvian motorsports stars to experiment in ERC event Rally Liepāja http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/197 This year, three Latvian crews have registered for the FIA European Rally Championship classification in Rally Liepāja, with this event being an experiment of some kind for all three – one will return to rallying, while two will head into this adventure in an unfamiliar car. Regardless, all crews are hoping for fan support and will do their best to have a great result. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/197 Thu, 23 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 TRAFFIC CHANGES http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/196 There will be traffic changes accompanied with the rynning of the FIA European Rally Championship round Rally Liepāja! http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/196 Thu, 23 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Paulo Nobre: rallying is like a virus – it gets in your bloodstream and never leaves http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/195 Rally has always welcomed people from very different fields. That applies to both spectators and competitors. Brazilian driver Paulo Nobre is a perfect example – in his professional career, he has been the Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras soccer team president, a lawyer, and now we get to see more of him at the wheel of a rally car. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/195 Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Oliver Solberg: Rally Liepāja almost feels like home rally http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/194 Even though you can only get a driver’s licence at 18 years of age, the Latvian Rally Championship gives younger drivers the chance to prove themselves. One of these drivers is Oliver Solberg. At the age of 17, the Sports Racing Technologies team driver has won Rally Sarma and Rally Alūksne, putting him in the lead of the Latvian Rally Championship overall classification. He is looking to showcase his talent and fight for the top spots this weekend in Liepāja as well. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/194 Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Rally Liepāja special prizes http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/193 Kind parnters of Rally Liepāja have ensured that crews will have an extra motivation by providing multiple special prizes! http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/193 Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Lukasz Habaj: Rally Liepāja is meant for the big boys http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/192 Two rounds of the FIA European Rally Championship season have already passed, with Latvian team Sports Racing Technologies driver and Polish native Lukasz Habaj sitting at the top of the standings. He will have the privilege of having the first start number in Rally Liepāja http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/192 Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Since 2013. This is Rally Liepāja. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/191 Since 2013. This is Rally Liepāja. http://2019.lvrally.com/eng/news/191