ERC A FULL 2019
MOTORSPORT ITALIA TEAM 2019 🇮🇹️ : ERC JUNIOR CHAMPION SESKS FOLLOWS LONG LINE OF YOUNG STARS TO TRY R5 CARS 🌍 ŠKODA FABIA R5 RUN BY MSI ON PIRELLI TYRES.
TWO ERC RALLIES IN 2019: RALLY ISLAS CANARIAS (SPAIN) – AND – RALLY DI ROMA CAPITALE (ITALY)
Confirmation of Mārtiņš Sesks’ R5 prize drive in the FIA European Rally Championship in 2019 means the Latvian will follow a long line of young talents stepping up to top-of-the-range machinery in the ERC.
Sesks receives a career-progression fund of 100,000 euros for winning the Pirelli-supported FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship in 2018*.
The support package pledged by ERC promoter Eurosport Events will be used to enable the Latvian teenage to contest two ERC rallies in 2019 – Rally Islas Canarias and Rally di Roma Capitale – in a ŠKODA Fabia R5 run by Motorsport Italia on Pirelli tyres.
It is then hoped he will secure additional backing to complete a full ERC campaign as he looks to take his promising career to the next level.
Other ERC Junior graduates stepping up to R5 machinery include: Fabio Andolfi, Emil Bergkvist, Jan Černý, Marijan Griebel, Nikolay Gryazin, Jari Huttunen, Chris Ingram, Stéphane Lefebvre, Filip Mareš (pictured), Tamara Molinaro, Łukasz Pieniazek, Ralfs Sirmacis and Aleks Zawada.
*Subject to confirmation of the results by the FIA
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November 30rd, 2018