Rally Liepāja postponed to August 14-16
In response to a pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus and the subsequent restrictions are enforced in Latvia and Europe, considering public health of our competitors, spectators, and personnel, running of Rally Liepāja, has been rescheduled to August 14-16. Latvian round of the 2020 FIA European Rally Championship was initially scheduled for May 29-31, then moved to July 10-12, but running of Rally Liepāja is now postponed to mid-August.
Rally Liepāja rescheduled to July 10-12
Running of Rally Liepāja, round of the 2020 FIA European Rally Championship, has been rescheduled from May 29-31 to July 10-12. The changes are made in response to a pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus and the subsequent restrictions and recommendations for public health are enforced in Latvia and globally. Already half of the events included in the European Championship has changed its running dates due to global events – including rallies in Portugal, Spain, and Cyprus.
Rally Liepāja gets postponed
Considering global pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus, running of the 2020 Rally Liepāja, which has been planned for May 29-31, has been postponed indefinitely. Latvian round of the FIA European Rally Championship is the third event to be postponed due to global pandemic – following the events in Portugal and Spain that have been moved to September and December respectively.
Bruno Magalhães: „Each round of FIAERC is completely different!”
Bruno Magalhães is a recognizable name to all FIA European Rally Championship fans. The Portuguese driver has shown that he is among the fastest and most consistent drivers, finishing the championship in second place in 2017, and following that up with a third place overall in 2018. Last year, Bruno focused on the national championship, but that has not quelled his hunger for victories. This season, Magalhães will return to the ERC and compete against some of the fastest European drivers.
Brynildsen: “I hope to be doing the champagne on the top of the podium!”
Eyvind Brynildsen is one of the most talented Norwegian rally drivers. His World Rally Championship debut was all the way back in 2006, when he was just 18 years old. Since then, Eyvind has improved significantly, and will look to showcase those skills in this year’s FIA European Rally Championship, including a visit to the “birthplace of wind” in Liepāja. The Norwegian spoke about the preparation process for the new season and the fast roads of Kurzeme region.
Dennis Rådström: “We are ready to fight for the title!”
Dennis Rådström, the talented 25 year-old Swedish rally driver, will be competing in the ERC3 Junior category of the FIA European Rally Championship this year. Some rally fans will recognize him as a competitor to Mārtiņš Sesks in the 2019 Junior WRC, where, despite his young age, Radstrom has already spent three full seasons.