Second round of ERC, season 2013 is live! The qualifying stage was held early today, and Jari Ketomaa wins it in his Ford Fiesta RRC, while Alexey Lukyanuk was second, and Vasily Gryazin third quickest. In a couple hours from now, the competitive stages will begin, with first scheduled to start at 17:07 hrs [local time].
The rally starts at Liepāja in Latvia’s Kurzeme region west of the capital Riga, the event will gradually head north up the Baltic coastline to Ventspils where it will finish two days and 240 km of snow-coated stages later.
The rally has 15 Special Stages, with SS distances totaling to 243 km [41.77 km on leg one, 92.05 km on leg two, 109.18 km on leg three]. Liaison distance of 609.07 km and totaling to a 852.07 km Start to Finish.