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ERC – Rådström revs up for ERC Junior title push

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Dennis Rådström will repeat his skill within the FIA European Rally Championship in 2020 after joining forces with Orsák Rallysport for an ERC3 Junior title assault.

Co-driven by fellow Swede Johan Johansson, Rådström brings expertise and a stable popularity from the FIA Junior World Rally Championship for his first ERC marketing campaign when he’ll follow within the wheel tracks of compatriots Emil Bergkvist and Tom Kristensson.

Main Czech group of workers Orsák Rallysport will speed Rådström in a Pirelli-geared up Ford Fiesta R2T on the six-match ERC3 Junior agenda, which aspects three occasions on asphalt and three on gravel.

Why have you chosen the ERC for 2020?

“After three years within the Junior World Rally Championship I actually were having a gaze to progress my occupation in four-wheel drive. But that’s plenty of cash and the ERC is huge for my construction because I could be working in a gaggle of workers environment with each person round you, the engineers, making an attempt ultimate you to pick out. The ERC is furthermore a huge championship with huge occasions and huge competition. It used to be reasonably a easy exchange.”

But changing into world champion remains your final purpose, correct?

“Yeah, but there are plenty of stars on this planet championship for the time being who were thru the ERC of their careers. Here’s an opportunity to earn more expertise and be part of them in due route.”

How would you payment your ERC match info?

“I did Rally Poland on this planet championship in 2017 and accomplished second in my class. Final three hundred and sixty five days I went to Barum Czech Rally Zlín as a spectator and that’s the keep I saw the Orsák group of workers and the reliable procedure they feature. Pointless to claim, I’m lacking expertise of many of the ERC rallies even though I attain have lawful expertise on asphalt and gravel. I could lawful must be lawful on the recces!”

What’s your purpose for 2020?

“The appropriate purpose is to pick out the championship and have some relaxing as a bonus. We have plenty of expertise within the Fiesta already, now we have a lawful group of workers and info on every surface. We may perchance give it our all.”

Did you know?

When he’s no longer competing, 25-three hundred and sixty five days-extinct Rådström is a performance riding trainer in his native Sweden. He studied economics at college but “motorsport is the first thing” in his life.

Where to explore Dennis Rådström in 2020?

Azores Rallye, 26-28 March; Rally Islas Canarias, 7-9 May well perchance; Rally Liepāja (Latvia), 29-31 May well perchance; 77th Rally Poland, 26-28 June; Rally di Roma Capitale (Italy), 24-26 July; Barum Czech Rally Zlín, 28-30 August.