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Latvia ERC: Sirmacis wins home rally, Kajetanowicz defends title

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Latvia ERC: Sirmacis wins home rally, Kajetanowicz defends title
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Sep 18, 2016, 2:44 PM

Kajetan Kajetanowicz defended his ERC title in the championship's penultimate round in Latvia, which was won by local youngster Ralfs Sirmacis.

Ralfs Sirmacis, SKODA Fabia R5
Kajetan Kajetanowicz, Ford FIesta R5
Алексей Лукьянюк и Алексей Арнаутов, Ford Fiesta R5, Ралли Злин 2016 года

The 37-year-old needed to score nine points to ensure his crown, and while he started the event with a streak of technical difficulties, he completed a consistent run by taking fourth.

The rally was dominated by ERC rookie Sirmacis, who won 11 stages out of 13th and won by over a minute.

Alexey Lukyanuk, who switched from Ford to Mitsubishi for the round, had to settle for second with 24-year-old Siim Plangi, a Rally Latvia regular since 2013, completing the podium.

Latvian trio Raimonds Kisiels, Maris Neiksans and Martins Svilis completed the top seven, all of them gaining a spot on the final stage with the retirement of Lukasz Habaj.

ERC regulars Tomasz Kasperczyk and David Botka took eighth and ninth respectively, followed by Lithuanian driver Vytautas Svedas.

ADAC Opel Junior Team's Marijan Griebel took the 2016 ERC Junior champion after an electrical issue caused the retirement of Chris Ingram, who entered the event with a 31-point lead.

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Series ERC
Event Rally Liepāja
Drivers Ralfs Sirmacis
Author David Gruz