- This will be MRF’s first full season of a rally championship in Europe
- Craig Breen will compete in all six rounds with a Hyundai i20 R5
- Emil Lindholm, driving a Skoda Fabia R5 evo2, will compete in select ERC1 rounds
After tasting success in the Asia Pacific Rally Championship, notching up 9 titles in the series, MRF Tyres will be venturing into a new arena of international motorsport with its first outing in the European Rally Championship (ERC) this weekend. The Indian tyre manufacturer did participate in select World Rally Championship 2 (WRC2) rounds in 2018 with Arjuna awardee Gaurav Gill, but this will mark its first time competing in a full season of a rally championship in Europe.
Who is driving for Team MRF?
Team MRF will field two cars in the ERC this year. Irish racer Craig Breen will team up with co-driver Paul Nagle, behind the wheel of a Hyundai…