The organisers of Rally Poland have confirmed that 85 crews will tackle the event next week, the ninth round in the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship.

Fifteen crews will compete in Super 2000/Regional Rally Car machinery with four drivers due to take part in new-generation Ford Fiesta R5s.

Of the many highlights among the packed entry, F1 race winner Robert Kubica returns to ERC action in his Citroen DS3 RRC and will go up against European championship leader Jan Kopecky in a factory Skoda Fabia Super 2000. Peugeot 207 S2000 drivers Bryan Bouffier and Craig Breen will also be in contention for victory.

Elsewhere, the ERC Production Car Cup has attracted some 20 participants, while more than 30 drivers will gun for glory in the ERC 2WD Championship.

Three drivers will chase FIA ERC Ladies' Trophy honours. In total 18 countries will be represented.

LOTOS 70 Rally Poland begins with free practice and the qualifying stage in host town Mikolajki from 12:00hrs on Friday 13 September. The event itself features 13 all-gravel stages with Eurosport showing four stages of the event live: Mragowo at 11:36hrs and 18:06hrs local time on Saturday 14 September and Mateuszek at 10:06hrs and 18:06hrs on Sunday 15 September [all times local].



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