The Cyprus Rally 2016 will run from October 7-9 with the participation of 72 crews from nine countries.
The entry list for the European Championship includes a total of 55 crews. Among them, nine from the ERC, five from the Middle-East Rally Championship and 39 from Cyprus. Subsequently, 12 more crews will participate in the Cypriot Championship and five other crews will only partake in the Super Special Stage in Nicosia.
Among the entrants there are big names such as ERC No.2 Alexey Lukyanuk with his Ford Fiesta R5 and ERC No.3 Ralf Sirmacis in a Skoda Fabia R5 but also the driver of Team Greece Lambros Athanasoullas in a Fiesta R5. Hungarian driver David Bodka will drive a Citroen DS3 R5 whereas German driver Marijan Griebel and Latvian driver Nikolay Gryazin will both drive a Skoda.
There will be a total of 56 cars with the Cyprus flag. Amongst them, 11 will be Turkish-Cypriot entries such as Fikri Macila (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX) and Mustafa Bulutoglurari (Ford Fiesta R5).