As the established training ground for future world championship stars, the FIA European Rally Championship has a long history of producing top talents for the future. Here are some of the drivers to have gained ERC experience.

Craig Breen: ERC runner-up 2015 > factory Hyundai WRC driver 2021
Jari Huttunen: ERC Junior U27 runner-up 2017 > WRC3 champion in 2020
Nikolay Gryazin: ERC1 Junior champion 2018 > WRC2 event winner 2019
Kajetan Kajetanowicz: ERC champion 2015, 2016, 2017 > WRC2 runner-up 2019
Tom Kristensson: ERC3 Junior runner-up 2018 > Junior WRC champion in 2020
Jan Kopecký: ERC champion 2013 > APRC champion 2014 > WRC2 champion 2018
Esapekka Lappi: ERC champion 2014 > M-Sport Ford WRC driver in 2020
Stéphane Lefebvre: ERC Junior champion 2014 > Citroën WRC2 driver 2018
Sébastien Loeb: ERC event winner 2000, 2001 > factory Hyundai WRC 2020
Pierre-Louis Loubet: ERC1 Junior points-scorer 2019 > WRC2 champion 2019
Kris Meeke: ERC event winner 2009 > factory Toyota WRC driver 2019
Andreas Mikkelsen: ERC event winner 2012 > factory Hyundai WRC driver 2019
Thierry Neuville: ERC event winner 2011 > factory Hyundai WRC driver 2021
Ott Tänak: ERC event winner 2014 > WRC champion 2019