European Sport Communication


European Sport Communication

Bernard Occelli, founder and CEO of European Sport Communication, after 17 years of rallying at the highest level as co-driver to Didier Auriol (1994 World Champion, 18 victories in WRC, 3 times French champion), decided to share his passion, experience and knowledge to manage hospitality programs for the main Teams involved in WRC.

The long-lasting and strong connections with Manufacturers, Teams, rally organizers, the FIA and WRC Promoter confirm and strengthen the leadership of the company.

Thanks to its 2020 signed agreement with WRC as OFFICIAL HOSPITALITY PARTNER, European Sport Communication offers flexible and high-quality solutions to ensure all Manufacturer and Sponsor Guests enjoy a full rally experience by learning and discovering “behind the scenes” of this unique sport.

Created in 1999 with the aim of planning trips for VIPs and Media to WRC rallies, European Sport Communication extended its boundaries into incentives, product launches, press conferences, VIP Hospitality management and driving experiences, keeping the focus on motorsport related activities.

European Sport Communication also has the necessary authorizations and insurance to offer you "travel and stay" services with all professional guarantees.

Bernard Occelli

Bernard Occelli

Bernard Occelli’s rally career began in 1982, and his talent and skills led him to win the title of World Rally Champion in 1994.

Bernard Occelli in numbers:


  • World Rally Champion 1994
  • Vice World Rally Champion 1990
  • 3rd in the World Rally Championship in 1991, 1992 and 1993
  • 35 podiums
  • Tour de Corse winner 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992 et 1994
  • Rally San Remo winner 1990, 1991 et 1994
  • Rallye Monte Carlo winner 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996
  • Rally Acropolis winner 1992
  • Rally Argentina winner 1992, 1994
  • 1000 Lakes Rally winner 1992
  • Rally Australia winner 1992
ESC Staff


Our staff is made up of people with a motorsport background and events experience.

They are motorsport experts and not simply guides, as they need to explain all the race features not only to seasoned guests but also to newcomers into the discipline. They all speak 2/3 different languages and they share their knowledge with passion to allow each guest to live their once-in-a-lifetime experience.

They are experienced in coping with unexpected weather conditions, schedule changes, delays, cancellations and changes to part of the planned program. They take excellent care of guests and are careful and attentive to every detail, to make their experience as comfortable and safe as possible.