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Azores Airlines Rallye reveals logo for ERC opener

Azores Airlines Rallye reveals logo for ERC opener

04/01/2017 12:00

Azores Airlines Rallye organisers have revealed the official logo for the the FIA European Rally Championship season opener.

Featuring strong Azores Airlines branding and underlining the event’s 52nd running, the logo will appear on all competing cars, promotional literature and other printed materials.

The Azores Airlines Rallye kicks off the 2017 ERC schedule from 30 March-1 April. The event, which uses all-gravel stages, is based in the town of Ponta Delgada on the island of São Miguel, the mid-Atlantic archipelago’s largest.

Pedro Meireles has marked himself out as a likely frontrunner on the opening round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship, the Azores Airlines Rallye, following his success on Rali Serras de Fafe yesterday (Sunday).

Luca Rossetti bettered his 2008 season when he won the FIA European Rally Championship for the first time with three victories, this time taking four to seal title number two in 2010.

The Azores Airlines Rallye opens the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship season from 30 March-1 April. Here are the key dates.

Murat Bostanci and Bugra Bunaz began their preparations for this season’s FIA European Rally Championship with a test for Castrol Ford Team Turkey in Istanbul yesterday (Thursday).

The FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship is set for a thrilling maiden season with several leading lights announcing exciting plans for 2017.

Max Rendina will contest the FIA European Rally Championship in 2017, citing the “challenge” that a full-season campaign in the oldest international rally series will offer behind his decision to take part.