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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.

José Suárez completed his maiden season of FIA European Rally Championship action by finishing second among the ERC Junior U28 contingent on Rally Liepāja to secure third in the final class reckoning.

Krisóf Klausz’s strong end to the 2017 FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship continued when he finished sixth in class on Rally Liepāja.

Aleks Zawada says there were “a lot of positives” after his bid for the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship – and the 100,000 euros prize fund – ultimately ended in disappointment in Latvia earlier this month.

Kalle Rovanperä says Nikolay Gryazin is the ultimate rival after the talented young guns locked horns on the closing round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship recently.

Jari Huttunen has spoken of his disappointment after losing out on the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 title to Opel team-mate Chris Ingram in a final-round decider in Latvia earlier this month.

Łukasz Habaj wishes his first podium in the FIA European Rally Championship had come in happier circumstances.