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Organisers planning “several innovations” for ERC Azores Rallye

2019-01-23T15:19:42+01:00January 23rd, 2019|2019, Azores Rallye|

Organisers of the Azores Rallye, the planned opening round of the 2019 FIA European Rally Championship*, have announced the introduction of “several innovations” on the route of the gravel showcase.

Based on the island of São Miguel in the mid-Atlantic from 21-23 March, the Azores Rallye is ranked as one of the most spectacular on the planet.

This year’s event will again feature a Monday test, two days of reconnaissance, the ever-popular City Show in host city Ponta Delgada on Wednesday 20 March, albeit with a tweaked layout, plus three days of competition from Thursday 21 March.

A statement from the event organising team read: “The 2019 Azores Rallye keeps the usual three-day format, but with several innovations in terms of special stages that will be known later.”

Entries open on Monday 11 February and close on Friday 1 March. The event programme is available by clicking here.

*Subject to signing of event promoter agreement