There were 25 competitors who expressed their intention to participate in the 57th edition of the Azores Rallye, organisation OF Grupo Desportivo Comercial, which will be on the road at the end of next week. The entry list, to be revealed tomorrow, March 22nd, is based on a high quality of the starting teams and indicates that the sportive dispute and competitiveness will be intense throughout the 12 special stages that compose the programme.

Two world champions, one European champion, four national champions from various countries and three regional champions will be present at the event. The car park to be paraded over two days on the island of São Miguel includes 11 Rally2 vehicles, commonly known as R5, the most competitive and usually the most eagerly awaited by the many spectators who usually frame the beautiful and challenging Azorean roads.