Today (22:59 GMT-1) is the deadline for entries in the 57th edition of the Azores Rallye, organized by Grupo Desportivo Comercial, which is part of the Tour European Rally Series, Azores Rally Championship and Azores Rally Trophy, and will be on the road at the end of next week. With a good rhythm, the registered entries allow to predict an entry list of high quality, to be revealed next Wednesday.
The Azores Rallye will start on 31 March, after the administrative checks and scrutineering have been carried out as well as the presentation ceremony of the teams the day before. On Friday morning, 31 March, the Qualifying session will take place, the result of which will allow the fastest to choose the starting order, and the Shakedown. The rally itself will start at 13:00 for a double round through Feteiras and Sete Cidades and also the evolution in Grupo Marques. Saturday, April 1, the caravan will go through Graminhais, Tronqueira and Ribeira Grande, interspersed by another dispute in Group Marques. The consecration of the first classifieds happens at 18:45 in Ponta Delgada.