Described by many as the best super special stage of rallies in the world the Super Special Stage Grupo Marques is played inside a quarry, which turns the surrounding space the best and most natural amphitheatre. Competitors run side by side in separate tracks, each competitor runs once each track. Its proximity to Ponta Delgada means that many thousands of enthusiasts may attend to this special stage, lending with their presence a special colour to the environment.
SZ 8 – MARQUES BRITAS (N37 47,279 | W25 35,926)
- Drive East when in Avenida Infante D. Henrique, at Ponta Delgada;
- At the roundabout, take the exit towards “Ribeira Grande/Lagoa”
- Right after passing “Livramento Estádio” sign, leave at exit towards “Ribeira Grande (Via ER 3-1.ª) / Estádio”
- At the next two roundabouts, leave on second exit towards “Ribeira Grande” driving always on main road;
- Arriving at Repsol Fuel Station, turn right towards “Marques Britas”;
- Follow marshals/police officers indications to access spectators parking areas.