The Além Mar Rally starts tomorrow, the third round of the Azores Rally Championship and the final round of the Azores Land Rally Trophy.
The Grupo Desportivo Comercial, based in Auto Central, Lagoa, takes place over two days, May 26 and 27, and sees an 8-stage conflict.
On Friday night, there will be two routes in the urban layout of the Além Mar Street Stage and on Saturday, two rounds of Lagoa de São Brás, Coroa da Mata and Mediana, which is the Power Stage.
In terms of sports, the list of 23 entries allows us to see many sensations on the island of São Miguel.
Fighting for the victory will be the champion and the current leader of the championship, Luis Miguel Rego, at the wheel of the Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo, and Rúben Rodrigues, with the same car, which is only 0.5 points behind the leader in the authorized competition. and FPAK.
Eager to get his first good result this year, Pedro Câmara is starting in the classic Citroën C3 Rally2. Bruno Amaral bets again on evolution, looking for a place on the podium, in the Ford Fiesta R5.
Likewise, in this meeting where three new drivers will play for the first time, there will be competition in TRTA as there are many drivers who show up and have a chance to succeed.
With a very similar cast of contenders in the Azorean championship for two-wheeled drivers, many battles are expected between Bruno Tavares in Citroën C2 R2 Max, Filipe Marques in Peugeot 208 R2, Rúben Santos. in a Peugeot 106, Marco Soares and Hugo Alcântara, both with Citroën São, Carlos Andrade driving a Renault Clio RS or Rui Torres in a Ford Escort RS.