The famous cars from RallySpirit pass through Santo Tirso on June 3

The famous cars from RallySpirit pass through Santo Tirso on June 3

A collection of some of the most timeless machines and logos of all time, will once again make an appointment with sports enthusiasts.

RallySpirit is back on the road on the first weekend of June and will pass through Santo Tirso on the 3rd (Saturday), where motorsport enthusiasts will be able to take a closer look at the legendary cars that mark the history of rallies. With more than 100 participants, the race, which includes a unique round of the European Rally-Legends Championship, will include cars from Group A, Group B, Kit-Car and WRC.

According to the program of the competition, the gathering again in Praça 25 de Abril, near the building of the City Hall, takes place from 4.47 pm before the 4.69 km of PE Santo Tirso and the next one towards the city of Porto, at the end of the stage, for the party of true sunset in Foz do Rio Douro.

“We are committed to putting on the road the best version of RallySpirit, because our goal is to move further and further from year to year. It is a race in which we strengthen our commitment to the city councils involved, which we feel forever. We are almost satisfied with the path we have been following and we are very confident in the future, but all this would not be possible without the participation of the participants, the public and the donors, to whom we are very grateful,” says Pedro Ortigão, one of the participants. the management of X Racing, the promoter of RallySpirit.

RallySpirit 2023 is a true journey through time. In Group B cars, we can see in action the Lancia Delta S4 and the Lancia Rally 037, both with the famous Martini Racing, along with the Audi Quattro S1 E2, Peugeot 205 T16, MG Metro 6R4, Toyota Celica. Twincam Turbo or Porsche 911 SCRS, not forgetting the Opel Manta 400, the last two also in the famous Rothmans livery.

It will also be possible to see legendary rally cars from all eras, from the Opel Ascona 400, Ford Escort MK2 RS 1800, Ford Sierra RS Cosworth or BMW M3 from the 1980s, through Group A from the 1990s, such as the Lancia Delta. Integrale, Subaru Impreza 555, Ford Escort Cosworth and Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, up to the Peugeot 306 Maxi and Renault Megane Maxi or loud Cars like the Seat Ibiza, Fiat Punto or Citroën Saxo, not to mention impressive WRCs like the Toyota Corolla.

Also important is the participation of Trabant RS800, Fiat 127, yellow Volvo P 544, Datsun 1200 and Ford Escort MK1.