Azores Rally outside the European Rally

Azores Rally outside the European Rally
Azores Rally outside the European Rally

Daniel Faria

The promoter of the FIA ​​European Rally Championship has informed the Azores Rallye Organizing Committee that the event is not part of its plans for the 2023 season.

The justification presented by the WRC Promoter was that its intention is to make the championship more central, to reduce the cost for the teams, according to the organization.

Despite the effort of the Azores Rallye Organizing Committee to guarantee free sea and air transport for the teams, they still consider that the immobilization of resources is too long compared to the other events of the championship, according to the promoter.

“We deeply regret this decision, which we did not foresee, since all federative entities praised the event, including the WRC Promoter, which presented to the Organizing Committee of the Azores Rallye a proposal for the continuity of the event in 2023 and 2024, which was being be the subject of negotiation”, can be read in a statement, with the organization promising work.

“We will continue to work on next year’s edition, the fifty-seventh, in order to guarantee, together with our partners, an event with the quality that is recognized, hoping, in the future, to return to the maximum competition of rallies. at European level”, they concluded.


The article is in Portuguese

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