Rally de Portugal: On the Roads of the Algarve and Baixo Alentejo 27 to 30 May
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The biggest names in World Championship rallies are present at this year's Vodafone Rally of Portugal, which takes place 27-30 May in roads of Alentejo and Algarve.
The race will count for five championships: The WRC (world of brands and pilots), the SWRC (S2000 cars), JWRC (Junior), and the Portugal Rally Championship and the Ford Fiesta Sporting Trophy International.
The chronic world champion Sebastien Loeb, the Finns Jari-Matti Latvala and Mikko Hirvonen and Armindo Araújo, world champion of production, part of the list of participants.
"The proof will have three stages, a total of 1223.07 km and includes 18 classification tests with 355.32 kilometers," he said yesterday at the presentation in Loulé, Pedro de Almeida, director of the competition.
"At the Algarve Stadium, dispute are two super-special, the May 27 to 20:30 and 30th at 13h55," the leader said.
Tickets on sale at BP, cost 28 euros.
Seruca Emidio, Mayor of Loulé, said that the rally "is already an international flag of the region" and stressed "the fundamental importance of security."
Nuno Aires, president of the Algarve Tourism Region, drew attention to the importance of proof to the hotel and catering.
"These are events that help to anchor mark the Algarve in the foreign market," he said.
The importance of the rally was clearly in a study by the University of Algarve. "The proof is estimated at about four million, and the study realized a turnover of 60 million to the region," he said Pedro de Almeida.