The Rally de Portugal will return to the Centro region, with seven sections, on the first day of the race, on May 21st. Lousã, Góis and Arganil receive two tickets from each competitor, leaving Mortágua with one ticket before the super-special in Lousada ends the day, with 122.88 kilometers.
After the cancellation of the 2020 edition, due to the covid-19 pandemic, the Automóvel Club de Portugal (ACP) today presented the provisional version of the guide for what is the fourth round of the world championship. In three days, the pilots will face a total of 346.26 kilometers timed, divided by 21 specials to be covered over the three days of the race, from 21 to 23 May.
On Saturday, competitors face the longest day, with 165.16 kilometers divided by seven specials, including a 3.30 km super-special drawn in Foz do Douro, with the participants starting in pairs.
The rest are drawn between Vieira do Minho, Cabeceiras de Basto and Amarante.
For Sunday, May 23, six more sections are reserved, ending with Fafe's ‘Power Stage’. In the middle, the drivers have yet to travel the Felgueiras and Montim sections.
Registration ends on April 20 at 18:00.
In 2019, Estonian Ott Tanak, in Toyota Yaris, won the 53rd edition of the Rally of Portugal, ending up winning the first championship of his career at the end of the year.