New stretch of Portimão is the big news of the Algarve race
The Rallye Casinos do Algarve, traditional closing event of the Portuguese Rally Championship (CPR), goes on the road on November 1st and 2nd, with 120 kilometers of special classification events, held on the roads of the municipalities of Lagoa, Portimão, Monchique and Lagos, will decide the national title.
The race will take to the road on the morning, with the Shakedown and Qualifying Stage in the Porches area, continuing the action in Lagoa, where the official match will take place at 2:30 pm next to the Municipal Pavilion.
Competitors will head towards the Portimão stretch, a new feature in the race that marks the return of this municipality to host sections of the Rallye Casinos do Algarve. In this first day, the competitors pass twice for this classification and for Chilrão, in what will be the first contact with the Serra de Monchique. The day will be concluded with the Lagos Super Special, at 9 pm, an already modern classic from the Algarve race.
The second day of the competition will be held in the Serra de Monchique, with two passes through the Nave Redonda and Monchique sections, interspersed with a passage to the assistance park located at the Arade Pavilion in Lagoa, with the special Portimão – European City being reserved. of Sport, promising a big party ending. Competitors will be honored at the Hotel Algarve Casino in Praia da Rocha.
This will be the script of the last chapter for the CPR conquest, with four title contenders. The Algarve's Ricardo Teodosio, Bruno Magalhães, José Pedro Fontes and Armindo Araújo will be the protagonists, and it should be remembered that the last three have already won the desired title, while in the case of the Albufeira driver it could be the debut in the highest place of the rally. Portuguese, the second Algarvian to do so considering that Amaral Winter was champion in 1987, in what is definitely the most exciting edition of the Portuguese Rally Championship in recent years.
The Algarve Casinos Rallye will also have on its roads the decision of the Iberian Rally Trophy, member of the FIA European Trophy race, the Portuguese Classics Championship and the Southern Rally Championship, which have many accounts to close and titles to assign.
The Algarve Casino Rallye is organized by the Algarve Automobile Club (CAAL), under the auspices of the Portuguese Automobile and Karting Federation (FPAK), and is supported by Solverde Casinos and Hotels and the Municipalities of Lagoa, Lagos, Monchique Portimão .
It should be noted that aficionados will be able to follow the event in an online radio broadcast, created to accompany the event, whose access to their time will be publicized.
For information about the race, those interested can access the site www.clubeautomovelalgarve.pt, as well as the pages of CAAL on social networks.