Thursday, 26 November 2020 13:40

The action will start tomorrow with the qualifying stage in Guía

From 3:00 pm in the afternoon the road GC-70 will be taking in what can be considered as the prologue of the 44 Rally Islas Canarias. The fifteen fastest teams will have the opportunity to choose their starting position in the first leg, which is expected to be quite tricky due to the weather conditions.

This Wednesday the entered teams in the Rally Islas Canarias have started the recce of the special stages in this 44 edition which will be taking place on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 November. But even before the official racing flag start at the Estadio de Gran Canaria as of Thurdsday at 8:30 pm, most of the competitors will size each other up in the qualifying stage.

The 3,45 kilometers of the race GC-70 in the municipality of Guía will decide who is first to pick up the starting position for the first stage on Friday. A privilege reserved for the fastest competitor in the Qualifying Stage which will be taking place at 3:03 pm and that can be very important if the bad weather conditions forecast for the weekend is confirmed. These same predictions have foreseen even rain for tomorrow.

As of 12:15 pm this very same stage in Guía will be hosting the free practice for the priority teams; from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm the non priority teams will be doing the same at the shakedown. As on the rest of the rally itinerary, the public is not aloud to attend the race.

During the afternoon, the activity will be set in the Estadio de Gran Canaria. The selection of the starting positions (5:15 pm) and the previous press conference (5:45 pm) will be taking place at the same stadium, in the podium area. The autograph session will be virtual (from 6:00 to 7:00 pm) – on this occasion, the fans will be able to enter the Rally Islas Canarias official web site and download signed fotos of the leading drivers.

Last but not least, the kick-off will launch for real this 44 edition from the inside of the stadium.

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