All teams finished an intense recce today, Wednesday, driving through the stages of this second round of the FIA European Rally Championship. Before heading to San Mateo in order to take part in the Qualifying Stage tomorrow, the teams will write down the details of the Super Special Stage 'Las Palmas de Gran Canaria', the same stage they will be facing from 9:05 pm tomorrow, 4th May.

The program for the day on Wednesday includes the start of the recce and the celebration of the scrutenierings. The teams entered in the valid appointment for the FIA ​​European Rally Championship will have thirteen hours to write down the details of each of the stages.

The insular appointment is the first on asphalt in the calendar of the continental event. Two drivers with extensive experience in the FIA ​​World Rally Championship, the New Zealander Hayden Paddon and the Norwegian Mads Ostberg, lead the field of participants. The followers of the Supercampeonato de España de Rallyes and those of the Canarian Rally Championship on Asphalt have a new opportunity to measure themselves against the benchmarks in Europe.

The interior of the facilities of the Gran Canaria Arena will host a few meters from the first special stage of this event of the FIA ​​European Rally Championship, the Supercampeonato de España and the local competitions. Admission, which will be free for fans, can be obtained through the website

The event that will be held on the island of Gran Canaria from May 4 to 6 will close its entries period this Tuesday, April 18 at 8:00 p.m. Scoring for the FIA ​​European Rally Championship and the Supercampeonato de España, advances a participation of the highest quality.

The first two classified of the FIA ​​European Rally Championship 2023 are already entered in the event that will be held on the island of Gran Canaria between May 4 and 6. Together, the New Zealander and the Norwegian have two victories in the World Championship, close to 30 podiums and more than 100 stages won in the world championship.

Wednesday, 29 March 2023 10:06

The 47 Rally Islas Canarias begins to add entries

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The Gran Canaria event already has close to a dozen international teams that have completed their registration. Among them is the Finn Mikko Heikkilä, the sensation of the first round of the year in the FIA ​​European Rally Championship.

The Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – DISA Super Special Stage, which will open the 47th Rally Islas Canarias at 9:05 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, will have Gran Canaria Arena as an exceptional ally. Participants will go inside, make a donut, and go outside again to continue the route.

La compañía naviera se mantiene como el transporte oficial de esta prueba internacional tras renovar el acuerdo que ya mantenían desde 2019. La relación de Fred. Olsen Express & Baleària con el Rally Islas Canarias ha coincidido con una de las etapas más brillantes de la cita grancanaria.

Con una importantísima tradición en el mundo de los rallies, este municipio grancanario volverá a formar parte del recorrido de esta segunda cita del FIA European Rally Championship y tercera del Supercampeonato de España. Su tramo, a doble pasada, se disputará el viernes 5 de mayo.

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