European Rally Championship

Azores Rally rescheduled for September

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The 55th edition of Azores Rally was set to hold the season-opener of the 2020 FIA European Rally Championship on 26-28 March but had to be postponed due to the global coronavirus outbreak has been rescheduled.

Yesterday the organisation, FIA and other parties came to an agreement to postpone the rally, which has now been rescheduled to the autumn.

The rally, as well as many other motorsport events, took action yesterday to postpone or cancel the events to reduce the risks of coronavirus spread as the countries governments have requested to ban where the larger gatherings are.

The event will now take place on 17-19 September and to allow both the drivers and teams to contest both the Azores Rally and Rally Cyprus, the Rally Cyprus have been moved forward from 9-11 October to 16-18 October.

The new calendar changes are still under subject to FIA validation. More information will be posted in further stages regarding the changes.

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