Azores Rally new ERC 2021 season opener

Azores Rally new ERC 2021 season opener

This year’s European Rally Championship is set to begin at the Azores Rally. ERC promotor Eurosport Events has announced a reshuffled 2021 calendar.

The initial calendar featured two rallies in Portugal to start the season with in April. However, the new Rally Serras de Fafe e Felgueiras is now to take place at 24 till 26 September, as round 6 of the championship. The other Portuguese event, Azores Rally, is now the opening round of the championship on 6 till 8 May.

Rally Poland, Rally Liepaja, Rally Roma and the Barum Rally all keep their original dates. These events were planned to be rounds 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the championship. In the revised calendar, these events are now rounds 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Rally Hungary was set to be the final round of the championship. This rally also keeps its original date, but is now round 7 after Rally Fafe. Rally Islas Canarias, which was originally planned on 6 till 8 June as round 3, is now the new season finale on 18 till 20 November.

ERC Rally calendar 2021

1.55th Azores Rallye06.05 – 08.05.2021
2.77th Rally Poland18.06 – 20.06.2021
3.Rally Liepaja01.07 – 03.07.2021
4.Rally di Roma Capitale23.07 – 25.07.2021
5.50th Barum Czech Rally Zlin27.08 – 29.08.2021
6.Rally Serras de Fafe e Felgueiras24.09 – 26.09.2021
7.Rally Hungary22.10 – 24.10.2021
8.Rally Islas Canarias18.11 – 20.11.2021

Check out all rally calendars here!