42 Rally Islas Canarias

42 Rally Islas Canarias (6)

The Salón Gran Fórum of the AC Hotel Gran Canaria has shown an advance of what will be the 42nd edition of this event that is already established as one of the events of the year for Canary Islands in general and for Gran Canaria in particular.

Su alcalde, Teodoro Sosa, y su concejal de Deportes, Ancor Jesús Bolaños, firmaron el convenio que une a este municipio a la prueba automovilística más importante del archipiélago.  En su edición número 42 aportará el tramo más largo de todo el recorrido.

El alcalde de este municipio grancanario, Juan Jesús Facundo, y el presidente del Comité Organizador de la prueba, Germán Morales, se han reunido este lunes 12 de marzo para sellar este acuerdo que va a permitir que parte del recorrido de la edición número 42 no sólo transcurra por sus carreteras; en el caso del que toma su nombre llegará a tocar el casco urbano.

The television audiences of the island event of the European Rally Championship obtained, according to the final report by the Nielsen Sports auditor, 25.29 million viewers, representing a growth of around 51% compared to the edition number 40. Parallel to this, there are already many teams that have contacted the organization to take part in next to be held between May 3 and 5.

The Teatro Pérez Galdós hosted last Sunday the 26th European Sports Island Gala, an event with which the Cabildo de Gran Canaria and the Ministry of Sports of the insular institution, aims to underline the value of sports through the tribute to the athletes who have excelled in their respective modalities throughout 2017. In it, this institution recognized the Canary Islands Rally as the best sporting event of this year that is coming to an end.

Monday, 26 February 2018 14:50

The Canary Islands Rally takes an exciting tour

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The action will start on Thursday, May 3 with an unprecedented Qualifying Stage that will share its layout between the municipality of Ingenio and Telde and continue the next two days with two stages with eight and six specials each. The race will end on Saturday May 5 with the longest special of this edition, a journey that goes beyond the 24 kilometers.

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