The first official contact of the competitors with their vehicles will start tomorrow morning in Qualifying. This first session, for drivers with priority only, will take place at Estrada dos Cardais and Regional Road 224. It will start at 8:15 a.m. and finishes at 10:50 a.m., being divided between the two uphill roads for reconnaissance and final uphill, this one being the one that determines the best timing. The drivers taking part of this stage will take part, after 1 p.m. at Praça CR7 in a ceremony where the starting order will be determined for Leg 1.
To the fastest driver of Qualifying, will be given the opportunity to choose the starting order, to the second, and so on.
There are 14 teams able to take part of Qualifying: Alexandre Camacho/Pedro Calado (Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo); Armindo Araújo/Luis Ramalho (Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo); Miguel Nunes/João Paulo (Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo; Ricardo Teodósio/José Teixeira (Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo) ; Bruno Magalhães/Carlos Magalhães (Hyundai i20 R5); José Pedro Fontes/Inês Ponte (Citroën C3 Rally2); Bernardo Sousa/Victor Calado (Skoda Fabia R5); Pedro Meireles/Mário Castro (VW Golf GTi R5); Jan Solans/Rodrigo Sanjuan (Citroën C3 Rally2); Luis Miguel Rego/Hugo Magalhães (Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo); Miguel Correia/António Costa (Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo); Pedro Paixão/Jorge Henriques (Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo); Paulo Neto/Vítor Hugo (Skoda Fabia R5) and Paulo Carvalheiro/Dércio Carvalheiro (Porsche 991 GT3). This list will not be changed in case one of the teams can’t attend the session.