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52. Azores Airlines Rallye 2017

30. 3. – 1. 4. 2017, Ponta Delgada • gravel 210,20 km • Other years
ERC #1ERC 2 #1ERC 3 #1ERC Ladies #1ERC Junior U27 #1ERC Junior U28 #1

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SS16
#19
flagMeireles Pedro - Castro Mário
It was very very tough rally. we are here, it wasn't best performance, but the result in Portugal championship is good.
#28
flagVieira Carlos - Carvalho Jorge Eduardo
Very tricky, we are happy to be in the end of the rally.
#10
flagMoffett Josh - Fulton James
We just tried to keep nice and tidy, we were hoping in fight and action and it was really challenging weekend.
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
The competition here was huge I would never think we could be on the podium. UIt's amazing, we had lot of fun and the car was amazing!
#22
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
I really didn't expect that, it's just amazing. Thanks to all for this opportunity, I don't have words now.
#1
flagKajetanowicz Kajetan - Baran Jarosław
It wasn't easy after yesterday, but we are back, we won another stage. Thanks to my team for their yesterday work, thanks to Jarek for his hard work in today's foggy day. It was amazing and tough competition.
#12
flagRego Jr. Luís - Rodrigues da Silva Nuno
We never found the setup for the car, all the time problems with brakes, not a good rally for us. The roads were quite destroyed today, it was for a Jeep and not for a rally car.
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
It was great experience in tyre changing... But we are here and safe in the finish. It was really crazy rally for us.
#6
flagLópez Planelles José María - Rozada Borja
Unbeliavable stages, foggy, muddy, lot of new things for us. The podium in juniors is incredible.
#21
flagBarros João - Henriques Jorge
Yes! I finished the rally for the first time. I'm here, I'm very happy
#34
flagIngram Chris - Edmondson Elliott
Disappointing afternoon after previous drive. We should have won this one.
SS15
#19
flagMeireles Pedro - Castro Mário
Hard work, in the beginning there was really lot of fog, even more than in previous stages. It's not safe, if someone goes out, no one will see him.
#28
flagVieira Carlos - Carvalho Jorge Eduardo
The visibility was completely nothing.
#10
flagMoffett Josh - Fulton James
We just to try to go nice and steady and to bring it home.
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
Spectators slowed me down at Jan Černý, I think he quite damaged his car.
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
It's hard, but it's OK. Hard to drive in the fog, some places I remember from the first run so it's little bt easier.
#22
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
Very difficult conditions, fog, mud, everything. I'm trying to keep the position, this car is amazing. So many years I wanted to drive car like this and here it is.
#1
flagKajetanowicz Kajetan - Baran Jarosław
Amazing rally, this race is a big lesson for us.
#12
flagRego Jr. Luís - Rodrigues da Silva Nuno
It's not easy, we don't have brakes, we just survive.
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
I don't know why but the car is sliding a lot. I thought it was puncture but the wheels are OK. I don't know what it is.
#6
flagLópez Planelles José María - Rozada Borja
There is a lot of rocks on the road, we have to check the car.
#21
flagBarros João - Henriques Jorge
Lot of rocks, we have to pay the attention otherwise we destroy the car. We don't have much fun, but it's OK. It's normal here in the second runs.
#25
flagAlves Joaquim - Ramalho Luís
Big rocks on the way, heavy fog and lot of stones we have to go around.
SS14
#28
flagVieira Carlos - Carvalho Jorge Eduardo
In the beginning it was really tricky, too much mud. But we are happy.
#9
flagČerný Jan - Černohorský jun. Petr
Heavy fog everywhere, nothing to see.
#10
flagMoffett Josh - Fulton James
So difficult in the fog, difficult for everybody.
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
The car is good now, we changed something and it's OK. We tried to keep the rhythm.
#3
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
Stopped in the stage
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
Very difficult, we had the puncture from the start. I'm not happy, little bit upset.
#22
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
In these conditions it's easy to mistake. I'm happy to be here, I'd like to make it to the finish in the same position.
#1
flagKajetanowicz Kajetan - Baran Jarosław
Foggy stage, but we enjoy it. We are happy, we have fun and it's important.
#12
flagRego Jr. Luís - Rodrigues da Silva Nuno
We still have problems with brakes, we tried to fix it but it's still not good.
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
We didn't hit anything, I don't understand that.
#6
flagLópez Planelles José María - Rozada Borja
We have something with the rear, we have to check.
#15
flagKołtun Jarosław - Pleskot Ireneusz
Very hard for us, there is extremely heavy fog.
#34
flagIngram Chris - Edmondson Elliott
It's been OK, we've change fuel pump and everything.
#36
flagHuttunen Jari - Linnaketo Antti
We hit some wall, but OK.
SS13
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"I think I lost the turbo, I have to check"
#11
flagKasperczyk Tomasz - Syty Damian
Stopped in the stage
#12
flagRego Jr. Luís - Rodrigues da Silva Nuno
"I didn't have hand-brake"
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
Retired in road section
SS12
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
Had a puncture and then lost powersteering
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
Stopped in the stage
#1
flagKajetanowicz Kajetan - Baran Jarosław
"Alexey is stopped 7km in the stage, I really lost confidence after that"
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"We hit a rock and we broke the steering arm"
SS11
#9
flagČerný Jan - Černohorský jun. Petr
"The most difficult stage I've driven"; Overtaken Vieira
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
"Really difficult, lot of fog at the start"
#22
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"Lot of fog, you couldn't see five metres of the stage"
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Real azorean stage, good feeling"
#1
flagKajetanowicz Kajetan - Baran Jarosław
"Bad drive, not happy, we had two spins"
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
Rear right puncture, "We hit a stone in the first part of the stage"
#16
flagBotka Dávid - Szeles Péter
Stopped in the stage
SS10
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"This stage was really really good, I'm happy with my pace here."
#9
flagČerný Jan - Černohorský jun. Petr
"We missed a junction, I had to reverse and lost a lot of time. I didn't enjoy it today." / Probrzdil jsem odbočení, musel couvat a ztratil hodně času. Dneska to není dobré."
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
"Maybe three times we hit the bank. We have to check the suspension."
#5
flagSuárez José Antonio - Carrera Cándido
"I entered one corner too fast and we crashed. I hope team will repair it for tomorrow."
#20
flagRodrigues Ruben - Rodrigues Estevão
"Perfect stage, incredible. Now the tyres werent't correct, we were on softs, mediums would be better. We are happy."
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
"We had third puncture today so we stopped and changed it. We need to go to service and prepare the car for tomorrow."
#3
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"We did this loop with destroyed spare tyre, the times were bad."
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"It's tough event. In the beginning of this stage there was a jump where I touched a wall. Scary moment, we lost rear window."
#17
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"We hit a wall and it was quite hard. But the steering and power of the car are OK."
#11
flagKasperczyk Tomasz - Syty Damian
"I think this was the most difficult and hardest stage in the world! Many tricky places, but it went OK for us."
#26
flagSalvi Diogo - Magalhães Carlos
Mechanical -> Rally2
#37
flagBrož Dominik - Těšínský Petr
Retired (Broken window) -> Rally2
SS9
#9
flagČerný Jan - Černohorský jun. Petr
"Better, but not perfect."
#5
flagSuárez José Antonio - Carrera Cándido
"I hit a stone and cracked the wheel but I don't know where exactly. Stones are everywhere, it's part of this rally."
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"It was a good stage, I'm quite happy. Everything is OK."
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
"We had one mistake when we had to stop, it took maybe three seconds. But the stage was quite OK."
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
"Without puncture it's much better. We have normal speed now, it's OK."
#22
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"For the moment I'm happy with my speed and performance."
#3
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"We had a puncture on previous stage and had to put used tyre in the car so it's hard to control."
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"We didn't do big mistake on the previous, just the pressure was low so the tyre went off the rim. Now we drive without spare, we are looking on the road to avoid any sharp things driving calm and focused."
#17
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"I see improvement in my driving but other guys improve as well, so the time is not so good."
#10
flagMoffett Josh - Fulton James
"We tried to fix the handbrake before the stage, but we didn't manage it. It's blocking all four wheels."
#23
flagBarbosa Miguel - Ramalho Miguel
"Having so muich fun with the Škoda, the car is very good. Now we are going to difficult stage, it wasn't easy in the morning."
#19
flagMeireles Pedro - Castro Mário
"Little bit better because I didn't puncture this time, but I'm not in a good rhythm. We have to try."
#25
flagAlves Joaquim - Ramalho Luís
"I'm not very happy, The pace is not so good."
#38
flagMareš Filip - Hloušek Jan
"We hit the stone which was on the road and was forced to stop in stage and change the wheel. We have lost a lot of time."
SS8
#9
flagČerný Jan - Černohorský jun. Petr
"It's much better, we did some changes on the car and it'good. We changed springs, the traction and springs are better now. We are looking forward to next stages."
#5
flagSuárez José Antonio - Carrera Cándido
"It was better than first time. The road is cleaner now, we keep the pace."
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"OK, good stage, no problems."
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
"Now it's better with no puncture. Good grip, we want to take it more safely."
#22
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"We made another changes as we test the car in the rally and it's not so bad, we are in good feeling and we will try to push more in the next one."
#10
flagMoffett Josh - Fulton James
"Not happy, we have no handbrake."
#14
flagBostanci Murat - Vatansever Onur
"I misunderstood the pacenotes and hit a bank, but it should be OK. Only lost some time."
#21
flagBarros João - Henriques Jorge
"I like very much this stage, it was very fast."
#12
flagRego Jr. Luís - Rodrigues da Silva Nuno
"We made some changes in the car, but it's not good enough. We have to try further to have better feeling with the car."
#16
flagBotka Dávid - Szeles Péter
"We changed the gearbox in the service, but there is still big noise."
#16
flagBotka Dávid - Szeles Péter
"We changed the gearbox in the service, but there is still big noise."
#37
flagBrož Dominik - Těšínský Petr
"I was too fast and rolled. It was on same place like Catie in the morning."
#31
flagMelegari Zelindo - Barone Maurizio
Broken turbo -> Rally2
SS7
#9
flagČerný Jan - Černohorský jun. Petr
"I'm not happy very happy with our pacenotes, sometimes it's too optimistic, sometimes we brake early. It's difficult." / "Nemáme dobrý rozpis, místy je moc optimistický, jindy zase brzdíme brzy. Je to náročné."
SS5
SS4
#15
flagKołtun Jarosław - Pleskot Ireneusz
"Not perfect, we were sliding too much."
#19
flagMeireles Pedro - Castro Mário
"It wasn't good day for us, we didn't catch the right rhytm. I hop tomorrow will be better."
#9
flagČerný Jan - Černohorský jun. Petr
"It was really good. Nice stage for spectators, some jumps and slides. But I like more proper stages." / "Hezké pro diváky, jsou tam skoky a jezdí se bokem. Ale mám raději klasické zkoušky."
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
"Quite OK, today it's finished."
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"So far so good, we enjoy good weather today. It's exciting battle with Kajto being so close."
#1
flagKajetanowicz Kajetan - Baran Jarosław
"This is a great stage for spectators. We were sliding a lot, but we were also pushing a lot. It was big fun, I'm happy with our leading, but the rally will be long."
SS3
#17
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"There is downhill with heavy braking in the end. There is something with the car, we have absolutely no grip on the rear ."
#14
flagBostanci Murat - Vatansever Onur
"There is downhill with heavy braking in the end. There is something with the car, we have absolutely no grip on the rear ." (puncture)
#9
flagČerný Jan - Černohorský jun. Petr
"Difficult stage for the beginning. I was quite careful, the grip was changing often." / "Na začátek těžká zkouška. Jel jsem opatrně, často se měnil grip."
#6
flagLópez Planelles José María - Rozada Borja
"We have a problem with the car, I don't know actually what it is, we have to check it in service."
#19
flagMeireles Pedro - Castro Mário
"Not very good stage for us. Very slippery, we tried some changes to the setup, but it wasn't good."
#15
flagKołtun Jarosław - Pleskot Ireneusz
"Big fun, nice weather, it's the real Azores rally."
#22
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"The beginning of the rally has been almost perfect for me. The times look quite good. We had a lot of lose gravel, guys behind us will be much faster."
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
"Very narrow stage, we had some little mistakes. But it's only Thursday and there is much more in front of us."
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"I changed the tyres from front to rear before the stage, but we had a lot of oversteer. We took too soft compound."
#5
flagSuárez José Antonio - Carrera Cándido
"It was little bit slippery in some places, but I'm happy, we are here. I love Peugeot!"
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
"Quite difficult stage, for me, also for co-driver. We have to do some changes to the pacenotes, maybe the second run will be better."
#3
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"Very slippery, the tyres are gone."
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"It's really pleasant for me. First proper of the rally. We lost some time because of tyres, but we are learning here and we want to push."
#1
flagKajetanowicz Kajetan - Baran Jarosław
"It's really good, good driving. I'm happy, we have the feeling of finding the right rhythm after several months of not driving on gravel."
#16
flagBotka Dávid - Szeles Péter
problems with brakes
#21
flagBarros João - Henriques Jorge
"We have completely wrong tyres, we were expecting more rain."
#23
flagBarbosa Miguel - Ramalho Miguel
"More or less OK. We had a puncture on previous stage and we had a different compound on the spare, so the drive was quite funny."
#28
flagVieira Carlos - Carvalho Jorge Eduardo
"All OK, no problems or issues."
#20
flagRodrigues Ruben - Rodrigues Estevão
"Everything OK, good stage, but very difficult."
#12
flagRego Jr. Luís - Rodrigues da Silva Nuno
"Not bad, but it's very slippery, sometimes the traction is really poor."
#29
flagBarros Elias - Babo Paulo
"It's OK, we missed one corner in the end, but no problem."
#18
flagvon Thurn und Taxis Albert - Degandt Bjorn
"Very difficult, but it's all OK. We were just little bit struggling with the tyre choice and grip."
#11
flagKasperczyk Tomasz - Syty Damian
"We lost some time because the car before us was blocking us few kilometers."
#24
flagCastro Manuel - Costa Luís
"At the beginning of the stage bonnet opened up and broke the window so we had to stop and to lock it. Then we saw the car behind us so we stopped again to let him go."
#10
flagMoffett Josh - Fulton James
"It's difficult, I think the tyres are done."
#37
flagBrož Dominik - Těšínský Petr
"We have problems with engine, no power, we will see in service."
#35
flagMolinaro Tamara - Mayrhofer-Baumschlager Ursula
"It was good, we tried to learn and improve stage by stage."
SS2
#25
flagAlves Joaquim - Ramalho Luís
"It was quite good. The tyres are getting warm, we are first on the road so the grip is not perfect."
#17
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"Great stage, very fast, very enjoyable. We are cleaning the road, so sometimes it's surprising, but we are having fun."
#14
flagBostanci Murat - Vatansever Onur
"It was OK, the road is very dirty, we are cleaning and losing lot of time. We had a little impact with a rear left wheel."
#9
flagČerný Jan - Černohorský jun. Petr
"Also here lot of tarmac, the line on gravel is getting clear. We look forward to next stages." / I tady na té zkoušce bylo hodně asfaltu a na šotolině se čistí stopa. Těšíme se na další zkoušky."
#6
flagLópez Planelles José María - Rozada Borja
"Now we had less parts on tarmac so it was better. Good experience, we enjoy it."
#19
flagMeireles Pedro - Castro Mário
"Not very happy, not good for us. The road was very slippery."
#15
flagKołtun Jarosław - Pleskot Ireneusz
"Quite good warm-up, still not 100% gravel, again tarmac parts."
#22
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"Everything OK, the car is working very well. I'm happy for the moment."
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
"It was fast stage, I liked it. Now there starts the proper Azores rally."
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"It was OK, for this stage the tyres were too soft, but for the next one they should be good."
#5
flagSuárez José Antonio - Carrera Cándido
"It was nice, short one, but we start the season and the rally and we have to go step by step."
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
"It was OK, enjoyable stage."
#3
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"It was OK, but the tyres are too damaged. I don't know how do have it other guys, but we probably pushed too much."
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Definitely the tyre wear is enormous, now I tried it do it little bit more calm."
#1
flagKajetanowicz Kajetan - Baran Jarosław
"It was a good run, really fast stage. On soft tyres it brought a lot of emotions, it was sliding a lot. The time is good, we wait for next stage. There is wet road, that's why we have soft tyres."
#16
flagBotka Dávid - Szeles Péter
"We hit a wall and had a small crash. But there is no problem."
#21
flagBarros João - Henriques Jorge
"It was OK, I have the car too soft, but on the next stage it should be better."
#23
flagBarbosa Miguel - Ramalho Miguel
"We got a puncture in the middle of the stage, I don't know where."
#28
flagVieira Carlos - Carvalho Jorge Eduardo
"It was superfast, we like it."
#20
flagRodrigues Ruben - Rodrigues Estevão
"Everything is good, great."
#12
flagRego Jr. Luís - Rodrigues da Silva Nuno
"Everything is OK, but the stage is very slippery."
#29
flagBarros Elias - Babo Paulo
"Not so nice stage for me." (has damaged the rear of the car)
#26
flagSalvi Diogo - Magalhães Carlos
"Nice stage, very fast, we enjoyed it. Looking forward to the next stage."
#18
flagvon Thurn und Taxis Albert - Degandt Bjorn
"We were maybe too aggressive on the tarmac parts."
#24
flagCastro Manuel - Costa Luís
"Trying to improve the rhytm. It was second stage of the rally, it will be better."
#11
flagKasperczyk Tomasz - Syty Damian
"Very good, I liked the stage. I have much more experience on fast gravel stages than on the narrow technical ones, so we will see on the next one."
SS1
#17
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"I'm happy to be here on this rally. We want to stay trouble free and get some experience here."
#14
flagBostanci Murat - Vatansever Onur
"It was fun, we tried to not to go sideways, we wanted to save tyres. We have soft tyres and they warm easily on tarmac parts."
#6
flagLópez Planelles José María - Rozada Borja
"We can't push, I didn't enjoy it much. We need to concentrate."
#19
flagMeireles Pedro - Castro Mário
"Just a warm-up. The gravel here si not good, but we are in the beginning and it's normal that there is no traction."
#15
flagKołtun Jarosław - Pleskot Ireneusz
"It's fine, quite short stage, but with tarmac, so we tried to save the tyres for next stages."
#22
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"I want to improve step by step. I don't know this car and I didn't drive on gravel long time."
#7
flagSirmacis Ralfs - Šimins Arturs
"Funny stage with lot of tarmac, so not good for the tyres. But now start gravel stages so it will be good. I will try to win!"
#4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"It was OK, this stage is not so important. We lost some seconds, we went too much sideways in few places."
#5
flagSuárez José Antonio - Carrera Cándido
"It was really good. We took it carefully, there was a lot of tarmac so we saved tyres. Now begins the action."
#8
flagGryazin Nikolay - Fedorov Yaroslav
"It was great, no mistakes, very clear. Sometimes I could brake later but there is nothing to risk at this stage."
#3
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"I can try to win, but it will be tough, there is a lot of fast drivers."
#2
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Very short stage, not so nice. We will push, let's see what Kajto can do."
#1
flagKajetanowicz Kajetan - Baran Jarosław
"I want to be quick on this rally, but it's not so important to be quick on this stage. Half of the stage is on tarmac and we are on soft tyres, it's easy to destroy them."
#43
flagMunnings Catie - Stein Anne Katharina
made mistake in turnaround
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