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International recognition on the cards for Adeje rally? 

PAGE 39 International  recognition on the cards for Adeje rally

The Rally Villa of Adeje BP Trofeo Cicar officially started with a presentation at the Hotel Iberostar Anthelia in Costa Adeje.

The evening was attended by representatives of the authorities, sponsors, colla-borators, drivers, volunteers and officers and the Mayor’s presidency from Adeje, José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga; the president of the Royal Spanish Automobile Federation, Manuel Aviñó; and the president of the team, Poli Delgado.

At the beginning of the event, a special moment was dedicated to the official Rally doctor, Atanás Iliev, who died on April 17th. Those present gave a great ovation to his memory and remembered the great work done together with the Escudería Villa de Adeje.

The presentation revolved around the novelties and staging of an event that will be the first round of the Inter-Island and Provincial Cham-pionship of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the second of the Canary Rally Championship of Asphalt, the fourth of the Spanish Championship and the great novelty of this 2018, pre-inspection for the European Trophy Rally, with which in 2019 the test could become international.

“For us it is a pride that our Rally has already been consolidated at the national level and opts to be in the European calendar, but it is above all because it has managed to bring together the efforts and the entrance of all the municipalities of the south of the island of Tenerife , that contribute an important part so that the test is a success ,” said Sr. Fraga.

For his part, the president of the federation said he was pleasantly surprised by the level of the presentation.

Sr. Aviñó stressed that as a member of the World Council of the International Automobile Federation, they would support the candidacy of Adeje to be part of the European calendar.

The act was also attended by the Mayor of Santiago del Teide, Emilio Navarro; San Miguel, Arturo González, and the sports councillors of Adeje, Guía de Isora, Granadilla de Abona and Arico, who learned about new things such as the collaboration of the team with “Tiempos Online.com”, di-rected by Juan José Llanos. This will offer an online and instant chronograph service that will serve for the best functioning of the time treat-ment in the new screens of the departure and arrival cere-mony.

Also available will be a visualization of the course in virtual form, a specific Rally App in Spanish and English, a website with all the informa-tion up to the minute, television and online radio and a security deployment with more than 850 people who will watch over the good development of one of the most important events in the Canary Islands.