The 53rd Antibes Côte d’Azur Rally
French Rally Championship
French VHC Championship
18th – 20th May 2018
For this edition, three races will take the start of the Antibes Côte d’Azur Rally from 18th to 20th May in the Alpes Maritimes.
Supported by the city of Antibes, the Departmental council of the Alpes Maritimes and the Region Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, the 3rd step of the France Championship, the Antibes VHC Rally registered at the VHC French Championship as well as the Antibes VHRS Rally will stide along the 2018 itinerary. Please note the return of the Rally at an international level with the participation to the Tour European Rally.
The organization committee will propose a very interesting and selective edition in accordance with the economical situation in order to allow as much participants as possible.
Juan-les-Pins will be in the heart of the competition, with the starts and finish podium from the “Pinède Gould” famous place of the Juan Jazz festival. The official presentation of the teams as well as the autograph’s session will take place there on Friday 18th May as well as various animations during the whole week.
The assistance park will find the enclosure of the MIN of Nice. The Rally headquarters will be held this year at the Palais des Congrès in Juan Les Pins will gather all the information related to the safety of the event as well as the press room. Azur Arena will welcome the technical and administrative checking before race.
CFR : This Rally will start at 08:15 Saturday morning and will finish on Sunday around 05:00 pm. 12 stages are to be run with 6 different ones with 204 kms qualifying distances. The Saturday legs take on 6 ES including the selective SS « Col de Bleine – le Mas – Aiglun » which will allow a first ranking before the Sunday and the famous « Col du Turini » whose itinerary has been completely renewed.
Please note de participation of the competitors of the «Peugeot 208 Rally Cup» as well as the Junior French Championship. These promotion devices allow our best young pilots to pretend reaching a professional level.
Historic (VHC): This rally will start at 01:00 pm on Saturday and finish on the Sunday around 04:25 pm with 9 stages
for 150 kms qualifying distances. This Rally will join the CFR at the assistance park, and will take departure before it.
Historic (VHRS): This Rally will take place only on Sunday. 98 Kms of regularity zones. The Saturday afternoon will be reserved to verifications, followed by a welcome cocktail. The price giving will take place during the Cocktail organized by the city of Antibes at the Azur Arena on Sunday evening.
A very short timing for a very economic event.
Engagements: The rules books will be published from 15th March.
You will find all infos on the following websites: www.antibes-rallye.com et www.patricksoft.fr
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The Organization Committee