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54. Azores Rallye 2019

21. 3. – 23. 3. 2019, Ponta Delgada • Grupo Desportivo Comercial • gravel 223.93 km • Other years
ERC #1ERC 2 #1ERC 3 #1ERC Ladies #1ERC 3 Junior #1ERC 1 Junior #1Portugal #2Portugal 2WD #2Azores #1
Azores championship only counts leg 1

Info

SS15

1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
Due driving with broken wheel on previous stage it damaged brake hose so crew lost brakes on this stage and rolled. Crew was ok!
21
flagRemennik Sergey - Danilova Marina
"On previous stage we got some problems with transmissions, and in this stage we heard some big noise from the gearbox so we just continued slowly. It's rally."
29
flagMunster Grégoire - Louka Louis
"We took some new expreience on gravel, but now the loop was OK and we had some time to feel the gravel."
31
flagRøkland Steve - Fuglerud Marius
"We have to work little bit on the traction and hopefully we will be stronger."
22
flagAlonso Juan Carlos - Monasterolo Juan Pablo
"What a weekend. We never give up, we were always fighting to be here. We had fantastic fight with Sergey on the first day. Thanks to my codriver, my team and my family."
38
flagJohnston Sean - Kihurani Alexander
"Breathtaking, there were splashes and corners where I coudln't see anything. I'm happy to be in the finish. Many thanks to the team, it was a great weekend."
37
flagTalaš ml. Jan - Krajča Ondřej
"I want to thank to my family, my team and my co-driver!"
34
flagCais Erik - Žáková Jindřiška
"I'm speechless, I think this is absoluely toughest event in my entire life. I'm really tired, but I'm happy and look forward to another rally. Thanks to everyone who supported me."
30
flagRossel Yohan - Fulcrand Benoît
"We had a lot to learn. I was swimming in my car. Difficult rally, I'm happy to finish the rally, it was OK, but I'm not happy with my performance."
35
flagLundberg Elias - Arhusiander David
"I'm superhappy with being here. It was tough rally, my first rally in ERC and in this car. I'm happy."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"We had some technical problems in the last stage. I tried to go gently, we are happy to be in the finish. I'm happy with our performance over the weekend."
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"It wasn't the best weekend, this morning was difficult, we couldn't push. Let's keep working to win in this championship."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"I'm really happy we are here. We lost ten minutes first day, but then we could try so many setup options, we learned new roads and of course we still have a lot to learn."
20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"I think we struggled yesterday and we tried to recover today. We did our best, it was tough day."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"It's great victory for me. It was hard to get here, we are really really happy."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"I keep my average - two spins every stage. Very difficult rally. But everything is good."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"We just finished the Azores rally, it was my second time here but I have never drove in such difficult rally. But the car is complete so we can send it directly to Canary Islands."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"Very tough weekend. We were stopped at Lukyanuk so we now just made it to the end."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"It was quite difficult to attack, I just wanted to keep it safe to the finish. We lost too much on the first loop today."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"This stage was crazy, so many rocks, I'm happy to be here. The car was great, I'm really happy."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"The most difficult weekend ever, so many mistakes, I'm really happy to be here. We were today on hard tyres, it wasn't the best idea. But today it went quite well."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"I'm in the finish so maybe the championship points will be better than nothig. It was really difficult weekend."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"Very difficult stage, lot of water and poor traction. We tried to defend Ricardo, but I don't know the time. It was quite positive weekend, we now know much more about the car."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"What a rally, I never thought it could be so difficult. I'm happy to be second on the podium. In the beginning ot was difficult for us, but we managed it, it was incredible to be here."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"Really hard, now it was very slippery, we got scared many times. But we are here. I don't know if we get in front of Bruno Magalhaes, but we are happy."

SS14

8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"We keep on going, I'm not pushing. I overshot few junctions and lost some time."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"I'm sorry for Lucas, we did proper stage and had more fun. We now need to finish the rally."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"It was a slow puncture maybe five kilometers after start. I don't know why. It's frustrating."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"It was survive only. Really tough, lot of water. We managed it more safe. I want to keep this pace and not to do any stupid mistake."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"I can't complain, so far so good. This time we had clean run, the car was this time much more enjoyable."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"I spun and stalled again. We have a hole in the car, water and mud inside the car, it was difficult."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"The wishbone wasn't working properly again. The was good, but it doesn't matter now."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"Very difficult, the first part had a lot of water like in river, lot of aquaplaning. I tried to push, we are in battle with Teodosio for the Portuguese championship."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"The visibility was maybe 20 meters, I never drove in anything like this. We want to finish mainly, we need to manage one more stage."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"The grip is quite good, but we had quite a lot of fog and heavy rain in there."

SS13

31
flagRøkland Steve - Fuglerud Marius
"Really difficult conditions. No point to try to push, we only want to finish."
22
flagAlonso Juan Carlos - Monasterolo Juan Pablo
"Very very tricky and slippery, we only want to finish the rally. We drive like in recce, lot of fog in the car, we had to turn on the heater and it's hot in here."
21
flagRemennik Sergey - Danilova Marina
"Pretty cool, this stage had much more grip than the previous one. Yesterday the problem was really stupid, it was in fuse box."
38
flagJohnston Sean - Kihurani Alexander
"Alex hes been co-driving for sixteen years and he said he never saw such conditions."
37
flagTalaš ml. Jan - Krajča Ondřej
"Amazing, very hard stage."
34
flagCais Erik - Žáková Jindřiška
"Horrible conditions. I don't know what to say, it's crazy."
30
flagRossel Yohan - Fulcrand Benoît
"Incredible conditions, I never drive in something like this. Today no sunshine, just lot of rain, we will see, but it is really difficult. I want to finish the rally."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"This stage was the hardest one I have ever driven. Lot of standing water, it was only aquaplaning, no stage."
35
flagLundberg Elias - Arhusiander David
"It's quite good now, but in the stage it was absolutely insane. I wasn't off, but sometimes it was close. So scary."
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"In previous stage we hit a wall and the car is sliding a lot in right corners. We also can't close the door."
20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"I think this should be cancelled, it's dangerous. The conditions are very very difficult, too much water."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"I can't see anything, too much fog, we hit a wall. Complete disaster but we are hapyp because we are here."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"The most difficult stage I have ever driven in my life. We are driving very slowly, if you go faster, you go immediately off."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"Really really difficult, it's raining a lot. The wipers are not able to clean the window. Very difficult and dangerous."
19
flagCorreia Miguel - Alves Pedro
"Very difficult, we have a problem with turbo."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"I will remeber this stage my entire life, it was so difficult. The water got in the heating system and it was going in the car."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"We are becoming kamikadze, this is getting dangerous. Really really bad conditions."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Incredible, absolutely incredible. We did stupid misake, went straight in one junction and stalled the engine."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"Incredibly difficult, I think I have never run in stage like this before. We had a lot of fog, I now want only to survive."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"I took some risk, we had few scary moments. It's really difficult, I have never driven in conditions like this. We wanted to defence our position in the morning but our main goal now is to finish the rally."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"Oh my God, so much standing water on hard tyres, we had few moments. "
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"I think we have problem with everything this weekend. The only positive thing will be if we finish the rally."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"Heavy rain, lot of fog. Tricky conditions, easy to make a mistake. We have lack of traction."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"We went in the fog almost off the cliff, we are really happy to be here. We are second in the juniors, we need to keep the pace."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"It's slippery like hell, we lost a rear bumper few hundred meters from here. But the confidence is better."

SS12

39
flagMyachin Dmitriy - Gorlanov Alexander
"I couldn't get better experience fro rally than this. I enjoyed it."
31
flagRøkland Steve - Fuglerud Marius
"Really tricky out there, we want to finish, that's the main thing."
37
flagTalaš ml. Jan - Krajča Ondřej
"Very hard stage, but the car is OK."
36
flagSchwedt Roman - Meter Lina
"We hit a little tree, we were little bit too fast. But no serious damage. Crazy stage."
34
flagCais Erik - Žáková Jindřiška
"On start we had big rain, it was like in Jurassic park. But we really enoyed it. I think it is the most beautiful stage of the rally."
30
flagRossel Yohan - Fulcrand Benoît
"Very tricky conditions. I had no grip. I tried to push, but no traction."
26
flagWagner Simon - Winter Gerald
"Not very confident with the car, we have to change the setup now."
35
flagLundberg Elias - Arhusiander David
"Really tough, really low grip level. Not good at all, worse than yesterday."
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"In one corner the rear part of the car went off and we hit a wall. In previous stage we stalled the engine and lost a lot of time."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"This stage was technical and demanding. I don't know the time, but it was good."
20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"Very tricky, but it was OK. I think the car is too soft. We are learning."
18
flagAlmeida Pedro - Almeida Nuno
"Small touch in the end of the stage, I don't know how it happened. I think it's over."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"I had a spin, not happy with this stage."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"We are still learning, we have to understand how to drive here. But we had a clean run, no drama."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"We spun two times. It's incredibly slippery, in some parts it's foggy. We spun and had to reverse, we lost a lot of time."
19
flagCorreia Miguel - Alves Pedro
"Very difficult."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"We survived, this stage was incredible. We went like when my mum goes shopping. We hit a straw bale, we also hit a tree, we are happy to be here."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"Not easy to see anything, it was really slippery. Sometimes it's quite dangerous, the final part with big trees is little bit too much."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"We are missing something in the setup of the car in these conditions."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"Very bad, not good. Slippery like I have never see this before. Really difficult."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"Really difficult, very slippery. Hard to keep concentration for 20 minutes in these conditions."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"I gave everything to it, this morning is going pretty well. Lot of standing water, I have never seen such wet stage. But it's OK."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"Lot better, no problem. But the time is bad, my confidence is below zero."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"No traction, I tried to drive clean, if I pushed I would crash. Really slippery stage."

SS11

26
flagWagner Simon - Winter Gerald
"Quite difficult, I went safe in some places, but it's OK."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"I don't know, maybe the time will be good."
18
flagAlmeida Pedro - Almeida Nuno
"It was a tricky stage, very slippery, but we did what we could. We are recovering from yesterday crash and getting to the rhythm."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"Really difficult, in these conditions, especially in the fog I was struggling with the pacenotes, sometimes I completely forgot where I was. In some places I was braking too early, but the time is not so bad."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"Like yesterday - twisty, narrow and slippery. And today it's even rainy like hell."
19
flagCorreia Miguel - Alves Pedro
"Very wet, the weather is not good."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"The brakes are dead, on the downhill I had to push the pedal hard. It's difficult."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"I'm just laughing, but it's instead of crying. We can't see anything."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Learning the tyres, we are really going out of pace. Backing off a lot, but OK, no drama."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"It's difficult to meausre the grip, the grip level was changing very often. But it was a clean run for us."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"I'm speechles after the stage, so much happened in there. We had few moments, we also hit a rock with front right tyre. Very difficult stage for us."
10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"We have a problem with water pressure."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"I thought I had a puncture, I hit a rock. But it's OK."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"We got it maybe 7 kilometers before the finish."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"I had clean run, but it's difficult to see through the window. The communiation in the car stopped for a while, I don't know why. We have to be clever, it's our first time with Hyundai in such conditions. Little bit difficult but we are here."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"First time in the rain. We had two spins, the road is crazy slippery."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"We spun. We changed the setup from yesterday and it's better. But we spun and I have to fint back the confidence. It was quite slippery."

SS10

21
flagRemennik Sergey - Danilova Marina
Car didn't start -> Rally2
30
flagRossel Yohan - Fulcrand Benoît
"It's good to be here, I tried to push but I thing there was low grip. It was pleasure in the car, but the time is not so good. We will see tomorrow, lot of kilometers, I will try to push."
20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"Difficult morning with no brakes, but we improved the car and we do more changes for tomorrow. Let's see what we can do in the next day."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"It will be cmpletely rally tomorrow. I hope to continue like today."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"I'm happy with today, we tried to attack, big push. We are happy to beat Sindre Furuseth."
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"It started really bad, but step by step we tried to improve. Tomorrow we want to keep pushing."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"Completely different rally, we are learning and trying to enjoy it. We are lucky to be here. We improved with every kilometer, I'm happy."
22
flagAlonso Juan Carlos - Monasterolo Juan Pablo
"It's amazing when you think everyhing is lost, suddenly you are back in the race. We are very happy with today."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"I think I have nothing to complain, I was only struggling because the roads were new to me. But so far it was good today."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"We have nothing to lose, we are ten minutes back, so we wanted to enjoy and had a big show and fun here."
19
flagCorreia Miguel - Alves Pedro
"The car was perfect today."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"The grip was great, driving this car is always pleasure. I have to improve my driving a lot, I'm trying."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"We had it all today, rolled, three punctures, powersteering, so many things. But I'm happy we are third in our championship."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Really enjoying our driving, things worked really well today."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"I'm happy with my pace, no big problems today."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"I'm little bit surprised. Our position is good not because of problems of other drivers but because of our pace. We did good tyre management today, the setup was also working well. Really really good day."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"Not everything can be perfect. We are looking forward for tomorrow."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"The first loop today was very difficult. We have some options for tomorrow, but the differences are to big now."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"Frustrating day, it's all I have to say."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"This stage was amazing, very nice. Little bit slippery, but we are happy."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"Very slippery, I don't know why. We changed tyres, adjusted setup, but... It's usually very funny stage. Maybe next time."

SS9

39
flagMyachin Dmitriy - Gorlanov Alexander
"These stages are so difficult to me, I always try to find the rhythm, we keep on working."
37
flagTalaš ml. Jan - Krajča Ondřej
"My time is not good. Tomorrow is another day."
36
flagSchwedt Roman - Meter Lina
"I really enjoy it, but this stage is crazy, with many stones and rocks it's not easy with this small car."
34
flagCais Erik - Žáková Jindřiška
"It was quite good, now we are going to have fun in the super special and then sleep."
26
flagWagner Simon - Winter Gerald
"Getting better and better. More confidence with the car, the feeling is good. Tomorrow will be tough day, I think the weather will change, it will be interesting."
35
flagLundberg Elias - Arhusiander David
"It was tough, we keep on going, staying focused."
20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"The car is good, I try to avoid hitting the rocks and keep the pace."
30
flagRossel Yohan - Fulcrand Benoît
"I have a puncture on the front right, all OK with the car, but the time is not good."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"Big battle, now we have to push hard. It's good. Tomorrow it will be still a long rally."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"It's amaziong, good fun. I completely lost brakes in Sete Cidades. But now in the uphill we could go flatout."
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"We pushed hard in the previous stage and I think it's good now."
22
flagAlonso Juan Carlos - Monasterolo Juan Pablo
"I'm sorry for Sergey, it's not the right way of racing. But it's unbeliavable."
21
flagRemennik Sergey - Danilova Marina
"Luckily we have one more spare."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"I think we have little advantage as this stage is new for everyone. So the gap to the regulars is not so big."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"I enjoy it more and more, but now we had a small error in the pacenotes and we made a mistake and went very wide."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"We enjoyed it, very very good."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"In the middle of the stage we went through of lot of rocks. So maybe we got the puncture there."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"We missed a hairpin, we spun and the engine stalled. We'll see how it goes."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"We improve stage by stage little bit. We now need to get the car to the finish."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Thanks to the organizers for this stage, five stars, really enjoyable. I'm happy."
10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"I did some little mistakes. Not bad, unfortunately we lost a lot of time in the morning."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"Incredibly difficult rally for me, mentally. Everyone behind is pushing me, I need to stay positive."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"It went smoothly, but three kilometers before the finish we hit a rock and I thought we had a puncture. Luckily we made it through without problem."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"Some problems in the back, no brakes."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"It was OK, no big mistakes. The feeling is getting better with the car, the time as well so we want to continue like this."

SS8

26
flagWagner Simon - Winter Gerald
"It was good, we have two new tyres in the back and we will change it now."
35
flagLundberg Elias - Arhusiander David
"We have quite big problem, we hit something on the previous stage and got a puncture."
20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"Much better now, but lot of rocks in the stage."
30
flagRossel Yohan - Fulcrand Benoît
"I tried to push, but I think we have no grip on the wheels."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"One of my favouŕite stage. The time is not bad, we are happy to be here. We wanted to save brakes."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"In narrow section I touched the bank. In the end in the donhill it was slippery but it's the same for everyone."
21
flagRemennik Sergey - Danilova Marina
"We lost a lot of time with finding the place where to change the tyre. The time we had to Alonso is now gone. But we found the problem with the powersteering, it's in connector. It will be fixed."
22
flagAlonso Juan Carlos - Monasterolo Juan Pablo
"We have two more stages today and tomorrow will be also tough."
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"Now it was much better, not so slippery. We were pushing hard."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"It's better, we made little setup changes before the stage. But I hit a stone on the right in the stage and thought I had slow puncture. So in the end I drove carefully."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"I just enjoy it. I don't push, I just drive the car. It's quite OK, I'm happy to be back with the confidence."
19
flagCorreia Miguel - Alves Pedro
"We survived, it's really difficult. But very nice rally. No problem, only the pop-off opened two or three times."
10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"It was difficult, but not bad. It's getting better."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"It was really narrow, some corners were really tricky."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"It's getting confident with every kilometer. I'm really happy, not bad."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"There were some stones in the final part, we propbably got it there."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"We feel really good now, the car is working good. No reason to back off, we are keeping the pace."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"It was bit easier now, much more grip and clean lines. Some moments I went down with the rhythm, but I'm happy."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"We had a puncture in the last stage so we had to get carefuly through this one."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"I enjoyed it as in the furst run, but now I could give more push. No problems, this stage is extremely difficult. We did some tyre management today, tomorrow will be tough day."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"We had some issue with the car between the stages. But I'm happy with the driving."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"It was much better, we changed the car's height and the time is little bit better."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"I think the grip is OK, but outside the lines it's more slippery."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"I hit something and the car is strange when I turn to the right. The stage was fine but I need to get more confidence in the car."

SS7

34
flagCais Erik - Žáková Jindřiška
"I think we drove with the puncture maybe half of the stage. It was difficult, but I think it was only slow puncture."
26
flagWagner Simon - Winter Gerald
"It was OK, but we have lot of dust in the car."
35
flagLundberg Elias - Arhusiander David
"I had again strange feeling in this stage."
20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"Better now, we have brakes. We are in the back so we have lot of rocks on the road and have to protect the car."
30
flagRossel Yohan - Fulcrand Benoît
"Bit better, but we got a puncture. We will see on the next one."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"The road is now completely destroyed. We tried to push but also needed to drive carefuly."
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"We didn't do great time, we try to push on the next one."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"We didn't do great time, we try to push on the next one."
22
flagAlonso Juan Carlos - Monasterolo Juan Pablo
"We fixed everything in the service, we have new car now. We had clean run for the first time now."
21
flagRemennik Sergey - Danilova Marina
"No powersteering, already from the stage start."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"The guys in front are way ahead and they know the roads well. We have similar time Teodosio, it's OK."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"First af all the team did great job about the car. It's now harder and it's completely different car, the feeling is great now."
19
flagCorreia Miguel - Alves Pedro
"Everything is OK, really good. I love all this."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"Everytime second loops are no surprise anymore, it's much much better. We have a lot of fun. Still it's very narrow and slippery, but the car behaves so good."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"It's getting better with every kilometer. Very narrow stage, very tricky for us."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"It's not easy with the broken window, but it's part of the game. This was the first proper stage without any problem."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"The stage is more clean and the grip is better. So we enjoed the car, the feeling was good."
10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"Bit better, but difficult. The most difficult stage for me, I don't like this one."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"Second time here so more knowledge in new sections and more grip, we could push little bit more."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"Three or four kilometers back we felt the tyre. We need to go flatout from now."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"No problem, we are keeping steady pace. This stage is tricky with many narrow corners. I was driving very careful."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"It was much much better now."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"It's better, we changed the setup of the car, it's higher now. Now we have new tyres and it's better. We will see if it the strategy works."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"It was little bit better, but there was a lot of small rocks in the middle of the stage."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"Not good, I pushed really hard, but it's very slippery."

SS6

37
flagTalaš ml. Jan - Krajča Ondřej
"We have some problem with the engine."
36
flagSchwedt Roman - Meter Lina
"I did little mistake on the volcano stage. We learn many things, but it's coming."
34
flagCais Erik - Žáková Jindřiška
"Quite good, I really enjoyed it. The time is 50:50 good and not good, but I'm getting confident to the car. "
26
flagWagner Simon - Winter Gerald
"We drive with damaged arm so it's not very easy. But we will repair it in the service and in the afternoon again maximum attack."
35
flagLundberg Elias - Arhusiander David
"We improved a lot, the feeling is better. But the grip was changeable. But it's OK."
20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"We were struggling with brakes all the morning. We will see in the afternoon. When I push the car the car doesn't go straight, something is wrong."
30
flagRossel Yohan - Fulcrand Benoît
"I tried to push very hard, but the time is so bad."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"On the uphill I did little mistake, but all OK so now we will check the car in service."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"Completely new stage again. Couple of mistakes. Lots of understeer."
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"We did a good time, but we are still in the fight. This stage was very slippery in the beginning, I couldn't find the right rhythm."
22
flagAlonso Juan Carlos - Monasterolo Juan Pablo
"It's not to possible to drive, we had to change the wheel in the previous stage."
21
flagRemennik Sergey - Danilova Marina
"We hit a wall on the volcano stage. But the car works, we feel comfortable."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"This one was shorter so I wasn't so worried about the brakes overheating, I tried to push more. We will adjust the setup for the second loop."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"I'm struggling to brake the car, I don't know if it's my driving style. We are really pushing when we are feeling goog, but then we overshoot some junction again."
19
flagCorreia Miguel - Alves Pedro
"Everything OK, but the time is not very good. But I'm happy."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"So far so good. Everytime we arrive to the finish we arre happy. This stage was really really twisty and narrow."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"Interesting morning, much better than yesterday. I'm happy with our times being first time here."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Everything OK, but we stalled the engine and had to restart it twice. Learning the car. It's way different to Fiesta, we are changing the driving style little bit, but enjoy it."
10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"This one is new for everybody, we will see in the afternoon. We want to continue pushing. When you have such difficult morrning you have to stay focused."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"Not bad, really tough stage. We had no grip, this compound was good for the whole loop, but not for this stage."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"So frustrated, last year I went here so relaxed, now I only need to calm down as much as possible. I'm putting too much pressure on myself."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"It's something new for me, we are in new positions. It's special for me, I'm happy. The pace is good, no major problems."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"This one was quite hard. We learn every stage, I also don't want to do any stupid mistake."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"Very difficult, this is special stage that I love, but unfortunately in the beginning the stage was rough and the car was jumping. But we are here and we also have more tyre opritons for the rest of the rally than the others."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"Everything is OK. It's difficult to find a grip, but our team did a good job, we have a good setup."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"In this stage I was braking too late in one place and had to do 360 turn."
5
flagHerczig Norbert - Ferencz Ramón
"Very slippery, but everything is OK. We are here, maybe next loop will be better because we will not clean the road."

SS5

25
flagMunnings Catie - Gulbæk Engan Veronica
"We had a quite a big moment at the volcano section."
38
flagJohnston Sean - Kihurani Alexander
"So much fun, but we also had few terryfying moments. Great expreience."
28
flagBrož Dominik - Těšínský Petr
"I made a mistake on brakes and hit a wall. We changed the left puncture, but now in the finish we lost the right wheel."
26
flagWagner Simon - Winter Gerald
"We had a damage on the first stage of the day so the steering wheel is not straight anymore."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"Really amazing, we tried to push. Not bad, but we have to improve in next stage."
22
flagAlonso Juan Carlos - Monasterolo Juan Pablo
"Everything is wrong, two punctures, broken driveshaft, no clutch, terrible morning for us."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"I think the rhytm was good, but I don't know. "
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"It's my first time I do this stage in normal conditions and it's amazing."
21
flagRemennik Sergey - Danilova Marina
"Just bit of optimism."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"I was little bit scared in the end because my brakes were overheated. I had to push one or two times to make it work. I drive too carefully."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"We spun few hundred meters from the finish line, we had some mistake in pacenotes. This stage is really really tricky."
19
flagCorreia Miguel - Alves Pedro
"Very good, this stage is fantastic, very nice."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"This special stage is the hardest in the Azores rally. Last year we did it in deep fog and this year we can see how deep the volcano is."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"Big moment, I almost left the stage. It is difficult, very narrow, but lot of people. I hope in next pass we will make better time."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"After start of the stage I was too wide in one corner, it was a bit of roller coaster. But we are still there, we have no alarms in the car, it's OK."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Amazing stage as always. We had a problem in one corner where the pacenotes were little bit too optimistic."
10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"A spun, I had to reverse. I lost a lot of time, maybe 20 seconds."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"It was nice, but I went little bit down on my rhythm at the end of the stage. Also the the donwhill was more slippery than previous times."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"We spun with the car and couldn't restart it for maybe 40 seconds. It went so well and now this."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"Crazy difficult stage. On the tarmac section we hit something on the straight. I lost a confidence, we had a clean run but I took it carefully on the volcano."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"Not good, I have annoying problem with the car. Something with the engine cut."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"I think there is some stone in the wheel. The beginning of the stage was a disaster, with old tyres on the rear the car was moving a lot. Normally I am fast on this stage."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"This stage is fantastic. Very difficult to open the road, it was very slippery, not any grip. It was fun, but not good for the time."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"Very slippery. We changed the setup and it was bit better, but not enough."
5
flagHerczig Norbert - Ferencz Ramón
"The road is opened and clean. We had three bigger moments, but nothing serious."

SS4

31
flagRøkland Steve - Fuglerud Marius
"Lots of rocks, rough surface. But I think the next stage will be better."
35
flagLundberg Elias - Arhusiander David
"Not good at all, I have strange feeling with the car and I don't know why."
20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"There is a lot of rocks, we have to by careful with tyres and everything. Yesterday was not good for us, today we have problems with brakes. The car is strange, I don't know what it is."
30
flagRossel Yohan - Fulcrand Benoît
"It was good, I tried to push, we will see on the next stage. It will be a great one."
24
flagLlarena Efrén - Fernández Sara
"I think very good. We tried to attack and the time is very good. Difficul stage, very narrow, but we are happy. Big push."
33
flagFuruseth Sindre - Hjerpe Jim
"It was completely different from yesterday, we had a lot of lose gravel today."
32
flagAntunes Pedro - Lopes Paulo
"We went straight, couldn't turn and went off. We lost a lot of time."
22
flagAlonso Juan Carlos - Monasterolo Juan Pablo
"I hit a wall because of the puncture."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"Hell stage, I think there is no other rally like in Azores. Maybe in Ireland, but it's on tarmac. I was little bit cautios here, I was careful about brakes overheating." / Pekelná zkouška, Azorům se podobá snad jen Irsko, ale to je na asfaltu. Byl jsem moc opatrný."
21
flagRemennik Sergey - Danilova Marina
"Really really narrow."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"The car is working, the team did good job. Unfortunately we lost ten minutes yesterday, but now we can now collect experience. Now it was good, we had to reverse once, we will make it little stiffer for the next stage."
19
flagCorreia Miguel - Alves Pedro
"I like these difficult stages."
14
flagNobre Paulo - Morales Gabriel
"When you think some stage is really narrow, you than find road which is even more narrow!"
18
flagAlmeida Pedro - Almeida Nuno
"It was a good stage, I enjoy it a lot, we have fun."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"Really tight stage. Today we start later and have much more grip. We get used to the car as well, it's better than yesterday. We have more fun."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"There are too many rocks on the road. But it's part of the game."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"The stage was fine, some big rocks on the road, but luckily the bottom of the car is strong."
10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"I drove too carefully, I was too slow. Not good."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"Very slippery, for everyone of course. Cleaning a lot, very narrow and very difficult. But we managed it without any big mistakes, we had to be precise in there."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"I feel much better today, overthinking many things over night. There were some massive rocks in there. It was the most narrow stage I have ever driven."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"At the beginning we hit some rock with front right. It distracted me little bit, but the time is not bad, we had a good run. I thought we had a puncture but the tyre seems to be all right."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"I overshoot one junction, I'm not very confident. The rest of the stage wasn't very good."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"Difficult, I made some changes to the car. I have a strategy for the tyres, I have older tyres on the rear because we will need new ones later."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"The road was very slippery, hard to drive."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"Very slippery, very hard. Our position today is not good, I hope to not loose very much."
5
flagHerczig Norbert - Ferencz Ramón
"It was slippery and narrow, we had a big moment after 500 m from the start on fifth gear, the car went across the road. But everyting OK."

SS3

20
flagMonteiro Aloísio - Eiró Sancho
"We have some problems with the front of the car after what happened in the shakedown. The car is very difficult to drive."
4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"It is great to drive this car. We did a mistake when we had a puncture. It was strategic not to participate in the qualifying stage."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Now we can relax a bit. The car had minor problems but I'm enjoying it a lot."
10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"I'm quite happy, but I did some mistakes it was possible to do better and the car is ok. "
5
flagHerczig Norbert - Ferencz Ramón
"I don't like this stage. I did some mistake but is ok."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"The proper stages start tomorrow. I did a stupid mistake in the tarmac section in one of the previous stages. "
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"We had a problem in the SS1 so it was impossible to do better. Tomorrow will be difficult because we will be the first car in the road."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"Very difficult first two stages, specially the first one but we are quite happy and we are in a good position for tomorrow."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"Very difficult and very slippery. The car is not 100%. This stage was very difficult, with a lot of rocks."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"Step by step and I have some ideas about what to change for tomorrow. I will try to change the setup of the car to improve tomorrow."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"New car and a puncture where we lost 18 secs. Tomorrow is another day and still a long way to go."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"The stages are very difficult, very slippery and my tires are destroyed."

SS2

4
flagGriebel Marijan - Kopczyk Stefan
"I think it was my mistake, but is just a puncture, no damage."
10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"Very slippery, but it was ok."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"A lot of stones so we did it carefuly."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"Not a good start at all, we choose the wrong option."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"The stage was nice and we had a clear run of problems."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"We are trying our best after the problems in SS1."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"I'm not feeling 100% confident in the car."
2
flagMagalhães Bruno - Magalhães Hugo
"Ok, the car is not so good but it was not so bad. The car is moving a lot. We are giving everything."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"I made a lot of mistakes mainly in the faster part of the stage. The car is fantastic."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"We had a front right puncture at km 1. It is part of the game. Still a long way to go."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"The car sttopped from nothing at km 3."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"We are learning the roads. I'm getting confidence from stage to stage. It's very slippery."
18
flagAlmeida Pedro - Almeida Nuno
"The same as before. It was really difficult when we are one of the first cars in the road."

SS1

10
flagLoubet Pierre-Louis - Landais Vincent
"It was very slippery i one of the last corners, we damaged the wheel."
1
flagLukyanuk Alexey - Arnautov Alexey
"Learning the car, the beginning was really careful. Struggling with the feeling little bit, I don't know how the car would react yet."
3
flagIngram Chris - Whittock Ross
"I clipped some barrier. Very messy stage, but the stage time is not too bad."
5
flagHerczig Norbert - Ferencz Ramón
"Little mistake in the start, the engine stopped. But except this everything was OK."
6
flagHabaj Łukasz - Dymurski Daniel
"Crazy difficult stage. I think the car was little bit stiff. But we had clean run, no big mistakes, good fun."
12
flagTeodósio Ricardo - Teixeira José
"We hit a curb on the left. The rear arm is bent."
7
flagMoura Ricardo - Costa António
"Very dufficult, no grip at all. Something is wrong with the dampers."
15
flagRego Jr. Luís - Henriques Jorge
"Very slippery, but everything is OK."
17
flagSousa Bernardo - Calado Victor
"It's already full of ruts, it was also slippery like hell, all the time from one side to another. But first proper stage with this car, we are happy."
11
flagAdielsson Mattias - Johansson Andreas
"We have some vibrations in the car, it was really really hard, I even couldn't hear my co-driver. I need to find my confidence."
8
flagŠtajf Vojtěch - Havelková Veronika
"We were struggling with slippery road, we had two moments. We are learning how to drive on this." / "Bojujeme s kluzkou tratí, měli jsme dvě krizovky. Učíme se na tom jet."
18
flagAlmeida Pedro - Almeida Nuno
"More or less difficult stage. We were third on the road, so we do what we can."
9
flagTsouloftas Alexandros - Chrysostomou Antonis
"First on the road, we are sweepeing. It was difficult, very slippery."