Rally Madeira is the 7th round of ERC, organized by 'Club Sports da Madeira', the 'Rali Vinho da Madeira' debuted in 1979 as a round of FIA European Championship Rally and is also one of the top events in the Portuguese Rally Championship calendar.
What adds special charm to the island is that the competitors challenging their driving skills on spectacular asphalt stages in a classic contrast of the mountain, sea, sun, and exquisite natural beauty around the place. It is estimated, that 30,000 or more local and international motorsport fans gather in the heart of historical city of Funchal for the special opening stage. Later stages of the rally flows into the snaking mountain ranges over three exciting days of competition.
Here is a short video , what is in store from this rally!
Skoda Motorsport's Friday video!
Here is the shakedown video of the rally, by one of the top competitors Luca Betti.