Alexandre Camacho holds the record for victories in the Madeira Rally

Alexandre Camacho holds the record for victories in the Madeira Rally


Alexandre Camacho and Pedro Calado corrected the title, with a time of 1:58.36.07, and became the first to win five times in the competition organized since 1959 by Club Sports da Madeira.

The Madeirans lost first place in the first two days, while Bruno Magalhães, the rider from outside the region who participated in the most races (20), won the opening logo of the super special and finished the first stage on top, with a difference. of 19.03 seconds for the current champion.

On the third and final day, a change took place in the last scheduled course (PEC) of the morning, which took place in Rosário, with Alexandre Camacho doing 2.7 less than his opponent, who won in 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015, and who also claimed the record of five victories.

Bruno Magalhães, in the Hyundai I20 Rally2, ended up going from ‘heaven to hell’. While chasing Alexandre Camacho in the fight for the title of the unusual event, he had to give up on the PEC 15, the second in Ponta de Sol, after a tire came off his car.

It is also worth mentioning the performance of Madeiran Miguel Nunes who won all stages today, after finishing in second place, 11.5% behind the winner.

In the last place on the podium was José Pedro Fontes (Citroen C3 Rally2), with a difference of 22.1, but he leaves Madeira to command the Portuguese Rally Championship, followed by Armindo Araújo (Skoda Fabia Rally2) and Miguel Correia (Skoda Fabia Rally2. Evo ) in second and third place, respectively.