The 2020 season of the Abarth Rally Cup officially opens with the Rome Capital Rally on 24 July and then continues in Latvia, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Hungary and Spain.
The 2020 season of the Abarth Rally Cup is ready to restart the engines on July 24 with the Rome Capital Rally, the opening test of the FIA ERC 2020.
In fact, in these days the new single-brand calendar reserved for the Abarth 124 has been defined rally, which is divided into 6 prestigious races, all valid for the continental championship.
Of these, four are held on asphalt: Rome Capital Rally (24-26 July), Barum Czech Rally Zlín (28-30 August), Rally of Hungary (6-8 November) and Rally of the Canary Islands (26-28 November) ); two run on the ground instead: the Rally Liepāja, in Latvia (14-16 August) and the Rally of the Azores, scheduled from 17 to 19 September.
The latter is the novelty of the 2020 season. The Portuguese island race is in fact among the most spectacular in the world thanks to the breathtaking scenarios in which the competitors will compete: the special stage of Sete Cidades that takes place along the edge is particularly famous of a lake formed by a volcanic crater.
An additional opportunity for drivers taking part in the Abarth Rally Cup, which includes a prize pool of € 30,000 for each race to which is added the final prize for the winner of the championship of the same amount. The final ranking of the Abarth Rally Cup will be drawn up on the basis of the 5 best results obtained.
The Scorpion brand will also support private teams on the competition fields with the spare parts service in the service park, with the presence of engineers and technicians and also with the Abarth Hospitality structure.