From General Article [ 18/03/2009 ].
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PROCAR RALLY TEAM has defined an important agreement for participation in the Production World Rally Championship (PWRC) with a Grande Punto Abarth S2000, with the young Portuguese rally driver Bernardo Sousa. Born on 1987, from Funchal (Madeira), Sousa made his debut as a rally driver in 2007 and last year it was shown that in some PWRC races, as in Greece (second class) and New Zealand (seventh), showing considerable great level. Last year was nine in PWRC overall classification.
The debut is imminent, the Rally of Portugal, 2-5 April and then the program will continues in the Rally d’Italia (21-14 May), Acropolis (11-14 June), Australia (3-6 September) and Wales (21-25 October).
The agreement signed with Sousa also announced other two races outside the PWRC, the Rally of the Azores (7-9 May) and the Madeira Rally (July 30-August 01), valid for the IRC.