Madeira Classic Car Rally
Forty cars are registered for the XXIX Tour of Madeira – Classic Rally, organised by the Classic Automobile Club of Madeira (CACM), which takes place between 29 June and 1 July. Entries include 30 cars in the sports event, with another 10 that will follow the same course without competing.
The competition comprises two stages, the first of 110 kilometres, the second with 99 kilometres. On Saturday, the 30th, competitors will go to Porto Moniz, on Sunday they will follow the Terreiro da Luta, Poiso, Santo da Serra, finishing in Santana, in Quinta do Furão, where prizes will be presented delivery. The race starts on Friday, June 29, with a parade in the centre of Funchal.
Funchal circa 1920
With the seafront being the centre of attention this weekend, I recently came across this old photo of the Avenida do Mar on http://funchaloldphotos.blogspot.com