One more year, Luis Monzón light the fuse of a new car season by participating in the Juncalillo Rise what is celebrated this next saturday march 14th in the grancanario municipality of Gáldar. However, unlike the previous three editions, this time it will be at the wheel of the Audi R8 LMS, the same vehicle with which the Canary Mountain Championship has dominated with an iron hand from 2017 to 2019.
Winner of the Ascent of Juncalillo during this same period with the MINI John Cooper Works World Rally Car, this time Auto-Lacquer, sponsor of the event organized by the Drago Team, He wanted to give fans the opportunity to see this powerful vehicle in action that has marked an era in the mountains.
“Auto-Laca is sponsor of the event and Ángel Ramos, on a personal level, is very involved in it and with the members of the Drago Team, so our participation in Juncalillo we owe it to him. It was Angel who wanted to , among all the cars in its collection, the Audi R8 LMS comes out with which we have won the last three years, “Monzón explains.
Due to its characteristics, Juncalillo is a challenge for Luis Monzón. Know the route well and suyo is the car record that has come downgrading in all previous participations until the current 2.35: 894, but it is unknown how a car will be adapted as sensitive to any irregularity of the asphalt as the R8 LMS.
“Good weather is expected, something that always worries when you get behind the wheel of this car, but possibly the times Do not leave as simple as with the MINI JCW that works perfectly in the most gated area of Juncalillo. Therefore, so that everything goes well, an Audi Sport engineer has been working with the car at Auto-Lac’s facilities this week. We will leave, as always, willing to enjoy to the fullest and for people to have fun, “adds the pentacampeón de Canarias de Montaña, which This year he will play some rallies with a Citroën C3 R5.
In its 24th edition, the Rise of Juncalillo opens the season of the Provincial Championship of Las Palmas de Montaña. According to the program stipulated by its organizer, the Drago Team, The training will begin at 10.30 am. Later the two official sleeves will be disputed. It is expected that the delivery of trophies in the Plaza de Juncalillo will take place around 2:30 p.m.