The European leader defends his place in the Canary Islands Rally – La Provincia

The European leader defends his place in the Canary Islands Rally - La Provincia

Wednesday of the next week ends the deadline to register at 43rd Rally Canary Islands, the second date scoring for European Rally Championship (ERC) which is disputed May 2 to 4, as well as for Spain Championship of asphalt and the new National supercampeonato. Despite the fact that the bulk of the inscriptions occur in recent days, more than twenty teams They have formalized the procedure.

Among them are the leaders of the continental contest after his victory in the Azores, Poles Lukasz Habaj and Daniel Dymurski, who will defend that position of privilege in the Gran Canaria event on board their Skoda Fabia R5.

There will be no shortage to the appointment the current champions of the European event, Alexey Lukyanuk and Alexey Arnautov. The Russians will try to achieve their fourth consecutive triumph in the Canary Islands Rally, this time with a Citroën C3 R5.

The regional champions, Enrique Cruz and Yeray Mujica, they have also done the same with their Porsche 997 GT3 2010. First in making your registration has been, one more edition, the grancanario Manu Naranjo. Accompanied by Ruperto Ramos, they will repeat in 2019 with a Peugeot 208 R2

Between the international teams already confirmed are Paulo Nobre-Gabriel Morales (Skoda Fabia R5) Y Juan Carlos Alonso-Juan Pablo Monasterolo (Evo X); they will cross the Atlantic from Brazil and Argentina, respectively.

TO Nacional level, Yeray Lemes-Ariday Bonilla they have already registered the Hyundai i20 R5 with which they compete in 2019 within the Supercampeonato de España. Also they current champions of ERC Ladies Trophy, Emma Falcón and Eduardo González, where appropriate, with your new Citroën C3 R5. Juan Carlos Quintana-Rogelio Peñate they promise to be other animators with their new Peugeot 208 N5, like David Nafría-Pedro Requena (Peugeot 308 N5).

Among the locals, In addition to the aforementioned Cruz-Mujica, José María Ponce-Carlos Larrodé will repeat with the SEAT JTR 600. Fran Suárez-Alejandro Rodríguez, with a Opel Adam S, will be one of the members of a Adam Cup that, in its third edition, will once again be the star of the Canary Islands Rally.

Although there is little more than a week to close the registration, the contacts that the different teams maintain with the Organizing Committee of the Rally Canary Islands predict a inscription of those who make epoch.

Equally important will be the international debut of the Abarth Rally Cup. East monomarca contest will group the spectacular 124 Rally with different teams from various European countries. One more chapter that fans will enjoy from May 2 to 4.


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