A dry day in Asturias noticed the no2 Audi quattro of ‘Zippo’ and Denis Piceno main by 8.1 seconds on the tip of the main leg of the Rally de Asturias Historico.  The Italians, who’re currently main the Category 3 Championship, are chasing their fifth category victory in 2021.

2d overall is the Category 3 Ford Escort of Jesus Ferreiro and Javier Anido, 1m41s sooner than the no1 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4×4 of Daniel Alonso and Adrian Perez who’re main Category 4.  The Ford Sierra changed into struggling energy loss with a blown turbo on the tip of the day 

The in a single day chief in Category 2 is Ernie and Karen Graham within the no5 Ford Escort RS1800 in 4th overall.  The no6 Porsche 911 Carrera RS of Paolo Pasutti and Giovanni Campeis changed into main Category 2 after the main three stages but mechanical concerns dropped the Italians down the repeat.

The Category 4 Subaru Legacy 2.0 Turbo 4 wheel pressure of Antonio Sainz and David De La Puente finished the day in 5th overall and 2d in Category 4 after struggling throttle and energy concerns.

James Potter and Michael Johnston within the no7 Ford Escort MK1 dangle been 6th overall and 2d in Category 2, while the no8 Chrysler Sunbeam of Tim and Steve Jones dangle been 7th and third in Category 3.

The no9 VW 1300S of James Calvert and James O’Brien retired on stage 1 with a broken crankshaft.

Day 2 of the Rally de Asturias Historico will feature seven extra stages, beginning at 11h17 (CEST) tomorrow morning.

CLICK HERE for the implications from Day 1 of the Rally de Asturias Historico, Spherical 6 of the 2021 FIA European Historic Rally Championship.  

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