FIA European Rally Championship 2021, Spherical 5 – 55th Azores Rallye – Leg 2 dispute
Andreas Mikkelsen has won the 55th Azores Rallye following an exhilarating battle that raged except the closing stage of spherical five of the FIA European Rally Championship.
Using a Toksport WRT-flee Škoda Fabia Rally2 Evo alongside co-driver Elliott Edmondson, MICHELIN-equipped Mikkeslen beat Dani Sordo for his second Azores victory by 14.8s.
“We had a factual gap to Dani so I tried to be vivid,” talked about Norwegian Mikkelsen. “We made the distinction within the final two stages so I can also ease off a itsy-bitsy bit bit in [Sete Cidades]. We played it vivid and tall thank you to the personnel. Elliott did a tall job, myself I am additionally joyful. It was as soon as the truth is tall competitors and it was as soon as fun to fight with Dani. It was as soon as a the truth is fantastic weekend and we the truth is loved.”
Within the abet of Sordo (Crew MRF Tyres Hyundai i20 R5), Rallye Crew Spain’s Eftén Llarena snatched a dramatic third impart from Ricardo Moura (ARC Sport) after the dwelling hero rolled on the closing stage.
“I made a tiring mistake in a the truth is tight nook, I clipped the interior and that’s the plot it’s,” talked just a few heart-broken Moura, who came dwelling fourth.
ORLEN Crew’s Miko Marczyk rounded out the cease five sooner than Hyundai Rally Crew Italia’s Umberto Scandola.
Javier Pardo (Suzuki Swift R4lly S) won ERC2 with Jean-Baptiste Franceschi taking the ERC3 honours in his Renault Clio Rally4.