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WRC- Tänak On High After Opening Road Levels In Mexico

The Estonian duo of Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja led Rally Guanajuato México after a pair of opening blasts across the slippery cobbled streets and thru the slim silver mining tunnels within the historic colonial metropolis of Guanajuato on Thursday night.

The Ford Puma Rally1 crew had been quickest on each phases and take a slender 1.7-second lead over Toyota’s Kalle Rovanperä and Jonne Halttunen into the evening halt in León.

Esapekka Lappi and Janne Ferm maintain third of their Hyundai i20 N Rally1 after two passes via the 1.12km tremendous particular stage that was preceded by the historically spectacular ceremonial begin in entrance of 1000’s of passionate rally followers exterior the Alhóndiga de Granaditas museum.

Toksport WRT2’s Emil Lindholm leads WRC2 in a Škoda Fabia Evo, forward of teammate Nicolay Gryazin (+1.6sec)and Gus Greensmith (+1.9sec) in a Škoda Fabia RS.

On Friday, crews will deal with a loop of three difficult gravel phases within the morning. Motion will get underway with the famed El Chocolate particular, which runs for 29.07km and begins at 08.48hrs. Passes via Ortega (15.71km – 09.46hrs) and Las Minas (13.79km – 10.39hrs) precede a return to León for a lunchtime regroup and repair on the Rally Campus Service Park. The three gravel phases shall be repeated within the afternoon.

Two model new tremendous specials spherical off the day’s motion, with the primary getting used on 4 events throughout rally weekend.

2023 Rally Guanajuato México – provisonal classification after SS2 (full outcomes obtainable right here):

1. Ott Tänak (EST)/Martin Järveoja (EST), Ford Puma Rally1 1min 54.2sec
2. Kalle Rovanperä (FIN)/Jonne Halttunen (FIN), Toyota GR Yaris Rally1 1min 55.9sec
3. Esapekka Lappi (FIN)/Janne Ferm (FIN), Hyundai i20 N Rally1 1min 56.4sec
4. Thierry Neuville (BEL)/Martijn Wydaeghe (BEL), Hyundai i20 N Rally1 1min 57.0sec
5. Sébastien Ogier (FRA)/Vincent Landais (FRA), Toyota GR Yaris Rally1 1min 57.0sec
6. Elfyn Evans (GBR)/Scott Martin (GBR), Toyota GR Yaris Rally1 1min 57.5sec
7. Dani Sordo (ESP)/Candido Carrera (ESP), Hyundai i20 N Rally1 1min 57.6sec
8. Pierre Louis Loubet (FRA)/Nicolas Gilsoul (BEL), Ford Puma Rally1 1min 57.9sec
9. Takamoto Katsuta (JPN)/Aaron Johnston (IRL), Toyota GR Yaris Rally1 1min 58.3sec


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