Mitsubishi won everything at Sertões International Rally 2022

Mitsubishi won everything at Sertões International Rally 2022


Mitsubishi confirmed its tradition and its 4×4 DNA in the historic 30th edition of the Sertões International Championship, which ended in Salinópolis (PA), after exactly 7,216 km from Foz do Iguaçu (PR), where it started. The most recognized brand in the public world won in all the categories it competed in: Production T2, Prototype, Best Production and Pró-Brasil. In addition, 17 of the 27 cars that crossed the finish line had branding on the hood, including images of the L200 with a 4×4 from the Mitsubishi Cup.

On board the L200 Triton Sport R, the Paulo Cesar Bertolini/Anderson Bertolini duo took the best in the Production T2 category, followed by Youssef Haddad, who only competed in the Sertões. In the Prototype category, Paulo Goes and Jefferson Teixeira climbed to the top of the podium in the L200 Triton Sport RS. Alessandro Tozoni and Christina Xavier took the best in the Super Production category in the L200 Triton ER, while Paulo Vieira Marcondes and Ricardo Medeiros won in the Pro Brazil category, also in a branded truck.

CHALLENGE – Mitsubishi highlighted the International Sertões Rally 2022 with “Desafio 1 por Todos”, where one of the most experienced people in the Brazilian rally (Youssef Haddad) launched himself into one of the biggest challenges of his career, racing as a player. driver and navigator. With 9 participations in the Dakar and Sertões champion, Youssef faced it all alone aboard the L200 Triton Sport R prepared for the race.

Two businessmen Sérgio and Jussara Maranhão, who run the Macom Mitsubishi business in Belém (PA), saw the victory of the Japanese car manufacturer in Rally dos Sertões, in Salinópolis (PA) recently. | (Disclosure)

ATTENDANCE RECORD – Anyone who has competed in the Sertões International Championship knows the difficulty and extreme limits that cars face in the most difficult conditions. What few people imagine is that designing over 7,200 kilometers of dirt, sand, gravel, mud and erosion roads is a job that takes months, carried out in a fleet of factory L200 Tritons – the same as those sold with concessions. Macom Mitsubishi.

In the International Sertões Rally 2022, 72 L200s – the largest group ever given – were in charge of the race organizers and inspectors of all kinds of assistance to the competitors. The 3 diamond brand is one of the biggest supporters of meetings in Brazil and the longest-lived sponsor of the Sertões: it has been a partnership for 19 years.

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