Estonian Ott Tanak (Hyundai i20 N Rally1) was the fastest this Thursday morning during the turbulent Acropolis Rally, the tenth round of the World Rally Championship.
The winner of the last Ypres Rally has achieved swallowed Lygaria clocked 3.62km in 2:37.9 in his last three attempts.
Ott Tanak beat his teammate Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20 N Rally1) by three tenths of a second (2:38.2).
An Irishman Craig Breen (Ford Puma Hybrid Rally1) finished third in 2:38.8, just ahead of Hyundai’s third, that of the Spaniard. Dani Sordo (2:39.0).
The first Toyota GR Yaris Rally 1 appears “only” in fifth place, Esapekka Lappi (2:39.3) to beat the reigning World Championship leader Ancient Rovanpera (2:39.6).
French Sebastien Loeb (Ford Puma Hybrid Rally1), which found itself on three cylinders on its third lap through the shakedown, preferred to stop the charge when it was in tenth place (2:41.9).
The race for the Acropolis Rally will be held this Thursday evening near the Olympic Stadium of Athens, where a spectacular spectacle of less than two kilometers (1.95 km) awaits the participants in intense excitement.
Friday, a change of scenery: it is a long day (six stages, without going through the service park) on rough roads that will be on the list of the crew of this Acropolis Rally.