22.1 C
Saturday, December 2, 2023

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2023: Stage 5 concludes W2RC Round 2


After five stages, the thirty-second Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge in the book.The final round from Qasr Al Sarab back to Abu Dhabi was intense as competitors looked to score points in the race world rally championship.

This is especially true in RallyGP, Adrian van Beveren and Luciano Benavides Going into Friday’s race stage with a gap of 2 minutes and 58 seconds, he won the overall championship.benavides, winner Phase 4, started first but was caught up by many of his peers and finished seventh.Van Beveren leads by two to seal his second win after the W2RC Andalusia in 2022.

toby price After taking his second stage win in Abu Dhabi The third phase. Seven RallyGP finishers finished within five minutes of each other. mason klein lost his clutch Mohammad Barosi Knocked down 120km before the end of the race due to engine failure.

“I pushed hard today, opening doors all the way. It’s been a tough, exhausting day,” Benavidez said. “It was a lot of pressure to hit the stage this morning and it was the only option I had. But I think I did a good job and I’m happy with the result. To leave the race with a podium and two stage victories was amazing. Of course I want to win but I think it’s the best way to go game by game and the win will come. I think I’m 4th in the tournament right now so I’ll keep giving it my all and see what happens in Mexico .”

As a non-W2RC driver, a more intense battle took place in Rally 2 Tobias Ebster spoiler beat paul luci It took just forty-nine seconds to seal the overall result in his category. Jean-Louis Le Pen3:20 behind Ebst and still in title contender for class overall.

at T1, Henklatgen End the rally by beating the high note Sebastian Loeb More than two minutes. Interestingly, none of them were able to secure ADDC’s victory due to early mechanical issues. instead, Yazid Raj Finished fifth, becoming the first Saudi driver to win the ADDC Championship.

Lategan did not compete in the W2RC, leaving Loeb unable to add another point to his T1 points lead over the retirees Nasser Attiyah. Stage winner gets 5 W2RC points, second place gets 4 points, and so on.

mickey guthrie Held Mathias Ekstrom The T3 victory took just 54 seconds but penalties knocked Guthrie out of the top ten overall, while Red Bull Off-Road Junior Team colleagues Seth Quintero Shot the whole.another red bull driver Rokasbachuska Won the T4 overall, despite not being the champion driver Mansour Here Since he won by 2:47, he was prevented from earning bonus points for winning the stage.

For the second day in a row, the stage was delayed an hour and a half due to heavy fog that grounded helicopters. Unlike Stage 4, where the race distance at FIA level is halved due to weather, the last leg is complete.

Stage 5 Winner

T1211Henk Ratgen*Toyota Gazoo Racer2:36:11
T3303mickey guthrieRed Bull Cross Country Youth Team2:42:56
T4405Mansoor Herre*abu dhabi team2:51:54
Rally Grand Prix8toby priceRed Bull KTM Factory Racing2:24:45
Rally 296Tobias Ebst*SRG Motorsports2:36:51
quadruple room174Abdulaziz Ahliabu dhabi team3:16:33
* – Not participating in the World Rally Championship


T1207Yazid Rajspeeding car16:28:06
T3302Seth QuinteroRed Bull Cross Country Youth Team16:58:31
T4400RokasbachuskaRed Bull Can-Am Factory Racing17:25:47
Rally Grand Prix42Adrian van BeverenMonster Energy Honda Rally Team17:13:39
Rally 296Tobias Ebst*SRG Motorsports2:36:51
quadruple room174Abdulaziz Ahliabu dhabi team22:01:51


Source link

Related Articles

Discover the Stories of Three Zayed Sustainability Prize Finalists Fighting to Transform the World

Launched in 2008 to honor the legacy of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Zayed Sustainability Prize is set to announce this year's...

Witness: Abu Dhabi Unveils Hydrogen-Fueled City Bus with Zero Emissions

China-based technology company Wisdom Motor is gearing up to introduce its custom-designed hydrogen-powered city buses to Abu Dhabi through a collaboration with the Integrated...

Abu Dhabi Greenlights AED 7.6 Billion Housing Package Benefiting Over 5,600 Emiratis

Housing Package On Wednesday, Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive...

Prohibition of Entry for Certain Vehicles into Abu Dhabi for a Three-Day Period

On Wednesday, the Integrated Transport Centre implemented a temporary ban on specific vehicles entering Abu Dhabi. This ban primarily targets heavy vehicles, including trucks...

“Abu Dhabi Unveils New Rail Services to Enhance Transportation Network”

Rail Services  In a recent announcement, Etihad Rail and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) have revealed plans to establish railway services connecting Abu...

Latest Articles