Oct 06

RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España: Tänak sets pace

Ott Tänak led SS1/2 after the opening two gravel speed tests on Friday morning

The Estonian was fastest in the Caseres special stage before claiming second quickest in the following Bot test to hold a 2.2sec advantage over Mads Østberg’s Ford Fiesta.

Glorious sunshine and dry conditions meant the dirt tracks in the hills west of Salou were covered in loose gravel. Conditions improved as the passage of every car cleared stones from the driving line, but the ‘cleaning’ effect was not as pronounced as expected.

“You can see some cleaning but it’s still extremely slippery, which is a bit surprising. We have to manage the conditions as best as we can,” said Tänak, who is third in the start order.

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source: WRC.com