Isidre Esteve winsat Rally Tierras Altas de Lorca the buggy race
Submitted by pipo on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 21:25
The season started well for Isidre Esteve . The pilot of the KH -7 Polaris team has earned a hard-fought victory in the category Buggys ARTE, in the first round of Championship Off Road Rally Spain , Highlands Rally Lorca.
Esteve has also finished in fifth place overall despite suffering a setback , confirming their ability to attack large car title contenders with their Polaris Ranger RZR XP1000 adapted a much less powerful than the lightweight road buggy.
The race started on Saturday with a super special 7.6 km and a special stage of 112 km, after which Esteve anticipated Sunday's result : 5th all and first buggies dealer Spain . The day was successful for ilerdense , but traffic on the track and a puncture slowed their ability to improve the outcome of the day.
"In the first quarter of the special appeared before us other participant went further back , but upon the wrong road several times , cut a part of the tour without notice. We had to shoot well below our pace for about 15 miles with the powder because it was impossible to overtake. That, and a puncture, we delayed more than necessary , " he says.
In the next test , the Baja Almanzora (3 and 4 May) , Isidre Esteve and Chema Villalobos will leave in place in the overall Championship Spain Rally Off Road 5 and as flamboyant leaders buggys category .