Valentino Rossi for the seventh time won the Monza Rally Show

Valentino Rossi for the seventh time won the Monza Rally Show

December 10, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The victory in the competition was predicted by Finn Teem Suninen, factory pilot of the Ford WRC. However, the Italian motorcycle racer managed to get ahead of him for more than a minute.

Nine-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi at the rally in Monza played at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta sports car and showed its capabilities last Saturday during the 45-kilometer Grand Prix stage. Then he beat Suninen by 11.9 seconds.

Despite the big gap, in the final stages he had to fight Finn, Roccolo and Cairoli, who were not going to give up the victory to the Italian so easily.

In particular, in the Master Show (a series of dueling races in front of the spectator stands), Rossi lost first place to Antonio Cairoli, whose Hyundai I20 WRC was 80 hp weaker. Ford’s Valentino.

 However, no matter how well Cairoli managed on the drift, the result of the competition was the victory of the Italian. Suninen took the second place, on the third was Roberto Brivio from the Suzuki Ecstar team, on the fourth – Alessio Saliuchi, the five of the leaders were locked by Antonio Cyroli.