|SA-Dakar Rally: Mitsubishi Lancer with Spinelli and Youssef up to seventh.|
Team Mitsubishi Brazil is in seventh in the second stage and occupies the same position in the overall standings. So Guilherme Spinelli and Youssef Haddad are now the best Mitsubishi in the Rally, followed by Erik Wevers (Holland, 12th) and Erik van Loon (Holland, 14th).
The Brazilian team finished today´s second stage from Santa Rosa de la Pampa to San Rafael 03:31:40, only 11:07 minutes behind the overall leader Stéphane Peterhansel (X-raid Mini).
"We keep a good pace, constant and without problems" reported Guilherme Spinelli after the stage. "We enjoyed the stage and the sandy areas, especially because of the perfect setup of the Mitsubishi Racing Lancer." Navigator Youssef Haddad added: "The special was great! During a quick stage we reached 170 km/h. I enjoyed the long stretch of a dry river and the fearsome dunes of San Rafael."
2012/01/02 | 22:43 CET | ARTICLE: MR/SY/HS/MITSUBISHI