Date: 7th May
Day: 1 Flash No: 2
Special Stage: SEAJETS New Gravia 1
Length: 25.70 km
Weather: Sunny, 18o C
Road conditions: Smooth gravel, muddy parts
1 KAJETANOWICZ Kajetan - BARAN Jaroslaw FORD Fiesta R5
They went off the road. Lost 14 min.
2 LUKYANUK Alexey - KAPUSTIN Roman FORD Fiesta R5
“Yes, the stage is beautiful. It’s dry, amazing to drive. In the middle of the stage we thought we had a puncture, in the end we felt that we lost some power. But it’s ok”.
3 TARABUS Jaromir - TRUNKAT Daniel SKODA Fabia R5
“Everything ok. A little muddy in one section. A lot of hairpins before finish. Good for the arms!”
4 BOTKA David - SZELES Peter CITROEN DS3 R5
“The engine stopped 2 km before the end of the stage.”
6 JEETS Raul - TOOM Andrus SKODA Fabia R5
“Stage is great. Not as slippery as I expected, but many rocks!”
7 DELLA CASA Federico - POZZI Domenico PEUGEOT 208 T16
“Very difficult stage. In the first part it was ok, but very slippery towards the end. I think Kajetanowicz chose the right start position”.
9 ATHANASSOULAS Lambros - PANAGIOTOUNIS Elias SKODA Fabia R5
“Quite slippery. I am expecting better road conditions for the others. We have to wait and see. The car is ok”.
10 KOLTUN Jaroslav - PLESKOT Ireneusz FORD Fiesta R5
They had a front left puncture.
11 SIRMACIS Ralfs - SIMINS Arturs SKODA Fabia R5
“It’s very slippery in the downhill. We have to change the front tyres”.
14 SCATTOLON Giacomo - ZANINI Paolo MITSUBISHI Lancer Evo IX
“Near the finish we touched in a left turn and we lost many seconds”.
15 ALONSO Juan Carlos - MONASTEROLO Juan Pablo MITSUBISHI Lancer EVO X
“It’s very difficult to be first on the road. Very slippery”.
17 CHUCHALA Wojciech - DYMURSKI Daniel SUBARU Impreza WRX STI
“We had a spin in the stage. The grip is changing from place to place. It’s difficult to find rhythm”.
18 RANGA Peter - BAN VIKTOR MITSUBISHI Lancer EVO IX
“Very slippery stage, we are cleaning the road”.
19 JACQUET RIOS Jose Luis - VARGAS PEOA Hernan MITSUBISHI Lancer EVO X
“It was very difficult. We have to get used to it. It’s a long Rally”.
Youngster Ralf Sirmacis set the fastest time in the first special stage of SEAJETS Acropolis Rally 2016 with Alexey Lukyanuk following 4,4 seconds behind. Lambros Athanassoulas set’s the 3rd fastest time 22,9 seconds slower than Sirmacis. Kajetan Kajetanowicz went off road.