In the return of National Tourism to Río Gallegos after almost 8 years, which gathered some 25,000 people; Matthias Signorelli (Toyota Etios) won the final day of class 2 and celebrated its first victory in the category. The pilot GR Competition He won after starting from 2nd place and the victory was never in danger.
Signorelli pulled out the top to Renzo Blotta (Toyota Etios), which started from pole position, at the start they both went away quickly Marcus Veronesi (Toyota Yaris) -3rd- and the gap increased. In the first 9 lips, the middle 2 of the top 2 was smaller than the second.
Under Xth, Signorelli was able to break that barrier. Then the number of porteños was much higher than that of Chubutense, who began to lose ground. “They (N. de la R.;) in the 2 front crowns. It’s too bad, but we took the pole and won the series, so we added well”, Blotta explained in Boxer Radio and Continental AM590. Toyota Team driver Tito Bessone lost 4 places on the last lap and finished 6th, the first place not loaded with ballast.
Signorelli went through the last lap with no rivals in sight to trouble him and became 146th winner in history of Class 2. Porteño had 3 podiums in the minor division of TN before this triumph: 2nd in La Pedrera and 3rd in La Rioja and Rosario, all in 2022.
“Incredible race. I knew if I started well, I could pass him in the Turn and that would be difficult for me to catch. I’m so happy. Last year I didn’t plan to run the whole year and I ended up fighting for the championship and now we have our first victory.“, says Signorelli, who has attention Gabriel Rodriguez and Peter Viglietti and motors Ruben Guerini.
Mora Blotta, Veronesi, who started the first place 3 hereditary and finished “1-2” Toyota, with his 2 models: the Etios and the Yaris. Alexander Torrisi (Nissan March) crowned the great progress of the weekend with 1 podium: he finished 3rd after qualifying 26th and starting eighth in the Finale.
The leader of the championship is Blotta, with 64 points, followed by Signorelli, with 60. Day 3 will be National Tourism. April 7 to 9 and, although it does not have a confirmed scene, Paraná has great possibilities to receive the category.
CIVIL TOURISM – CLASS 2 – LAST – 16 ROUNDS – RIO GALLEGOS
Did not fall: JI Canela (VW Gol Trend) and S. Pérez (Chevrolet Onix).
Surcharges: 2 positions for M. Vaira for the dangerous maneuver to F. Rotondo and 4 positions for B. Damiano for the repetition of the dangerous maneuver.
CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 – CITIZEN TOURISM – ORDER 2