El Super TC2000 He played the sixth date of his tournament on the circuit of Paraná. It was not another race for the category of turbo engines since it was called Carlos Alberto Reutemann Grand Prize in tribute to Lole, who died on July 7 at the age of 79. For those things of destiny, the jackpot went to a fellow countryman of the 1 Formula 1981 runner-up: Facundo Ardusso of Puma Energy Honda Racing.
“I wanted to win this race… Carlos Reutemann was the last Argentine who gave us joy in Formula 1. In addition, he was a person who worked to improve the country and that is why he got involved in politics. I only got to chat with him once and for a very short time, but I know he was a great person because everyone has words of admiration for him. I am happy to win this award "said the Las Parejas rider, who had to work hard to get to the finish line first.
Ardusso had a bumpy weekend in his performance. He started training 13th, finished third in qualifying, but finished sixth in Saturday's qualifying race. In order to seek a better performance, bet together with the engineers of his team to make a change in the tuning of his Honda Civic to have a higher final speed. "We play for a plenary session and we get it", highlighted Facu.
Although the 2017 and 2018 champion of the specialty had a bad start, he recovered and took advantage of the good ride of his car to leave the drivers behind. Toyota GAZOO Racing YPF Infinia, Julián Santero (the poleman and winner of the Saturday competition) and Matias Rossi. The Top 5 of the entrerriana test was completed Leonel Pernía (Renault Castrol Team) and Agustin Canapino (Chevrolet YPF).
The result of this test had an impact on the championship. Rossi had arrived as leader with a point of advantage over Ardusso. But thanks to the victory, the Santa Fe left this appointment at the head of the standings with 94 units.
Further back are Rossi, 85; Santero, 83; Canapino, 78 and Pernía, 77. The seventh date of the Super TC2000 will be held on 15 August, on stage to be confirmed.