You also have to know how to take advantage of good cars. That's what he did Facundo Ardusso to win the second date of the Super TC2000 in the racetrack of in Buenos Aires and thus give the first victory of 2020 to Renault Sport Castrol Team.
The 2017 and 2018 champion, who had been the fastest in qualifying, was hurt by the handicap system used by the category and finished eighth in the qualifying race. The decisive competition started from that position, but that was not a stumbling block to leave with the victory of Hermanos Gálvez.
El Flaco took advantage of the forcefulness of his Fluence to advance positions in the first laps and get closer to the lot of leaders, who had in front of his partner Leonel Pernía, the Matias Rossi (Toyota GAZOO Racing) now Matías Milla, with another car from the Rombo.
Ardusso first got rid of Milla and then outplayed Rossi in the Mixed No. 9 circuit with a tight pass. Later he got rid of Pernía, who did not put up much resistance because his engine had been injured. In fact, his car had a fire start that was put out in the pits.
“I started well and that allowed me to win some places. The first few laps were a bit rough. When I was freer on the road, I set a rhythm… ”, The winner noted regarding his maneuvers to reach first place in this test, which was neutralized four times. “It was a beautiful race that will remain in the memory because you don't always win after starting eighth”, He added.
The podium was completed by Rossi and Milla, who gave Renault 1-3 in a weekend where the brand was a great protagonist and recovered from the poor start to the year. Agustin Canapino (Chevrolet) and Juan Manuel Silva placeholder image (Honda) closed the Top 5.
Thanks to second place, Rossi went to the front of the tournament with 42 points, followed by Ardusso and Canapino with 38. Further back are Milla with 18 and Silva with 16. The next date will be the October 25 on stage to be confirmed.
RACE (33 LAPS)
|POS.||PILOT||CAR||TIME / DIF.|
|1||Facundo Ardusso||Renault fluence gt||PM50:56.007|
|2||Matias Rossi||Toyota Corolla||06.352|
|3||Matías Milla||Renault fluence gt||11.027|
|4||Agustin Canapino||Chevrolet cruze||11.476|
|5||Juan Manuel Silva placeholder image||Honda civic||18.296|
|6||Tomás Gagliardi Genné||Renault fluence gt||21.676|
|7||Fabian Yannantuoni||Honda civic||23.011|
|8||Rubens Barrichello||Toyota Corolla||25.921|
|9||Franco Girolami||Fiat Cronos||23.366|
|10||Juan Jose Garriz||Citroen C4 Lounge||28.467|
AVERAGE: 130,315 km / h. LAP RECORD: Rossi, 1: 21.494 at 148,11 km / h.
CHAMPIONSHIP: 1) Rossi, 42 points; 2) Canapino and Ardusso, 38; 4) Mile, 18; 5) Silva, 16; 6) Santero, 14; 7) Pernia, 11; 8) Risatti, 8; 9) Gagliardi Genné, Llaver and Barrichello, 6.