Super TC2000: Leo Pernía and Renault returned to victory in Río Cuarto

El Tanito achieved its first success with the “1” during the seventh round of the 2020/2021 championship.

After a brilliant weekend Leonel Pernía and equipment Renault Sport Castrol Team they removed the thorn and could return to the triumph in the Super TC2000, who played the seventh date of his 2020/2021 tournament at the autodromo de Fourth quarter, Cordoba.

The good walk of Pernía had already been demonstrated on Saturday by winning the qualifying sprint and it was maintained on Sunday with its success in the main competition after containing Matias Rossi (Toyota Gazoo Racing YPF Infinia). The last step of the podium was for Marcelo Ciarrocchi (FDC Motor Sports).

“It was a triumph that I wanted to happen like this. He needed to win with the '1' this season. And the truth was not easy at all, it was those very worked and expensive victories, with a couple of important keys such as the decision to change the starting lane in the starting grid: all eyes were on to see what happened, if I I was wrong or not ... but luckily what we thought happened with Marcelo Ambrogio ”, Tanito explained.

Leonel Pernía“Later in the laps we were fast, I made a difference that I tried to manage and in the end. In the face to face with Rossi, who put everything he had to attack me, I was able to hold the position. There it is clear that, by cutting the difference, he shows us that he is still one step ahead. We improve and it is clear, now we need a little more ”, He added.

Finally the champion assured: “This performance the team deserved because it never lowered its arms. I think I did a good reading of the race to make the most of my possibilities, I was attentive in the relaunch and taking care of the temperature of the engine and the tires we had a hand in hand with Matías where we did not keep anything ”.

Although he was left with the desire to win, Rossi did business based on the championship as he remains the leader with 138 points. Further back are located Agustin Canapino (Chevrolet YPF Team), which finished fourth after having been convalescing from coronavirus, with 138; Y Julian Santero (Toyota Gazoo Racing YPF Infinia) with 79. The next date will be January 17 in Paraná.


1 Leonel Pernia Renault fluence gt 50:59.976
2 Matias Rossi Toyota Corolla 00.644
3 Marcelo Ciarrocchi Citroen C4 Lounge 04.493
4 Agustin Canapino Chevrolet cruze 06.144
5 Facundo Ardusso Renault fluence gt 13.399
6 Franco Girolami Fiat Cronos 18.431
7 Diego Ciantini Honda civic 19.055
8 Tomás Gagliardi Genné Renault fluence gt 19.275
9 Julian Santero Toyota Corolla 19.798
10 Nicolas Moscardini Honda civic 20.914

AVERAGE: 147,978 km / h. LAP RECORD: Llaver, in the 2nd, in 1m11s300 / 1000 at 167,125km / h.



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