Home Sports Cristina Gutiérrez, leader and favorite

Cristina Gutiérrez, leader and favorite

Cristina Gutiérrez con el 'buggy' de Red Bull en Marruecos.

After suffering what has surely been his worst experience at Extreme E, when he had an accident at the start of the first semifinal in Sardinia after receiving a touch from behind, Cristina Gutierrez return to action. He does it at the wheel of his other car, the buggy of Red Bull with which competes since Sunday in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, one of the last tests prior to the Dakar that is run on very similar terrain. She is part of the Cross Country World Cup that the woman from Burgos leads in T3.

Will be Five days of filming in the desert of the United Arab Emirates, from Sunday to Thursday, covering nearly 2,000 kilometers, of which almost 1,400 will be timed. And to them Cristina arrives fully recovered from her back, despite that last blow in Extreme E, and with an advantage of 11.5 points over the second classified among the side by side, the Spanish Fernando Álvarez. He comes in as a favorite and can take another important step towards the category title with a final date ahead in Hail in early December.

Top 5 of T3 in the World Cup

Al Attiyah, star in cars

With the departure at the last minute of the Prodrive BRX team, and that of its pilots Loeb and Nani Roma, due to that accident in the Dubai test that ended up with a technician hospitalized with serious burns, in the cars, a duel between the Toyota of Al Attiyah and Al Rajhi will be seen again. The Qatari will continue to compete with the previous Hilux model, not the Dakar T1 +, to fight for the World Cup title dominating by 15 points over the Saudi. And on motorcycles, without Honda, only Walkner with the KTM and the Yamaha trio (Branch, Short and Van Beveren) appear among the first swords.

No Comments

Leave A Reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Exit mobile version