Buenosairean Matías Rossi, with Ford, was awarded the pole position in road trip yesterday, considering the 13th day of his calendar and fourth of the gold cup that will run today in the San Juan circuit "Villicum".
The owner of Del Viso registered a time of 1.48.361 to travel the 4,260 meters of the brand new track, located in the city of Albardón, where the category is debuting.
Behind Rossi were Facundo Ardusso (Torino), Juan Pablo Gianini (Ford), Leonel Pernia (Torino), Mariano Werner (Ford), Julian Santero (Dodge), Guillermo Ortelli (Chevrolet), Mauricio Lambiris (Ford), Nicolás Bonelli ) and Valentín Aguirre (Dodge) to complete the first ten.
Balcarceño Diego Cientini, with Chevrolet triumphing in TC Tracks first qualified series, for five laps, followed by Marcos Muchiut (Ford) and Pablo Costanzo (Chevrolet). The second battery was won by Neuquino Juan Cruz Benvenuti, with Torino, and his bodyguards were Kevin Candela (Ford) and Andrés Jakos (Dodge).
The opening track TC Pista will do its last today from kl. 11.50, with a requirement of 20 turns or 40 minutes.
Meanwhile, TC plays the three qualifying rounds on six laps each, at 9, 9.30 and 10, and at 13.10 the finale begins at 25 rounds or 50 minutes.
After three dates in the Gold Cup, the positions are led by Agustín Canapino (Chevrolet), with 120.5 points; followed by Matias Rossi (Ford), 115; Jonathan Castellano (Dodge), 109; and Mariano Werner (Ford), 108.
The Argentine Esteban Guerrieri, with Honda Civic, was the sixth in the first race of the weekend of the International Automobile Division (WTCR), which was developed yesterday in Macao, for the tenth and last day of the annual calendar. The pilot of Mataderos, 33 years old, had begun in the second position, but immediately fell to sixth place before a neutralization of the competition was due to an incident involving four vehicles.
After the ten laps that traveled, Guerrieri reached a time of 46m. 16s. 486/1000, which was more than 9 seconds behind the winner, Frenchman Jean Karl Vernay (Audi), who finished his task at 46m. 07s. 189/1000.
Pechito López, with the pole in Shanghai
On the other hand, Argentine José María López, with Toyota as he shares with Kobayashi and Conway, left last night from the pole after being the fastest in the classification for another Endurance World Championship date held in Shanghai.
The second Toyota, shared by Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima, was placed in second place, persecuted Rebellion, who was very fast but was further behind. Thus, the Argentinean team at midnight in Argentina began to stay at 6 hours of Shanghai for a new date for the World Endurance Championship (WEC).