Although Armindo Araújo took home the 7th position in the Rali Vinho da Madeira 2018, he still steadily leads the Campeonato de Portugal de Ralis. Ricardo Teodósio was placed in 5th ranking has shortened the distance between the winner but kept his runner-up rank at the Campeonato de Portugal de Ralis.
Alexandre Camacho has risen to the first place of the Campeonato da Madeira Before this edition of the Rali Vinho da Madeira, João Silva was first (92 points) with one point in advance to Alexandre Camacho (91 points). Further away was Miguel Nunes, in third place, with 84 points.
After Alexandre Camacho’s triumph and João Silva withdrawal due to an accident in this edition of Rali Vinho da Madeira, the ranking suffered changes. Alexandre Camacho rose to first, Miguel Nunes to second and João Silva stepped down to third.
In the end of PEC19 (Rosário 2) the RVM 2018 winner celebration party started! Alexandre Camacho is the Rali Vinho da Madeira champion for the second consecutive time. After dominating this rally, he summed up sixteen 1st place, one 2nd place, one 4th place and one 11th place (in SS Avenida do Mar).
We inform to the media professionals who are covering RVM 2018 that they may return their vests to the organization at the Media Center next to the Park of Service at Avenida Sá Carneiro, under the CR7 until 8 pm this Sunday (August 5th).
The team Alexandre Camacho/Pedro Calado continues unstoppable in the 59th edition RVM. He has won all the SS in the 5th Section, hence, leading in the overall ranking.
Automotive part of Basso’s Hyundai did not arrive on time Giandomenico Basso and Lorenzo Granai were kept out of the RVM´s last day due to a delivery delay of the Hyundai i20 R5’s part. The team left the car yesterday night in Parc Fermé hoping to retrieve the demanded automotive part this morning at Park of Service in order to participate in the second Leg of the RVM, during Rally 2. Nevertheless, this delay prevented the Italian team to continue the rally.
Giandomenico Basso did not show to the Parc Fermé for the exit for the Rally 2 this for the morning.
Even though the team showed interest to participate in today's Rally 2 yesterday afternoon, they did not show up. Their transmission broke in the first SS of the day and they were forced to quit. They were in the list of participants for today's races, however, the Italian drivers did not show up at SS 12 - Câmara de Lobos 1 for unknown reasons.
The Hyundai i20 R5 just arrived at the Parc Fermé.
The organization of RVM informs that João Silva and Vítor Calado are stable under observation at the Hospital Dr.º Nélio Mendonça, without any major health issues. They are receiving all the medical care needed.
The Madeiran pair had a car crash during SS 5 and the medical team responded right away.
At that time, the Citroen DS3 R5 is already at the Park of Service.