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54. Vodafone Rally de Portugal 2021

WRC #4WRC 2 #4JWRC #2WRC 3 #4Portugal #2Peugeot Rally Cup Ibérica #2RC2N Cup #2
20. 5. – 23. 5. 2021, Matosinhos • Automóvel Club de Portugal • gravel 337.51 km • total distance including road sections - 1514.07 km • Other years
#16
Ford Fiesta WRCicon
OM59 ORT
M-Sport Ford WRT
RC1
Final results
6. overall
6. class RC1
6. WRC
Stage results
1. legTimePos.km/hs/kmOverallPos. after
SS1 Lousã 1 (12.35 km)9:10.29.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
80.80.459:10.29.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
"It is amazing! Enjoying a lot in the stages - it's just brilliant. You can slide and keep the speed. Not a perfect drive from me, but I was enjoying and I know where I can improve my pace."
SS2 Góis 1 (19.51 km)13:10.29.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
88.90.5722:20.49.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
"The [other] guys know this stage well. I was losing the soft tyres after 5km before the end of the stage, so I was careful at the end. I was just enjoying."
SS3 Arganil 1 (18.82 km)12:01.74.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
93.90.3934:22.16.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I understand that now I need to be in the lines of the other drivers to keep the traction and grip all the time. I think that one was a pretty good time."
SS4 Lousã 2 (12.35 km)9:11.29.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
80.70.7043:33.37.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
SS5 Góis 2 (19.51 km)13:14.29.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
88.40.5056:47.58.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
SS6 Arganil 2 (18.82 km)12:06.19.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
93.30.731:08:53.68.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"The stage is really nice and we have good pace, but I stalled one time in a hairpin and I have to lift on the straight parts because I have an issue with the engine. I hope we will be able to finish the loop."
SS7 Mortágua (18.16 km)12:37.421.
8. class RC1

21. WRC
86.33.011:21:31.08.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
spin + puncture
SS8 SSS Lousada (3.36 km)2:37.58.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
76.81.821:24:08.58.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"In this stage, the feeling is really good with all the fans, but it was bad driving from my side. Let's see tomorrow."
2. leg
SS9 Vieira do Minho 1 (20.64 km)13:36.114.
9. class RC1

14. WRC
91.02.641:37:44.68.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"The pedal is full throttle all the time, so it was just undriveable. I had to drive in road mode, so it was really slow. I need to check."
SS10 Cabeceiras de Basto 1 (22.37 km)14:02.08.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
95.61.271:51:46.68.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"We fixed the issue, so we are happy. It was just a really nice stage to drive. Maybe not the fastest I can do, but I was just enjoying a lot. I need to adjust the set-up a bit for today, but I am happy."
SS11 Amarante 1 (37.92 km)24:46.27.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
91.90.902:16:32.88.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"It was just really nice. The stages is amazing - I was enjoying so much. It's time to learn and I tried different things, so I am happy."
SS12 Vieira do Minho 2 (20.64 km)13:01.98.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
95.01.232:29:34.78.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"I would say we are using less the tyres compared to the other drivers. We chose a soft tyre choice, but let's see if it works or not for us."
SS13 Cabeceiras de Basto 2 (22.37 km)13:58.87.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
96.01.002:43:33.58.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
SS14 Amarante 2 (37.92 km)24:48.05.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
91.70.713:08:21.56.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"It was the most difficult stage of the rally. With the line, it is really difficult because the wheels are always in the loose. I am learning, and it's interesting to find something to improve the pace, even in these conditions."
SS15 SSS Porto - Foz (3.30 km)3:09.48.
3. class RC1

8. WRC
62.71.613:11:30.95.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"It's always difficult because we are fighting in the long stages. I would say it was a good learning to be opening the road, but for sure we have lost a bit of time opening the road for the other drivers."
3. leg
SS16 Felgueiras 1 (9.18 km)6:14.02.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
88.40.973:17:44.95.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"This stage is really nice - it's like skiing to be honest! It was a clean drive for myself, but I am struggling a lot with my tyres. I think they are just dead now, so it will be a long day."
SS17 Montim (8.75 km)5:53.75.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
89.11.043:23:38.65.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
SS18 Fafe 1 (11.18 km)6:56.68.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
96.61.563:30:35.26.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"It's really good. I am struggling with my tyres today and we tried something different, but I think it didn't work. It's part of the game and it's our first time here."
SS19 Felgueiras 2 (9.18 km)6:07.72.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
89.90.443:36:42.96.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
SS20 Fafe 2 [Power Stage] (11.18 km)6:46.79.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
99.01.743:43:29.66.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I didn't want to push in this stage and our tyres are also dead. It was a good weekend for me - it was interesting to open the road yesterday, and it was really good learning with the car. I am really happy, the car was good, and I can only say thank you to M-Sport for the opportunity."
Overall
WRC
RC1
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