The second race of season 5 of the Peugeot Rally Cup Ibérica continued with the Mortágua Rally, a race won by the Spanish duo Diego Ruiloba / Andrés Blanco (Peugeot 208 Rally4), who beat Roberto Blach / Mauro Barreiro (Peugeot208 Rally4) by 37.4s, with Andrés Marieyhara/Ariday Bonilla (Peugeot 208 Rally4) in third at 40.3s.
Fourth place for Ernesto Cunha/Rui Raimundo (Peugeot 208 Rally4) at 47.3s with Fraga Gabeiras/Jandrin (Peugeot 208 Rally4) in fifth, very far from the front.
In the competition for the Portuguese Two Wheel Drive Rally Championship, a triumph for Ernesto Cunha, driver of The Racing Factory, who took good advantage of the mechanical mishap of Ricardo Sousa/Luís Marques (Peugeot 208 Rally4) right in the super special, where he lost more than three minutes. They made an excellent recovery, both in the Iberian competition and in the national competition, finishing seventh overall, third in the CPR 2RM.
José Loureiro/Valter Cardoso (Peugeot 208 Rally4) were the first leaders of the race, but finished sixth in the PRCI and second in the CPR 2RM, 2m23.0s behind Ernesto Cunha.
Nuno Coelho/Rafael Paiva (Renault Clio Rally4) lost the CPR 2RM podium in the last stage, overtaken by Ricardo Sousa.
The race was interesting, josé Loureiro was the first leader of the Iberian Rally Cup, Diego Ruiloba was ahead in PE2, with 1.6s ahead of Fraga Gabeiras, with Ernesto Cunha at 2.8s. The balance remained, Ernesto Cunha went ahead in PE3, 1.7s ahead of Diego Ruiloba, and ended the morning 0.1s ahead of the Spaniard, who in the first special of the afternoon took the lead with 8.1s ahead, then extending the margin in the following special to 20.6s, with Andrés Marieyhara in third 1.7s behind the Portuguese driver.
In the last special, Ruiloba confirmed the triumph 37.4s ahead of Roberto Blach, who came in second in the last special, coming from fourth place, in exchange for Ernesto Cunha who fell two positions in the last stage, ensuring, however, the triumph in CPR 2RM.
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