Rome and Barreda win the prologue of the Baja Aragon


Nani Roma in cars, and Joan Barreda in bikes have been scored the win in the prologue of the Low Aragon 2017. The Spanish couple has achieved the win by a short margin compared to its rivals in both categories in a stretch of less than 10 kilometers that was a great mission to define the positions of output in the day in the face of the two sections of the Saturday. In this aspect, Nasser Al-Attiyah has decided to open the track with his Toyota Hilux V8 despite finishing second, just 0.3 seconds of Rome, in the foreword.

The first contact with the Baja Aragon has been resolved with a victory for Nani Roma in the prologue. The Toyota driver has stopped the clock in 4:45.9 and has exceeded by 0.3 seconds to Nasser Al-Attiyah. As if it were a cup-brand of the japanese firm, third has been the Toyota Joao Ramos, while the fourth position has gone to Leeroy Poulter, another of the official riders of the brand nippon. For his part, Mikko Hirvonen has been the fifth in the prologue at the controls of the first of the Mini JCW Rally.

Within the many categories that come together in the Baja Aragon this year, Oscar Fuentes has been the fastest rider in the Dakar Challenge after positioning the thirteenth, behind the large contingent of drivers with priority of FIA. The pilot of SsangYong has been in fact behind such names as ‘Orly’ Terranova, Martin Prokop or Aron Domzala. In this aspect, the Polish pilot has claimed a certain prominence since Domzala has opted to start the day of the sabbath in the third position, just behind Al-Attiyah and Roma. Mikko Hirvonen will come out sixth in the two sections of the Saturday.


Joan Barreda has signed the foreword in the category of bikes after stopping the clock in 5:45.4. The Honda pilot, which for this Low-Aragon competes with a bike for more short and small that his usual Honda CRF450 Rally, has managed to 5.9 seconds faster than the KTM Ivan Cervantes, one of the four riders of Himoinsa Racing. The third position in the prologue has been for Michael Metge, the other pilot that Honda has chosen to compete in the appointment of teruel. Joan Pedrero with the Sherco and Marc Alone in his debut competitive with Himoinsa have closed the Top 5.

despite 9.3 kilometres of the prologue of the Baja Aragon, the distances have been most remarkable in the category of cars. Without going any further, Daniel Oliveras has left half a minute regarding Joan Barreda, Adrian Metge with the second of the Sherco has lost 33 seconds and Txomin Arana has yielded 35 seconds. For his part, Mario Gajón has scored the first notch on its head by winning in the category of quads. The prologue to the quads has left the first problems to Jose Luis Espinosa, who has given up more than three minutes.