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Rally do Jalapão 2024: Adrenaline and emotion invade the heart of Tocantins
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Rally do Jalapão 2024: Adrenaline and emotion invade the heart of Tocantins

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The event takes place this week, from June 18 to 22, with the start and finish in Palmas (TO). On Thursday, the second stage took place with victories for Adrien Metge (Motorcycles), Denisio do Nascimento/Gunnar Dums (UTVS) and Marcos Baumgart/Beco Andreotti (Cars).

In the second stage of the 10th Jalapão Rally, valid for the Brazilian Rally Raid Championship, held on Thursday, June 20, while among the motorcycles and cars the top positions were maintained in relation to the previous day's results, in the UTVs it was a turnaround. After covering 238.46 kilometers - 215.96 kilometers of timed special - Adrien Metge (Yamaha), Mason Klein (Honda) and Martin Duplessis (Honda) secured the best times for the second day running.

Denisio do Nascimento/Gunnar Dums (#101/Can-Am Maverick X3), flew low crossing the finish line first. Denisio Casarini/Breno Rezente (#112 /Can-Am Maverick R) and João Pedro Franciosi/Cesar Valandro (#111/Polaris RZR Pro R) followed.

In the Cars category, Marcos Baumgart/Beco Andreotti (#302/ Toyota) were the only pair to repeat their performance on the second day. From second to fifth place on the day were: Lelio Vieira/Weberth Moreira (#321/Can-Am), Alessandro Tozoni/Cristina Bordini (#365/T-Rex), Pedro Queirolo/Lauro Sobreira (#304/Buggy Giaffone) and Cristiano Rocha/Anderson Geraldi (#371/Mitsubishi).

"The Jalapão is always dangerous, and always a surprise, it's been a tough race. The characteristics of the second stage were sand and there were stretches with bumps and rocks. We're going for the other two days to tame the Jalapão bogeyman," said Marcos Baumgart.

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On Friday (21), 266.07 kilometers are planned, 249 kilometers of which will be timed sections, and it will be in a loop format with a start and finish in the city of São Félix do Tocantins. The total route of the Jalapão rally is approximately 1,500 kilometers over four days of competitions, which include unprecedented stretches.

From Thursday 20th to Saturday 22nd, the caravan will be camping in São Félix/TO. On Saturday, the fourth stage leaves São Félix for the final stage and arrival in Palmas/TO. The event closes with the prize-giving ceremony, which will award trophies to the top five competitors at Praia da Graciosa.

The Jalapão Rally is organized by Arena Promoções e Eventos, sponsored by C6 Bank, FF Motorsport and CCR Aeroportos, with support from Capim Dourado Shopping, the Government of Tocantins, Palmas City Hall, São Félix do Tocantins City Hall, Unicom, KTM Tocantins, Adventure Campers, Resgate das Dunas, SiG Comunicação, PhotoAction, Imperial Filmes, DFotos, Fofo Esportes, Rally BR and Sanderson Pereira Vídeos. The event is supervised by the Brazilian Motorcycling Confederation (CBM) and the Brazilian Automobile Confederation (CBA).

For more information, visit www.arenarally.com.br. Follow the stage on social media via Instagram @arenarally and @rallyjalapao. Timing will be provided by Chronosat (www.chronosat.com.br).

 

Automatic translation from the original Brazilian Portuguese version
Source: Arena Promoções / Rali do Jalapão
Photos:  Photoaction (moto) / Marcos Leite - DFotos (car)

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