Desafío Ñeembucú 2021: Zapag-Sánchez win the race and became the 2021 champions
The Paraguayan Puma Energy National Cross Country Rally Championship had its big party to close the season with the third and last event, the Desafío de Ñeembucú, which marked the end of the exciting 2021 season.
The winners of this last event were, in the main class, trucks, Blas Zapag (overall and T1 gasoline class winner), Héctor Giubi (T1 4x2), Nery González (Group 1), Thomas Willms (T1 diesel) and Juan Montiel (T2 diesel).
In motorcycles, the best riders were Guido Krahm (Motorcycle Class), Carlos Zarca (Senior), Atilio Casaccia (Open), and Blas García Group N; in quads, the Argentinean Edwin Montaño won; while in UTVs, Oscar Santos (Turbo) and Lua Weiler (Group N) were the winners.
In the main class, the pickup truck class, Blas Zapag-Juan José Sánchez won again with the Toyota Hilux, brilliantly winning the three dates held this year and the title of national champion.
In second place overall and winner of the T1 diesel category was the Thomas Willms-Caroline Willms duo with a Toyota Tacoma.
In third place overall and second in their class, the T1 gasoline, and closing a great performance, Andrea Lafarja in the company of the Argentine Eugenio "Pachu" Arrieta with a Toyota Hilux.
There were two very hard stages where the competitors had to cover 285 kilometers in the first part of Saturday and another 205 this Sunday to reach the finish line.
At the end of the Desafío Ñeembucú, the awarding of the outstanding of this last event of the calendar took place, while the distinction to the best of the Paraguayan will be made soon once the results of the 2021 season are confirmed, both in drivers and co-drivers.
Automatic translation from the official press release
Source: Campeonato Paraguayo Rally Cross Country