Pikes Peak 2017: Romain Dumas wins, but can not with Loeb
Romain Dumas wins, but can not Loeb Pikes Peak in 2017. The Frenchman has won absolute victory in the "Race to the Clouds", but has fallen short of the record nine times marked the World Rally Champion in the year 2013.
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The French Romain Dumas He has complied with the band offavorite and has won victory in Pikes Peak 2017for the third time in his career. Dumas, who this year hadHe has done a great job with Sling already Rule forimprove barqueta, it has been unbeatable for the rest of his rivals,but the Frenchman has not approached the record that marked hiscompatriot Sébastien Loeb in 2013.
Dumas has risen to the top Pikes Peak in time9: 05,672, with whom he has managed to beat the other participants. Neitherconditions and improvements in the barqueta RuleMXX RD Unlimited They have been sufficient for Dumasdown the middle eight minutes and the primary objective to benear the chronoLoeb with Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak, 8: 13.878. histime last year was even better than today marked:8: 51,445.
This is the third victory Romain Dumas at PikesPeak, allowing you to be among the greats of thiscareer. And he won in 2014 and 2016 and certainly already thinking about how to followlowering his lap in 2018.
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In this year, Dumas He has surpassed the rookiePeter Cunningham, Acura TLX a GT and a time of 9: 33,797,and Clint Vahsholtz, with a time of 9: 35,747, driving aRhys Ford Myllen 2013. Open winner 2015an electric, has been formed with fourth, pilotingHyundai Genesis Coupe 2012.
One of the attractions of the issue was the participation ofFaraday electric car seriesFuture FF91, who is on the times in the fortiethposition, with a time of 11: 25.082.