Length: 25,10 km | Surface: Rough Gravel | Temperature: 32ο C
Bruno Magalhaes took the lead of EKO Acropolis Rally 2018, as Alexey Lukyanuk, Eyvind Brynildsen and Jusso Nordgren suffered serious delays at the 25 kilometers of 4th Special Stage of the race, «Drossohori 1».
Championship leader Lukyanuk lost 19 minutes, as a mid-stage crash left him with a broken driveshaft and a distroed front left wheel. Nordgren suffered two punctures, while Brynildsen lost 3 minutes changing a punctured tyre. Thus, Bruno Magalhaes is the new race leader, with a 43.3 sec lead in front of Norbert Herczing. Finally, both Yuriy Protasov and the protagonist of ERC2 Sergei Remennik suffered punctures too.
No1: LUKYANUK Alexey - ARNAUTOV Alexey
“Something like in Azores last year. I tried to go more carefuly and slowly and hit something inside the corner. One driveshaft is broken now, we have to discuss with the team.”