2010 Rally Islas Canarias

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2010 Rally Islas Canarias
34º Trophy El Corte Inglés
Round 4 of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge season
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Host country Spain Canary Islands
Rally base Las Palmas
Dates run April 29 – 1 May 2010
Stages 15 (221.59 km; 137.69 mi)[1]
Stage surface Asphalt
Overall distance 670.39 km (416.56 mi)
Results
Overall winner Czech Republic Jan Kopecký
Czech Republic Škoda Motorsport
Crews 59 at start, 42 at finish

The 2010 Rally Islas Canarias was the fourth round of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) season. The fifteen stage asphalt rally took place on the island of Gran Canaria between 29 April and 1 May 2010.[1] The rally, which is also a round of the Spanish Asphalt Championship, was a late entry in the IRC calendar after the withdrawal of the Rally Principe de Asturias.[2]

Introduction[edit]

The rally was based in the capital Las Palmas with a ceremonial start on Thursday 29 April 2010. Day one consisted of nine stages covering a total of 137.25 km (85.28 mi) with day two covering a total of 84.34 km (52.41 mi) over six stages. In addition to a host of local drivers and those who travelled from Spain, several leading IRC competitors confirmed that they were taking part in the event. They included Jan Kopecký, Guy Wilks and Juho Hanninen representing Škoda with Bruno Magalhães and Kris Meeke entered for Peugeot.

Results[edit]

Overall[edit]

Pos. Driver Co-driver Car Time Difference Points
1. Czech Republic Jan Kopecký Czech Republic Petr Starý Škoda Fabia S2000 2:12:27.4 0.0 10
2. Finland Juho Hänninen Finland Mikko Markkula Škoda Fabia S2000 2:12:36.5 9.1 8
3. United Kingdom Guy Wilks United Kingdom Phil Pugh Škoda Fabia S2000 2:13:03.8 36.4 6
4. United Kingdom Kris Meeke Republic of Ireland Paul Nagle Peugeot 207 S2000 2:13:32.9 1:05.5 5
5. Portugal Bruno Magalhães Portugal Carlos Magalhães Peugeot 207 S2000 2:13:45.2 1:17.8 4
6. Spain Alberto Hevia Spain Alberto Iglesias Škoda Fabia S2000 2:13:52.5 1:25.1 3
7. (12.) Spain Ruben Gracia Spain Diego Sanjuan Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2:22:33.9 10:06.5 2
8. (13.) Spain Sergio Vallejo Spain Diego Vallejo Ford Fiesta S2000 2:25:17.1 12:49.7 1

Special stages[edit]

Day Stage Time Name Length Winner Time Avg. spd. Rally leader
Leg 1
(30 Apr)
SS1 9:00 Moya I 8.61 km United Kingdom Kris Meeke 5:04.4 101.83 km/h United Kingdom Kris Meeke
SS2 9:22 Fontanales I 24.85 km Finland Juho Hänninen 16:03.8 92.82 km/h
SS3 10:20 Teror I 11.83 km Czech Republic Jan Kopecký 7:09.7 99.11 km/h
SS4 12:55 Moya II 8.61 km United Kingdom Kris Meeke 4:58.8 103.73 km/h
SS5 13:17 Fontanales II 24.85 km United Kingdom Kris Meeke 15:52.4 93.93 km/h
SS6 14:15 Teror II 11.83 km United Kingdom Kris Meeke 7:06.4 99.88 km/h
SS7 17:33 Era del Cardón 8.92 km United Kingdom Kris Meeke 5:23.9 99.14 km/h
SS8 17:55 Ingenio 29.95 km Czech Republic Jan Kopecký 18:27.0 97.40 km/h Czech Republic Jan Kopecký
SS9 19:03 La Atalaya de Santa Brigida 7.80 km stage cancelled
Leg 2
(1 May)
SS10 8:48 Santa Brigida I 7.80 km Czech Republic Jan Kopecký 4:41.9 99.61 km/h
SS11 9:28 Telde I 25.26 km Spain Alberto Hevia 15:05.4 100.44 km/h
SS12 10:23 Agüimes I 9.11 km Czech Republic Jan Kopecký 5:29.1 99.65 km/h
SS13 12:54 Santa Brigida II 7.80 km United Kingdom Kris Meeke 4:39.1 100.61 km/h
SS14 13:34 Telde II 25.26 km United Kingdom Kris Meeke 15:37.4 97.01 km/h
SS15 14:29 Agüimes II 9.11 km United Kingdom Kris Meeke 5:28.2 99.93 km/h

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rally Islas Canarias Itinerary 2010" (PDF). Intercontinental Rally Challenge. 2010-03-30. Archived from the original on 3 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  2. ^ "Rally Islas Canarias joins IRC schedule". ircseries.com (Intercontinental Rally Challenge). 2010-03-16. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 

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