The 1000 km of Buenos Aires in the Turismo Carretera is a special race organized by the Brokers Association of Road Tourism for its main category of road racing . This competition takes place exclusively in the Argentine Republic , being at the same time one more of a series of competitions of this format that ACTC had to organize throughout its history.
The race is an event with a relay competition format, with the participation of crews made up of a starting driver (that is, who has been driving the car throughout the current Road Tourism Championship ) and a maximum of two drivers. invited guests, the latter having to meet a series of requirements imposed by ACTC to receive authorization to get into a TC car.
The first edition of this competition took place at Circuit No. 12 of the Oscar y Juan Gálvez Autodrome in the City of Buenos Aires , on August 6, 2017. The idea of carrying out this race came within the framework of the celebrations for the 80th anniversary of the founding of Road Tourism, a category that was inaugurated on August 5, 1937. The success of this edition led to the organization of a new competition with similar characteristics for 2018 .
The first edition of the aforementioned competition took place between August 5, 2017 and August 6, 2017. Although the competition took place on Sunday 6, the event itself began the day before with the commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the founding of Highway Tourism, fulfilled on that same date. For this edition, the formation of crews made up of 2 or 3 competitors was arranged, the first of these being the titular pilot and the one who arranged the number of invitations to form their binomial, or their trinomial. [ 1 ]
The competition started at 10:30 a.m. ( GMT -3) and ended at approximately 4:00 p.m. ( GMT -3), fulfilling the total number of turns agreed, after which the pilot Juan Manuel Silva was declared the winner . who captained the duo made up of Juan Catalán Magni at the command of Ford Falcon No. 111. The podium was completed by the crews of Guillermo Ortelli , at the command of Chevrolet Chevy No. 1 and accompanied by Valentín Aguirre and Diego Martínez in second place, and that of José Manuel Urcera at the command of the Chevrolet Chevy No. 151, in a duo withMariano Altuna . [ 2 ]
After the success and repercussion of the organization of this competition, the ACTC leadership announced the organization of a new edition of this competition. It was originally scheduled for August 5, 2018, coinciding on this occasion with the celebration of the 81 years of the TC, however, in order to guarantee the greatest possible participation of crews, the final date was set on August 19, 2018. Unlike the previous edition, for this competition there was a regulatory retouch by which the conformation of trinomials was mandatory, leaving aside the previous system of free choice of the number of guests to compete. [ 3 ]
The competition started at 10:30 a.m. ( GMT -3) and ended at approximately 4:30 p.m. ( GMT -3), completing the total number of turns agreed, after which the pilot Agustín Canapino was declared the winner , who captained the crew composed of Juan Martín Ponte and Federico Alonso at the command of Chevrolet Chevy No. 1. The podium was completed by the crew of the Torino Cherokee No. 36, made up of pilots Leonel Pernía , Juan Cruz Benvenuti and Emmanuel Pérez Bravo in second place and by that of the Torino Cherokee nº 2, made up of Facundo Ardusso, Tomás Urretavizcaya and Federico Pérez , in third position.
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