The Rally Villa de Llanes, Eighth Test of the Spanish Championship, was stained by the death of two pilots who competed at the wheel of a Seat Marbella Gl. An accident during the sixth special of the day, in full descent of the tall of the phyto, took the lives of Jaime Gil Vitoria and Diego Calvo González, which collided at high speed against the salaba. Emergency services nothing could do to save both.
The sinister took place shortly after noon, during the dispute of the sixth timed section, 19.9 km long. Gil and Calvo participated in the Copa Marbella at the wheel of the 131 car, of the team lated Sport.
After making his deaths public, the organization decided to suspend the second and final stage of the Villa de Llanes rally, which had started early on Saturday and that he had scheduled his end at 20:45 hours.
The tragedy supposes a hard blow for the championship of Spain, who only two weeks ago had organized, in the vicinity of Oviedo, the Princess Rally of Asturias. At the moment, José Antonio Suárez and Alberto Iglesias Pin (Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo) lead the classification, with four partial victories and 211 points.Date Of Update: 25 September 2021, 12:08