It was close for Novak

Aljoša Novak and his codriver Matej Čar were competing today in Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX on 11. Citta’di Arezzo – Ronde Valtiberina 2017. They were in battle for first place in N4 class with crew Bentivogli – Cecchi (Subaru Impreza STi).

On first stage Novak lost 4.2 seconds and on SS2 lost 5.2 seconds against Bentivogli.
On SS3 was Novak fastest with 3.7 seconds, but Bentivogli won last stage with 1.1 seconds ahead Novak. Final standings in N4 class (5 of 9 crews finished event):

1. Bentivogli – Cecchi (Subaru Impreza STi) 50:51.5
2. Novak – Čar (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX) +6.8
3. Silvestri – Liburdi (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX) +42.7

In overall classification was winner Cobbe (Ford Focus WRC) ahead Dalmazzini (Ford Fiesta R5) and Fanari (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX R4). Novak finished event on P8 overall.