Nikolay Gryazin with Škoda Fabia R5 was the fastest on shakedown and qualification stage on 42. Rally Islas Canarias as second event for European Rally Championship.
He was three seconds faster on shakedwon than Jose Antonio Suarez, who is driving now Hyundai i20 R5 after three years with Peugeot cars. Third was Bruno Magalhaes in Škoda Fabia R5.
Second russian driver on high second place on qualification stage finished Alexey Lukyanuk in Ford Fiesta R5. Third finished Suarez ahead Fabian Kreim (Škoda Fabia R5) and Ivan Ares (Hyundai i20 R5).
This event is two-days event with eight stages on Friday and sixt more on Saturday.