Placing sixth on today’s stage three, Adrien Van Beveren put forward a calculated ride to end the day one step closer to an overall podium finish. Pushing hard from the beginning of the stage, the Frenchman opted to slow his pace during the second half to reduce any potential mistakes and ensure another strong result. Following three consistent stage finishes, Van Beveren now sits in a comfortable second place with one day remaining.
The ever-positive Franco Caimi posted another strong result on stage three of the Andalucia Rally. Enjoying the fast and flowing course on day three, Franco brought home his WR450F Rally in eighth place and advances up the leader board to fourth in the event’s classification. Positive progress for the Argentinian as the rally enters the final stage.
Following frustrations with his navigation in the lead up to stage three, Jamie McCanney rode within his limits to ensure he stayed on course. Besides one incident, which saw a number of riders getting lost, the Manxman rode a positive stage and in placing 15th, lines up for the final day in 11th place overall.
Stage three proved challenging for Andrew Short. Following a positive result on stage two where he placed sixth, Short made a costly mistake with his navigation and lost considerable time. In a bid to reclaim what was lost, the American pushed the limit and ended up off course multiple times. Bringing a frustrating day of racing to a close in 21st place, Short goes into the final stage ranked 14th.
From the highs of winning stage two, Ross Branch encountered a fuel issue on day three that proved costly for the Botswana native. Able to continue and finish the stage in 25th, the result frustratingly eliminates Ross from a potential overall podium result.