Third position in his category at the end of the Sierra Morena Rally for the driver from Olost, who has exceeded all expectations this weekend, making his debut on the demanding asphalt of Cordoba roads, where he has become the youngest debutant in the S- CER (Spanish Rally Super Championship), at just 15 years old.
Gil Membrado has definitively begun his new journey at the national level in the Sierra Morena Rally, where he has simultaneously joined the S-CER (Spanish Rally Super Championship) and the RTS Junior Scholarship, the program for young talents managed by the RFEDA (Royal Spanish Automobile Federation). The Andalusian event has given the starting signal to the sports program with which the driver sponsored by Setram, RACC Mobility Club, Pirelli and Blendio, the youngest newcomer in both the national championship and the training competition, will continue to develop at the wheel this season of the Rallye Team Spain, with only 15 years.
Once assimilated the experience that it was for him to compete for the first time on asphalt during the two events where he participated as a pre-season test, the Lloret de Mar Rally and the Zaragoza Rally, the new Red Bull Athlete in this specialty has faced this weekend to a large-scale rally like the one that hosts the city of Córdoba, where the Barcelonan has transmitted increasingly better sensations on this surface, competing at the wheel of his Ford Fiesta Rally4, managed by PCR Sport.
Gil Membrado has been very consistent throughout the two stages (Saturday and Sunday) and 14 special stages that have made up the route of the first of the seven qualifying appointments for the Junior RTS Scholarship, a championship with international projection, in which The very young Catalan pilot has made his debut, already achieving a podium finish.
After setting the first absolute scratch of his career in the Aragonese stages, Gil Membrado has once again experienced a rapid adaptation to the winding mountain roads through which the Sierra Morena Rally runs. The adaptation between the Olost pilot and Manel Muñoz has once again been total; together they have put together a solid performance, without making any mistakes, which has led them to third place on the podium of the RTS Junior Scholarship.
A more than satisfactory result for Gil Membrado in his debut as a new driver of the S-CER (Supercampeonato de España de Rallies), which he has just joined with the primary objective of getting to know the most representative rallies in the country, continue adding kilometers and gaining experience. in all kinds of terrain and conditions.
Gil Membrado: “First rally for us in the Junior RTS Scholarship and in the Spanish Rally Super Championship. We have learned a lot making our debut in the Cordovan stages, difficult but very beautiful. I am very happy with the work that my co-driver, Manel Muñoz, has done, and in general the whole team. Third place this weekend exceeds our expectations. We can say that we have met all the goals we had set for this Rally Sierra Morena”.