Candle | AMERICA Cup Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa do not disappoint (1-1)
First day of 36th America’s Cup Did not disappoint. Emirates Team New Zealand left some samples of why it is a favorite To win again in the first round, the Hundred Guinness Jug (he won by a margin of 31 seconds), but He is in front of an exciting Luna Rossa who is ready to give a lot of war. The Italians prevailed in the second heat and kept them 1-1 on the scoreboard. Without a doubt, the fight is expected to be exciting (the first of seven wins to win the title) and, for now, it is one of the most editions of Copa America’s 170 years.
In the Gulf of Hauraki, in the first test, winds of 12 knots were experienced and Emirates Team New Zealand did not take long to demonstrate its potential. owner Peter Burling He took advantage of the fact that his Re Te Rehutai ‘first started to position himself and leaving Luna Rossa without air, who survived New Zealand’s gains despite Spiethill and Bruni’s maneuvers Could not. After the start, the Italians protested, but the referee rejected it and with the passage of the gates, the seconds were falling in favor of an Emirates team, New Zealand, who crossed the target with a gain of 31 seconds.. “We’re not that far away,” was heard on Luna Rossa. And it was performed in the second sleeve. The wind increased slightly and although the people of New Zealand showed the highest downhill speed (42.52 knots) and maximum speed (55.11), Italian tacks and gybes were more effective.
Luna Rossa did well to enter the pre-start box Spithill (He has won the most races in 170 years of the America’s Cup defeating Sir Russell Cots) He defeated Burling. At the first gate, the Italians had a 13 second lead over the New Zealanders. This gave him peace of mind, and after choosing the navigation area better, He walked 25 seconds to the third door.. Everything seemed to indicate that Luna Rossa was not suffering to win, but Burling brought out his quality and in the final game he held his Emirates team, New Zealand, just ten seconds behind.. They were tense moments for the Italians, although they managed to resolve them with mastery and without flaws and He sealed the victory with a seven-second advantage.. 1-1 He already looked at the scoreboard and now it would be time to take advantage of this Thursday day to continue the AC75 exactly as there would be no break until Friday. There will be two races per day until one of the two reaches seven wins.
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