America's Cup, Luna Rossa wins the second race and draws 1-1 with New Zealand

America’s Cup, Luna Rossa wins the second race and draws 1-1 with New Zealand

The Italian boat Luna Rossa won the second regatta of the America’s Cup final, which was held in Auckland Bay (New Zealand), beating the New Zealand “defender” team that won first place. After the first two races on Wednesday, March 10, 11 more races are scheduled, and the trophy will go to the team that will win seven races. Rest on Thursday, then from Friday, two races a day until Wednesday, March 17th when, in the event of a 6-6 tie, the thirteenth and final race to allocate the title will take place.

He lost the first race by 31 seconds

The first race started regularly at 4.15pm with Team Emirates entering New Zealand on the left side of the field and Luna Rossa on the right. At the end of the two minutes, Luna Rossa found herself on the starting line on the right side downwind to the New Zealand boat which immediately took hold. During the following matches, Emirates Team New Zealand always kept no more than 300 metres, with the exception of the first leg where the Kiwis increased their lead and closed the race by 31 seconds.


Win by eight seconds

The second test was conducted from the start by Luna Rossa who won at the start and immediately went for cover, gaining meters on all six sides and defending the right of the most favored pitch. On the latter two sides, the New Zealanders got into a worrisome situation thanks to a split in the fourth gate that had them rebounding a few seconds, both in the fifth gate and at the finish line, just eight seconds after Luna Rossa. In short, the day ends on a positive note, as the Italian team returned home with the first point of the series, as well as the first victory in one of the America’s Cup matches.

Emirates – New Zealand – Luna Rosa Prada Pirelli 1-1

The night of Tuesday 9 / Wednesday 10 March
Station 1: New Zealand b. Luna Rossa 31″
Gaara 2: Luna Rosa b. New Zealand 8″
Night Thursday 11 / Friday 12 March Race 3: 4 hours
Race 4: To continue
Friday night 12 / Saturday 13 March
5th race: 4 hours
Race 6: To continue
Saturday 13th / Sunday 14th March Night
Seventh race: 4 hours
Race 8: To continue
Sunday night 14 / Monday 15 March
Race 9: 4 hours
Race 10: To continue
Monday 15th / Tuesday 16th March Night
Race 11: 4 hours
Race 12: To continue
The night of Tuesday 16 / Wednesday 17 March
Race 13:4 hours

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