Thousands of spectators were present for this very unusual prologue.
In motorcycles, the spaniard Jordi Arcarons had the best time at 11"842 just in front of his compatriote Gallardo, to the joy of the public.
The rain spared the motorcycles but not the cars, at their turn it poured. The Mitsubishi of Shinozuka and Saby stayed in front of the original buggy of Jean Louis Schlesser and the Citroen of Wambergue.
The rain has intensified through the evening, as a result tomorrows special of 75km has been cancelled. The small special of 4km will be fought out on the military grounds of Armilla. Tomorrow evening the competitors are off to Malaga and an evening embarkment for Africa.
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