We’re again in Andorra after a couple of years away, however this time on a brand new monitor on a neighbouring hill to the legendary steep slopes that had served us so nicely. It is a excessive begin level at 2400 meters. From there some quick sweeping berms and large jumps greet the riders earlier than it turns into a bit steeper and extra technical on the second half. It seemed like a superb problem at the moment for the racers with huge holes and contours growing within the unfastened and dusty situations. Loris Vergier and Nina Hoffmann went quickest on this afternoon’s timed coaching and though you possibly can by no means learn an excessive amount of into that, it does appear to be we’re in for some brutally tight racing come finals. The forecast appears steady for the rest of the weekend with extra baking sizzling situations that means the monitor will proceed to chop in and roughen up additional. It will be a troublesome one to race quick with any small slip up more likely to value you a number of positions on the outcomes sheet. Qualifying tomorrow will supply us extra clues as to who’s feeling at house on the latest monitor in World Cup Downhill racing.