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ETRC: Kiss’ hat-trick on house soil

2020-10-18 15:47:00


Owing to 2 victories on Sunday, native ace Norbert Kiss accomplished a hat-trick of victories at his house spherical of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship held on the Hungaroring. By doing so, Kiss took the lead within the standings.

Kiss doubles up

After topping the second Tremendous Pole session in as many days, the house hero began Race 3 from pole. When the race received underway, fellow entrance row starter Adam Lacko received the higher begin off the road, edging barely forward of the Hungarian. The polesitter, nevertheless, saved him at bay, holding onto the lead as the sphere went into the second nook.

The Czech racer was underneath stress from the reigning champion for almost all of the race however managed to remain forward to complete second and safe his third podium of the weekend, with the highest three rounded out by Hahn.

Fourth went to Antonio Albacete, who completed forward of Steffi Halm, Steffen Fass, Anthony Janiec, Téo Calvet, Luis Recuenco, and Clemes Hecker who accomplished the highest 10.

Kiss completes a hat-trick

The 35-year-old accomplished a hat-trick of victories, taking his third race win of the weekend within the fourth and remaining warmth of the occasion.

The Race 3 winner began the semi-reversed grid race from eighth on the grid, selecting up his rivals one after the other and by the tip of the primary lap operating as excessive as third. He then handled Steffi Halm and Anthony Janiec to achieve management of the race and nurse one more victory.

Hahn was one other driver on the transfer. The German completed second, having began down in sixth.

Frenchmen Janiec accomplished the rostrum, having led the race at one level after the carried out an early overtake on his pole sitting compatriot Calvet.

Adam Lacko displayed nice tempo in Race 4, selecting up a number of of his rivals. He caught up with Steffi Halm on the final lap, decided to take the place. Halm put up a formidable struggle however, ultimately, the Czech received the higher hand and completed fourth with Halm taking one other spot within the prime 5.

Calvet completed sixth, forward of Albacete and Fass, with the three having some entertaining battles all through the race.

This yr’s FIA ETRC season will conclude with Spherical 3 held at Misano, Italy, from 14-15 November, the place the European titles for Drivers’ and Groups’ will probably be awarded.



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