Following August’s season-opening spherical at Autodrom Most in the Czech Republic, the FIA European Truck Racing Championships head to the Hungaroring for spherical two, sharing the invoice with the FIA World Touring Vehicle Cup on this occasion.
The home of the Hungarian Gran Prix is establish to welcome the truck racing from October 17-18, with the drivers going via a subject of taming 5300kg cause-constructed speed vehicles spherical the 4.381-kilometre circuit, created from 14, rather low-bustle corners.
Local driver Norbert Kiss made a mettlesome open to the season in Most, topping the timesheets in timed note classes and both Massive Poles to tag off the weekend with a victory and a podium attain.
Kiss modified into once closing victorious at his home speed succor in 2017 and would be making an strive to earn a repeat this weekend.
“The performance in Most modified into once better than expected. The original Révész Truck Racing Team is staunch, we’ve surely effect in the gripping work initially of the year for it to prove effectively, so I am surely thankful to the group and to our founder Mr. Bálint Révész for initiating this group.” he said.
Buggyra Zero Mileage racing driver Adam Lacko took his first victory and a podium in his home match in Most and can personal his eyes on every other top solid consequence.
The reigning double champion Jochen Hahn kicked off the 2020 season with two podiums at Most. Whereas the six-time FIA ETRC title-winner modified into once happy with his performance, he admitted that the group has bought some work to achieve to prefer the competition.
“The first speed of the season is the moment whenever you happen to achieve where you stand and the plan in which like a flash and solid the completely different drivers are. All of us know now we personal some work to achieve and can absolutely effect in the concern to arrive succor on the head step,” he said.
Team Schwabentruck’s Steffi Halm of Germany scored consistent ends in the first spherical in the Czech Republic with two fifths and a sixth assign of dwelling while Frenchmen Anthony Janiec had mixed results at Most, with a retirement and 10th assign of dwelling however improved his tally with a fifth assign of dwelling in the speed on Sunday. The Lion Truck racing driver would per chance be gripping to better his performance this weekend in Hungary.
Spanish ETRC title-winner Antonio Albacete didn’t personal the handiest of begins at in Most, where he struggled with establish-up changes in his trace-original MAN truck.
The group personal since had extra note time as they took segment in completely different races, which has given them the probability to continue to optimise the establish-up however furthermore to examine some changes that they made to the brake machine after the season opener in Most. This weekend Albacete would per chance be searching to salvage succor into the combine for the podium.
The weekend will traditionally feature four races, two of which is able to be semi-reversed grids.