ETRC – FIA ETRC action from the Hungaroring
After qualifying on pole, Norbert Kiss took the chequered flag within the essential bustle at Most on Saturday afternoon.
The bustle started beneath yellow flag due to moist observe stipulations. After the essential lap the observe went inexperienced and Kiss pulled a long way flung from the vehicles on the attend of. Sascha Lenz, who started the bustle in third on the attend of Jochen Hahn, put the warmth on his fellow countryman exquisite from the birth. The pair got into an epic wheel-to-wheel warfare and Lenz made a courageous transfer all the strategy in the course of the skin into turn 15, overtaking Hahn into turn 16.
Lenz went on to catch have of the crimson MAN of the Hungarian, closing the hole in every lap. He caught as much as Kiss within the closing stages of the bustle, however Kiss managed to heinous the attain line first to salvage the essential salvage of the day.
Local hero Adam Lacko, who started from sixth on the grid, made short work of Anthony Janiec and went on to overtake Antonio Albacete and Jochen Hahn. Albacete stayed on the attend of Adam Lacko and the damaged-down ETRC champions battled for third location. Lacko had the upper hand and the Czech crowd cheered on their local driver as he crossed the attain line in third.
Téo Calvet who started from pole, didn’t catch the superior getaway as he spun his rear tyres on the moist facet of the observe, which made formulation for André Kursim, who took over the lead into the 2d turn.
Kiss who started from ninth, didn’t spoil any time deciding on up the drivers earlier than him and put the capacity on Steffi Halm in fourth. He made his formulation previous and onto Anthony Janiec, with the pair making contact. Janiec fiercely fought off the Hungarian however couldn’t salvage him off as Kiss within the slay made the transfer previous the Frenchman.
Subsequent up was as soon as Téo Calvet, who he made short work of to catch have of Kursim. The Don’t Contact Racing driver managed to cease forward for several laps, with Kiss the consume of every go of the observe to search out his formulation through. Kursim did a mountainous job at preserving him off however within the penultimate lap, the Hungarian wrestled his formulation previous making contact with Kursim to salvage the chequered lap first.
The stewards looked into the incident after the bustle and handed Kiss a 10-2d penalty which saw him drop attend into third, handing the salvage to André Kursim.