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Friday in Jarama

Jarama - One thing we can be reasonably certain of at this penultimate round of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship on Circuito del Jarama at the gates of the Spanish capital Madrid - there won’t be any racing in the wet.
The first teams arrived here on Tuesday, and they’ve enjoyed a week of clear skies and splendid summer weather. Day temperatures are a pleasant 25°C, though it does get rather hot in the sun. The nights, by contrast, are bone-chilling. The warmth of the day is gone in no time, and given that the circuit is situated around 700 metres above sea level, the temperatures here hover around the low single digits in the early morning...

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Jarama Preliminary Report

Jarama Preliminary Report

A truck racer in the FIA European Championship can, in an ideal situation, win all four races on a weekend and take the maximum 60 points on offer.
With two rounds still to go this season, at
Circuito del Jarama near Madrid this weekend and Circuit Bugatti in Le Mans the next, a maximum of 120 points await that outstanding performer who manages somehow to win all eight races - something that hasn’t happened very often since the introduction of the reversed grid for each day’s second race.
Be that as it may, the 35-points advantage that Jochen Hahn has over Adam Lacko, the only other driver still in with a shot at the title, is anything but decisive at this point...

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Zolder This And That

Zolder This And That

Has the breakdown of Adam Lacko’s Buggyra while leading the first Sunday race at Circuit Zolder pretty much decided the outcome of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship? The Gyrtech engine already sounded off-key the lap before it packed it in, bringing the Fatfox to a full stop.
Jochen Hahn, Lacko’s only real rival for the title, won the race handily, stretching his lead over the Czech by 20 points at one blow. He now has an advantage of 35.
The podium for that race was, as it turned out, an all-Hahn affair. All three trucks are handcrafted by the Hahn workshops, and at such a historic moment the team’s founder and chief Konny just had to be a part of the celebration...

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