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Nine rounds on 2017 calendar

Today the FIA World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) in session in Vienna released the definitive 2017 calendar for the European Truck Racing Championship. There were no real surprises; the circus will make nine stops in nine countries.
The calendar first drawn up in August featured Nogaro (FRA) on the second weekend in July, and another round in August at an undeclared location...

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The European champions for 2016

The European champions for 2016

In contrast to Fórmula Truck in Brazil, which runs almost the entire year from March through December, truck racing in Europe is more of a summer series – even if there was snow all around at the first round of the FIA championship’s 2016 season in Spielberg.
But beyond the ETRC, Europe’s truck racing tradition also runs deep in three national championships, all of which have now been decided, beginning with the Spanish one in Jarama, followed by the French in Albi at end-October, and the British in Brands Hatch in the first half of November...

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Grand Prix Camions d’Albi Day 2 – Robineau defends his title, Janiec his dominance

Grand Prix Camions d’Albi Day 2 – Robineau defends his title, Janiec his dominance

This relatively quiet tourist town in the south of France might take its fabulous weather and cloudless skies for granted, but it has never seen an invasion of this magnitude. On the second day of the Grand Prix Camions d’Albi the crowds just kept pouring in –there were 16,000 spectators in all.
All defending champ Thomas Robineau (MAN) needed to retake the title was one point, even if Lionel Montagne should win both races. For the Renault pilot to be crowned, on the other hand, not only would Robineau have to fail to score in both races, but there was Anthony Janiec to beat as well...

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