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Sunday at the Slovakia Ring Part 3 – Steffi Halm makes a stunning start for a fabulous finish

Slovakiaring - The weather stayed pleasant and summery, and just how pleasant the final race at the Slovakia Ring was will remain etched in Steffi Halm’s memory – none of her other victories in the FIA European Truck Racing Championship were as overwhelming as this one.
Polesitter Körber made not the best start. Lenz alongside took off faster, but his advantage was almost eclipsed by an explosive burst of speed from Halm. Side by side the two Reinert Adventure teammates bore down on the first corner...

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Sunday at the Slovakia Ring Part 2 – Second victory for Kiss

Sunday at the Slovakia Ring Part 2 – Second victory for Kiss

At the start of Race 3 in the late afternoon the air had warmed up to 25°C, and the asphalt on the grid was measured at 45° – not as hot as the teams had feared. But the top three starters felt the heat alright in the first corner. Polesitter Hahn and Kiss, starting alongside, came off well after the lights turned green. Albacete accelerated even quicker up from the second row and entered the first corner, a high-speed right-hander, abreast of the two frontrunners but on the advantageous inside line...

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Sunday at the Slovakiaring Part 1 - Hahn slows for pole

Sunday at the Slovakiaring Part 1 - Hahn slows for pole

Clear and bright weather was forecast for the final day of the 4th round of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship, and the truck racers got about on their morning warm-up under an open heaven with only a few scattered clouds, the temperature a bracing 15°C. Excellent conditions for racing, but the lap times were astonishing nonetheless – nobody had gone so fast yet this weekend. After yesterday’s practice sessions and the first two races it looked like this circuit, with sweeping curves negotiable at top speed and a relatively rough track surface, was extremely abrasive on the tyres. In many instances the front left tyre, in particular, looked like it couldn’t have lasted another kilometre. And now the racers were setting new lap records on worn tyres...

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