Nürburgring - 28. Jun. 2015
- The sky grew cloudy but the air stayed warm as the 17 racers of the FIA ETRC took the start in front of 114,000 spectators for the final race of the Truck Grand Prix on the Nürburgring. Lacko and Körber were on the front row, with Steffi Halm and Jochen Hahn directly behind them. Hahn and Lacko were both optimistic of victory; Körber and Halm were much more modest in their expectations - all they wanted was to finish on the podium.
But for Hahn and Halm, all visions of victory or a podium finish ended in a cloud of dust in the very first corner. Once again the swarming pack from behind forced the second-row starters wide off the line into the gravel, and it wasn’t just plastic bits that were shattered in the melée...