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Sunday at the Nürburgring Part 3 - Second victory for Kiss

Nürburgring - The conclusion of Race 4 brought the 34th Truck Grand Prix to a successful close. It was a monster weekend of motorsport and much, much more for the 124,000 fans that flocked to the Nürburgring under the pleasant midsummer sun.
The race itself was a thriller till the very end. Polesitter Kursim beat Kiss to the first corner and also cleared T2, right in front of the Mercedes Arena, where there’d been mayhem in each of the earlier races. This time the rest of the field also made it through with no damages. Kiss kept close on the heels of his erstwhile tankpool24 teammate, followed by Albacete and Körber, and they in turn by the rest of the pack...

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Sunday at the Nürburgring Part 2 – Hahn wins race 3

Sunday at the Nürburgring Part 2 – Hahn wins race 3

Summertime, and the living is easy – anything but, for the jittery truck racers on the grid for Race 3. The start itself was uneventful, but the big bang came in the sharp right-hander at the entrance to the Mercedes Arena. There were spins, exchanges of paintwork, flying bits of plastic, and some rather severe impacts that drove the trucks affected into premature retirement.
Hahn slingshotted out of T2 in the lead, while Kiss, who’d started alongside, was caught in the tohubohu and dropped 14 positions in fewer seconds. Halm hotfooted it after her „Bullen“ teammate, with Albacete’s MAN pretty much affixed to the crash guard of her Iveco...

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Sunday at the Nürburgring Part 1 - Seventh pole for Hahn

Sunday at the Nürburgring Part 1 - Seventh pole for Hahn

The sky was a heavenly blue on the morning of this final day of Round 4 of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship at the Nürburgring, though the fans will have found it difficult to drag themselves awake after the spectacular fireworks and the concerts through the night (and everywhere in the paddock). The truck racers themselves had no such difficulty – they were fully awake and alert for the warm-up, which tankpool24 Racing’s Norbert Kiss (HUN) topped, no sweat, with 1:55.476. But home hero Jochen Hahn (Iveco), Czech Adam Lacko (Buggyra Freightliner), and MAN pilot Antonio Albacete (ESP) all came close, within fractions of a second. A sign of things to come in Q2?..

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