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Sunday in Misano Part 3 – Jochen Hahn wins concluding race

Misano - The skies seemed to have a will of their own, but the truck racers nevertheless were spared another onslaught. In the interval between Sunday’s two races a nasty storm broke over the Misano World Circuit, dumping heavy rain on the track and infield. But the moment the trucks settled into formation for the final race of the weekend it had suddenly started to clear again.
The grid, though, was a mystery to most spectators, as it was different to the result of the previous race. Sure, the monitors had earlier indicated that discrete events in the first race were still being investigated, but then came the final result, which (we imagined) meant the issues had all been resolved to the satisfaction of everyone involved...

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Sunday in Misano Part 2 – Lacko makes it three on the trot

Sunday in Misano Part 2 – Lacko makes it three on the trot

At noonday the first raindrops started to fall, first hesitatingly, then ever more steadily as the trucks started to roll out into formation on the grid for Sunday’s first race with a half-hour delay.
Twenty minutes later, as soon as the formation lap was flagged off, the sun began to peek through the cloud. But the rain continued to fall.
Race control decided to order two formation laps followed by one race lap under yellow flags, i.e. with overtaking forbidden. When the overtaking restriction was finally lifted, Lacko and Hahn pulled away from the rest of the field forthwith...

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Sunday in Misano Part 1 – Adam Lacko unstoppable

Sunday in Misano Part 1 – Adam Lacko unstoppable

The glorious summer at this second round of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship on the Misano World Circuit seemed to have beaten a retreat. The sky over Italy’s Adriatic coast was overcast and the air was muggy, the temperature early this morning way above 25°C. Ironically, ideal conditions for race-pace laps in warm-up itself.
Once again the quartet led by Czech ace Adam Lacko (Buggyra Freightliner) with the German MAN trio of Steffi Halm, Jochen Hahn, and René Reinert set themselves atop the timesheet, all of them recording significantly quicker times than, indeed, in qualifying yesterday...

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