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Sunday at the Hungaroring Part 3 – Lacko finishes third, wins the race

Hungaroring - Before the final race of the weekend Gerd Körber was in for a rather unpleasant surprise. His Schwabentruck Iveco had been caught exceeding the speed limit and Körber was given a (retroactive) 10 second penalty, which sent him tumbling down the table from 4th to 8th.
This promoted Lohr, Lenz, Smith, and Forman by one place each in the classification. It also meant that Körber was now on pole instead of Forman - an opportunity the Iveco standard-bearer was determined to make the most of.
At the start both he and Smith Left the young Czech scrambling in their wake, but Forman handed in a performance of such maturity as you’d never dream possible by a newcomer...

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Sunday at the Hungaroring Part 2 – Hahn takes 20, twice

Sunday at the Hungaroring Part 2 – Hahn takes 20, twice

The sun continued to blaze brutally in a cloudless sky. No problem for the truck racers and fans. Anything but rain!
The fact is, everybody on the grid was quite cool with the temperature – way above 30°C – and the simmering (53°) track surface.
The start of Sunday’s first race was unspectacular, calm and decorous. Hahn helped himself to the lead, and when polesitter Kiss didn’t respond with an immediate counterattack, it looked to us like the race was decided already. Unless, of course, Hahn should make a mistake...

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Sunday at the Hungaroring Part 1 - Norbi nicks pole

Sunday at the Hungaroring Part 1 - Norbi nicks pole

After a quiet evening – you wouldn’t know just how much work was going on in the background, – it was back to action on the second race day of this 5th round of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship at the Hungaroring on the outskirts of Budapest.
The conversations last evening predominantly centred on Frankie Vojtíšek’s crash into the pit wall within sight of the finish. Almost the entire field had been summoned by race control to answer for a litany of transgressions. The outcome of a lengthy deliberation on the last-corner crash was a warning for Norbert Kiss.
Team Frankie will, today’s activities in the extremely compact paddock permitting, return home to the Czech Republic immediately to start work on rebuilding the race truck in time for its home event, next weekend’s Czech Truck Prix at Autodrom Most...

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