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Sascha Lenz and Jamie Anderson take the honours at virtual Zolder

Last Sunday was the 6th round of the FIA Digital Racing Challenge, created to compensate longsuffering fans somewhat for races that have been dropped or postponed in this crazy corona year.
Hungarian MAN pilot Norbert Kiss, of whom it’s joked that he came into this world a sim racer, remains the overwhelming favourite. The twice-European-champ in real world truck racing has been a passionate participant since Round 1, but his red MAN was missing in qualifying. He hadn’t been able to make it back to his simulator in time owing to commitments connected with the Formula 1 race at the Hungaroring, so his German rival Sascha Lenz was the MAN on pole, with Spanish colleague Antonio Albacete lining up alongside on the grid...

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Tests in Nogaro

Tests in Nogaro

Last week the Lion Truck Racing Team organised three days of tests at Circuit Paul Armagnac in Nogaro and invited all interested teams to join in. The circuit in Nogaro has been off the FIA European Truck Racing Championship calendar for three years now, and in 2020 will only host one round of the Championnat de France Camions.
A handful of teams from the ETRC were joined by different teams from the French championship on different days...

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Kiss wins both races in virtual Most

Kiss wins both races in virtual Most

After that blip the previous weekend when he finished second in Race 2 on a cyber Nürburgring, Norbert Kiss was back in dominant form in the ETRC Digital Challenge at the virtual Autodrom Most. The experienced sim racer was untouchable in timed practice, capturing pole for the first race. Sascha Lenz (MAN) and Lukas Hahn (Iveco) in the next two starting positions were some way off the Hungarian ace’s pace...

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