The final race of the weekend started bang on time. Compared to the 11 laps a couple of hours earlier, this one had double and even three times the action and excitement during the opening laps and towards the close.
Calvet was on pole with compatriot Janiec alongside; behind them were Faas and Halm.
Calvet carried the lead into T1, but Janiec secured the inside line in each of the next two corners to get ahead of his less experienced countryman. While the MAN pilot managed to distance himself from the rest of the pack – at the end of Lap 1 he was more than four seconds in the clear, – Calvet found himself entangled in his pursuers’ toils...