The third round of the Norwegian winterseries was held at âśSkien fritidsparkâť in Skien during the weekend of December 4/5; the club race was on Saturday and the National series was on Sunday. The race consisted of four classes: Modified, Pro Stock, 1:12 Track, and El. Buggy. The track were approximately 500m2, having a lot of grip and a challenging layout. The fastest lap in Modified was 10.2sec by XRAY driver Adrian Berntsen.
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In Modified it was XRAY driver Adrian Berntsen who took the TQ after winning all the qualification rounds, ahead of impressive driving from Petter Berntsen in 2nd and Oyvind Stussdal in 3rd.
In the first final it was Adrian Berntsen, Petter Berntsen and Oyvind Stussdal who were fastest and started to pull away from the rest of the drivers. After 2 laps, no one could touch Adrian, and he lead from start to end. After 5 minutes it was Adrian who took the win in A-main 1, 1 lap ahead of Oyvind Stussdal in 2nd and Christer Antonsen in 3rd.
In the second final once again it was Adrian Berntsen, Petter Berntsen and Oyvind Stussdal who where fastest and started to pull away. Also this time Adrian dominated the final, winning by 2 laps ahead of Petter Berntsen and Oyvind Stussdal battling for 2nd place. After battling for 3.5 minutes it was Petter who would take 2nd place, 2 seconds ahead of Oyvind in 3rd.
In the third and last final, Adrian had already won the race. But also this final Adrian won by 2 laps ahead of Christer Antonsen in 2nd and Petter Berntsen in 3rd. Overall, 3 drivers would have 2nd place: Petter Berntsen, Christer Antonsen and ?yvind Stussdal. But having the fastest end time in one of the finals made Petter take 2nd place and Christer in 3rd, while ?yvind got 4th place.
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Modified final result:
1. Adrian Berntsen XRAY T3
2. Petter Berntsen
3. Christer Antonsen
4. Oyvind Stussdal
5. Thorbjorn Jorgensen 6. Joakim Nicolaisen â“ XRAY T2â™009
7. Oskar Alexander Fjeld 8. Jon-Age Olsen 9. Marius Nicolaisen XRAY T3