It was very hot on Friday, about 35 Degrees, and it was a bit difficult to find a right set-up for my engine. After about 20 minutes of training I found the perfect settings for my engine and clutch. A little bit more time on the track and I was very fast, my car felt good and I was very confident for the next day racing.
Early in the morning it was again very hot. I did two trainings for about 20 minutes and my car worked very well. Then it was time for the Qualification. I made a few little mistakes and had some problems with the engine, it was a bit on lean side and so I did not get 100% power. After Qualis I was in second place behind Schär Traugott.
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In the afternoon it was time to drive the 1/2 Final. I started in Group B on the Pole Position. I did a very good race in front of all the other drivers, after 20 minutes I won the race with 80laps and 1 lap ahead of the second driver. Winner of the group A made only 78 laps, so I took the pole position on the final grid.
The Final started very good. I was very fast so I had the lead in the final for about the first 20 minutes. Then complications during the tire change I lost a lot of time and by the time I got back on track I was already in 7th place. 6 minutes later I was back in front right behind the leader. Unfortunately I had to make last fuel stop which dropped me back to 4th. In last minutes I pushed very hard and it earned me 3rd place in final standings.
It was a great weekend. After 4 rounds of the National Championship I am on the top of championship ranking list. I’m very happy about that.
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1. Lüscher Maurice - XRAY NT1
2. Reiser Marco 3. Wicki Raphael - XRAY NT1
4. Schäfer Michael - XRAY NT1
5. Schär Traugott - XRAY NT1
6. Bühler Jakob - XRAY NT1
7. Schlehan Severin
8. Stocker Ramon 9. Fasler Roger - XRAY NT1
10. Cimen Ugur - XRAY NT1