ROAC – The motor sports elite met in Greinbach
45 pilots in three divisions offered the audience in good conditions by the finest motor sport and also the organizers recognized quite positive.
“The driver had been with great dedication to the cause and the enthusiasm of the fans accordingly euphoric,” said a satisfied boss Erich Petrakovits OK, who also intends next year to perform this event.
The pilots were full of praise such as Beppo HARRACH “great thing, perfectly organized, a worthy conclusion of this year’s auto racing season.” And all agreed, we will be back next year.
Already in the heats, there were some surprises. Were able to inter alia Willi and Christian Stengg MRLIK not qualify for the semifinals. Christian had bad luck Petrakovits VW Polo S1600 (engine failure), Jürgen WHITE Ford Focus (technical problems) who had to leave their vehicles early.
A great performance offered climbing specialist Felix PAIL Lancia Integrale, defeated the advance of the two cracks in the Rallycross Peter Ramle and Alois HÖLLER.
Kris ROSENBERGER VW Polo S1600, Beppo Harrach and Andreas Aigner Mitsubishi EVO IX both easily qualified for the semifinals.
In the semifinals then sat down consistently favored by the pilots, so that all were waiting forward to the finals where it determines the six champions in each class.
In Division Autocross Klaus TRONDL put in by F & S. buggy. Philip Wenzel Mattersdorfer Buggy wins his match against Mario BOEHM buggy SMP. Division Rallycross a purely northeast matter, both in class with 2 WD Patrick BREITENEDER Honda Civic as well as with Peter MMP Seat Leon in the 4 WD class.
At voltage hardly be surpassed the WD as two finals in Division 2 WD also rally fourth
The class 2 WD looks forward Willi Rabl VW Kit Car with the narrow margin of five hundredths of a second to Gerhard Scherrmann Suzuki Swift.
At the same time ending the first Head of the Class 4 WD between Beppo HARRACH Mitsubishi EVO VI and Kris ROSENBERGER VW Polo S 2000. The second Run had to make the decision, and here sat the Rally Champion 2011 Beppo HARRACH against Kris ROSENBERGER with a lead of 1.43 seconds by.
“I had to use my ability, Kris made enormous pressure,” said Beppo Harrach after the race.
Best Styrian PAIL Felix was after the race a little quarrel with fate, “Too bad a few small Kickser and the time is gone”, but a second place can indeed be proud too.
Andreas Aigner in third place today brings the opinion of the pilots to the point. “We certainly come again next year.”