Last weekend saw MSV-Woelbling, hosts of last year’s European buggy championships, run round 1 of their Indoor Winter Splash at a large indoor hall in St. Pölten, west of Vienna. In the truggy only event it was Mugen/Novarossi driver Michael Selner who would win all 3 heats, semi final and main final, setting a new official track record of 25.912 on his way to the victory. The previous unofficial track record of 26.321 was set the week before by on road star Robert Pietsch. Team Associated team mates Alex Obermeier and Rudi Traxler finished the final in 2nd and 3rd. This indoor offroad track will be opened this coming weekend for practice only, with the 2nd Indoor Winter Splash for buggy being held on the 29th to 31st of January, an event which will be attended by top drivers such as Tim Bremicker, Hupo Honigl, Peter Pinisch and Thomas Mayr among others. More information on this event can be found here (German).