October 17, 2011

South Swedish Indoor Cup Rd1 report


The opening round of the South Swedish Indoor Cup was held on an indoor track, close to Gothenburg. 26 drivers attended it in the Modified class on the fast high traction track. After three rounds of qualifying Michael Nilsson took TQ followed by Daniel Carlsson and Mattias Johansson. In the opening final there was a goof race between Michael and Daniel with the latter making a big mistake going on the straight which allowed Michael to take home this leg pretty easy. Leg two again saw some nice moves in the opening minutes from the top runners. The leg was decide with around a minute to go as Daniel begun to catch Michael with the latter making a mistake allowing Daniel to slip through and going for the win in the second leg. Leg three would decide the race victory and Daniel followed Michael closely for about two minutes into the race waiting for an opportunity to pass. The the heat of the race Michael hit a corner marker allowing Daniel to pass only to become passed by Michael the lap after. With 30 seconds to go Michael was held up by traffic badly, allowing Daniel to win not only the third final but also the meeting.

Results – Top 3
1. Daniel Carlsson – Yokomo BD5WX
2. Michael Nilsson – Serpent S411
3. Mattias Johansson – Xray T3’11

Thanks to Daniel Carlsson for sending the report.


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