Manuel Singer wins Austrian Championship
The track at St. Paul hosted the fifth and last run of the Austrian nitro on-road nationals. After qualifying Manuel Huber took TQ followed by Xray team mate Gerhard Kandelhart with Leonardo Varga in third place. With Kurt Hubeny and Manuel Singer, who suffered from a practice crash that cost him two qualifying rounds, two more Xray drivers made it into the top 5. After the semi finals Manuel Huber took pole position for the final with Manuel Singer behind. Gerhard Kandelhart started from third and Kurt Hubeny from fourth position. Come the 45 minutes final positions started to shift as some drivers ran into trouble with traction rolling in the beginning stages, but in the end it was Manuel Huber who took the win chased by Xray team mates Manuel Singer, Gerhard Kandelhart, Kurt Hubeny, Gernot Baumgartner and Franz Engel. The runner up sport for Singer also meant the overall win in the championship for the young man. Fourth placed Kurt Hubeny became vice champion.
Source: Xray [teamxray.com]