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January 12, 2014

Volker takes fifth DHI Cup title

Volker takes fifth DHI Cup title

Ronald Volker has claimed his fifth DHI Cup title, the Team Yokomo driver kicking off his 2014 season in perfect fashion by wrapping up overall victory at the 14th running of the famous Danish event with a second win in Leg 2.  Having dominated A1, the second encounter was not as straight forward for the German ace who had to battle with a damaged car and see off a challenge from fast Finn Viljami Kutvonen. Looking comfortable for the win as the race entered the second half Volker’s new DB7 2014 edition collected the Serpent of David Ehrbar when after an off track excursion it was being place back on the track by the marshal.  Damaging the body of the No.1 car, Volker’s pace dropped as he struggled with his front tyre rubbing badly through left hand corners.  Making his first attack Kutvonen was clearly now faster but just as he looked like making a pass for the lead entering the straight he rolled his Awesomatix.  Dropping back he quickly closed down the gap again but trying a pass on the final lap he touched the Yokomo sending it into a roll for which he waited allowing Volker to complete the final corner in front for the leg & overall win.

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