April 20, 2008

Robert Pietsch wins Spanish EFRA GP

Robert Pietsch wins Spanish EFRA GP

German Sheperd Velox driver Robert Pietsch has claimed victory at this weekends Spanish EFRA GP at the Valencia track, host of this years European Championships. Starting from the pole position Pietsch had a some problems which dropped him nearly a lap down as his team mate Daniele Ielasi took the early lead. Pietsch started his comeback and was gaining ground due to better fuel economy and when Ielasi ran into problems about 2/3rds of the way into the race, Pietsch took over at the front, in front of Pirani in 2nd and Alberto Picco in 3rd with these 2 swapping places, with Picco having the upper hand until running out of fuel near the end gifting Pirani the 2nd spot. This was how it finished with Pietsch taking the win, 8 seconds in front of Pirani with Picco ending the race in 3rd, a lap behind the leaders.

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1. Robert Pietsch (Shepherd/Novarossi) – 144 laps
2. Andrea Pirani (Mugen/Novarossi) – 144 laps
3. Alberto Picco (Kyosho/Picco) – 143 laps
4. Carlos Peracho (Shepherd/JP) – 143 laps
5. Rick Vrielijnck (Mugen/JP) – 142 laps
6. Andrea Cristiani (Serpent/Max) – 141 laps
7. Daniele Lelasi (Shepherd/IDM) – 139 laps
8. Patrick Schaefer (Shepherd/Novarossi) – 121 laps
9. Ilia Van Gastel (Kyosho/Orion) – 85 laps
10. Nacho López (Mugen/Picco) Р32 laps

Robert Pietsch wins Spanish EFRA GP

Images: Merlin [merlinfuel.com]



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