Last weekend saw the warm-up race for the German nationals take place in Hildesheim. With 24 drivers and dry, almost warm weather conditions, everyone was looking forward to a nice race. Jens Stark TQ’d the event with is Max powered 966 in front of Stefan Hanauer, Steven Cuypers and his father Jürgen Stark. After the qualification Serpent driver Merlin Depta was in 6th, starting from position 1 in his semi-final. After finishing 1st, he was also able to help his friend Thomas Plöger in the pit, who finished 3rd and would also take part in the main final too, also with a 966. After 30 minutes Merlin finished the race two laps ahead of Tobias Hepp and Jens Stark, completing the all Serpent podium.