March 29, 2011

Simões & Miguel wins Portuguese TC season opener

Simões & Miguel wins Portuguese TC season opener

Round 1 of the Portuguese Electric touring car nationals took place last weekend and the stock class was dominated by Jorge Simões with his Associated TC6. Topping the time sheets in 2 heats secured the TQ spot followed closely by Bruno Castela with a Hot Bodies TCX. Going into the mains the domination continued as Jorge won the first 2 A mains to secure 1st overall, with Bruno holding second place with a victory on the 3rd A main, Mário Coelho got his hands on 3rd spot.

Stock results
1. Jorge Simões – Associated TC6/GM/Vampire
2. Bruno Castela – Hot Bodies TCX/GM/Vampire
3. Mário Coelho – Robitronic Avid/Speed Passion

In the modified class, Helder Silva showed good speed in qualifying and with fine driving got the TQ spot for the final but a terrible mistake in the last and decisive main let Hugo Miguel to take victory with Helder dropping to 3rd place overall. Rúben Francisco also benefitted, securing the 2nd place.

Simões & Miguel wins Portuguese TC season opener

Modified results
1. Hugo Miguel – Xray T3’11/Speed Passion
2. Rúben Francisco – Tamiya 417/Speed Passion
3. Helder Silva – Schumacher MI4CX/LRP

Thanks to Jorge Simões for the report.


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