The fifth round of the FBA championship took place in Rucphen at the club Mac De Baanbrekers. The weather was awesome and the heat could give the drivers some issues at this fast track. In the Efra class it was Olivier Bultynck who took TQ in front of Nick Joosens and Thomas Stockman. Olivier started well in the first final and Nick tried his best to follow and put some pressure on him but Ollie was a little bit faster and could make a gap on Nick. Thomas followed the two but struggled with his car and later on also scored a DNF as the had to retire in lap 18. Meanwhile Rico Claeys who started 8th on the grid was in third place. Ollie took the win and Nick came in second with Rico taking the third spot.
Come the start of the second final the race for Ollie was already over in the first lap as his motor broke. Meanwhile Thomas found more grip and speed and was attacking Nick who did everything he could to hold of Thomas. Mitchel van Es was now in third place and in a fight with local Patrick Jongenelis. At the end of leg 2 Nick managed to take the win just in front of Thomas and Mitchel. For the last and deciding final it was Thomas who found the right setup for his car and right at the start he overtook Nick and was in chase of Ollie who eagerly wanted to win and therefore kept up the pressure. Later Ollie opened a little gap and Thomas did everything to close up but Oliver took the win and Thomas secured a good second. Nick (Yokomo) ended up in third place handing him the runner-up spot on the podium with Olivier Bultynck (VBC Racing) taking the win and Thomas Stockman (Xray) completing the podium.
In the Superstock class there were a few drivers with the potential to win the race and it was Maxim Naegels who took TQ with Stefan Rommens taking the second spot on the grid followed by Geoffrey Vekemans in third position. Maxim had a splendid start in the first final and Stefan and Geoffrey were the followers. Till lap 10 the order stayed the same but then disaster stroke for Stefan who had to retire. Maxim took the win and Geoffrey Werniers came in in third position. In lap 8 of the second final something broke on the car of Maxim and Geoffrey who passed Stefan was now in the lead. At the 4:30 mark Geoffrey had a cut off and the car stopped, handing Stefan the lead and also the win in this leg. Olivier Riffon and Stephane Roufosse had a clean fight for second place and Olivier was happy with this second place. Maxim was on his way to take the win in the third final when he made a little mistake making enough room for Stefan to take the lead and the win in the third final. This gave the overall result of Stefan Rommens (Corally) taking the win with Maxim Naegels (Team Magic) second and Stephane Roufosse (Yokomo) third.
In the Stock class the youngsters had a wonderful fight in all the qualifiers and the finals. It was Dylan Sennaeve who took TQ in front of Athan De Witte and Matthieu Gesquiere. Dylan was fast in the first final and opened a gap on Matthieu who was pushing hard on Athan. Athan had to defend his second place and lost touch with Dylan. Dylan took the win and Athan kept second place in front of Matthieu. The second final offered more excitement on the top of the pack but Dylan again showed a flawless performance. Athan tried everything but he wasn’t able to overtake Dylan with the latter taking the win. Athan came in on second place with Matthieu ending up in third position. As he already won the A final Dylan sat out leg 3 which gave Athan the chance to take the win in front of Matthieu and Rony Claeys. The overall result saw Dylan Sennaeve (Xray) taking the win in front of Athan De Witte (Serpent) and Matthieu Gesquiere (Tamiya).