February 1, 2015

Neumann survives last lap error to win A1

Neumann survives last lap error to win A1

Joern Neumann survived a last lap error and benefited from great sportsmanship from Lee Martin to win the opening 4WD A-Main at the Euro Offroad Series in Berlin.  Top Qualifier for the race, Neumann looked on target to for a tone to tone win despite being shadowed every lap by Martin.  On the final lap however the defending champion would jump short at the table top putting his Durango out of shape on the landing while Martin who had no such issues carried his momentum and ran into the back of the German.  Not at fault for the incident, Martin would still wait to allow Neumann to resume the lead.  This would allow David Ronnefalk to join the battle but two corners later with the three cars covering the same piece of track Martin would land on the rear wing of the Swede’s HB causing it roll but again the British ace waited.  While Neumann continued the second incident gifted Robert Batlle second as Ronnefalk got third leaving Martin fourth.

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