August 23, 2015

Oliver Mack claims maiden 1/8th Euro A title

Oliver Mack claims maiden 1/8th Euro A title

With a blistering performance Shepherd’s Oliver Mack crowned himfself as the new 1/8th IC Track European Champion this past weekend. Already in the semifinal he showed his speed and bumped up to the main final to join Shepherd team mate Simon Kurzbuch who took TQ in qualifying. In the main final Oliver and his pitmen Armin and Dennis Weihert showed a flawless performance. Wtih a super fast pitstop Oliver managed to pass Dario Balestri and took over the lead in the early stages of the race. When Dario had to retire after 16 minutes Oliver’s gap over the rest of the field was already one lap. With all his routine he kept this distance to the end to claim his first European Championship title. Serpent’s Merlin Depta came in second while Simon Kurzbuch had to settle for third, another lap down, following engine troubles.

Final result:
1. Oliver Mack – 198L 45:11.761
2. Merlin Depta – 197L 45:10.965
3. Simon Kurzbuch – 196L 44:59.378
4. Lamberto Collari – 195L 45:00.611
5. Nicola Marrone – 193L 45:03.038
6. Alessio Mazzeo – 178L 41:17.168
7. Maximilian Vogl – 134L 14:28.849
8. Robert Pietsch – 112L 27:34.004
9. Dario Balestri – 73L 16:30.340
10.Francesco Tironi – 63L 14:26.725

Source: Shepherd []


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