The Spessart Cup, a 5-hour 1/8th nitro buggy team race, was recently held at the Spessart Race Park in Germany. Practice was open on Saturday morning and the actual race would start at mid-day. Shortly before the take off it began to rain but nevertheless the organisers decided to start the race. Team Just-RC.DE of Vanessa and Marcus Wende, Sebastian Fenske, Christian Ackva, Andreas Heublein and Denis Schwarz would be in thrilling fights with team Semmelbrösel with both being separated by only four laps after the 5-hour encounter. Team Die Rodgauer would round out the podium result in third.