October 21, 2016

Greiner takes opening qualifier in Italy

Greiner takes opening qualifier in Italy

Dominic Greiner has taken the opening round of qualifying at the Euro Nitro Series in Italy this evening.  The Serpent driver recovered after struggling in practice to top the time sheets in Fiorano from title contender Teemu Leino by 1.5-seconds.  Having set the pace in practice, Greiner’s team-mate Alessio Mazzeo would complete the Top 3 ahead of a much improved championship leader Dirk Wischnewski.  While Greiner and Wischnewski improved, practice front runners Erik Dankel, Bruno Coelho and Jilles Groskamp would all hit problems.  Dankel would crash & break a rear tyre continuing to finish 12th, while Coelho DNF with a broken engine. Reigning champion Groskamp would suffer a flame out as he came in from the warm-up which turned out to be a broken plug causing him to miss the start as a new one was fitted.

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