December 15, 2017

XRS Slovakia On-road Rd3 – Report

The third round of this season’s Xray Racing Series Slovakia was held at the Hudy Racing Arena recently. The weekend kicked off on Friday with free practice followed by more free practice on Saturday morning and three round of qualifiers. In the Touring Modified class there were some close battles for the overall TQ with Martin Hudy, up and coming Oliver Havranek and Zdenko Kunak all being in the mix. In the end Martin Hudy gained the TQ just 0.6s in front of Oliver Havránek and Zdenko Kunák. In very close finals it was again Martin Hudy who came out on top of Oliver Havránek and Zdenko Kunák.

Touring Modified top 5 results:
1. Martin Hudy – Xray
2. Oliver Havránek – Xray
3. Zdenko Kunák – Awesomatix
4. Filip Obora – Xray
5. Michal Wójcik – Xray

In Touring Stock 13.5T Oliver Havránek and Zdenko Kunák battled it out for the overall TQ. In the end it was Zdenko with the pole position but in the finals it was Zdenko, bringing home the day’s win from Oliver in 2nd and Marton Toth in 3rd.

Touring Stock top 5 results:
1. Oliver Havránek – Xray
2. Zdenko Kunák – Awesomatix
3. Marton Toth – n/a
4. Tono Sloboda – Xray
5. Mário Žila – Xray

The 1/10 GT Pan Car class was dominated by Igor Lipták who TQ’ed this category in front of Dušan Bayer and Pavol Chovan. In the finals there were many battles and unfortunately bad luck decided some of these but on top it was again Igor with the win from Zoltan Polyak and Marek Helbich.

1/10 GT Pan Car top 5 results:
1. Igor Lipták – Xray
2. Zoltan Polyak – CRC
3. Marek Helbich – Xray
4. Dušan Bayer – Xray
5. Miroslav Hargaš – Xray

In the 1/12 6.5T it was Tomáš Lipták who TQed the class in front of another young rising star Branislav Panák. In the finals it was Tomáš with the win in front of Branislav Panák and Robin Kaiser.

1/12 6.5T top 5 results:
1. Tomáš Lipták – Xray
2. Branislav Panák – Xray
3. Robin Kaiser – BlackArt
4. Zsolt Kálnay – Xray
5. Clemens Toscani – BlackArt

The Formula 21.5T class saw many battles for the overall TQ. In the end Michal Wójcik was able to TQ the class in front of Adrian Uhrík and Andrej Vnucko. In the finals many battles at the upper end of the grid highlighted the A-mains. In the first final it was Andrej Vnucko who gained the win by just 0.2s after close battles with Michal and Adrian. In second final it was Michal with the win from Andrej and Adrian. In third final the closest fights were between Andrej and Michal who were just sliding side by side. In the end it was Andrej Vnucko who won third final and also the overall in front of Michal Wójcik and Adrian Uhrík.

Formula top 5 results:
1. Andrej Vnucko – Xray
2. Michal Wójcik – Xray
3. Adrian Uhrík – Xray
4. Pavol Chovan – n/a
5. Dušan Bayer – Xray

The class with the closest battles all weekend would be 1/12th GT. After thrilling qualifiers it was Igor Lipták who TQ’ed this class, from Andrej Vnucko and Branislav Panák. True adrenaline rush started right in the first final with very close battles at the front of the grid but unfortunately the outcome was decided by slower drivers. First was Andrej then Igor and Branislav. The second final was a much more clear run as it was Igor who won in front of Andrej and Branislav. The third final was the most thrilling and close final of the day and it was finished in the order of Igor Lipták, Andrej Vnucko and Branislav Panák, with all cars crossing the line within 0.5s. The final order was Igor from Andrej Vnucko and Branislav.

1/12 GT top 5 results:
1. Igor Lipták – Xray
2. Andrej Vnucko – Xray
3. Branislav Panák – Xray
4. Marek Helbich – Xray
5. Josef Poláčik – CRC

Source: Xray []


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