Three qualifiers have been completed at the penultimate round of the Euro Offroad Series in Austria and it is Joona Haatanen who becomes the third different driver to post a TQ run. Following on from the Team Associated 1-2 lead by Neil Cragg in Q2, Haatanen put in a blistering third round with his B6.1 to better the previous best time set by Michal Orlowski in the opening run by 2-seconds. It was reigning champion Orlowski who would be closest to Haatanen, the difference 3-seconds, with Xray’s Daniel Kobbevik making it an all ‘Young Guns’ Top 3. With early errors putting Bruno Coelho, now out of contention for the overall TQ, and Cragg out of the Q3 running, it was former multiple champion Joern Neumann would get fourth ahead of Martin Bayer and Marc Rheinard.
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