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Testing 1 flash: Homola fastest as the ETCC hits Zolder

Testing 1 flash: Homola fastest as the ETCC hits Zolder

18/09/2015 15:49

Mato Homola is showing no signs of slowing down in the FIA European Touring Car Cup. After taking his first ETCC win of 2015 at Brno earlier this month, the rising Slovak star came out on top in Testing 1 at Zolder this afternoon.

Driving a SEAT León Cup Racer, Homola lapped the 4.0-kilometre Belgian track in a session-best of 1m42.241s to edge out Single Make Trophy title leader Dušan Borković (Serbia) by 0.497s.

Swiss Ronny Jost was next up in another SEAT with Czech Michal Matĕjovský setting the TC2 class pace in fourth in his normally aspirated BMW. Germany’s Andreas Pfister was fourth fastest in SMT and fifth quickest overall, with Petr Fulín close behind as less than one second covered the top four drivers.

Peter Rikli (Switzerland) was second quickest in TC2 in his Honda with Turkey’s Aytaç Biter fastest in TC2T in a BMW, while TC2T championship pacesetter Davit Kajaia was third in class in P11 overall.

Niklas Mackschin (Germany) was the fastest Super 1600 contender with ETCC returnee Ben Lintgen sixth in class in a similar Ford Fiesta.

All 19 drivers entered for the weekend’s ETCC double-header took part in the 45-minute session, which took place in sunny but windy conditions. The next 45-minute test begins at 16h30 local time. Click here to view the Testing 1 classification.

Petr Fulín ensured he was crowned the 2017 FIA European Touring Car Cup winner with a comfortable home victory in the second encounter at ETCC Race of Most in the Czech Republic earlier today (Sunday).

ETCC trophy winner Petr Fulín, Plamen Kralev and Norbert Nagy attended the post-race press conference at FIA ETCC Race of Most. This is what they said.

Petr Fulín ensured he was crowned champion of the 2017 FIA European Touring Car Cup by scoring a comfortable home victory in the second encounter of the FIA ETCC Race of Most in the Czech Republic on Sunday.

Bulgarian Plamen Kralev scored his maiden victory in the FIA European Touring Car Cup by climbing from fourth on the grid to win the first encounter of the FIA ETCC Race of Most in the Czech Republic on Sunday morning.

Watch ETCC live from Most

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The deciding rounds of the FIA European Touring Car Cup from Most in Czech Republic are being streamed live at the official ETCC website, FIAETCC.com.

Saturday’s qualifying session of the FIA European Touring Car Cup Race of Most didn’t turn out as expected for title contender Igor Stefanovski.