KURSIM BECOMES TENTH OVERALL WINNER IN 2022
Repeating the feat he achieved in Race Two at Circuito Jarama last year, André Kursim has taken his first victory of the season, becoming the tenth driver on the grid to take an overall win in 2022.
This was not the first time this year that Kursim started on reverse pole, but this time he was able to fend off the pressure from the grid behind him to take a lights to flag victory. Téo Calvet pushed hard throughout the race, never getting further than eight tenths of a second off the leader, but Kursim had enough pace and a great feel for the Spanish circuit to cross the line first.
The Promoter’s Cup leader looked to be lining up a last corner dive for the lead, but a move from his teammate Adam Lacko, who was third, saw that chance thwarted. Instead, Calvet found himself defending second from his teammate, risking his points lead in the Promoter’s Cup championship, as the two Buggyra Racing trucks got very close. In the end, the top three all held the positions they had from the moment the lights went green.
Lacko was racing hard for more than one reason, as he's currently in a fight for third in the overall standings with Sascha Lenz. Lenz had been looking for a way past the Czech driver in the early stages of the race, but found himself under pressure from Norbert Kiss on the run to the chequered flag. Lenz held onto fourth, losing one point to Lacko in the overall standings, but ahead of Kiss who finished fifth.
Home hero Antonio Albacete came across the line sixth, the position he started in on the reverse grid, ahead of Jochen Hahn and Steffen Faas. The latter took second on the Promoter’s Cup podium.
Jamie Anderson had it all to do from the start of the race, having to begin from the back after repairing his clutch and gearbox between races. He had the start he needed, gaining five positions by the first corner, but after that his progress slowed. He never really mounted an attack on Faas for second in Promoter’s Cup, finishing a second behind him in ninth overall. The result sees Calvet extend his Promoter’s Cup championship lead by two points, now 22 ahead of Anderson.
If Calvet finishes fourth or higher in Promoter’s Cup tomorrow for the first race, irrelevant of where Anderson finishes, he will take the title in Race Three.
Steffi Halm rounded off the top ten ahead of John Newell and Jonathan André. Clemens Hecker had finished ahead of Andre on track, but a ten second penalty for causing a collision with Shane Brereton and gaining an advantage saw him drop to 13th in the final standings.
Brereton and José Rodrigues failed to finish the second race of the weekend; Rodrigues due to an electrical issue and Brereton thanks to an overheating engine.
GOODYEAR FIA ETRC TAKES ANOTHER LEAD IN SUSTAINABLE MOTORSPORTS WITH HYDROGEN WORKSHOP IN PARIS
KISS AND RECUENCO REPEAT RACE ONE VICTORIES
Norbert Kiss and Luis Recuenco took victory in Race Two, repeating their performances from Race One.
WATCH THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE WEEKEND AT LE MANS
Over 80,000 fans watched Norbert Kiss win his fifth Goodyear FIA ETRC title in the penultimate round of the championship.
KISS CLAIMS FIFTH TITLE WITH DRAMATIC WIN
With five races to spare, Norbert Kiss has claimed his fifth Goodyear FIA ETRC title, whilst his and Antonio Albacete’s finishing positions secured the team’ title for Révész &T Sport.
KISS SETS THE PACE WITH SECOND POLE AT LE MANS
Norbert Kiss stormed to another pole position at Le Mans Bugatti as he seeks out his fifth Goodyear FIA ETRC title.
ANDERSON TAKES FIRST OVERALL WIN AS TITAN DRIVER
Having been on the cusp of getting a win throughout the season, Jamie Anderson got the job done in Le Mans Race Two, with a compelling drive and defence to hold off some of the biggest names in truck racing.
KISS ONE STEP CLOSER TO FIFTH TITLE WITH LE MANS WIN
Norbert Kiss has moved closer to claiming his fifth Goodyear FIA ETRC title, after taking another lights-to-flag victory over Jochen Hahn and Steffi Halm.
KISS CONTINUES QUALIFYING DOMINANCE WITH POLE ONE AT LE MANS
Keeping up his record this season of claiming every pole position, Norbert Kiss will start Race One, once again, from the front of the grid. Jochen Hahn, closest championship rival, will be alongside him, having missed out on the front spot by a marginal three-tenths of a second.
KISS ON TOP IN RACE THREE
Converting his pole position to race victory, Norbert Kiss adds a second win to his Goodyear FIA ETRC Zolder Campaign.
Kiss dominates final Zolder qualifying
Norbert Kiss has, once again, placed his MAN Révèsz Racing truck on pole position for Race 3 of the Goodyear FIA ETRC at Zolder.
THIRD WIN FOR HAHN AS RODRIGUES RETURNS TO OVERALL PODIUM
Jochen Hahn has made a 25-point dent in Norbert Kiss’ championship lead taking victory in Race One whilst the Hungarian failed to finish. José Eduardo Rodrigues made a return visit to the overall podium, claiming his eighth Promoter’s Cup victory behind Sascha Lenz.
FIRST POLE AT ZOLDER GOES TO KISS
Keeping up his unbroken pole record this year, Norbert Kiss has put himself at the front of the grid for the first Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship race this weekend.
RAINY END TO MOST BRINGS ANOTHER KISS VICTORY
Timing his overtake on Steffi Halm perfectly, Norbert Kiss has made it three out of four wins at the fifth round of the Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship.
WIN 12 FOR KISS AT WET MOST
Norbert Kiss has taken race victory ahead of Adam Lacko and Jochen Hahn at the penultimate Goodyear FIA ETRC round at Autodrom Most.
RAIN SOAKED MOST NO MATCH FOR POLE SITTING KISS
The rain that was predicted to feature during Sunday’s truck action couldn’t stop Norbert Kiss from taking another competitive pole position ahead of Race 3 at the Autodrom Most.
LACKO LIVENS CZECH CROWD WITH HOME WIN
On his second Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship race of 2023, Adam Lacko converted his reverse grid pole to a spectacular win in front of home crowds.
KISS DOES IT AGAIN IN OPENING MOST RACE
Norbert Kiss repeated his 2023 pattern, converting his pole position into a race win to take his 11th victory of the season.
KISS STILL THE QUALIFYING KING AFTER SUMMER BREAK
Norbert Kiss has resumed his championship campaign back on top, claiming the first pole position of the Czech Truck Prix weekend.
PREPARE FOR POZNAŃ
The Goodyear FIA ETRC makes its first ever stop in Poland this weekend for the third round of the championship.
Live terrestrial TV premiere for the Goodyear FIA ETRC
For the first time ever the Goodyear FIA ETRC racing action will be broadcast live on terrestrial TV
SLOVAKIA RING PREVIEW
Round two of the season will see the racing titans return to the Slovakia Ring
KISS CONTINUES POLE STREAK WITH SECOND FRONT ROW START IN MISANO
Norbert Kiss has taken the second pole position at Misano World Circuit ahead of Sascha Lenz and Jochen Hahn.
COMEBACK KISS IN RACE TWO
Norbert Kiss raced from the back of the grid to take victory in Race Two.
HAHN CLAIMS VICTORY AT MISANO WORLD CIRCUIT
Jochen Hahn secured the vistory in the first race of the season
Goodyear FIA ETRC offsets unavoidable emissions from the 2022 season
After reducing on track emissions by up to 92% over the last two years, ETRA has responsibly offset unavoidable emissions for the 2022 season
ETRC receives notable mention in motorsport sustainability ranking
ETRC ranks 16th overall out of 105 globally recognised motorsport championships
GOODYEAR FIA ETRC EVENT IN HUNGARY CANCELLED
Hungaroring withdrew from agreement to host Hungarian race due to reconstruction work at the track
XAVIER MARTIN: TRUCK RACING IS MY SECOND FAMILY
How truck racing became his passion and the true #onetruckfamily spirit in the ETRC paddock