WIN NUMBER THREE FOR KISS AFTER DRAMATIC FIRST CORNER INCIDENT
Norbert Kiss kept up his record of converting pole positions to race victories, claiming his third on the bounce at the Nürburgring this weekend.
In completely opposite conditions to this morning’s race, the grid set under the sun for Saturday evening’s Race 3. Kiss was once again on pole, but Sascha Lenz starting beside him in second had his eyes fixed on his first win of the season.
It was a dramatic run to Turn 1, with Lenz and Kiss wheel to wheel as they came through the first corner. Taking the outside line to be on the inside for the switch back for Turn 2, it looked like the German had outrun the reigning champion and would demote him from the lead, but a bold move from Kiss saw the pair run off the track.
Both Lenz and Kiss continued, but it didn’t take long for them to be back at the front of the grid, stretching the lead over the Spaniard Antonio Albacete to claim another shared podium, Kiss finishing seven seconds ahead of Lenz.
With Jochen Hahn getting boxed in by Steffi Halm and Jamie Anderson at the start of the race, Albacete had no pressure as he raced to a comfortable third, three seconds behind Lenz, four ahead of Hahn.
After the dramatic start, the race settled down. Off the podium, Halm showed great speed and pace in her IVECO S-Way to secure another fifth place finish behind Hahn.
It was yet another Promoter’s Cup victory for Lukas Hahn, who once again returned to the top step of the class podium in front of his home crowd. As the field began to spread around the Nürburgring, he found himself tucked comfortably between Halm and André Kursim to take sixth overall and a second-row start for tomorrow’s reverse grid in Race 4.
Kursim will line up beside Anderson in second on tomorrow’s grid, whose eighth place finish gives him the final pole position of the Int. ADAC Truck Grand Prix weekend.
José Eduardo Rodrigues made up some of the points Steffen Faas had claimed back from him this weekend with a second place in Promoter’s Cup, ninth overall. The top ten was completed by fellow Promoter’s Cup podium finisher Mark Taylor.
Faas just missed out on another class podium this weekend, 0.7 seconds off Taylor as the chequered flag fell. Clemens Hecker and John Newell were behind him as the final two finishers of the race.
Luis Recuenco and Erwin Kleinnagelvoort had to retire from the race with a steering issue and after spinning at the start of the race respectively.
Goodyear FIA ETRC climbs ranks in Sustainable Championships Index™
Championship advances to 13th place from last year’s 16th position
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