Frankhauser Wins Swiss Nationals R1

Frankhauser Wins Swiss Nationals R1

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Race report by Patrick Fankhauser

Double victory for XRAY NT1 and FX T300 at Swiss nationals spherical 1!

The primary spherical of Swiss championship 2021 was held on the well-known monitor at Lostallo.

The climate forecast appeared nice and we had been all excited to race the primary time since a very long time.

After the free apply I used to be sitting on P3 behind Kevin Lehnherr and my teammate Traugott Schär. It was not straightforward to discover a good setup on this bumpy and tough floor.

Throughout the {qualifications} I made some small setup modifications they usually paid off. Now I used to be in a position to struggle for the TQ. Kevin received the first and the third spherical, I used to be quickest within the 2nd and 4th spherical of qualification. Kevin’s quickest run was 0.3 second sooner than mine, so he was the highest qualifier. With the quickest laps through the SuperPole, Martin Wenger and Traugott Schär secured the third and 4th spot on the beginning grid. With Stefan Wüthrich and my dad Roland we had completely 4 XRAY drivers within the 45 minutes lengthy A-main.

After a small mistake from Kevin, I used to be in a position to take the lead within the opening lap. After 10 minutes I had a niche of 9 seconds to Traugott who was sitting on place 2. We had been at all times separated by 7 to 10 seconds till the 35 minutes mark. With brisker tyres (I modified the tyres a couple of laps later than the opposite drivers) I used to be in a position to enhance the hole and I drove to the win forward of Traugott Schär and Adrian Burren – double win for XRAY NT1 and FX T300!

My FX T300 engine was superb the entire weekend! I by no means had an engine like this earlier than!

An enormous thanks goes to my spouse Sue. You probably did an ideal job within the pits! You probably did yet another time the quickest tyre change of the ultimate! I am so pleased with you!

A minimum of I’d say thanks to T+M Fashions for the right help! Along with your assist I’m in a position to enhance my bundle from race to race!

Now I’m wanting ahead to the 2nd spherical of the Championship at Herblingen in 5 weeks.

1/10 nitro outcomes:

  1. Patrick Fankhauser – XRAY NT1/FX engine
  2. Traugott Schar – XRAY NT1/FX engine
  3. Adrian Burren

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