Frequent lead modifications, incredible maneuvers and fantastic environment in the grandstands: the BMW M2 Cup had all the active ingredients for an interesting very first race at the Red Bull Ring. In the end, Maxime Oosten (#54) won the three-way fight for the lead and won ahead of Lorenz Stegmann (#99) and table leader Fabian Kreim (#43). The Dutchman narrowed his space to the top of the champion.
” This race was a great deal of enjoyable,” summarized Oosten after the ninth round of the season. “I didn’t have a 2nd to capture my breath. The battle was great and above all it was reasonable. This is how racing must be!”
At the start, Kreim setter was ahead. He safeguarded his lead with a strong start, however Oosten rapidly did the same and got the lead after the 2nd turn. What followed was a series of lead modifications up until the checkered flag fell. Stegmann enjoyed this defend a very long time, however seized the day on the 14 th lap and passed Kreim.
” I kept back a bit at the start and let the 2 of them drive for the time being. When I had the opportunity to pass Kreim, I absolutely took the chance. The race was excellent for me and I’m extremely pleased with the outcome,” stated Stegmann, who likewise took triumph in the novice category as the 2nd.
Visiting starter Senna van Soelen (#24) triggered comparable interest. The Dutchman fought to 5th in his BMW M2 Cup launching. After numerous battles, in the end he simply needed to let Tom Nittel (# 7) enter 4th location. Behind them, Bart Horsten (#50) and Alesia Kreutzpointner (#15) crossed the goal in 6th and seventh location. The 23- year-old played competitively in the BMW M2 CS Championship throughout the race and was rewarded with the very best placement of the season at the end.
With Jarno D’Hauw, on the other hand, the preliminary excellent state of mind rapidly vaporized. The Belgian at first lost a couple of positions at the start, however slowly restored them in the race. In 4th location, he needed to accept a cars and truck charge due to a speed limitation offense. As an outcome, the BMW driver fell back to the bottom of the category.
Pilots will continue Sunday, September 25, at 10: 45 am. The tenth round of the season in Spielberg, Austria, is on the program. The live stream on the BMW M YouTube channel begins at 10: 35 am with the very first report.
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