Audi ace Ekstrom pips Solberg in Lydden Hill rallycross showdown
World Championship Rallycross
FIA World Championship refers Rallycross ignored Mattias Ekstrom leader problems during qualifying his heats to beat Peter Solberg
Swedish Ekstrom, next to the British round of the back of victories in Germany along with Belgium, had to provide the best for Solberg (the winner here last year) along with 19,459,010 (Ford Focus) RS driver Andreas Bakkerud through playoffs.
Ekstrom Audi suffered through a hole in his final heat, he could only set the fastest time of the 18. With cumulative race which determines grid positions for the semi-final times, which means which This particular was fourth-fastest qualifier, will line up on the outside of the network to the semifinals 2.
not bad Ekstrom, yet along with he opted to take his mandatory, clown slower lap immediately after the start, along with sneak into the lead after taking pole man Bakkerud clown him on the final lap.
Solberg, who had qualified for the semi-final as the fastest qualifier, cruised to victory inside semi-finals along with seemed favorite to repeat his victory at Lydden in 2015.
Come the final, the former WRC ace stormed in progress aimed at the immediate, yet Ekstrom work again tactic of his head to the bosom of a clown longer right at the beginning. Solberg when he took his clown lap, he came through behind Ekstrom along with the transfer of Swedish to the front once took ex-leader Timmy Hansen clown in his Peugeot 208 .
after the race Solberg said: “This particular was a very tires close to the limit, along with inside end, I ran out of grip. Went a lap clown well, was very very fast, yet when This particular came to fighting with him, I just can not get a lower energy consumption. out of the right-hander, the auto was moving a lot. This particular was very frustrating, along with can reach nearly out of his hand along with touched his car, yet This particular just was not possible to get This particular inside past “.
after four of the twelve rounds, Ekstrom today leads the drivers’ classification that has a 5-point advantage on Solberg.
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