Results Course de Côte de Luc-en-Provence 2018

For the third consecutive time Jeremy Debels won the Course de Côte de Luc-en-Provence. Debels won the event in a new trackrecord. Thomas Clausi was the best of the singleseater drivers and finished second overall. Anthony Carifi completed the podium in third. Jean-Claude Morel debuted in the Dallara F307 which he shared with Steeve Zerafa. The pair finished fifth and sixth. David Guillaumard tested his new Dallara F313 Mercedes but finished only 13th.

Christian Astier was the best of the touringcar drivers. The Citroën Xsara pilot was more than a second quicker than runner-up Serge Di Cioccio. The GT winner himself was a second faster than third-placed Herman Persici, the Group FC winner. Jean-Michel Gotteri beat his teammate Michael Danhyer for Group N victory. Thierry Troiano steered his Citroën C2 to a somewhat surprising Group A victory. Troiano was just .012 seconds quicker than his rival Eric Michon. Finally Pierre Segura won Group GTTS but he was the only driver in his group.

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Results Subida a Estepona – Peñas Blancas 2018

The Spanish Hillclimb Championship started this Saturday in the pouring rain. The Subida a Estepona – Peñas Blancas is the longest hillclimb of the season which made it extra difficult. The weather improved overnight but the track remained difficult to judge. The times were much better on Sunday. Manuel Aviles and Javier Afonso retired in one of the Sunday races and had to count one of the much slower Saturday times.

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Bergrallye Lödersdorf postponed one week

The Bergrallye Lödersdorf will not take place this coming Sunday. Due to the bad weather predictions it was decided to hold the event next week. That means the first round of the Bergrallye-Cup will be held on March 25.

Preview and Entrylist Bergrally-Cup 2018

This Sunday Sunday the 25th the Bergrallye-Cup in Austria begins its 2018 season. As has become tradition the Bergrallye Lödersdorf is the season opener. Almost 100 drivers have entered the Cup so far. Among them are all the top drivers from last year. None of them have chosen a different car for 2018. Instead the well proven machines have received updates that will hopefully make a difference in the final results. Most interesting newcomer is Bernard Wilhelm who debuts in the Puch TR5 that was developed by the late Georg Pacher.

Please note that the list below is the entrylist for the complete Bergrallye-Cup, and not that of the Bergrallye Lödersdorf. For example Karl Schagerl is not expected to drive in Lödersdorf. Drivers with the same number are teammates.
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Updated Entrylist Subida a Estepona 2018

Seventeen new drivers were added to the provisional entrylist of the Subida a Estepona. Most notable among the 17 are Spanish champion José Antonio Aznar and Tenerife champion Javier Afonso.

The complete updated entrylist can be found below.

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Preview and Entrylist Course de Côte de Luc-en-Provence 2018

The Course de Côte de Luc-en-Provence really marks the beginning of the 2018 hillclimb year. Over 140 drivers have currently entered for this sprint around the Circuit du Luc. For a lot of drivers this will be their first competitive milage in their new machines. For others it is a great warm-up before the actual hillclimbs start.

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Results Pinellu Hillclimb 2018

Ten days ago the Maltese Hillclimb Championship opened with the Pinellu Hillclimb. Zach Zammit will be driving in the United Kingdom this year. At Pinellu he was present for a final test weekend before putting his Empire Singleseater on the boat north. Zammit was quickest in practise and the first race. However in the second race Mark Micallef was .1 second faster and therefore snatched victory away. Zammit was driving as a guest and scored no points. Fabio Baldacchino finished third in the event but collects the points for second.

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Results Course de Côte de Neffiès 2018

Nicolas Verdier took his second victory of the year at the Course de Côte de Neffiès. In a field of around 50 drivers Verdier was the strongest. The runner-up spot was for the only other Formula 3 pilot, Arnaud Cholley. Cédric Monziols completed the podium in his BRC CM05 EVO. Fastest touringcar was Jean-Marie Almeras with his mighty Porsche 935. Almeras was one tenth of a second quicker than the fastest modern touringcar driver Guillaume Peloux.

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Results Subida a El Tanque 2018

Javier Afonso won the 10th edition of the Subida a El Tanque. Just like last year Afonso steered his Silver Car S2 to a simple victory. Javier Rodriguez contested his first event with the BRC CM05 EVO and finished second. Benito Martin completed the podium in third. Felix Brito had a small scare when his Subaru Impreza WRC did not fire up at the start of the first race. His mechanics managed to fix this electrical problem before the second race. Brito thanked his team by setting the fastest time in the touringcars. José Alberto Diaz just managed to beat his rival Robert Gonzalez to second. The final difference between the two Mitsubishi Lancer pilots was just .35 seconds.

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Preview and Entrylist Subida a Estepona – Peñas Blancas 2018

In just over a week the Spanish Hillclimb Championship begins its 2018 season. The championship starts with its longest hillclimb of the year: the Subida a Estepona – Peñas Blancas. Entries are still open for a couple of days and the list will be updated as soon as possible. At the moment 44 drivers have entered. Some interesting observations can be made already based on this list.

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