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Fritsche Back on Top

April 8th, 2013 by

Lingqvist’s Lead Nearly Unassailable; Lotus Likely Champions Sonoma Raceway and Mosport Park represent two completely different tracks with the former being an undulating track with wide range of corners through dusty hills, while the latter is a classic ex-Formula 1 venue steeped in history and full of flowing corners.  Together, they posed quite a back-to-back … Read the Rest »

Salminen Closes on Podium; Lotus Stretch Lead

March 26th, 2013 by

For Round Seven of the Lotus Classic Teams Championship the field remained in Belgium, moving from the classic Spa circuit to the confines of Circuit Zolder. Most famous as the venue where the legendary Gilles Villeneuve lost his life, this circuit represents a huge contrast to the week before.  With three tight chicanes and a … Read the Rest »

Lindqvist’s Title Grip Tightens as Salminen Makes Progress

March 18th, 2013 by

Spa, a places that oozes history, excitement and danger, from 1966 when Jackie Stewart was trapped in his car in torrential rain conditions – spurring on the improvements in safety – to rain causing more chaos when David Coulthard spun on Lap 1 in 1998 and only last year with chaos at Eau Rouge, this … Read the Rest »

Lindqvist Leads as Fritsche Falters

February 25th, 2013 by

Nicklas Lindqvist continued his great start to the season as he won the third round of the Classic Teams Championship with a stunning 248 point haul at Road America ahead of Tomasz Kozdron who bumped a faltering Gernot Fritsche to third overall. In all 143 drivers took their Lotus 79s to the long straights of … Read the Rest »

Linquvist Storms into CTC Lead

February 15th, 2013 by

From the Kentish Brands Hatch circuit the Classic Team Championship moved across the North Sea to Holland and the classic Zandvoort circuit. Zandvoort represents a much different challenge than the sweeping curves of Week One and up front the lead changed with Nicklas Lingqvist besting Gernot Fritsche into second place. BRM driver, Nilsson, dropped to … Read the Rest »

Williams Consolidate as Surtees Extend Lead

January 4th, 2013 by

As the season moves into its last quarter, championship positions are settling but, by no means, are they confirmed as many drivers still have plenty to fight for in the Classic Teams Championship. Ferrari have faded somewhat as their popular driver (and CTC photographer!) Kalle Ruokola has failed to score for three successive weeks, but … Read the Rest »

Ehnström and Wedin Pile on the Pressure

December 17th, 2012 by

Surtees streak into Aurora lead A missed week for Henri Salminen, solid points for Gernot Frische and another excellent score for Aurora’s Jan Wedin were amongst the highlights of another exciting week’s racing in the Classic Teams Championship. The Dutch dunes of Zandvoort played host to the mid-point round of the championship and, as is … Read the Rest »

Ehnström Takes Control of CTC Drivers Championship

December 6th, 2012 by

With a staggering score of 305 points, Roland Ehnström placed one hand firmly on the Classic Teams Championship during a chaotic week on sim-racing at Sonoma Raceway. This tricky track with several blind corners challenges all drivers, and the high speed approach to Turn 2 claimed more than its share of victims during the week’s … Read the Rest »

Salminen, Ehnström Lock Horns for the CTC Drivers Crown

November 28th, 2012 by

With a third of the Classic Teams Championship season gone the inter-team battles are settling down, the front runners are becoming clearer and the understanding of the revised car is improving . . . but there is still plenty for drivers to fight for. Round Three of the championship took the drivers to the famous … Read the Rest »

Ferrari Storm to Huge CTC Lead as Williams Falter

November 16th, 2012 by

Round Two of the Lotus 79 2012 Season 4 and the Classic Teams Championship represented a complete contrast to Round One as the wide spaces of the Suzuka Circuit were replaced by the exciting, but all together trickier Road Atlanta. With a track that puts more demands on setup than Suzuka and drivers still getting … Read the Rest »