Live Text | Misano

Status: RACE 4

16:00
As the last race of the weekend came to an end, it's time to thank you for following the action at fiaetrc.com/live. See you at the Hungaroring on the third weekend of June.
15:59
Team's win went to Team Reinert Adventure with RS Racing second and Team Tanlpool24 Racing in third.
15:49
Lenz and Albacete will join him on the podium, while Steffen Faas triumphs in the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP, ahead of Janes who managed to fend of Anderson till the end.
15:49
Ryan Smith takes the win!
15:48
The incident is under investigation by the stewards.
15:47
There's contact between Kursim and Reinert going into the last corner but Kursim holds on to sixth.
15:46
Kiss tussles his way by Kursim for fourth place. Looks like Steffi Halm goes by two.
15:44
It's Smith's race to loose now as he's advantage grew to nearly 7s.
15:43
Adam Lacko retired from the race with suspected damage from contact with another truck. Following a successful Satruday, the reigning champion experiences a tough Sunday here at Misano.
15:39
Faas is on his way to his first cup win of the season and second of his career.
15:37
Meanwhile up front the order remains unchanged as Smith leads Lenz, Albacete, Kursim, Kiss, Halm, Reinert, Halm, Korber and Faas who's leading the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP.
15:36
As a result he's down to 17th and seventh in the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP.
15:36
Eduardo Rordigues had to serve a drive through penalty for overspeeding at the start.
15:34
Half way through the race, Smith keeps building advantage as he increased his gap over Lenz to 4.5s.
15:33
Anderson is all over the back of Janes for second in the cup and 12th overall.
15:32
Two-time winner this weekend Jochen Hahn is down in ninth, behind his compatriot Rene Reinert.
15:31
In the meantime Smith stretches his advantage. Right now he's nearly 3s clear off Lenz.
15:30
Kursim, running fourth, is under immense pressure from Kiss.
15:30
Both Janes and Anderson found their way by Rodrigues who now dropped out of podium position in the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP.
15:27
Smith has Lenz 1.5s behind.
15:27
Meanwhile in the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP Steffen Faas is in the lead from Eduardo Rodrigues and Oly Janes.
15:26
There was contact between Lacko and Halm earlier on.
15:24
It's Smith from Lenz and Albacete.
15:24
Smith leads the pack through the opening sequence of corners.
15:24
The race is on!
15:23
Then it's yesterday's winner Lenz from Kursim, Albacete, Reinert, Kiss, Halm, Hahn, Lacko and Korber.
15:22
The trucks are on the formation lap lead by Ryan Smith's MAN, who's on pole for this semi-reversed grid race.
15:21
Welcome back to the FIA ETRC action from Misano Adriatico. Fourth and final race of the weekend is just moments away.
13:48
Stay tuned for more action. Fourth and final race of the weekend is due to get underway at 15:30 local time.
13:47
Die Bullen von IVECO Magirus clinched the teams glory.
13:45
Jamie Anderson inherited the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP win as Robineau was given a penalty and Brereton slowed down in the closing stages of the race.
13:38
Hahn takes his second win in as many days! Halm and Kiss complete the podium.
13:37
The Frenchman was given a 30s penalty, so he's likely to loos several places.
13:35
Robineau has just overtook Lacko for ninth overall.
13:34
Meanwhile in the lead it's still Hahn from Halm, Kiss, Reinert, Albacete, Kursim, Lenz, Smith, Lacko and Robineau, who completes the top ten.
13:32
Robineau takes the lead in the cup from Brereton. He also takes tenth overall.
13:31
Brereton (tenth overall) is now under pressure from Robineau (11th) for the lead in the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP.
13:31
In fact he looses out to Smith and drops down to ninth.
13:28
We've learned that Lacko's throttle doesn't work properly, therefore the reigning champion is vulnerable.
13:27
Smith went by Brereton for ninth overall.
13:24
Hahn still lead, with Halm now 1.5s down.
13:24
He reverses into an escape road and race continues.
13:23
Oly Janes pulls off to the grass on the start/finish straight.
13:22
Lenz scored his maiden win after two second places, four third places, two pole positions and 31 FIA ETRC rounds.
13:21
Yesterday's Race Two winner Sascha Lenz is running seventh.
13:19
Looks like Brereton is comfortably in the lead of the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP as there're two trucks behind him and second-placed Robineau.
13:18
Hahn still leads but Halm is within a second behind.
13:16
Lacko, who secured a pair of second places yesterday, went backwards in these opening stages of the race and dropped from sixth to eighth.
13:16
Brereton enjoyed a good start going from 12th to ninth and taking the lead in the cup from Thomas Robineau.
13:14
It's Hahn from Halm, Kiss, Reinert, Albacete, Kursim, Lacko, Lenz and Brereton who lead the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP in eighth overall.
13:13
Hahn leads the pack as Halm slots into second and Kiss drop on place down to third.
13:12
The lights go green and the trucks are racing here at Misano Adriatico!
13:11
Third race of the weekend is just a moment away.
13:10
The trucks are on the formation lap right now, and the following places are: 4. Halm, 5. Albacete, 6. Lacko, 7. Kursim, 8. Lenz, 9. Smith, 10. Korber
13:09
Then it's Steffi Halm in much improved qualifying effort, as yesterday she was down in 11th.
12:55
Norbert Kiss lined up his all-black Mercedes-Benz truck alongside Hahn's IVECO to complete the first row of the grid.
12:53
Jochen Hahn is taking no prisoners as he put his IVECO on pole for the second time in as many days.
12:53
Hello and welcome back to Race Three of the weekend here at Misano.
18:45
Thank you for following the action via fiaetrc.com/live. Stay tuned for more, tere's much more action to come on Sunday.
18:44
In the teams standings it's Team Reinert Adventure from Die Bullen Von IVECO Magirus and Buggyra Racing 1969.
18:37
Thomas Robineau takes a dominant win in the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP, ahead of Shane Brereton and Oly Janes.
18:36
Adam Lacko and Anthony Janiec completed the podium.
18:34
Sascha Lenz clinches his first ever FIA ETRC win!
18:33
Lacko went by Janiec for second. Same was tried by Hahn, but the Frenchman fended the German off.
18:29
Hahn runs wide and looses ground but keeps fourth place.
18:28
Janiec, Lacko and Hahn are now nose to tail. It's anybody's game.
18:27
Robineau looks destined to win in the cup as he's closest rival Brereton is three places behind, in ninth overall.
18:26
Albacete is now back in the points, as he's running 10th overall.
18:25
Halm up to sixth, Robineau down to seventh but still leads in the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP.
18:24
Lenz is leading comfortably from Janiec, with Lacko doing his best to fend off Hahn for the final podium spot.
18:22
Albacete, despite damaged truck, is climbing his way up the order. Right now the Spaniard is running in 11th.
18:22
Halm found her way around Brereton and is now up to seventh.
18:20
Hahn is now all over the back of Lacko in the battle for third.
18:19
Further down the order, there was a contact between Luis Recuenco and Eduardo Rodrigues in a battle for 14th.
18:19
Lenz managed to open up a gap over Janiec, with Hahn joining the mix in fourth.
18:17
There was a contact between Coleman and Rene Reinert on lap one. The incident is under investigation right now.
18:17
Steffi Halm is making up lost ground once again as is already up to eighth.
18:15
The top five remains unchanged as Thomas Robineau now leads the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP in sixth overall, ahead of Shane Brereton.
18:15
Lenz continues to lead with Janiec and Lacko behind.
18:13
Antonio Albacete is down in 17th with his truck having damage to the side of it.
18:12
Hahn and Kiss complete the top ten as Ray Coleman leads the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP in sixth overall.
18:11
It's now Lenz from Janiec and Lacko.
18:10
Ryan Smith is one of the victims of the mayhem.
18:10
There's a spin further down the pack with several trucks involved.
18:09
Sascha Lenz goes around the outside of Anderson into the first sequence of corners and takes the lead.
18:07
Second and final race of the day is under way!
18:05
The trucks went on the formation lap right now but several drivers are absent from the field. Steffen Faas, Rene Reinert and Steffi Halm are all missing.
18:05
Sascha Lenz is next in second, followed by Anthony Janiec.
18:04
It's rookie, rally-convert Jamie Anderson who found himself on pole for this semi-reversed grid race.
18:02
Hello and welcome back from Misano as the second race of the day is about to start in few minutes time with an approximate 30-minute delay. This is due to the first race of the day being red-flagged.
16:31
Thank you for following the action and stay tuned for more - the second of Saturday's races is due to get underway at 17:30 local time.
16:31
Amongst the teams it was Die Bullen Von IVECO Magirus from Team Tankpool24 Racing and Buggyra Racing 1969.
16:29
In new for this year GRAMMAR TRUCK CUP Jamie Anderson came out on top, ahead of Thomas Robineau and Steffen Faas.
16:19
Hahn wins the first race of the 2018 season.
16:17
As the race enters its final lap it's Hahn from Albacete and Lacko.
16:16
Halm dropped back a bit and is falling into the clutches of Robineau.
16:15
The two IVECOs of Korber and Halm are now nose to tail.
16:13
Recuenco serves his penalty.
16:12
Smith now receives an identical penalty.
16:11
Luis Recuenco has been given a drive through penalty for penalty markers violations.
16:10
Halm eventually went by Robineau for eighth.
16:08
It was Rene Reinert who retired earlier, not Steffen Faas. Apologies for the mistake.
16:07
Halm joined the party as well and it's a three-way fight for seventh.
16:06
Smith's front bumper is hanging off, will Robineau keeps applying pressure on old fox Korber.
16:04
Robineau in the meantime is pressurising Korber for seventh.
16:02
Lacko, Kiss and Smith are running nose to tail in a battle for the final podium spot.
16:00
The earlier contact between Smith and Kiss is under investigation.
15:59
Thomas Robineau is leading the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP in eighth overall.
15:59
Hahn, in the meantime, has situation under control, with Albacete running in second and Lacko in third.
15:58
Halm made a brilliant recovery and is already up to ninth!
15:57
There was contact beetwen Kiss and Smith coming through Turn 8.
15:56
Steffen Faas is out of the race.
15:54
Hahn leads Albacete and Lacko is up to third. In the meantime Halm and Janiec rejoined from the pit lane.
15:54
Lacko makes a storming start from third row of the grid.
15:51
The race is on again!
15:48
The trucks go on a formation lap once again and the race is due to be restarted any minute.
15:47
Five minutes until the start.
15:43
The race will start in approximately seven minutes.
15:42
There's work done to the front bumper of Lacko's Freightliner.
15:42
Looks like the British driver will take no further part in the race.
15:38
Brereton is absent from the gird as his truck suffered damaged steering in a coming together with Faas.
15:33
Janiec and Halm will start from the pit lane, provided the teams can fix their trucks in time.
15:32
The fluid on the tract is being neutralised right now and the race is expected to be restarted in about 15 minutes.
15:22
We'll keep you updated once we have any news.
15:20
As for now it's unsure how long the delay will last for.
15:18
Janiec's truck has a puncture to front left and is bearing a bodywork damaged.
15:16
Vojtisek's truck seems to be significantly damaged. What a nightmare start of the season for the popular Czech racer.
15:13
Just as the race was red-flagged, the order was: 1. Hahn, 2. Albacete, 3. Kiss, 4. Reinert, 5. Smith, 6. Lacko, 7. Korber, 8. Kursim.
15:13
There's fluid on the track surface and a significant delay is expected.
15:12
Frankie Vojtisek's truck was on fire, but the driver god out safely.
15:10
The race is being red flagged!
15:09
There was contact further down the order, it was Shane Brereton and Steffen Faas. Before that two French drivers, Anthony Janiec and Thomas Robineau, had a coming together.
15:08
It's Steffi Halm, she now drops down the order.
15:08
Anthony Janiec was in the gravel and there was a truck out at Turn 4.
15:06
Hahn keeps the lead though, with Albacete, Kiss, Reinert and Lacko, who went by Smith.
15:06
And it's Hahn to takes the lead into the first corner, but Albacete fights back!
15:03
They're go green and the first race of the weekend here at Misano is under way!
15:02
The 21-truck-strong field is on a formation lap and the season will kick off any minute now!
15:00
Last year's front-runner Steffi Halm is out of position, down in 11th and she's expected to make up some places in the opening stages of the race in her new IVECO truck.
14:58
Norbert Kiss, who topped the timed practice session will start third, with Rene Reinert alongside him.
14:56
Race one of the weekend and the entire season is just minutes away and there's seven titles sitting on the first row of the grid, as pole winner four-time champ Jochen Hahn is joined by Antonio Albacete who was three titles to his name.
14:55
Hello and welcome to round one of the 2018 FIA European Truck Racing Championship.

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