The 30th editon of the German Pro10 Nationals was held last weekend
at the Speedracer club in Bernau/Berlin. Our Team was strong als always
in the Pro10 Modified and Stock class. In the Modified class Tobias
Weist struggled with bad luck in the first rounds but came back strong
to set his car on TQ Spot, Timo Schad in 3rd, whyle Reinder Wilms and
Dirk Elsebusch made also the A Main in 5th and 6th on the grid. In the Stock class local Hero with his first attempt Christan Wünsch
in 5th and Rainer Schad with 2 broken Fingers 6th on the grid. Young
gun and current German young Champion in the B Main 4th on the grid.
The finals were very excting. Tobias won A2 and A3 to secure him his
2nd German Nationas Title after 2014 with new laprecord of 14.367s in
A2. Timo with 2nd and 3rd place finish 3rd overall. Reinder and Dirk
kept also their position and secure themself the old dude 40+ German
Champion and Vice Champion for the Team!
Over in the Stock class,
Rainer found some pace to ended with 2 time 2nd place finish on the
runner up spot to became Vice German Champion. Christan had bad luck and
ended 7th overall. Florian showed also good pace in the B Main and won
in style the first to finals to defend his Young German Championship
title. Well done for the whole team!
TQ+ 1st: Tobias Weist – German Champion! 3rd: Timo Schad 5th: Reinder Wilms – German 40+ Champion! 6th: Dirk Elsebusch – German 40+ Vice Champion!
2nd: Rainer Schad – German Vice Champion! 7th: Christian Wünsch 11th: Florian Kölsch – German Young Champion!
The 3rd edition of the Pan Car Masters aka Open Pro10 Worlds was
again held at the huge and unique facility of the MRTM track in
Lostallo/Switzerland. Our Team attend in the both Pro10 classes Modified and Stock 10.5t.
Practise started out in mix conditions in Thursday, whyle controlled
practise and qualification on Friday and Saturday were sunny. In the
Pro10 Stock class Timo Schad made the best position by TQing 3 out of 4
rounds. His father Rainer with a solid 3 place on the grid.
The finals then were mixed weather whyle some classes have rain heats
and other damped or dry, because the track became very fast dry. The first dry final went with a tone to tone win to Timo, Rainer 3rd.
The wet 2nd final Timo 2nd at the end in reason of a few mistakes,
Rainer scored a DNF. The deciding 3rd wet final Timo troubled with his
car to end 3rd in this heat, whyle Rainer improved his score to a 2nd
At the End for Timo and Rainer and overall 2nd and 3rd place behind swiss Driver Roger Eifler.
Over in the Modified class were our Drivers Timo Schad, Tobias Weist,
Patrick Vannieuwenhyse and Markus Schneider in the race field.
Tobias was the man to beat during the practise and qualifcation by
winning 2 out of 4 rounds. Timo with a win in the 4th round secure him
the 2nd spot, Patrick and Markus on 4th and 5th in the A main. The
first Final started damped but dryed very fast. Tobias made the best
after a bad start to win with 1 lap gap in front of Patrick. Timo 5th
and Markus DNS in reason of the starting conditions. The 2nd final went
then to Markus, he made the best Tire choice, Tobias with a 2nd place in
front of Patrick. Timo DNS and the same for the 3rd one. So the
overall win would be decided between the VIP Teammates. The 3rd final
went to Patrick, Markus 3rd and Tobias crashed very hard at the start.
The overall win went with the faster time to Tobias against Patrick and
Markus completed the full VIP Podium.
In 2 classes 5 out of 6 podest places for the VIP Team a very strong result.
The Last big Pro10 Race is in the books. The German Nationals hosted by the EVMC Club/Velp in the Netherlands (with German licence).
Unfortunally the weather wans´t the best. Only the practise and the first round of qualification were dry. Rest of the event was from damp to heavy wet including the finals.
In the Modified class the event saw in 5 rounds of qualification 5 different TQ runs. From the VIP Team, Tobias Weist secured a TQ run and lost the overall TQ in Tie Break by only 1,2 Seconds. Patrick Vannieuwenhyse and Christian Fischer took also a TQ run and found himself in 4th and 7th position, whyle reigning Champion Timo Schad took his car 5th on the grid. Former 40+ Champion Joachim Behnken also in the mix with 6th on the grid.
In total 5 of 10 A-Main Drivers were from the VIP Team!
In the popular Stock class Vice Champion Rainer Schad 5th on the grid for the finals whyle Dirk Elsebusch found himself by his first Pro10 year also in the A Main on 8th on the grid in front of Roy Pie in his first race after long time.
Further we are very proud of our youngest driver – Florian Kölsch. Last year at his hometrack he raced at the Nationals his first race and this year in this very tricky conditions he snatched the last A Main spot and defend his young German Nationals Title early!
The Finals went so and so. In heavy rain our Modified Drivers gambled with Tires. Patrick Vannieuwenhyse lost in Tie Break with 2nd and 4th in the finals the 3rd Podium spot. Tobias Weist found only after 8th and 10th in the finals the right Tire Choice in the last final with a 2nd place overall 6th in front of now former Champion Timo Schad. Christian Fischer and Joachim Behnken 9th and 10th.
In the stock class Rainer could improve his starting grid to 3rd overall and became 40+ Vice German Champion.
Dirk Elsebusch didn´t run in the rain and ended 10th. Roy Pie worked his way to the front and with 2 times 3rd place he ended 4th overall and 3rd overall for the 40+ Championship!
Florian Kölsch ran his best ever race and ended with 4th and 6th in the finals 6th overall!! Found for this only 2 words: well done!!
3rd – Rainer Schad – Vice 40+ Champion
4th – Roy Pie – 3rd 40+
6th – Florian Kölsch – German Young Champion!!
10th – Dirk Elsebusch
4th – Patrick Vannieuwenhyse – 3rd 40+
6th – Tobias Weist
7th – Timo Schad
9th – Christian Fischer
10th – Joachim Behnken
The 2nd annual Pan Car Masters and Open Pro10 World Championchip was held again at the beautiful and big track the MRT Lostallo in Switzerland during the last 4 days. Unfortunally only the Free Practise was dry. From the 2nd Timed Practise over the 4 rounds of qualification and Finals the event was wet.
The Club, the swiss company Downforce RC in cooperation with VIP Performance host offside the weather a nice weekend and race with BBQ together with all Drivers on Saturday Evening.
Our Team from Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands were good prepaired for the race and the wet conditions.
After the practise runs and qualifications our team were presented very well with the TQ, 3rd and 4th place on the grid in the Modified class in person of Tobias Weist, Timo Schad and Patrick Vannieuwenhysen.
In the Pro10 stock class John de kok on 3rd on the grid with a TQ run, Timo Schad in 4th, Oli Mühlhauser in 5th, Rainer Schad and Stefan Scheidegger in 7th and 8th on the grid.
After 3 hard battles in both classes Timo came out successful on both classes with each 2 time 2nd places to became runner up, whylie Tobias had to sattle with a 3rd place with an win in A1.
Our team Places:
2. Timo Schad
4. john de kok
6. Oli Mülhhauser
7. Rainer Schad
8. Stefan Scheidegger
2. Timo Schad
3. Tobias Weist
5. Patrick Vannieuwenhyse
VIP Performance ruled the open German Championchips!!
After nice and warm weather in practise where the Drivers clocked near to the official laprecord, the qualification starts on Saturday evening wet. In Modified our Team Drivers Tobias Weist and Timo Schad won Q1 and Q2, while in Stock Timo also in attend. In the Rain he scored a 3rd and 2nd place.
On Sunday the sun comes out and the rest of the day the Championship would decide in dry conditions.
Timo won then Q3 and Q4 and only Tobias could deny him the TQ in Q5. But defending Champion Tim Altmann scored it with only 3/10 of a second to Tobias and in Tie Break Tobias lost Starting grid 2 against him.
Christian Fischer, Patrick Vannieuwenhuyse, and Martin Wilfinger ended in the B-Main.
In Stock all of the non Driving Rain Drivers attend to the game for the A Main grid.
Rainer Schad won Q4 whyle Timo won Q5 and both are sitting in 2nd and 3rd behind TQ Setter Andreas Dick. With Alexander Wild in 5th as defending Champion, Marlon Beuershausen in 6th and Matthias Schmerer 8th, all VIP Drivers in the A Main.
The A Mains went pretty well. Timo made the maximum from TQ in the Modified and won the first A Main clear with a huuuuuuge advantage over Tim in A1 while Tobias scored a DNF with a loose wheel.
A2 saw the same and Timo won the final with 3/4 lap gap from Tobias because he had to fight first to keep his 3rd spot and then the fight with Tim for 2nd. Timo sat out A3 and saw a DNF of Tim what allowed Tobias to cruse A3 to a win and make a double win at the nationals perfect!
Tim as outgoing champion in 3rd overall.
In Stock Timo had bad luck with a mistake after try to pass Andreas in A1 and the same he fliped after short contact with Andreas beginning of the straight of A2. A1 Rainer ended 2nd and Timo 4th.
In A2 Marlon could make prophit from the contact with Andi and Timo and won it at the end. Rainer, Timo, Alex, Matthias in 3rd,4th,5th and 6th.
A3 was another intensive fight between Andi, Timo and Rainer. Timo opened the door for Rainer at the last lap to try to deny Andy the title but at the end Andi won A3 with only 9/10 of a second from Rainer and Timo. Marlon´s title hopes ended during the final with a DNF.
At the end Andreas Dick German Champion, Rainer Schad Vice Champion and 40+ Champion and Marlon Beuershausen in 3rd.
Our Places at the Nationals:
TQ + German Champion Timo Schad — VTE
Vice Champion Tobias Weist — VTE
Vice Champion + German 40+ Champion Rainer Schad — Vorlon
3rd place Marlon Beuershausen — Vorlon
4th Timo Schad — Vorlon
6th Alexander Wild — VTE
7th Matthias Schmerer — VTE
We are very proud of the team with 2 nationals Titles and 4 podest places we were again the biggest and most succsessful team at the open German Championship!!