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 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
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!!
The German Pro10 Nationals kicked of at the weekend of 1st-4th September and held at the MSC Rötz track in South-East Germany in the Pro10 Stock and Modified class.
The VIP-Team was the biggest team at the Nationals. The most of our Drivers attend also the warm-Up race 4 weeks ago and took practise from Thursday on. Warm Up winner Tobias Weist in Modified and Timo Schad in stock were top heads for the titles in their classes. After practise and qualification the team made the most succsess with Tobias Weist was able to took the TQ spot with clean sweep in all 6 Rounds of qualification in Front of reigning Champion Tim Altmann. Our Team Drivers Maxi Vief, Timo Schad and Alexander Krenn were also drivers for the A Main at positions 4th,5th and 10th spot on the grid. Tobias set also a new overall track record of 13.190s, 3/10 faster at the Warm Up.
In the Pro10 Stock class our Drivers was the Team to beat with Timo Schad on TQ with clean sweep on Saturday. He set out on sunday morning the last 2 Rounds and allowed Rainer Schad the 2nd spot with Alexander Wild 3rd on the grid and finally Marlon Beuershausen on 5th.
The first final in the Stock class were a full Top 4 for the VIP Team. Timo Schad struggled at the beginning of the final but recovered back to 3rd at the end behind A1 Winner Rainer Schad from Alexander Wild. Marlon on 4th.
The 2nd final went after DNF from Timo and Rainer Schad to Alexander Wild and Marlon 3rd.
Unfortunally the last final was wet and only Timo attend it and allowed him to win the final.
At the End Alexander Wild took his first Nationals Title in the Stock class and was also for the VIP Team the first one.
Timo Schad made it perfect as Vice-Champion.
Rainer Schad and Marlon Beuershause 4th and 5th at the End Rankinglist and made a impressive 4 VIP Cars in the Top5 at the German Nationals!!
The Finals in the Modified class were not a good time for TQ Man Tobias. He lost his first spot at the beginning of the first final and after try to catch his spot back against Tim he landed into the grass. From the last spot he recovered back to 4th behind Maxi Vief. Winner of A1 Tim Altmann in front of his brother Kai.
At the start to A2 it start to rain and was decided to canceld it during the first minute. After a break A2 will start again behind A3. The 3rd final were full wet and Tobias struggeld a lot. Timo had the better hands and ended 2nd behind again Tim Altmann, which handed him to keep his National Champion Title.
Maxi Vief and Tobias Weist 6th and 8th respectively.
After break to race again A2 the track began to dry but at the start it starts again to rain and all drivers changed to their rain cars.
Timo made the Maximum and wo the final to hand him the Vice-Champions title also in the modified class. Tobias and Maxi 5th and 6th in Final A2
Total Results at the Nationals:
1. Tim Altmann
2. Timo Schad – VIP Performance
3. Kai Altmann
4. Joachim Behnken
5. Maxi Vief – VIP Performance
6. Tobias Weist – VIP Performance
7. Andreas Dick
8. Werner Bergbauer
9. Reinder Wilms
10. Alexander Krenn – VIP Performance
International German Pro10 Nationals 2015 in the books!
In Modified, after 5 rounds of Qualifkations, French Driver Patrick Miltat took his car 2nd on the grid, behind Polesitter Tim Altmann.
Defending Champion Tobias Weist had a little trouble in the qualifiers and made the 5th place for the finals.
Alexander Krenn ended with 12th place in the B-Final, also Heinz Dewald in his very first pro10 Race.
Warm Up Pro10 Stock winner Timo Schad ended after the qualification 3rd and podium finisher 2014 Alexander Wild 4th.
The Finals worked good, but both TQ starter won all 3 finals and secure their titles.
Patrick Miltat ended as the very first non German Pro10 Driver at the runner up spot, while Tobias Weist improved his 5th place to a 3rd overall ranking.
Alexander Krenn won with 1st and 2nd place the B final and in stock Timo Schad had little trouble in the finals, but he ended 1 place better than last year at the Nationals at a good 3rd overall place and Alexander Wild ended 4th overall.
With 6 from 33 cars in the field VIP Performance says thanks to all Drivers and of course to all other drivers they have trust in our products.
We are a little bit disappointed without a title but with 3 times podium we make of course a very good result and want to fight next year again for the titles!