According to the press announcement site RRS, very soon a new racing series of the Russian Racing Championship will once again bring together athletes, journalists, fans and lovers of motor sport on the track "the Smolensk ring".
At the beginning of may racing season RRC-2012 launched it in the Smolensk region . The circuit was built in 2010 by the famous architect Hermann Tilke. Viewers can watch the whole race on the track from start to finish, as almost all the track perfectly visible from the stands.
In the upcoming weekend will start 7 classes Patriotic ring: "Touring", "Super-production", "Touring-light", "national", "Midget", "GT-Rus" and "Lada granta Cup.
Compared with the first stage may have increased not only the number of classes, but the number of Champions that these classes are. In the class "Touring" will be released at the start of the season champion 2011 "Touring-light" Alexander Sotnikov and champion of "Touring" 2006 Vladimir Labazov.
In the new classification "Seat Super Copa" within class "Touring"for the first time in the history of the national motorsports will be competing cars Seat Leon . Cup car Seat have a distinctive feature - they are resistant to modernization. Released sports factory, these cars have a 2 liter engine, with a capacity of 300 HP and automatic transmission.
On the 5th step into a more powerful class "Touring" on the podium went ex-champion "Touring Lite" Mikhail Kozlovsky from LUKOIL RACING team LADA". The previous four steps was developed for the racer not very good - a real thuringowa car he got in his possession only on the route "Moscow Raceway". And the pilot immediately showed the pace, the worthy winner of the race. Nikolay Karamyshev of "Black&White Racing Team", which stands for diesel SEAT Leon will compete with the reigning champion and leader of the "Touring" Alexander Frolov. Three crew of three teams on three cars of different brands, one of which is domestic! Nothing affair?
In class sportspromotion "Midget" as I constantly struggle to titled pilots David Markosov and Andrew Radoslava all closer to the young riders. 5 stage successfully got into the group of leaders of the 15-year-old Sergey Trofimov, as well as his age-mate Vitaly Larionov.
A new class of "GT-Rus" added powerful sports cars. Competition Ferrari F430Challenge, Radical SR3 RS and Seat Leon will be the Impreza WRX STi team perspectives for future Russian weather Rally Tecnica.