The Saint-Affricain confirmed his willpower in the race in entrance of the 15,000 spectators gathered in the stands of the Castellet circuit.
Last weekend, the Saint-Affricain Lionel Viguier took second step of the podium throughout the sixth spherical of the Clio Cup European Championship, which occurred at the opening of the F1 Grand Prix on the circuit Paul-Ricard in Le Castellet (Var).
On Friday, throughout the first check session, Lionel Viguier positioned seventeenth general and third in the gents class out of the 39 vehicles entered. During the second follow session, he completed twenty ninth general and eighth amongst gents.
On Saturday June 19, for the first race, Lionel Viguier units off on the hats of wheels: “I narrowly avoid a competitor who started badly and overtake him on the left, brushing against the wall of the stands. We fight between drivers throughout the race until the last lap.” Le Saint-Affricain completed third in his class and nineteenth general: “I rejoice at the finish but the race marshals inflict a ten second penalty on me for overtaking a driver while crossing the race line. The spirits are heating up. No discussion is possible while I just wanted to avoid an accident. But the decisions of the International Automobile Federation are not negotiable. I calm things down to avoid a heavier sanction. Finally, I am 23rd overall and 5th gentleman. “
Revenge, the Aveyronnais reveals his willpower on Sunday morning for the flagship race in entrance of the 15,000 spectators gathered in the stands: “I apply myself, I am thoughtful and I lead a perfect race. It is with blows of bumpers and suction in the straights that I make the hole with the pilot Michael Carrey. We take off with the top 10 leading the race. “ Lionel Viguier arrives on the twenty fifth lap in tenth place and 1st amongst the gents. But in the penultimate nook, a competitor tries to overhaul him and collides with the proper rear of his automobile, which crosses the observe. The driver at the head of the championship took benefit of the accident to take the lead and take away the coronation of the Saint-Affricain who climbed to the second step of the podium. A second etched eternally in his reminiscence. In the European Championship, out of 77 individuals, Lionel Viguier is at the moment thirty third general and sixth in the gents class. From July 9 to 11, he might be racing in Hungary.