Klemen Trček bought the MG ZR 105 car before the season and started the season this year at the race in Rechberg (Austria), where he achieved an excellent 3rd place in Division 1, after a break of 8 years. He continued the season at the race in Stubičke Toplice (Croatia), where everything already smelled like new podiums, followed by a mistake in the last run and a trip from the track and turning, this mistake took the podium and eventually took 6th place in Division 1. The third race of the season, however, was the GHD Verzegnis (Italy), where he stepped up his time from run to run and eventually finished 4th in his division. Already this weekend we are going to the mountain speed race in Gorjanci, both for the driver and for the car, this race will be for the first time in the career for Klemen Trček as in the previous three races. He will compete with a race car
Italian Federico Liber is the joint winner of two runs of the Gorjanci mountain speed race after the favorite, Tiziano Riva, resigned. With a total time of 3: 25.92, he celebrated the victory with just under three seconds of advantage over two Czechs, Vaclav Janik, and Peter Trnko, who was a second and a half more behind the winner. Among Slovenians, Vladimir Stankovič was expected to be the fastest in the overall standings, while Aleš Prek (Honda Type R) won the national championship, ahead of Matej Grudnik (Renault Twingo RS) and Peter Marco (Mitsubishi Lancer EVO IX). Andrej Prelc (Suzuki Swift) took the top step in the national championship of Division I, Aleš Žakelj (Zastava Yugo 65) won second place, and Janko Čebron (MG ZR 105) was third.
Swiss Tiziano Riva was the fastest in the first training before the mountain speed race in Gorjanci. He completed the course in 41 seconds per minute and drove at an average speed of 152 km / h. The second was the Italian Uberto Bonucci, who with the prototype Osella PA9 / 90 ran just under eight seconds slower than the Riva. Even a second slower was Bonucci’s compatriot Federico Liber. The fastest among Slovenes was Vladimir Stankovič, who was fifteenth among all with a time of 1: 56.75. Click here to see the results - Results of the 1st training
From 19 to 21 June, the Gorjanci mountain speed race will be on the agenda again. On the 4,3 km long course, the competitors will compete in the Slovenian and Austrian championships, and the race will also be considered the European Championship of vintage cars, the European Mountain Speed Cup. The listed competitions are a guarantee for a great race, worth watching. This year's national championship in mountain speed racing traditionally started in neighboring Verzegnis, where last year's success was repeated by the current national champion Matevž Boh (Mitsubishi Lancer EVO IX), who is coming to Gorjanci as the leader in the Slovenian national championship, in second and third place. Peter Marc (Mitsubishi Lancer EVO IX) and Denis Žbogar (Renault Clio R3) finished the race in the vicinity of Udine. The race was missed by multiple national champions Milan Bubnič
The mountain speed race on Gorjanci took place in beautiful sunny weather. A good number of spectators gathered along the track. The event passed without any serious accidents, only in the first run there were three long interruptions, after the sports officials had to clean the oil from the road and repair the chicane along the track. The winner was the Czech Vaclav Janik (Lola B02 / 50), who repeated the success from 2012 and thus celebrated for the second time at GHD Gorjanci. Janik also had the fastest time in all three runs and thus won sovereignly over his compatriot Jiri Svoboda (Norma M20F), and Hungarian Laszlo Szasz (Reynard Zytek), who otherwise competes under the Croatian flag, finished in third place. Before the start of today's race, Janik left the role of the favorite to Svoboda, as he had problems with electronics at yesterday's trainings, which he
Next weekend, on the traditional 4,3 km long route from Gornja Težka voda to Veliki Cerovec, the international GHD Gorjanci will take place, the second race of this year's DP of Slovenia in mountain speed motoring. According to the established program, this year there will be three official training runs on Saturday, three races on Sunday, while verifications of the documents of the performers and technical inspections of their vehicles will be performed on Friday afternoon at the Prepih restaurant, where the service zone will be. This year, in addition to the Slovenian National Championship in mountain speeding, the race will also be considered the FIA Mountain Championship of Historic Vehicles, the FIA European Cup in Mountain Racing, the FIA International Challenge in Mountain Racing, the FIA CEZ Championship of Vintage Vehicles and the Croatian National Championship in Mountain Speed.
The very successful Slovenian team Lema Racing and the well-known IK Sport are preparing an interesting cup competition in mountain speed races for this season together with the company Silux. The Silux Cup will comprise four races, which will also count as the Slovenian Mountain Speed National Championship, and the racers will compete in them with six Renault Clio Cups of two generations and two Škoda Fabia R2s. To prove themselves primarily to racers and not race cars, more powerful cars will be weighted down so that the weight-to-power ratio of all race cars will be the same. The praiseworthy enrichment of the Slovenian racing scene will also enjoy excellent media coverage, as Planet TV will prepare reports after each race with many footage from the track and race cars, numerous conversations with racers and not yet
On 2005 October, the Slovenian Motorsport Association, AŠ24, adopted a decision to address a request to the FIA International Automobile Federation to include the Gorjanci mountain speed race on the calendar of the European Mountain Speed Racing Championship. The race, where the first mountain race was organized in Slovenia in 1969, according to many drivers and spectators, deserves to be included in the list of races that are considered European laurels, and the organizers wanted this before this year's race, when announced that the line will experience a number of improvements next year. We are most looking forward to the extension from 4300 meters to 5 kilometers.
Italian Federico Liber is the winner of the Gorjanci 2013 mountain speed race. The Italian overtook the Czech Vaclav Janik by only half a second with the Gloria C8F formula after three runs. Third was another Italian Marietto Nalon. Marjan Smrdelj was sixth, and seventh place went to Rado Raspet. Crucified is also the winner of the overall ranking of the national championship. The second was Matej Grudnik with a Renault Twingo R2, and the third was Alojz Udovč with a Renault Clio. All results and times can be viewed here.
The organizers of the Gorjanci mountain speed race announced the list of registered racers today. This year, it is only slightly reduced, especially as far as Slovenian racers are concerned, and according to the president of the organizing committee Viktor Levec, these are objective reasons. 66 racers registered for the race in Gorjanci, thirty of them Slovenes, and the organizers believe that this was due to the busy season. This year, four races for the national championship will take place in a month. Despite the small number of performers, it is a quality ensemble, as they also wrote on the official website of GHD Gorjanci. Eleven formulas or prototypes have been registered, and well-known and experienced racers will sit in them. One of them is Vaclav Janik, last year’s winner and former