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EU3: Dubai: Lacko and Vojtech race one report

Engine failure stopped Lacko and Vojtech in Dubai Bad luck as technical trouble stopped budding crew, Adam Lacko - Stepan Vojtech, in first race of final event of European FIA GT3 Championship in Dubai. Starting from 7th position, of the field...

Engine failure stopped Lacko and Vojtech in Dubai

Bad luck as technical trouble stopped budding crew, Adam Lacko - Stepan Vojtech, in first race of final event of European FIA GT3 Championship in Dubai. Starting from 7th position, of the field of almost 40 powerful cars, Adam early moved-up onto sixth position. But than he started to blaze down. Cabin of MM Racing Corvette Z 06R began to instil with smoke, engine power was decreasing. That's why Adam headed up in piltane shortly before he should be finishing his stint. Mechanics found out in a little time that engine is seized.

TV SPORT 5 will broadcast this Saturday's race as well. Live transmision starts at 13.25 CET.

Adam Lacko: "Big shame of today's race. Seventh time in qualification, it was big expectation for good result and points as well. After start I improved in one position and planned to carry on attacking. But engine started gradually to lose its power. Car's cabin began to instil with smoke and car was getting slow. I had to go in depot about two laps before my 1 hrs race finish. Than, they discovered engine's seizure."

Stepan Vojtech: "Unfortunately, I even did not drive the car in today's race but I have really good feel of practising and qualifications. In contrast to Adam, who competed already in Dubaj in 2005, I have to say that I'm being here first time and I like circuit a lot. I was grasping too much in qualifications for yesterday's race and span the car. I could not have better time than 26th due to this accident. However, we will start one place better tomorow because of disqualification of one racer."

-credit: adam-lacko.cz

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