Semi Truck Races – Photos From Le Mans 24 Heures Camions 2016
At the heart of the 32 editions of semi truck races event 24 Heures Camions 2016 at Le Mans racing circuit Bugatti, the ninth and final round of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship 2016 would decide the champion title. This is the German driver Jochen Hahn from MAN truck racing Team Reinert Adventure, who was the main candidate to win the championship. Third, in the discipline in 2015, he made sure obtain the Champion title 2016 by winning the first four races against defending champion the Hungarian truck racer Norbert Kiss from Mercedes-Benz team. Jochen Hahn was also ahead of the Czech driver Adam Lacko from Buggyra Racing 1969 team on an American Freightliner Truck, who was his closest rival in the championship standings.
European Semi Truck Races 2016
In the battle for third place in the European championship 2016, only René Reinert driving Team Reinert Adventure MAN race truck and Stephanie Halm (MAN) were able to fight to the end.
Last year champion Norbert Kiss #1 on Mercedes Benz race truck was the victim of abandonment in Race 3. And Anthony Janiec Lion Truck Racing team (MAN) excluded from a very turbulent Race 2. At the finish, this is German René Reinert who held the lead and finished third in the championship. Jochen Hahn (Man) and Steffi Halm (Man) shared victories by two in four races at Le Mans big truck racing final round on circuit Bugatti.
Wow! Women on Wheels Team
Stephanie „Steffi“ Halm
Among female race pilots involved in the competitions 24 Hours Trucks 2016: German driver Stephanie „Steffi“ Halm at wheel of MAN race truck from Wow! Women on Wheels team, champion of France in 2012 and 2013. Steffi Halm, who fought for third place in the European Championship and won two times in semi truck races 2 and 4 and finally took fourth place in the FIA European Truck Racing Championship 2016.
This is the best performance of a female truck racer in the history of this European semi truck races competition.
German Ellen Lohr from Wow! Women on Wheels team was another female race driver on MAN race truck in sight in this competition. Unfortunately, Ellen Lohr was a victim of a collision in Race 2. But in Race 4, the German was elbow to elbow with Steffi Halm for an unprecedented double podium feminine.
FIA European Truck Racing Championship 2016
24 Heures Camions Le Mans France
Result Final round of FIA European Truck Racing Championship 2016 – 24 Heures Camions:
- Race 1: 1. Jochen Hahn (MAN); 2. Norbert Kiss (Mercedes-Benz); 3. Adam Lacko (Freightliner)MAN)
- Race 2: 1. Steffi Halm (MAN); 2. Rene Reinert (MAN); 3. Jochen Hahn (MAN)
- Race 3: 1. Jochen Hahn (MAN); 2. Adam Lacko (Freightliner); 3. René Reinert (MAN)
- Race 4: 1. Steffi Halm (MAN); 2. Ellen Lohr (MAN); 3. René Reinert (MAN)
- the result of semi truck races after the exclusion of Anthony Janiec (MAN)
The next semi truck races at circuit Bugatti in Le Mans France is already scheduled for 23 and 24 September 2017.
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