Hellquist & Trygg win Swedish Champs

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Hellquist

The Swedish Championship for 1/10 touring car and 1/12 modified classes were held in Örebro, on a track that was laid out on a tennis court in a big sports hall. The carpet was new and the layout was fast with a great flow through the corners. There was free practice the whole Friday. In the Saturday morning after 2 rounds of heat practice based on the 3 fastest laps in a row, Markus Hellquist set the pace in both 1/10 mod and 1/12 scale 0.537 seconds ahead of Niclas Nilsson in touring and 0.011 seconds ahead of Alexander Andersson in 1/12 scale. In 17,5t 1/10 touring stock Andreas Gillblad set the pace just 0.079 ahead of Daniel Trygg.

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QUALIFICATION
In 1/10 touring cars the qualifying consisted of 5 rounds of qualifying where the best three were counted in a round by round system. In modified Markus Hellquist won all 5 rounds without any close competition ahead of Magnus Vässmar who placed in second and Niclas Nilsson in third.

1. Markus Hellquist – XRAY T4
2. Magnus Vässmar
3. Niclas Nilsson
4. Jonas Andersson
5. Oliver Olsson – XRAY T4
6. Christian Holmström
7. Daniel Carlsson
8. Andreas Böök – XRAY T4
9. Mattias Johansson
10. Stefan Andersson

In stock Daniel Trygg secured the first place with 3 victories ahead of Eddie Nordenwall and Christofer Hedlund.

1. Daniel Trygg – XRAY T4
2. Eddie Nordenwall – XRAY T4
3. Christofer Hedlund
4. Thomas Ek – XRAY T4
5. Axel Birgersson
6. Joakim Frisk
7. Andreas Gillblad
8. Rasmus Karlsson
9. Mikael Frisk
10. Thomas Fredriksson

In 1/12 scale the qualifying also consists of 5 rounds, but only counting your best qualifying session with laps and time. In the end it was Alexander Andersson only 0.01 seconds ahead of Niclas Nilsson with Markus Hellquist in third.

1. Alexander Andersson
2. Niclas Nilsson
3. Markus Hellquist – XRAY X12
4. Mattias Ericsson
5. Christofer Hedlund
6. Lars Haugen
7. Daniel Carlsson
8. Per-Ola Hard
9. Karl Ullenius
10. Hans Lyxell – XRAY X12

FINALS
In the touring modified finals Markus Hellquist was able to go clean and sail away in all 3 finals without any real pressure from behind. That meant he finished the race, being first in all rounds of the entire event. Magnus Vässmar took the second place ahead of Niclas Nilsson in third.

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1. Markus Hellquist – XRAY T4
2. Magnus Vässmar
3. Niclas Nilsson
4. Jonas Andersson
5. Daniel Carlsson
6. Oliver Olsson – XRAY T4
7. Christian Holmström
8. Mattias Johansson
9. Andreas Böök – XRAY T4
10. Stefan Andersson

In touring stock Daniel Trygg secured the victory in the first two finals after some really intense and tight racing with second placed car Eddie Nordenwall and third placed car Christofer Hedlund.

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1. Daniel Trygg – XRAY T4
2. Eddie Nordenwall – XRAY T4
3. Christofer Hedlund
4. Thomas Ek – XRAY T4
5. Andreas Gillblad
6. Joakim Frisk
7. Axel Birgersson
8. Rasmus Karlsson
9. Mikael Frisk
10. Thomas Fredriksson

In 1/12 scale there was a great battle between Niclas Nilsson and Alexander Andersson. Alexander was slightly faster but too many mistakes were made and that let Niclas Nilsson take the overall victory winning all 3 finals. Alexander Andersson took the number 2 spot on the podium and Mattias Ericsson rounded up the podium in third.

1. Niclas Nilsson
2. Alexander Andersson
3. Mattias Ericsson
4. Markus Hellquist – XRAY X12
5. Christofer Hedlund
6. Lars Haugen
7. Daniel Carlsson
8. Per-Ola Hard
9. Hans Lyxell – XRAY T4
10. Karl Ullenius

Source: XRAY