XRS Greece Rd1 report


Last weekend was held the first round of the XRS Greece. In stock category former XRS champion 2017’s Ioannidis took the TQ by just two tenths over Zogogiannis. In leg 1 Ioannidis did not finish because of a technical problem and Zogogiannis took the win. However, in leg 2 Papadopoulos stepped up and had a very good battle with Ioannidis and the young gun took it by just one tenth. In the last leg Ioannidis dominated the field and won by a comfortable lead posting the fastest lap ever recorded in FRT.

Stock results:

  1. Ioannidis – XRAY T4
  2. Zogogiannis – XRAY T4
  3. Papadopoulos – XRAY T4
  4. Kazoglou – XRAY T4
  5. Kalantzakis – XRAY T4
  6. Nerantzis – XRAY T4
  7. Tsatsamis – XRAY T4
  8. Kakarikos – XRAY T4
  9. Pontikis – Tamiya
  10. Katsigiannis – XRAY T4

In modified category, Nikolakopoulos took the pole position and won all legs with a good pace. Runner up was Diamadis and third was Kidis with good battle between those two.

Modified results:

  1. Nikolakopoulos- XRAY T4
  2. Diamadis- XRAY T4
  3. Kidis- XRAY T4
  4. Ioannidis- XRAY T4
  5. Boutsas- XRAY T4

In pan cars, Nikos Nikolakopoulos took again the pole position and won the race by taking the first two legs. Tasos Papadopoulos in second and Diamadis in third rounded out the top 3.

Pancar results:

  1. Nikolakopoulos – XRAY X10
  2. Papadopoulos – XRAY X10
  3. Diamadis – XRAY X12
  4. Kidis – XRAY X12
  5. Kazoglou – XRAY X10

In nitro stock, multiple Greek champion Sotiropoulos took the TQ in front of another young gun Panos Theodoropoulos. In the opening laps of the 20 minute final those two took control over the field and had a really good battle but a problem with Sotiropoulos’s motor meant that he couldn’t finish. Finally, Panos took the win with a two lap lead over the second driver Diamadis and the third place on the podium was taken by Tsatsamis .

Nitro stock results:

  1. Theodoropoulos – XRAY NT1
  2. Diamadis – XRAY NT1
  3. Tsatsamis – XRAY NT1
  4. Kalantzakis – XRAY NT1
  5. Kritikos – XRAY NT1
  6. Drakopoulos – XRAY NT1
  7. Eugenas – XRAY NT1
  8. Voutsas – XRAY NT1
  9. Sotiropoulos – XRAY NT1
  10. Podikis – XRAY NT1