XRS Greece Rd2 Report


The second round of the XRAY Racing Series was held in Greece last weekend. In touring modified it was Papachristos who took pole position with promising lap time. In leg 1 Papachristos took the win by just two tenths over Ioannidis. In leg 2 he won again by a 5 second gap over Nikolakopoulos while Ioannidis suffered from worn belt and DNF. Finally in leg 3, Ioannidis overtook Papachristos after a mistake the latter made and lapped everybody finishing first in the last leg and P2 overall with Nikolakopoulos finishing third securing P3 overall.

  1. Papachristos – XRAY T4
  2. Ioannidis – XRAY T4
  3. Nikolakopoulos – XRAY T4
  4. Gavrilidis – XRAY T4
  5. Molinas – XRAY T4

In touring stock category from early on it was Ioannidis who set the pace. In qualifying he shattered the track record (which he had set himself previously) by six tenths thus taking the pole position. In leg 1 and leg 2 Ioannidis set the pace and won both legs. Meanwhile, there was a battle between Papadopoulos and Konstatopoulos in all the legs with Papadopoulos finally taking P2 overall and Konstatopoulos P3.

  1. Ioannidis – XRAY T4
  2. Papadopoulos – XRAY T4
  3. Konstatopoulos – XRAY T4
  4. Kalantzakis – XRAY T4
  5. Nerantzis – XRAY T4

In pan car category there was a very good battle between Papachristos and Nikolakopoulos where the latter took pole position. In leg 1 after a tough race between them Papachristos took the win with Nikolakopoulos having a problem and not finishing. In the remaining legs there were good fights between them and finally Nikolakopoulos finishished P1 overall, with Papachristos behind him and Kazoglou completing the podium.

  1. Nikolakopoulos – XRAY X10
  2. Papachristos – XRAY X10
  3. Kazoglou – XRAY X10
  4. Papadopoulos – XRAY X10
  5. Zogogiannis – XRAY X10

In nitro stock was a one man show. Young gun Theodoropoulos took pole position and was fast and consistent clearing the race. Behind him was another young gun Kalantzakis and in third position the fast recovering from car reliability problem, Kritikos.

  1. Theodoropoulos – XRAY NT1
  2. Kalantzakis – XRAY NT1
  3. Kritikos – XRAY NT1