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31 May 2012

PR: Hansen Motorsport

Category: Press Releases Posted 31.05.12 10:49 by

Euphoria in the Hansen Motorsport team after the double victory of Timur Timerzyanov and Alexander Hvaal at Greinbach in Austria.

 

Hansen Motorsport could celebrate an euphoric victory over this special last weekend when both SuperCar drivers in the team took a sensational double victory in the third round of the European Rallycross Championship in Austria. Russian Timur Timerzyanov won convincingly after a tactical well planned race. His team colleague, Norwegian Alexander Hvaal was just as happy over his second place and together they showed that Hansen Motorsport was in brilliant form.

“Euphoria! What else can I say after a weekend like this,” team boss Kenneth Hansen laughs. “Timur and Alexander have done a tremendous job and I am so proud of them.” In the A final they started from second and fourth position. Timur came out second to Frenchman Davy Jeanney. When Davy took his Joker Lap Timur set an ultra-quick lap and got in a good position for to win. Alexander, out as fourth after the start, drove with the inside of his helmet and methodically took place by place. Jeanney and Englishman Liam Doran had a hard fight for third place which cost valuable time, but on the other hand was an advantage for the leading duo. Jeanney managed to keep Doran behind when crossing the finish line. Austrian driver Ramler took a fine fifth place. The only Swede in the main final, Peter Hedström, spun with only one lap to go and stopped on sixth place. De Keersmaecker was seventh in front of Jos Kuijpers who was disqualified for a jump start.

“The qualification rounds did not go perfectly my way, but in the A final I got everything right and drove my Citroën DS3 to a sweet victory,” said Timur Timerzyanov, happy and soaking wet from the prize giving champagne.

“I am so happy and I still can’t understand that in two out of three ERC races I have been the runner-up,” said Alex Hvaal, who started the weekend by celebrating his 20th birthday, with a smile on his face. “This should be my learning year and already me and my team have gotten this far. It’s amazing!”

Eric Färén took a meritorious third place for Hansen Motorsport in the B final of the Super1600 drivers while Dane Ulrik Linnemann won. Robin Larsson, son of former double European champion Lasse Larsson, made a successful debut in Rallycross by taking a well-deserved victory in the TouringCars class.

 

Photo caption: The Greinbach winners rostrum with (from left) Alexander Hvaal, Timur Timerzyanov and Davy Jeanney. © JKR/ERC24