Difficult start of the Belcar Endurance Championship

The 22nd and 23rd of April marked the start of the 2017 Belcar Endurmance Championship. The first meeting was held on the legendary track of Spa-Francorchamps.

As already known, I am competing in this championship with a Radical SR5 serviced by Oracle Cars. I share the car with Eric Wouters and Jamie Morrow.

On Saturday there was a 60 minute free practice and a 60 minute qualification.

During the free practice the track was completely wet. After about three laps I put the car in seventh overall without taking any risks, the qualifying and race were going to be driven in dry circumstances. Sadly we also had to deal with electronical issues which kept us in trouble the whole weekend. Ignition coils kept breaking down without us finding the real cause of this problem.

Because of these problems, Jamie could only put in one fast lap in qualifying which was good enough for P12 overall.

During the race we ran into the same electrical problems but this time we were lucky Jamie managed to get the car back in the pits where we had to extinguish the car after a small fire started in the exhaust. A bit lucky there although our race was over.

Next meeting is planned the 3rd and 4th of June at Circuit Zolder where we want to give a stronger impression!

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