24h Dubai: Lechner Racing Middle East holt in der Cup-Klasse einen Doppelsieg

24h Dubai: Lechner Racing Middle East holt in der Cup-Klasse einen Doppelsieg

17.01.2016: Großartiger Start in das neue Motorsportjahr für das Team von Lechner Racing



Großartiger Start in das neue Motorsportjahr für das Team von Lechner Racing Middle East: Die Truppe von Teamchef Walter Lechner sen. feierte bei den 24 Stunden von Dubai in der Cup-Klasse einen Doppelsieg.


Sven Müller, Jaap van Lagen, Saeed Al Mehairi, Bashar Mardini und Hasher Al Maktoum waren dabei im Topauto der Lechner-Mannschaft eine Klasse für sich und blieben mit vier Runden Vorsprung auf den zweiten Lechner-Porsche mit Christopher Zöchling, Hannes Waimer, Wolfgang Triller und Charlie Frjns erfolgreich.


Mit den beiden Autos zeigte die Lechner-Mannschaft in Dubai ihre ganze Routine: Nach einer eher verhaltenen Startphase schlug die österreichische Truppe in der Nacht zu und holte in dieser das letztlich entscheidende Zeitpolster für den Sieg.




Dabei glänzten nicht nur die Piloten – Sven Müller zeigte beispielsweise mit superschnellen Doppelstints auf – sondern auch die Boxenmannschaft: Durch eine tolle Arbeit wurde der Vorsprung auch abseits der Strecke ausgebaut.


Einziger Wermutstropfen für die Lechner-Mannschaft waren zwei schwere Unfälle: Ein heftiger Crash im Training endete ebenso mit einem Totalschaden wie ein Abflug des dritten Autos kurz vor Rennende.


„Dass wir nach dem Vierfachsieg zum Supercup-Saisonfinale in Austin hier einen Doppelsieg feiern dürfen, ist echt ein Hammer. Ein Sieg in einem 24 Stunden- Rennen ist immer eine Teamleistung. Ich kann meinen Jungs nur gratulieren, sie haben einen großartigen Job abgeliefert“, hatte Teamchef Walter Lechner sen. nach dem Rennen allen Grund zur Freude.





Bernhard Haudum, Photos Lechner

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