Nicki Thiim won in the first heat of the third round, which were at the Spa-Francorchamps track in Belgium. The Championship leaders, Alexander Lauritzen and Dali Jankovic were both involved in accidents that interfered with their otherwise dominant driving shown so far in the series.

 

The Danish racing driver Nicki Thiim made his debut in the race series that would have round three at the historical Spa-francorchamps track in Belgium. Qualifying for heat one saw Nicki Thiim secure pole position. In second place it was Alexander Lauritzen and in third Daniel Lundgaard. The top three were separated by under one tenth of a second.

 

The mythical Bus-stop chicane at Spa track made the field bunch up before the start, where Nicki Thiim defended first place bravely against Daniel Lundgaard. The second row of the grid made it cleanly though the first hairpin corner La Source despite the fact that they went into it four cars wide.

 

The slipstream played a major role towards Eau Rouge and down the Kemmel straight. Alexander Lauritzen tried to pass his teammate Daniel Lundgaard, but brilliant defending resulted in the top three remaining status quo. After an undramatic first lap Nicki Thiim was able to extend his lead.

 

Daniel Lundgaard was able to take advantage of the slipstream to keep up with Nicki Thiim, but a defensive driving line made it impossible to pass the Aston Martin Racing driver. Dali Jankovic, whom going into the round was equal on points with the championship leader Alexander Lauritzen, was involved in a situation that resulted in a loss of positions. He found himself in 21st place. Dennis Lind had a hard time keeping up the pace, and lost two positions in only two laps in an incredibly close midfield. Martin Dyrlund pushed hard on Jakob Kvistborg for seventh, but was not able to find a way past.

 

With nine minutes left of heat one Nicki Thiim had expanded his lead to one second, which resulted in Daniel Lundgaard not being able to use the draft. The fight for second place was tough as Alexander Lauritzen pressured his teammate Daniel Lundgaard. Mikkel Jensen was an element in the duel between the two as well. Jesper Holmgaard had snap oversteer going up Raidillon, something that would normally only have one outcome, but miraculously he managed to save it and only lost one position.

 

Mikkel Jensen hit his teammate Daniel Lundgaard after missing his braking into the Bus-stop chicane. This resulted in Daiel Lundgaard being disqualified because of too many incident points. A hastily overtaking attempt from Mikkel Jensen should not overshadow the otherwise clean racing and was after the race ruled as a racing incident.

 

After an undramatic last lap Nicki Thiim was able to secure the victory in heat one of the third round. Alexander Lauritzen finished in 2nd and Mikkel in 3rd. Mathias H. Jensen and Thomas Hjeresen rounded off top five. Dali Jankovic finished in a disappointing 19th place.

 

Mikkel Jensen took pole position in the second heat, while Nicki Thiim started from second place, despite having set an identical time. Dennis Lind secured 3rd and Mathias H. Jensen started in 4th. Daniel Lundgaard was eager to retaliate after a disappointing first heat and started from 5th place.

 

The start of the second heat was undramatic and was characterized by mutual respect from the drivers. Mikkel Jensen held on to the lead through La Source, but went wide at the exit of Raidillon. He managed to defend first place from Nicki Thiim and Dennis Lind in the braking zone to Les Combes. The two Real eSport drivers Daniel Lundgaard and Alexander Lauritzen pressured Mathias H. Jensen hard. This resulted in Alexander Lauritzen  hitting Mathias H. Jensen after missing his braking point to the Bus-stop chicane.

 

An overtaking attempt on Mikkel Jensen in the braking zone for Les Combes saw Nicki Thiim being awarded a slow down penalty. Dennis Lind profited from the penalty to Nicki Thiim and was able to take second place. Thomas Hjeresen, Stefan Overgaard, Mathias H. Jensen, and Mikkel Sigaard all contributed to an entertaining midfield battle with drivers going two wide through Eau Rouge and Raidillon.

 

With 12 minutes to go Nicki Thiim had recovered from the penalty and began the hunt on Daniel Lundgaard. The close battles in the midfield continued, where Stefan Overgaard and Andreas Jochimsen were big players in an incident at the Bus-stop chicane. Both drivers lost several positions. One lap later Andreas Jochimsen was involved in another incident identical to the one the lap before.

 

With four minutes left on the clock the top four was separated by one second, with Mikkel Jensen still leading. After a late braking move into La Source Nicki Thiim was able to pass Daniel Lundgaard for 3rd position, while Dennis Lind pressured Mikkel Jensen. He wasn’t able to make a pass in the final laps, and Mikkel Jensen took the win in the second heat of the round. Nicki Thiim finished in 3rd place ahead of Daniel Lundgaard, who, after a disappointing result in the first heat managed to finish 4th. Martin Dyrlund was able to take 5th after a race long battle with Mathias Wodschow. It was a weekend to forget for Dali Jankovic who finished the second heat in 16th.

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