The fourth round of 2014 RX Lites Series, supporting event for FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, has just finished by the podium Ceremony in Höljes Motorstadion, Sweden. The Final Race amazed the crowds by a very close competition and mirror to mirror laps in between the RX Lites drivers.
Championship leader Kevin Eriksson, tried his best to be on top during the Heats for two days and he managed to be in top three. Right after the start moment he placed himself just behind the fast man of the day Kevin Hansen Jr and worked on his strategy. After taking the joker laps the duo met eachother on the exit of joker lap and Kevin Eriksson was the name who won the side by side battle.
He maneged to drive his RX lites to the finish and clinched his name to the top. This is his first win of the season after stepping up to podium only once in Portugal round. With this success young Swede extended his lead by 20 points to his closest rival.
Kevin Hansen Jr was the fastest name of the weekend on all heats and semi final, until he lost very closely to his countryman. Actually he was so lucky to continue after the hardcore action between him and Eriksson. He drove wisely and kept his tempo to make it to finish. He managed to grab 27 points for coming second overall and this placed him up to 5th position in season standings.
Considering that Sweden was his second event only, it is a remarkable success for 16 years old driver. Richard Göransson completed the podium with a very clever moves on both semi-final and final races. After missing the 3rd round in Finland, Richard convinced all the fans that he is still fast and as competitive as possible.3rd place in Swedish Round carried him up to 2nd in season standings.
Patrik Flodin followed the podium trio and enjoyed the final race after missing first rounds of RX Lites season. One of two woman drivers of the series, Mikaela Ahlin-Kotulinsky finished in 5th place and proved how fast she can be on her won home soil. It is believed that after some more experience at the steer of RX Lites, she will be aiming straight to the podium.
14 RX lites competed in Höljes Sweden this weekend and as organisers shared 42.000 enthusiastic spectators were present at the grandstands and the surrounding field of the track. Sunny and hot sunday helped all to enjoy to the fullest of the event. First Corner Ltd Executive Team are so proud that RX Lites on it’s first season and only after 3 rounds, it is competitive, exciting and entertaining as it’s best.
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