The Final round for RX Lites 2014 season will be organised at Intercity IstanbulPark, Turkey on 11 – 12 October weekend. Entry list have revealed 10 competitors for Istanbul.
The list includes a newcomer, Janis Baumanis who was a successful contender at S1600 category in World RX season. This time Latvian will be trying his chance to beat RX Lites regulars.
Kevin Eriksson has secured his crown in Italy last weekend after reaching 116 points in total. But there will be a great battle for second and third places in order to get the prize which is a full day test with a SuperCar run by OMSE.
Front-runners for this prize are not limited to a few since the points are very close at the leaderboard. Even Sebastien Eriksson has a theoretical chance to get on top three. Especially concidering his performance in Portugal and UK, he will be giving hard times to his rivals in Istanbul.
Kevin Hansen Jr will keep rising as he already proved how fast and challenging he can be. One thing for sure that it will not be easy for him in TurkeyRX, that there are more fast and young talents at the grid.
Daniel Holten is one of these super fast young drivers as RX Lites fans convinced that if he is on a good day he can dominate the track and conquer the top of the podium. That’s what he will be targeting on the final round of the season.
Yigit Timur is also in the pot to finalize the season at the top three. This time he will be competing in his home soil and with the support of Turkish Fans, he may have extra power to reach his goal. His new teammate Fatih Kara will be joining the action either. Fatih made it to finals on his first ever RX Lites experience and as he claimed it was just a warming up to what is it all about. 2006 JWRC contender has a lot potential to make a surprise in is homeland.
Joachim Hvaal and Sandra Hultgren will be ready at the starting grid. Mikaela Ahlin-Kotulinsky is also returning to her car in Istanbul. After her appearance in Swedish Round, she is joining the mirror-to-mirror action on the final round of the season.
The schedule of the weekend consists 2 Heats on saturday, 2 Heats, Semi-finals and final on sunday. Semi-finals and final race will have 6 laps and it will be an unforgetable experience for the Turkish Fans.