International SuperCar Lites Test Day in IstanbulPark


SuperCar Lites test day has organised by First Corner Ltd. Management yesterday at IstanbulPark Circuit which hosted the penultimate round of FIA World Rallycross Championship. There were 23 selected participants among many more applicantants from 12 Countries present at the venue to get the taste of a SuperCar Lites in a proper track which includes tarmac and gravel sections.


The day was run by Olsbergs MSE and Avitas Motorsport crews. Andreas Eriksson, Team Director of the first ever World Rallycross Teams Champion Olsbergs MSE started the day with a briefing and answered questions about the day. He also paid intensive attention to each and every participant during the day and helped them to get the best out of the day. “We aimed a test day for the RX enthusiasts and did our best to give them a real feeling of a SuperCar Lites in a proper track” said Eriksson and added: “We are happy that there is a serious attention on SuperCar Lites and I truly believe that this opportunity was very useful for all the drivers who made it to IstanbulPark today”

Avitas Motorsport Director Halid Avdagic also shared his thoughts of the day : “We are pleased to host an international group of participants here in Istanbul. It was important for us to get everything ready in order to let them concentrate on the car and the day. The feedback we recieved is highly encouraging and it is always a great feeling to see so many smiling faces after a SuperCar Lites ride at the track.”
Instructors of the day was another bonus for participants. Three young and talented RX drivers has sat on the co-driver’s seat with all the participants and helped them to improve their skills on the car. World RX Ford OMSE SuperCar driver Andreas Bakkerud who finished the season in 5th position was one of the instructors and he surely had enjoyed the sunny day in IstanbulPark. RX Lites 2014 Champion and ArgentinaRX podium achiever Kevin Eriksson shared his experiences about the car and answered as many questions as possible from the participants of the day. SuperCar Lites and SuperCar expert Sebastian Eriksson who proved his speed at several rounds in 2014 season completed the Instructors Team and he also did a great job to help.
After having a very successful RX Lites season in 2014, First Corner Ltd is getting ready to have a better one in 2015. There are a lot of preparations going on for the new season which includes a display in Autosport International 2015 and several test days on following months before the season starts in Portugal.

Here is the full list of participants of the test day in IstanbulPark Circuit:

1 Aleksander Bjørnstad 15 Norway
2 Aleksander Bredesen 20 Norway
3 Ali Basakinci 55 Turkey
4 Andre Kurg 21 Estonia
5 Andri Õun 30 Estonia
6 Can Tolon 30 Turkey
7 Christoph Brugger 18 Austria
8 Cyril Raymond 21 France
9 Daniel Shepherd 32 Hong Kong
10 Davis Tobiass 19 Latvia
11 Ingus Belakovs 15 Latvia
12 Joe Shrimpton 22 United Kingdom
13 Magnus Bergsjobrenden 21 Norway
14 Rihards Dainis 23 Latvia
15 Robert Reinsalu 15 Estonia
16 Tamer Dagli 38 Turkey
17 Tatiana Eliseeva 41 Russia
18 Tejas Hirani 16 United Kingdom-Kenya
19 Thomas PETIT 17 France
20 Toprak Razgatlıoğlu 18 Turkey
21 Tristan Ovenden 40 United Kingdom
22 Ulrik Linneman 30 Denmark
23 Vladymyr Marchenko 24 Ukraine