TCR Germany: Files wins, title decision postponed
The Briton Josh Files has come one step closer to defending his title in TCR Germany.The final will be next week.
The Briton Josh Files has celebrated a hard-fought start-finish victory in the second race of the TCR Germany at the Sachsenring.The reigning champion was able to distance himself from his rival Mike Halder, but the final title decision will not be made until next week.
Already at the start, Files made it clear that he wanted to win the race.His runner-up in the standings, Mike Halder, also got a brilliant start and quickly moved up to second place.Despite the additional weight of 30 kilograms due to his strong performance at the Nürburgring, he quickly gained several places.But he finally bit his teeth out on the British man.
For the local hero Steve Kirsch, however, there was again no place on the podium at the domestic Sachsenring for the local hero Steve Kirsch.Yesterday the German dropped out early, today he finished fourth.
There was also a premiere.For the first time this season, the safety car was not needed at a race and stopped in the garage.