Fighting in the four classes of the Russian circuit racing series has entered a crucial stage: the stage on the magnificent track of Volokolamsk will be the fifth of the seven scheduled in the calendar RSKG NSR-2016. Participants of the championship «National Junior» is still staying on vacation, and join in the battle in August, but the spectators who came to Moscow Raceway July 23 and 24, will be no shortage of events. Moreover, the weekend will be outstanding by the number of arrivals and surpass the record of 10 national and international races, which took place in early July in the «Sochi Autodrome!»
The highest degree of rivalry reached in the main ring competitions country — SMP RSKG. Here at the start of the two-class «Turing» races will go eight spectacular 330-strong SEAT Leon, similar to those that appear in the international series TCR International Series. After the first half of the season closest to the title European Cup winner Dmitry Bragin and 11-time champion of Russia Alexei Dudukalo — although another winner Nikolay Karamyshev Eurocup ETCC victory at the last stage has proved that he is ready to intervene in this fight.
Along with touring fireballs within arrival 2000 Joint perform a dozen vehicles «super-production» category — there reigns an enviable variety of technical solutions: LADA Granta sedan equipped with a 1.6-liter turbo engine, turbocharger also have two-liter coupe Subaru BRZ, Honda Civic hatchback — four-cylinder naturally aspirated engine, but under the hood, BMW 320i and all six cylinders! The power of all machines is close (about 250 hp), and the results are dense: the leadership is keeping Anton Badoev at BMW, the second position is occupied by Maxim Simonov, the grant, third place in «hondavoda» Andrey Yushin, the fourth — in the current holder of the Cup Russian Maksim Chernev, remained loyal to «Subaru» and this year.
Even more models in the competition «Touring Light»: LADA Kalina NFR, Volkswagen Polo, Kia Rio, Peugeot 208, Renault Twingo, Ford Fiesta and SEAT Ibiza. All fourteen pilots, including during the season to fight for the title Champion of Russia, perfectly controlled with these 200-strong hatchbacks, at each stage show beautiful struggle with unpredictable results. The main contenders for the title — The highly experienced Dmitry Bragin and young but very fast Denis Bulatov — the visiting LADA and Volkswagen brands.
The most massive credit «National» collects at the start up to 25 cars, developing about 150 forces — and on the suburban stage again to resume the dispute between the native domestic models and «naturalized» foreign cars. LADA Kalina both generations continue to form the basis of the peloton, but twice in the previous stages it was that the pilots in the Volkswagen Polo Sedan and Kia Rio did not give a chance to the Kalina racers on the podium! Yet while the leadership in this class saves Vladimir Sheshenin, piloting «Lada».