The 9th event in Mercury city was very difficult for every competitor. Oleksa, the best Salo racer that event, was 18th. He have won the title of Saloman of the race. Trautman was very close to him with 20th place. And Buka due to penalty finished the race on 32nd place. In Team standings Salo Racing is still 7th with less than 100 points back Heavy Metal. In personal standings Trautman, the top racer of the team, is 22nd with 1066 points (1 pos. up), Oleksa and Buka changed their places, so Oleksa has now 1006 points (25th place) and Buka - 994 (26th place).
The race in Mondega is in the history. It was a great pleasure to watch the second win of Robylu in the champ. So he recieved his second title of Salomaster and another Saloman of the race title! Buka due to technical problems had to miss this ace again. In Personal standing Robylu is still 4th with 32 points and 4 ponts behind leaders: Benjamin and Iceman. In Team standings Salo Racing also remains to be the 4th.
Last Thursday Salo's racers were racing on Phoenix Speedway. The best again was Buka who finished on 18th place. He won another title of Saloman of the race. Trautman was 23rd and Oleksa 25th. Salo Racing is still on 7th place with 106 points behind Team Heavy Metal. In Personal standings the best driver of the team is Trautman with 938 points. He is on 23rd place (1 pos. down). Buka is 25th with 890 points (no change) and Oleksa is 26th with 874 points (no change). Our racers are going to do all they can to beat Heavy Metal in the city race at Mercury City today. Good luck.
The fifth event of BVHotlap Cup ended with another podium for Salo Racing. The leader of the team in the competition Robylu was now the second with 0,07 sec behind Benjamin Villeneuve. He got another title of Saloman of the race! Buka was only 9th with no points for his place. It's agreat pleasure for every Salo supporter that Robylu has all the chance to win the competition as he is now the 4th with only 6 points back the leader. Buka is now on the 10th place with 2 points (Robylu has 24!). In Team standings Salo Racing has the fourth place with 26 points, 13 points behind Black Racing. The next event will be in Mondega at the beginning of February.
The race at Uqejy brought us bad results. Buka, the best this weekend was 19th, while Trautman was penalized to 33rd place and Oleksa didn't take part because of technical problems of his car. So, Buka was the Saloman of the race. Unfortunately, Salo Racing has now 134 points back Team Heavy Metal. In Drivers standings the best now became Trautman with his 22nd place with 816 points (1 pos.down), Buka now is 25th with 758 points (2 pos. up) and Oleksa is only 26th with 756 points (11th pos. down!). In Rookie standings Trautman is 5th, next to him are Buka and Oleksa. In Phoenix, we hope, the team drivers will do all they can to improve this situation.
The race at Monza was very hard for Oleksa, as he was just 11th in qualy and 7th in race while Tony, Rich.k and Sauber11 occupied the podium. In drivers standings Oleksa is now 8th and Buka is 12th (as he didn't take part in this race). In Team standings Salo Racing is the 6th at the moment. Waiting for better results in the next race at Daytona.
The first event in the new year we cannot call very succesful. The only thing is good Salo didn't fall behind Team Heavy Metal. The both teams had 338 points in the race, so we have now status quo. In spite of very low as for him place (22nd) Oleksa has got another title of Saloman of the race. Other Salo drivers were much worse: Buka had 27th place and Trautman only 34th. In Personal standings Oleksa now is 15th with 756 points (1 pos. up), Trautman is 21st with 714 points (2 pos. down) and Buka is 27th with 628 points (2 pos. up). In Rookie standings those pilots are the 3rd, the 4th and the 7th.
It was the greatest weekend in the history of Salo Racing ever! Salo pilot Robylu has won the first non-rookie victory for the team. And so he has the first title of Salomaster. Besides, he has also his second title of Saloman of the race. Our congratulations to him! The second driver Buka due to technical problems was away this track. In Team standings the team is still the fourth with 19 points and 13 points back to Black Racing.
The first event in Melbourne now is the history. It was difficult race for Salo drivers Buka and Oleksa who were only 9th and 10th on the starting grid. With severe punishment Buka was only 10th at finish lane and Oleksa was 7th with 2 sec down Coulthard. Congratulations to Oleksa with the third title of Saloman of the race! In Team standings Salo Racing has the 5th position with 9 points.
The best ever race in the champ (400 points per race!) was at Lowe's speedway (26.12.2006). With only 31 drivers Oleksa came to the finish with the 15th place and has won another title of Saloman of the race. Buka was close to him (17th place) and Trautman's car wasn't as good as usual and he had 20th place at the finish. In Driver standings Oleksa is now 16th with 632 points (3 positions up), Trautman is 19th with 614 points (3 pos. up) and Buka is 29th with 514 points (2 pos. up). Rookie standings: Oleksa - 3rd place, Trautman - 5th place and Buka - 9th place. In Team standings Salo came close to Heavy Metal. Now only 26 points are between them!