Perfect bad luck. Mičánek Motorsport powered by Buggyra had nightmare weekend at Spa
Leave everything behind and start with absolute clear mind at Barcelona. It is goal of Mičánek Motorsport powered by Buggyra team after Lamborghini Super Trofeo weekend at Spa. Succession of bad luck caused its drivers could not even start racing.
Friday, race one, formation lap. At the end Karol Basz driving Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO2 suddenly enters pitlane. This was the moment, when culminated the disappointment that the team was carrying from the race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Reason of premature retiring was technical failure, which fatally damaged the engine. The harm was so bit, that mechanics weren’t able to repair it for second race at Saturday.
„For the first time we didn’t get any point from the racing weekend, which is of course a great disappointment. Especially, when we are able to fight for top positions. But this is just racing and things like this happen,“ said disappointed team manager Jiří Mičánek jr.
Just after mechanicians discovered the extent of the damage he started to solve, if it was possible to get car driven for second race. But the result was negative. „Engine was damaged so much, that was irreparable on the spot,“ explained Mičánek.
It was really shame, because team had a decent start to the racing weekend. „We didn’t have perfect qualification. Because of the traffic we lost about two second in our flying lap, but we knew we have speed, we can go forward and really fight for top positions,“ described Polish driver Karol Basz, who should have started the Friday race.
„It’s just bad luck, but such things belong to racing and driver has nothing to do with it. We just have to leave everything behind and focus on remaining races,“ states driver, who was able to transform his first start with Bronislav Formánek into win in Pro-AM class. Karol Basz should race for Mičánek Motorsport powered by Buggyra team till the end of season.
Bronislav Formánek was also disappointed. „It was unluckiest weekend since we started to compete in Lamborghini Super Trofeo series. Everything that could have gone wrong. Actually already on the way here, when our team truck had two punctures,“ driver tries to lighten up hard situation.
In the end, even the second team Huracán in the LC Cup class did not participate in the races. Car was damaged after crash in training on Thursday and also was irreparable on the spot.
„This season is really hard for us, but we will never give up and will be fighting till the end. We know we have fast and perfect prepared cars. We also have very good pair of drivers, who are able to win. Now we will do everything that after two really unlucky weekends, when almost everything really went wrong, we will be ready for 110 percent,“ concluded Jiří Mičánek jr.
Lamborghini Super Trofeo championship will move to the Spanish Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya at the turn of September and October.