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2019-05-31

308 TCR doubles up at Hockenheim 2019

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The TCR Europe series stops in Germany for the second round of the championship, on the famous Hockenheim F1 track. After achieving strong results in Hungary, the six 308 TCR engaged were determined to repeat their performance and stand out from the 32 cars racing on the track. Securing a 1-2 in race 2, Julien Briché and Aurelien Comte delivered, once again relying on 308 TCR speed and reliability.

Hockenheim TCR Europe Series : 

 

  • The second round of the TCR Europe series saw the 308TCR – Peugeot Sport’s key weapon for customer competition on circuits – occupy four places in the top 10 of Race 1. Julien Briché (4th), Aurélien Comte (7th), Teddy Clairet (9th) and Jimmy Clairet (10th) were able to rely on their experience gained through PEUGEOT SPORT’s promotional series to overcome the hazards of a pack of 32 cars on the track.
 
  • In Race 2, the 308TCR won in the hands of Julien Briché (JSB Compétition), followed by Aurélien Comte (DG Sport) in second. These results allowed them to occupy second and fourth positions in the provisional championship classificationahead of the next round at Spa-Francorchamps in two weeks.

 

They said : 

Julien BRICHE – TCR EUROPE / PEUGEOT 308 TCR – Winner of Race 2
TEAM JSB COMPETITION
“ I’m happy. It wasn’t an easy weekend. I was fourth in race 1 on Saturday, which wasn’t bad. In race 2 I made a good start and closed the gap to Aurelien (Comte) in the lead, but the entry of the safety car didn’t help me. It was complicated after the restart as we were very close in terms of performance. On the whole it was a very good weekend. The 308TCR was really quick and reliable. And I’ve got a very good team. I’d like to thank them for all the hard work that they’ve put in.”