Last weekend was round third of the 1/10 Off Road Swiss Championship in a village called Obernau near Luzern. Team Associated driver Patrick Hofer dominate the 4WD category and wins the third round of Swiss Championship.
The weather was hot and sunny. Especially on the track surface. The pilots have to drive on an outdoor carpet. The track had a lot of grip and some drivers had problems of traction rolling. Team Associated driver Patrick Hofer got the second qualification place in both 2WD and 4WD categories on Saturday.
On a rainy Sunday, Patrick shows a great performance on the very slippery and wet carpet, and won all the qualification rounds and got the overall pole position.
Patrick won the two first final runs in 4WD category and got the overall wins of this 3rd round of National ChampionShip. In 2WD category, Patrick had some problems and finished overall 4th.
Overall Ranking 4wd:
1 .Patrick Hofer – Team Associated B44.1
2. Sven Zünd – Kyosho
3. Peter Forster – Yokomo
4. Daniel Fankhauser
5. Patrick Vogt
6.Stefan Wüthrich – Team Associated B44.1 / Novak
Sina Zbinden, Patricks Girlfriend, started in the category 2WD Standard. She got the Pole position on Saturday with a great performance in the qualification rounds. The performance duration was along the whole weekend and she got the first place in this category.
Overall Ranking 2wd Standard:
1.Sina Zbinden / Associated B4.1
2. Silvan Rhyner
3. Nicole Eggenberger