23 Sep 2016 — Nicola Guarini started on the pole and led every lap on the way to a commanding victory in the Karlskoga ’08 STCC in Round 9 of the Jimmy Adriaenssens Swedish Touring Cup 2016 series.
Guarini drove all of 18 laps total leading Aaron Channer after being engaged by him on the first lap. Guarini controlled the race lead every lap from green flag to victory.
Guarini remains in second in the standings, cutting the gap to first’s Kenny Press to 23 points. Guarini has nine starts and led 81 of his 157 laps while taking the victory four times.
Aaron Channer took second place.
Jimmy Adriaenssens Swedish Touring Cup 2016 series moves on to Round 10 in a month at Estoril ’07. The series has 21 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Kenny Press leads the championship in a tight campaign over Nicola Guarini, separated by just a handful of finishing positions. The title continues to be challenged by Simone Iezzi, Alessio Lucchesi, Alex Laush, and Aaron Channer as well. The Top 5 places are an open field for 21 drivers in the running with three races remaining.
Driving the Honda Accord R STCC, Channer ran nearly all of 12 laps total leading Simone Iezzi after catching and passing him on the second lap. Channer got around Iezzi and into second place on lap 2, and controlled it the remaining 16 laps to the conclusion.
Channer moves up to sixth in the standings, 14 points behind Alex Laush. Channer has three starts and finished as high as second.
Kenny Press took third place.
Press spent the majority of 18 laps total pursuing Simone Iezzi after targeting him on the first lap. Driving the SEAT Leon STCC, Press launched an extended attack at Iezzi in the beginning, staying within an apex behind him and gaining ground over a continuous run of 12 laps. Press got around Iezzi and into third place on lap 13, and defended it against pressure by Iezzi the remaining six laps to the checkered flag.
Press remains in the lead of the standings, 23 points ahead of Nicola Guarini. Press has nine starts and led 19 of his 164 laps while taking the victory once.
Simone Iezzi won fourth place.
Driving the Audi A4, Iezzi drove the majority of 18 laps total leading Kenny Press after being engaged by him on the first lap. Iezzi fended off a prolonged attack by Press in the beginning, staying just a car length ahead of him over an unbroken run of 12 laps. In the end Iezzi lost the spot on lap 13 and settled into fourth the half-dozen laps running to the conclusion.
Iezzi remains in third in the standings, increasing the lead over rival Alessio Lucchesi to 19 points. Iezzi has seven starts and led 13 of his 133 laps while taking the win once.