Mach1 Motorsport is fighting for top positions in Ampfing

Maxi Eigner in the top five – strong catch-up in the DSKC

The Schweppermannring in Ampfing was the venue for the second racing weekend in the German Kart Championship at the weekend. The German kart manufacturer Mach1 was represented with three drivers and delivered a good performance throughout.

After a year’s break, the DKM returned to the 1,063 meter long Schweppermannring in Ampfing. 190 drivers competed in the six classes. Mach1 Motorsport was represented in two and showed great fighting spirit.

As was the case at the start in Mülsen, Maxi Eigner fought in the top field. The X30 Junior was a promising fourth after qualifying and also defended its position during the heats on Saturday. However, there was a bitter setback on Sunday in the Super Heat. During the formation lap his kart rolled out and he was banished from watching. Thanks to the good performance from the previous day, he only slipped down to twelfth place. From there there was only one way for him to reach the final. Maxi fought his way forward and finished sixth and narrowly missed out on the cup places he deserved.

The start to the weekend was dramatic for the two DSKC drivers Rouven Wilk and Erik Müller. Both missed qualifying and found themselves at the back of the field. But instead of giving up, the duo raced through the 45-man classification and were already back on track for the finals after the heats. In the Super Heat, Erik Müller went one step further. In seventh place, he was within striking distance of the leaders and thus secured 20th place on the grid for the finale. In this he moved forward again – with 14th place he still scored championship points.

Rouven fought his way up to 13th place in the Super Heat and was therefore in 27th starting position for the finale. He also made up more ground in the final and finished in 19th place.

“It was an exciting weekend for us. Maxi more than confirmed the good performance from Mülsen in the X30 Junior. Without the retirement in the Super Heat he would definitely have fought for a podium place. Our two shift kart boys delivered a really strong performance. Erik has improved by 31 places and Rouven by 24 places, which is exceptional in such a strong field. A big thank you to our engine partners TR Motorsport and SRP Engines for the excellent support,” summarized team boss Ralf Wilk.

It continues in the DKM from 15th to 16th. June at Prokart Raceland Wackersdorf.