SC Cup at the Nürburgring
2nd run Scooter Center Cup on September 26, 2021
True to the motto "The fun is in the foreground"Took place last weekend as part of the German Endurance Championship of the Dortmund Motorcycle Club Scooter Center Cup instead. 42 participants had announced in advance to take part in the regularity drive for scooters on the Grand Prix track of the Nürburgring. The starting field was very mixed, as there were no restrictions in terms of make and year of construction. They started together, the scoring took place in two classes (divided into shift and automatic scooters).
From the Lambretta from 1954 about the classic Vespa up to modern automatic scooter, From seven to over 50 hp and from rookies to professionals, everything was represented. Everyone is allowed to take part, and that's exactly what makes this cup so appealing - the great variety of drivers and scooters who don't get in each other's way on the big and wide track. In addition, there are regulations that only regulate the safety aspects and otherwise leave all freedom. Open to oldies and young automatic scooters. The perfect event for everyone who wants to get a taste of racing and do a few laps on the track. Our Maryzabel took advantage of this opportunity and entered the race with her PX “Platónika”. She will share her experience with you in a second report.
You could register the day before from 18 p.m. and present your vehicle to the technical inspection. An advantage, as not everyone passed this test straight away (the problem was often the excessive volume, which according to the regulations could not exceed 98 dB), because this gave the opportunity to repair the defects in peace and to re-lock the vehicle the next day present.
On the day of the race there was a total of four runs, two training sessions of 20 minutes each, a qualifying and, finally, the actual race, the Regularity run, during which 35 minutes could be driven. The track was still a bit wet from the nightly rain during the first run, but it got already during the second practice session neatly turned on the gas! On Great fun for everyonethat we spoke to. At the end of the day there were a few technical failures, but no falls, everyone arrived safely at the finish line after the last run.
We hope that the last restrictions due to Corona will no longer apply next year and that we will be able to start again in front of an audience!
Results of the evenness run:
Class 1 (switch scooter)
1st place: Karsten Rehn (total diff. 0.173 sec.)
2nd place: Stefan Menke (total diff. 0.247 sec.)
3rd place: Andy Reid (total diff. 0.491 sec.)
Class 2 (automatic scooter)
1st place: Hans-Werner Both (total diff. 0.011 sec.)
2nd place: Christian Liebig (total diff. 0.024 sec.)
3rd place: Federico Vanore (total diff. 0.337 sec.)