Salooncupen 5-6 Nov. Västerås, Sweden
photos by Rickard V.
Slotcity Västerås hosted the fifth round of the Sveslot
Salooncup and the wing-cup during the 5-6 November.
Saturday started with the Production 1:24 class with 29 entries.
The Production 1:24 cars
Early qualifier Michael Landrud turned an impressive 4,163
lap. He was later beaten by two juniors. In second place Mikael
Palmqvist 4,141 and in third place Robin Lundmark 4,160.
Finally one of the seniors put the booth down and showed these
young brats. Torgny Nordgren with a 3,979 lap.
All qualifying results here.
After the semi-finals the field of drivers
were separated into two main finals. One for junior drivers and one for
Production main junior. From
left to right: Carolin Karlsson,
Daniel Ax, Erik Jonsson, Christoffer Karlsson, Fredrik Hedberg, Marcus
Vandersson, Robin Lundmark (driving), Mikael Palmqvist.
Mikael Palmqvist took an early lead closely followed by Robin
These two drivers separated themselves from the rest of the field.
When the main was over Mikael Palmqvist had won yet another junior
main. Robin Lundmark in second and Christoffer Karlsson in third.
Seven of the eight drivers from
the junior main
Junior main results here.
Cars from left to right
Dan Gustavsson, Torgny Nordgren, Uffe Törn, Lars Harrysson,
Michel Lorin, Ove Halvarsson, Lasse Åberg, Michel Landrud
Michael Landrud was an early pace setter but crashed into
problems already in the first heat. Lasse Åberg took the
lead after the first heat.
In the second heat Michel Lorin went into the lead together with Lasse.
Third heat saw four drivers close together. Michel in the lead 113 laps
with Ove Halvarsson, Lasse and Lars Harrysson on 112 laps.
From left to right: Dan
Gustavsson, Torgny Nordgren, Uffe Törn, Lars Harrysson, Michel
Lorin, Ove Halvarsson, Lasse Åberg, Michael Landrud
After the fourth heat Michel was in the lead with 151 laps
Harrysson in second 150 and Lasse Åberg in third 149
In the fifth heat Lasse took over the lead and held on to it until the
end. Michel looked certain to grab second place, and did, despite Ove
Halvarsson driving three really good heats at the end.
2. Michel Lorin
3. Ove Halvarsson 289
4. Lars Harrysson 287
6. Torgny Nordgren 270
7. Dan Gustavsson 261
8. Michael Landrud 247
From left to right: Michel
Lorin, Lasse Åberg
Senior main results here.