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First Podium for Saab in New STCC Season

Linus Ohlsson Saab 9-3 STCC

In the first race of this year’s STCC season Saab Flash Engineering team won the first podium in Saab 9-3.

Robert Dahlgren came close to making it a perfect STCC season opener with pole, victory in race one and second place in race two for Volvo.

Linus Ohlsson in Saab 9-3

Linus Ohlsson in Saab 9-3 (TTA series)

In this STCC season on the track are the three Saab drivers: Björn Wirdheim – Flash Engineering – Saab 9-3, Reuben Kressner – Flash Engineering – Saab 9-3 and Linus Ohlsson – Flash Engineering – Saab 9-3. In the first race the most successful was Linus Ohlsson, he finished third in the Race 1.

FLASH ENGINEERING Saab 9-3 drivers

FLASH ENGINEERING Saab 9-3 drivers

 

STCC 2016 - Round01 Skövde - Race 1

STCC 2016 – Round01 Skövde – Race 1

 

STCC Skövde Airport Race
Circuit: Skövde
Length: 2146 m
Lap record (STCC): 0:49.964, McLaughlin

STCC Skövde  Results

Race 1 – Top 5
1 Robert Dahlgren Volvo S60 24 laps
2 Scott McLaughlin Volvo S60 +1.572
3 Linus Ohlsson Saab 9-3 +15.877
4 Johan Kristoffersson SEAT León +21.144
5 Mattias Andersson Dacia SE +30.564

DNF Richard Göransson Volvo S60

Race 2 – Top 5
1 Richard Göransson Volvo S60 24 laps
2 Robert Dahlgren Volvo S60 +7.234
3 Mattias Andersson Dacia SE +14.543
4 Rasmus Mårthen Ford Mondeo +16.195
5 Johan Kristoffersson SEAT León +16.417

Championship standings

Teams – Top 5
1 Polestar Cyan Racing 111 points
2 SEAT Dealer Team 45 (-66)
3 Flash Engineering (SAAB 9-3) 44 (-67)
4 Dacia Dealer Team 42 (-69)
5 Brovallen Design 24 (-87)