RX Evolution set to start at Lydden Hill in RX2
- Published: Friday, 26 May 2017 07:20
Simon Syversen and Glenn Haug are both starting in RX2 on legendary Lydden Hill this weekend. Simon won the qualification on this track last year and had a best-time. He went all the way to the finals and ended in a 5th place in 2016. This year, the goal is again final in the strong starting field. Glenn Haug overwhelmed everyone during the first round of the year in the RX2 with a strong 4th place. The goal is a new final this weekend for Glenn who drove the Super 1600 on this course last year.
It's the first year Glenn Haug runs in SuperCar Lites and with 4 wheel drive. He has run over 100 bilcross races and won the National Final in 2016. Simon has also won the National Final in Bilcross earlier. He has been in three finals for senior, but it was during the Junior finals in Bergen 2010 Simon climbed to the top. Now they both aim for an international career. The third RX Evolution Ahtletes is Mats Lysen who also has a lot of experience from Rallycross.
He has participated several times in Lydden Hill. In 2009, when he became European champion, he took 2nd place in Super 1600. Mats also has a second place from Supercar in 2012.
Glenn Haug is in fourth place in total after the first round of the RX2 and is in the distance to the top.
Atle Skaar who owns and are driver coach in RX Evolution is with Simon Syversen in RX2.