On 26 and 27.01 Greek track, “Serres” was host of tests for pilots’ selection for Sofia Car Motorsport team, which will participate in European GT4 series.
The great interest in the tests was a very pleasant surprise for the organizers.
10 pilots participated in the tests and among them were some of the most famous names in Bulgarian motorsport.
Many journalists, spectators, and enthusiasts’ motorsports in Bulgaria also attended the tests.
1. Miroslav Angelov
2. Vasil Jekov
3. Simeon Ivanov
4. Pavel Lefterov
5. Ivo Conev
6. Kalin Benchev
7. Cvetan Cekov
8. Rumen Dunev
9. Grigor Grigorov
10. Boris Borisov
First day of the tests began with short briefing and drawing lots for order to participate. Pilots tested road version of SIN R1, as every pilot made 3 laps with Vladimir Iliev. Then the pilots continued with the first stage of the test with race version of SIN R1.
Tests began with 5 exploratory laps of the track. Rosen Daskalov was in the car with every pilot to show the intricacies of the vehicle during the test.
Tests continued on the next day and were highly beneficial for organizers, pilots, and crew. Results of the test are more than positive for the organizers.
Two days of exceptionally serious load of cars in complicated weather conditions – most of the time it rained and the track was wet. Performance of the cars from a technical point of view was very good.
The pilots made a huge amount of kilometers – 250 laps, that means around 800 kilometers.
The organizers note that the test results are very important from a technical point of view and indicative of the possibilities and the condition of the cars.
The tests revealed the advantages of SIN R1 to the pilots, as the words of one of them for road version were: “This car has more grip on wet track than our racing cars on dry track.”
Sofia Car Motorsport jointly with SIN CARS got very clear picture of the ability of the pilots participating in the tests, as the results will be presented on a press conference next week, after the analysis of the tests.
As Mr.Vladimir Iliev said: “What happened these two days show that automobile sport in Bulgaria has great future and will outlive all of us.”