CoRe With Major Trouble At Spa –
the penultimate round of the NEO Endurance Series 5 was taking place at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. The CoRe SimRacing GTE squad, including Kimmo Suominen and Janne Kiuru, did not finish the race due an incident with the LMP1 traffic and another crash later on.
Janne was able to qualify the Ford GT CoRe entry in 6th position of the GTE class. A promising qualifying result which would have made it a nice outcome if everything would have go as planned. Despite the first traffic wave was managed well by Kimmo, CoRe could not avoid a contact with the Torrent Motorsport LMP1 car in the bus stop chicane. Several places were lost and damage was taken out of that situation. A couple of laps later Kimmo was running wide at the exit of Pouhon and hit a hard curb. His Ford immediately lost traction and Kimmo ended up in the tyre wall. After the DNF in Suzuka, valueable points were lost again. The championship fight is not in sight anymore. The broadcast of this race can be found here.