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Williams takes lead in Stockholm

Series leaders Team GAC Pindar kept their cool during the first day of the M32 Scandinavian Series final and top the leaderboard.

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Ian Williams' British team have a five point lead on Essiq Racing, their strongest contenders for the title.

Essiq Racing had a perfect start with an impressing win in race one. Unfortunately for the Swedes, they couldn’t build momentum and finished last in the following race.

Instead, it was another young Swedish team, Artemis Youth Racing, that put the peddle to the metal and won their first race in the series.

Williams looked very comfortable racing in Stockholm and started the day as runner up in the first two races.

In the third race, his GAC Pindar team managed to squeeze past Essiq Racing at the finish line and then followed it up with another victory in race four.

The light and shifty wind increased for the final race of the day where Nicklas Dackhammar took some revenge, winning the start and holding the lead to the finish.

The final event of the M32 Scandinavian Series has double points to compete for.

That gives Essiq Racing a chance to leapfrog Williams in the overall series if they can finish three places ahead of the British skipper on Saturday.

The M32 Series Scandinavia Stockholm takes place on Riddarfjärden in the centre of Stockholm City and the Race Village can be found at Norr Mälarstrand.


G New
9 September 2016 7:44 GMT


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