Manitoba Race Car Driver Pulls Out Early in Euro Competition

Manitoba Race Car Driver Pulls Out Early in Euro Competition

David Richert
Inter Europol Competition makes final preparations to David Richert’s car prior to Sunday’s race in front of record crowd. (HANDOUT)

A Manitoba race car driver was the lone representative for Canada over the weekend at the TT Circuit Assen in Holland.

David Richert raced in front of a record-setting crowd of more than nearly 90,000 for the Gamma Racing Days and the Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup races.

“It was an absolute blast to be part of a weekend like this. By 10 in the morning the grandstands around the circuit were already completely full and to see everyone waving at you after the race was a special feeling,” Richert said.

“It’s a great reminder that I’m extremely privileged to be able to do what I am doing.”

Richert maintained a solid pace until the tenth lap, when he experienced a slight lock-up of the right front tire and went off the edge of the race circuit.

Richert’s next race event will be September 18-20 at the Nurburgring in Germany.

— Staff


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