Arosa Classic Car Race

For the 13th time the Arosa Classic Car Bergrennen took place in the picturesque Swiss mountain village Arosa and Langwies. An international event that attracts a large number of racing enthusiasts to compete in three races in three grids. This year, it was once again made difficult by the heavy snowy rain, and charged highest demands to man and machine. The drivers had to prove their skills in order to meet the difficult conditions on the racetrack.

But on Sunday the weather was a bit better and the drivers were able to show again how much power is in their vehicles. The spectator tribunes were filled again on Sunday and the fans were able to watch the last races.

Thomas Amweg emerged from the race as the winner. His fastest run he drove this year were sensational 4 minutes 52:14. Over the three races he drove a total time of 15 minutes 29:76 and secured the victory of the day. Bruno Staub finished second and last years second-placed Roger Moser finished third. This year, the ladies’ prize went to Claudia Franceschetti in her Porsche 911 Carrera 4, who showed an excellent performance.

Due to the bad weather, several light accidents occurred during the race. On Sunday afternoon there was an accident due to a driving mistake in the finishing line area, in which three spectators were injured fortunately only slightly. The race was cancelled because the securing devices were severely damaged.