During the closing race weekend at the Misano racetrack in Italy, the 33-year-old Norbert Kiss won his third FIA EUROPEAN TRUCK RACING champion title in his fire-red MAN truck defending the colours of the Revesz Truck Racing team since 2020. Kiss won the championship already in 2014 and 2015, this year he takes over the lead from long-standing FIA ETRC champion, Jochen Hahn.
Starting the final race weekend with already 10 wins in the season, he was positioned in pole position to take his third title however it was not yet a done deal. With 60 points to play for in Italy, the top 3 was not yet fully decided prior to the race.
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After a hard-fought season and 6 thrilling race weekends of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship on Goodyear tyres, Kiss confirmed his reputation as the fastest driver of his generation in the FIA ETRC with 276 points overall in the books. Second place went to Sascha Lenz with 227 points and Adam Lacko completed the top 3 podium, 24 points behind Lenz.
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Norbert Kiss, Revesz Truck Racing team and 2021 FIA ETRC Champion: "This great achievement did not start with the first race, it started back in December in the workshop. Truck racing is much like Formula 1 as it takes a lot of technical development and finetuning to optimize the performance of the truck and how the different parts work together, including the tyres. It's a great pleasure to work with the team and I'm very proud. Being a new team, it is amazing how we could build-up to this momentum in just 1 or 2 years and take the lead in the championship. The competition was fierce as we were all fighting for each victory and no mistakes were allowed.
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