European Truck Racing Championship title for Mercedes-Benz

  • Date
    3/4 October 1998
  • Description
    At the last event of the truck racing season, traditionally held in Jarama, Spain, the French driver Ludovic Faure takes second and third place in the two runs in a Mercedes-Benz Atego racing truck to win the Super Race Truck European Cup. Mercedes-Benz also finishes top of the constructors’ rankings, with a large lead. In the Race Trucks category, Heinz-Werner Lenz in a Mercedes-Benz 1838 S wins both runs to become European champion for the second time.
On the last racing day in Jarama, Spain, on October 4, 1998, Frenchman Ludovic Faure won the European Truck Racing Championship with the 1200-hp race truck, which had been redeveloped from the ground up for the 1998 season.
Truck-Race in Jarama, 1998
Ludovic Faure, European Truck Racing Champon season 1998 .