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.

  • A98F5821
    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
  • A98F1743
    Ludovic Faure, European Truck Racing Champon season 1998 .