Over in the Carrera Cup, Lohner proved unstoppable yet again. The German had won both of the sim-race semi-final events last month, but the grand final pitted him against not only 13 of his fastest peers but six real-world racing drivers who’d qualified via their own competition.
Not that this troubled Lohner. The Williams driver set his stall out early with pole position at Monza by just over two tenths, before running two lights-to-flag victories – almost managing a perfect Saturday, but for Red Bull’s Nestor Garcia nabbing fastest lap in the second race.
Nonetheless, the two wins crowned Lohner as champion, earning him €7,000 in the process. Garcia took second in both races, winning €5,000. One of the pros, Porsche Supercup racer Laurin Heinrich, actually rounded out the podium, thanks to two successive third places ahead of Williams Esports driver Nikodem Wisniewski in both races; that earned Heinrich €3,000 for his efforts.
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