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Lamborghini Esports: The Real Race 7, Catalunya Results

Lamborghini Esports: The Real Race 7, Catalunya Results

The seventh race event of the 2021 edition of The Real Race presented by Lamborghini Esports took place over the 3rd October weekend. Once again, the EMEA region was on display as the series went to Catalunya in Spain.

Another round with a pair of sprint races per region, this particular venue is 4.655-kilometers or 2.892-miles in length. The course, like Zandvoort on Assetto Corsa Competizione, is an older model of the track having been updated in 2021. This layout has 16 corners and is slightly smaller in length than the current layout because of it.

As it’s been all season, qualifiers were open beforehand to get the 20 best in each region entered into the event. After closed qualifying the day before, the dual races per region took place on Sunday. APAC ran first, the EMEA group second, and NALA would run later on in the day.

The full results are available on The Real Race website. The series utilizes the Assetto Corsa Competizione platform.

Lamborghini Esports: The Real Race 7, Catalunya Results

EMEA CATALUNYA: Sherratt, Bonaccorsi split wins

All season long, it’s pretty much been the Jordan Sherratt show in the EMEA region. Entering Barcelona, Sherratt only has one loss all season, coming at Laguna Seca in the feature race. The domination continued into qualifying as Sherratt took pole position for the event.

In the sprint, however, the start of the race proved again that Sherratt was not completely unbeatable. Tommy Razeyre was able to get in front for a few moments after starting alongside. It didn’t take long, however, for Sherratt to take it back.

Razeyre kept Sherratt honest, and opted for an early pit when the window opened. Unfortunately, a miscue with the pit limiter meant a speeding penalty for Razeyre, ultimately ending his chances early. Sherratt went on to take the victory over Beniamin Baumann and Marcello Bonaccorsi.

Lamborghini Esports: The Real Race 7, Catalunya Results

EMEA Catalunya Sprint Race Results 

PosDriverLapsBest Time
1Jordan Sherratt2646:11.883
2Beniamin Baumann2646:27.351
3Marcello Bonaccorsi2646:36.535
4Carlo Barberi2646:40.986
5Mathys Leitao2646:44.740
6Luca Tavernari2646:44.898
7Artur Kucharczak2646:49.278
8Naga Racing Djihed2646:57.627
9Max Gripp2647:03.299
10Ferhat Düdükcü2647:04.646
11Robin Hörig2647:13.749
12Jean-Baptiste JB13082647:18.368
13Andrey Vorona2647:18.923
14Heikki Hytönen2647:20.949
15Rafael Alves2647:48.925
16Goncalves Vasco2546:46.892
17Dimcescu Cristian2547:04.937
18Tommy Razeyre2547:13.919
19Romain Lippens2547:49.990
20Gábor Sárosi2547:54.330
Lamborghini Esports: The Real Race 7, Catalunya Results

In the feature race, 15 minutes longer than the sprint, Sherratt was able to get a better start, but Baumann kept it close through the first couple of corners. Baumann was forced out and attempted to make a move back inside of Sherratt, but before he could get low, he connected and sent Sherratt spinning wildly into the path of Carlo Barberi.

As Sherratt recovered and began his march forward, the damage for Barberi was significant and a penalty for Baumann was dished out. That handed the race over to Bonaccorsi, but it would not be an easy win by any stretch.

Knowing that he would be forced to serve a penalty during his pit stop, Baumann kept it on track and in the lead. Bonaccorsi just couldn’t get around, but waited it out patiently until the pit window would open.

Razeyre was back in the picture after having to start deep in the field. He and Mathys Leitao kept it close, but it was Bonaccorsi who struck first for the undercut. When things cycled through, Baumann cycled behind Sherratt, who worked his way back into the picture. Sherratt could only get back to third as Razeyre finished runner-up to the new winner, Bonaccorsi.

EMEA Catalunya Feature Race Results 

PosDriverLapsBest Time
1Marcello Bonaccorsi3460:22.114
2Tommy Razeyre3460:24.441
3Jordan Sherratt3460:29.122
4Mathys Leitao3460:35.743
5Beniamin Baumann3460:43.261
6Max Gripp3460:50.469
7Gábor Sárosi3460:54.971
8Artur Kucharczak3460:58.739
9Romain Lippens3461:04.790
10Heikki Hytönen3461:07.168
11Luca Tavernari3461:07.531
12Naga Racing Djihed3461:08.288
13Dimcescu Cristian3461:18.188
14Ferhat Düdükcü3461:19.053
15Robin Hörig3461:29.218
16Rafael Alves3461:32.235
17Jean-Baptiste JB13083461:54.512
18Carlo Barberi3360:28.294
19Andrey Vorona2241:11.914
20Goncalves Vasco1936:38.523

It’s not official yet, but it should be mathematically over in the EMEA championship. Sherratt has 354 points after his double podium at Catalunya. His closest competitor, Razeyre, would have needed at least three more points to be able to make up the remaining distance. As long as Sherratt starts any of the final three events, he should lock it up without question.

NALA CATALUNYA: Hendrickson wins both races

The NALA region pole may have gone to Fidel Moreira, but it was his championship rival William Hendrickson taking double victory at Catalunya over the weekend.

The two had a spirited first race as the margin was only six tenths between the two. In the second race, however, Hendrickson was able to win by nearly two seconds over Moreira. Gabriel Felipe finished in third in both races as well.

Lamborghini Esports: The Real Race 7, Catalunya Results

NALA Catalunya Sprint Race TOP 10

PosDriverLapsBest Time
1William Hendrickson2646:15.392
2Fidel Moreira2646:15.940
3Gabriel Felipe2646:24.743
4Eric DeBon2646:38.185
5Daniel de Oliveira2646:39.323
6Jonthan Clifford2646:46.908
7Timothy Flammger2646:53.351
8Ryan Woodrow2646:55.813
9Brian Kannappan2647:03.393
10Vinny Oliveira Leão2647:09.472

NALA Catalunya Feature Race Top 10

PosDriverLapsBest Time
1William Hendrickson3460:14.237
2Fidel Moreira3460:16.154
3Gabriel Felipe3460:16.426
4Eric DeBon3460:31.303
5Vinny Oliveira Leão3460:36.766
6Daniel de Oliveira3460:37.684
7Ryan Woodrow3460:50.626
8Sebastian Gonzalez3461:19.280
9Fernando Deutsch3461:19.795
10Max Baughman3461:33.584

Now with three races remaining, Hendrickson has a larger gap over Moreira. Hendrickson has 300 points to Moreira’s 269, a 31 point difference. Felipe is still mathematically in it too, sitting at 228 points.

Lamborghini Esports: The Real Race 7, Catalunya Results

APAC CATALUNYA: O’Hara sweeps the weekend

For Andrew O’Hara, Catalunya was about 105 minutes of perfect driving for him in the APAC region. O’Hara took the pole, the Sprint and the Feature with seemingly little to battle against. For the first time, Egor Ogorodnikov did not show, so it was a perfect moment for O’Hara to pull away in the standings.

Lamborghini Esports: The Real Race 7, Catalunya Results

O’Hara now leads Ogorodnikov by 50 points with only three races to go. Only ten drivers qualified for the APAC region this weekend.

APAC Catalunya Sprint Race Results 

PosDriverLapsBest Time
1Andrew O’Hara2646:11.304
2Denis Sakharov2646:30.457
3Terry Rayton2646:31.356
4Sergey Mironenko2646:46.344
5Paul Yeung2647:13.366
6Adrian Garnham2647:49.064
7Tristan Carter2647:51.718
8Sam Bugden2649:12.370
9Matthew Williams2546:12.223
10Arvind Gawade2446:59.371

APAC Catalunya Feature Race Results 

PosDriverLapsBest Time
1Andrew O’Hara3460:13.089
2Terry Rayton3460:27.914
3Denis Sakharov3460:35.853
4Sergey Mironenko3460:53.694
5Sam Bugden3461:22.702
6Paul Yeung3461:48.290
7Tristan Carter3360:18.282
8Adrian Garnham3360:18.633
9Arvind Gawade3162:06.602
10Matthew Williams0DNS
Lamborghini Esports: The Real Race 7, Catalunya Results

The next race event will take place at Silverstone on 17th October. Open qualifiers will start on 11th October and will end 15th October. Only three events remain in the season now. This event will have a sprint and feature race for all regions. Check out the full EMEA region broadcast for Catalunya down below.

Images thanks to The Real Race.

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