The second of the Czech pilots is on his way and he is 5th in the overall standings, so this race matters as he is technically in contention
And it's green! This is fantastic flying!
Kopfstein takes this one with 52.076
Last head to head in the Round of 14 is Cristian Bolton against Matt Hall...
High G on the VTMs says Bolton... that's his only hope to beat Hall
Bolton was 14th in Qualifying with a 52.689 yesterday... he'll need more than that to beat Hall
Bolton makes it through clean but there just isn't the speed he needs,
It's a 53.932 for the Chilean pilot
Just Hall to fly now... and as the 2016 race winner, plus yesterday's Qualifying winner, this track is made for him
Into the track at 198.93kts and he's ready to do battle...
It's green for go! And Hall walks this one... bye bye Bolton :(
It's a 51.241 for Hall and he goes through
Hall: "That was the plan to run a low 51... I wanted to have a bit of a play in the track to work out what to do in the next round. As always there's a completely different wind on race day."
BRAGEOT (Fastest Loser)
Full Round of 14 story here...
ROUND OF 8 HEAD TO HEADS:
HALL V BRAGEOT
MUROYA V CHAMBLISS
KOPFSTEIN V VELARDE
MCLEOD V SONKA