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Friday, 08 December 2017 11:00

DUŠAN BORKOVIĆ FINISHES 8TH IN TCR INTERNATIONAL SERIES

The best Serbian race car driver ends his second TCR International series season with 10 new points.

The best Serbian race car driver Dušan DUKE Borković finished his second TCR International series season in the 8th place in overall standings with 116 points. New champion is Jean Karl Vernay in Leoprad team's Volkswagen.

Borkovic scored new points in Dubai despite of the issues during the qualifying. Borkovic started race 1 from the 15th position, although he qualified in the 16th, but Gabrielle Tarquini was demoted to the back of the grid due to the engine change.

In the first lap he had contact with Alain Menu and Borkovic's car was damaged. His front left wheel wa severely damaged and he could barely continue.

Even with the car damaged Borković improved his placement slowly lap by lap. Along with his teammate Kajaia, they passed one by one competitor. Borkovic finished the race in 9th place but after Homola's penalty and, Dusan finished 1st race in the 8th position scoring 4 new points.

Dusan started from the 14th place in race 2 but he managed to score more points.By the end of the race he was 10th and in points but he kept improving and finished the race in the 7th place due to the fact that Hyundai driver Alain Menu is not allowed to score points, Borkovic scored 6 points in race 2 for a total of 10 points this weekend.

«This year was a great experience for me. I can't say I am satisfied completely but considering all the circumstances this season it couldn't be better. I gave my best every time and I hope I didn't dissapoint my fans who stuck with me all these years. I am gratefull to my team and sponsors and I am sure that we will be even more successful representing Serbia worldwide next year. New chalenges await me and I am ready. I believe that my racing this year shows that I belong among the best world drivers. Once again I want to thank my everybody for their support and hopefully we are going to celebrate more successes next year» Borkovic said after the season finale.

This year Borkovic had 3 podiums, with 2 victories in Bahrain and Austria.

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