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The MOMO Radical Cup Scandinavia 2024 season launched spectacularly under glorious weather at Mantorp Park, drawing a big crowd of spectators. The weekend featured close racing across the field, setting an intense tone for the championship battle.

Day 1 Highlights: Petrovic Takes Early Lead

After setting a blistering pace in testing and clinching Pole Position in qualifying, Stevan Petrovic of RCR Sweden led the pack into Turn 1 for the first race. A slight error at the chicane allowed Erik Stillman of ES Racing and Erlend Juan Olsen of AutoTech-Sport Norway to challenge him fiercely. A Safety Car was called out after Olsen made a mistake heading into Mjölby. With Petrovic caught out by the incident, Stillman seized the opportunity to take the lead. However, Petrovic reclaimed the lead from Stillman with a daring outside maneuver at Turn 1, eventually securing the win. The race concluded with Stillman and Ludvig Bäck of RCR Sweden rounding out the podium.

Day 2: Lights to Flag for Petrovic

The following day, Petrovic continued his momentum, looking to complete a clean sweep. He dominated the second race from start to finish, with Stillman securing second place once again and Olsen achieving his first podium of the season in third.

Final Race Drama: Petrfovic Denied Grand Slam

The weekend culminated in a dramatic final race where Petrovic crossed the finish line first but received a 10-second penalty for being out of position at the race start, demoting him to ninth. This penalty handed the victory to Olsen, marking his first win in the championship. Stillman continued his consistent performance, securing second place and marking his third podium of the weekend.

Looking Ahead

As the championship moves to Gelleråsen Arena for the next round, Stevan Petrovic is closely trailing Erik Stillman in the driver standings. Petrovic reflects on a weekend filled with highs and lows but remains focused and determined for the upcoming races. With the excitement set to continue, Petrovic aims to regain the top spot at Gelleråsen Arena on the 1-2 of June.