At the Germany Truck grand prix in Nürburgring where over 200,000 truck racing fans had gathered, the heat was not coming from the sky but from the track. Markus Oestreich, was clearly intent on being the showman of the event. Having pulled out further to an assistance air problem during the first race of the weekend, Markus Öestreich made a spectacular comeback in the second. This allowed him to finish in the fifth place after leaving last on the grid! This was a great performance on home turf, and greeted with understandable acclaim from his fellow countrymen.

On Sunday, the German driver was once again in the thick of the crowd’s excitement. Whilst he finished second in the first race on Sunday, he brought the crowds to their feet by coming over the finish line of the second race first.

With 94 points accumulated since the beginning of the season, Markus Oestreich holds onto his fifth place in the European championship. The osmosis between the German driver and his public should not let us forget the fabulous results of Markus Bösiger. On Saturday, he managed to get onto the podium twice with two 3rd place finishes. On Sunday, he finished 5th and then 6th. With an 11-point lead over the 3rd place driver, he reinforced his 2nd place with a cumulative 153 points since the beginning of the championships. In the general team rankings, the MKR Technology - Renault Trucks team strengthened further its 2nd place with 214 points. 

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