Kozakov, Czech Republic – Practice for the 2011 Kozakov Challenge got underway Wednesday afternoon following a morning rain delay. Patrick Switzer, James Kelly, Ramon Konigshausen, Scoot Smith, Mischo Erban, Jackson Shapiera, Stefan Reufli, Nicolas Robert and Robin Sandberg who all finished in the Top 16 of the 2010 World Rankings were present and setting the pace in practice. Everyone was looking forward to the first qualifying run on Thursday morning.
Street Luge veteran Mike McIntyre showed his dominance by winning the Maryhill Festival of Speed. After qualifying first and winning the Street Luge King of the Hill Event on Saturday, Big Macs confidence was high that he would claim his first IGSA World Cup title.
Goldendale, WA, USA- Ramon Konigshausen earned his first ever IGSA World Cup victory today at the Abec 11 Maryhill Festival of Speed. The tough final round featured a controversial last corner crash that resulted in the disqualification of second place finisher Martin Siegrist.