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Postcard from St Moritz

Postcard from St Moritz

Published 2022-02-06 by Zdravko Anticic

So, you think the biggest thrill is driving a supercar on a race track? Going flat out down the Fuchsröhre on the Nurburgring?

Think again. It is not. Far from it. There is nothing more wild and thrilling like piloting a bobsleigh. The speed, the corners and the G-forces. Nothing comes close.

Last week, it was time for our special event at the Olympia Bobsleigh track in St Moritz. Ten pilots, coached by Dominik Scherrer, the former coach of the Swiss Olympic bobsleigh team.

Thank you to all the brave pilots, and congratulations to Dennis Jacobsen who set the fastest time down the icy half-pipe. 1:16.23, with a top speed of 120.80 km/h at the final straight. This is a crazy fast time on the St Moritz track for a beginner.

As always, there were thousands of pictures taken from the event by our in-house photographer James Holm. Here is a small selection. Greetings from St Moritz!

Due to the bobsleigh world cup coming to St Moritz next year, we are unsure if we can host a new edition of this special event here in 2023. We will know in June.

Zdravko Anticic
zdravko@granturismo.org
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