Margus Kristal and his Viru Valge team from Tallinn, Estonia have just returned from Gothenburg, where they finished second in the VISTA 2015-2016 European semi-final. Unfortunately this means they will
Twenty teams from Lithuania, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia, Estonia, Poland and Slovenia, meet up in Madrid last Wednesday, for the Central East VISTA semi final. After a full day of competition, two Hungarian teams, Pevijola and Polgár1, qualified for the world final.
The 2011 VISTA world final includes a number of teams who have taken part in a world final before, including defending champions Team Impact from Austria. However most teams that are attending have qualified for the first time and will arriving in Gothenburg not really knowing what to expect. We ask some of the teams what they’ve learnt from VISTA so far and what their expectations are for the final.
After two rounds, teams from Estonia, Slovakia and Poland are leading the way in Central East Europe, in what is one of Volvo Trucks’ fastest growing markets. 173 teams from the region have registered for VISTA 2011, but only fifteen will qualify for the semi final in Verona, Italy, and only three will make it to the World Final in Gothenburg next summer.