At a sunny and dusty Kerlabo circuit in France, Eklund could make it to the c-final.
"The car was quick and good, there were no defects. The whole weekend was only a littlebit dusty", Eklund reports.
Per had a 10th time overall in the first qualification, a 16th time in the second and a 12th time in the third heat.
"I could not make the difference, in every heat I lost second at the start and in some corners".
With 22 points he had an 4th position in the c-final.
In the c-final the could make up to the third place, just a few laps before the finish, it was Frode Holte who hit his car into Eklund. Instead of chasing to the heat leader, Eklund has to be satisfied with a 4th place in this c-final, a 14th place overall.
After two races, Eklund has a ninth place in the championship.
"All the things we try will result in a better car, but the competition is tough. It is never been so tough as this year!"
Results 2nd EC France:
- Jean-Luc Pailler Peugeot 20
- Ludvig Hunsbedt Volvo 17
- Kenneth Hansen Citroën 15
- Michael Jernberg Škoda 13
- David Meslier Renault 12
- Guttorm Lindefjell Ford 11
- Andréas Eriksson Ford 10
- Sverre Isachsen Ford 9
- Kjell Arne Smerud Citroën 8
- Morten Bermingrud Citroën 7
- Olivier Anne Citroën 6
- Stig-Olov Walfridsson Renault 5
- Frode Holte Volvo 4
- Per Eklund Saab 3
- Marc Laboulle Citroën 2
- Ole Kristian Nøttveit Ford 1