From Winterleiten, AUT
(Jan. 12, 2019) – Patrick Pigneter & Florian Clara won their first race of the season, taking gold ahead of teammates Patrick & Matthias Lambacher.
The defending World Cup champions were quicker than their teammates in both heats on their way to a half-second victory in what was a relatively uneventful race.
Lambacher & Lambacher finished second, only .09 ahead of Russians Pavel Porshnev & Ivan Lazarev.
Russia finished third through fifth, with Aleksandr Egorov & Petr Popov and Stanislav Kovshik & Ilia Tarasov finishing routh and fifth behind Porshnev & Lazarev.
Rupert Brüggler & Tobias Angerer finished sixth, one race after winning gold in Kühtai.
|Pos||Names||Nation||Bib||Start 1||Start 2||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|1||Pigneter / Clara||ITA||9||9.04||9.09||1:15.80||1:15.97||2:31.77|
|2||Lambacher / Lambacher||ITA||6||9.20||9.21||1:16.10||1:16.20||2:32.30|
|3||Porshnev / Lazarev||RUS||8||9.13||9.10||1:16.18||1:16.21||2:32.39|
|4||Egorov / Popov||RUS||7||9.20||9.22||1:16.76||1:17.65||2:34.41|
|5||Kovshik / Tarasov||RUS||1||9.16||9.20||1:17.38||1:17.10||2:34.48|
|6||Brüggler / Angerer||AUT||10||9.01||9.17||1:17.14||1:17.43||2:34.57|
|7||Jedrzejko / Stano||POL||4||9.49||9.51||1:20.78||1:20.46||2:41.24|
|8||Lenko / Lenko||UKR||2||9.40||9.38||1:21.20||1:23.39||2:44.59|
|9||Mekina / Mekina||SLO||3||9.58||9.69||1:21.54||1:23.30||2:44.84|