Saturday, May 25, 2013

Portuguese GT: Pole position for Novadriver Audi R8 LMS ultra at Estoril

By Tarek Ramchani

Estoril is hosting the second round of the Supercars Portugal Series this weekend, formerly known as the Portuguese GT Championship. Team Novadriver is there with two Audi R8 LMS ultra cars.

The qualifying session was held this afternoon, with great results for the Portuguese Audi Sport customer racing team. The #1 Audi R8 LMS Ultra shared by César Campaniço, Carlos Vieira and Mikko Eskelinen took a brilliant pole position with a time of 1.39:446. In second was the #7 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 of team Sports & You with drivers Miguel Barbosa and José Pedro Fontes. The second Novadriver entry, the #10 car of drivers João Figueiredo, João Ramos and Manuel Gião, was third fastest with a time of 1.40:192.

The race is set for tomorrow, a 2-hour endurance event. We wish the best of luck for Team Novadriver and all their drivers.

Photo credit: Team Nova Driver