Friday, May 9, 2014

ADAC GT Masters: Top 5 for Audi teams in a shortned qualyifing session at Zandvoort

By Tarek Ramchani

Action has started at Zandvoort, round 2 of the 2014 ADAC GT Masters. The qualifying session held this afternoon was interrupted by the bad weather.

A torrential heavy rain shortened Race 1 qualifying and the red flag came out twice. At the end of the first qualifying session three Audi R8 LMS ultra cars made it into the top 10.

The #10 Audi R8 LMS ultra from Prosperia C.Abt Racing qualified in a strong fourth place. The car is shared by series points leaders René Rast and Kelvin van der Linde.

The #100 Audi R8 LMS from team MS Racing ended in fifth place. The car racing under kfzteile24 APR Motorsport is driven by Daniel Dobitsch and Florian Stoll.

Christer Jöns and Markus Winkelhock driving the #12 Audi R8 LMS ultra from Prosperia C.Abt Racing qualified in seventh place. Fabian Hamprecht and Nicki Thiim driving the #11 Audi  Audi R8 LMS ultra from Prosperia C.Abt Racing qualified in eleventh place. Unfortunately The #16 Audi R8 LMS ultra from YACO Racing and driven by Rahel Frey and Philip Geipe ended last in the twenty-fifth position.

Pole position for Race 1 went to the #8 Porsche 911 GT3 R from Tonino Team Herberth. Second was the #3 Porsche 911 GT3 R from Schütz Motorsport. Third was the #1 Corvette Z06.R GT3 from Callaway Competition.

Race 2  qualifying session will held tomorrow morning at 09:00 local time. The first race of the weekend is set for 12:00 with a live TV coverage on Kabel 1.

Photo credit: Prosperia C.Abt Racing