Friday, May 30, 2014

GT Tour: Pole position for Sebastien Loeb Racing Audi at Lédenon

By Tarek Ramchani

The Lédenon is hosting the second round of the FFSA GT Tour series this weekend
. A record number of eight Audi R8 LMS ultra cars entering the event.

The cars are coming from three Audi Sport customer racing teams. Sainteloc Racing is fielding no less than four Audi R8 LMS ultra cars. Both Sébastien Loeb Racing and Team Speed Car with two Audis each.

The Audi squad performed very well today in all free practice sessions and did the same in the two qualifying sessions.

In the first qualifying session the #42 Audi from Team Sainteloc qualifing in a very strong place with drivers David Hallyday and Gregory Guilvert. The #51 Audi from Sébastien Loeb Racing made it into the Top 5 with a fifth place in the end for Henry Hassid.

Even better results came from the second qualifying session. Sébastien Loeb Racing scored a sensational 1-2 in the session after an emotional in house battle for pole. Anthony Beltoise with the #50 Audi took a great pole position ahead of his team-mate Mike Parisy with the sister #51 R8 LMS ultra.

The two races are set for tomorrow at the Lédenon circuit. Race 1 at 13:00 and Race 2 at 18:35 local time.

Photo credit: GT Tour