Kelvin van der Linde on the pole, Porsche in the first column

Kelvin van der Linde on the pole, Porsche in the first column


(Motorsport-Total.com) – In the Norisring qualification, which was divided into two categories due to the large starting field and was heated to more than 20 degrees, Abt-Audi driver Kelvin van der Linde competed and grabbed his first prize. seasonal pole.

Abt-Audi driver Kelvin van der Linde grabs his first pillar this season in Nuremberg

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With 49.236 in Group B, the South African was faster than Bernhard Porsche driver Thomas Preining, who set the fastest time in Group A with 49.252 – putting Porsche on the front line for the first time.

The first strong players follow in the second round: Ayhancan Güven, who replaces Nick Cassidy in Ferrari at AF Corse, finished second in Group B, which means he will start from third on the grid. The fourth is Lamborghini driver Franck Perera, who replaces the ill Rolf Ineichen at Grasser. The Frenchman finished second in Group A.

BMW drivers were among those disappointed: Marco Wittmann, as the best BMW driver, just started from 14th place. . He will only start from 22nd place. HRT driver Luca Stolz did not drive at all due to a damaged gearbox and has to start running from last position on the grid.

A detailed report will follow soon