PMSC: Lights-to-flag feat for Porsche Junior Thomas Preining

Posted on 26. Aug, 2018 by in Porsche Canada

“I was unequivocally quick in a initial laps and managed to lift transparent of my pursuers so that they couldn’t use my slipstream. With this opening we could afterwards control a race,” pronounced Preining. Second place went to Larry 10 Voorde (Team Project 1) from a Netherlands brazen of Zaid Ashkanani (MRS GT-Racing) from Kuwait.

Witnessed by packaged Formula One grandstands, 33 drivers from 15 countries took off into a competition in a heat of 18-degree Celsius and sunshine. When a lights went out, Preining finished an roughly flawless start with his Porsche 911 GT3 and managed to reason on to his lead after moving out of a initial corner. Over a march of a race, a 20-year-old continued to extend his lead over a rest of a margin and swept over a finish line after eleven laps with a 4.1-second advantage. This outlines Preining’s third win so distant in this year’s Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. Dutchman 10 Voorde also distinguished his best outcome of a season. Taking adult a competition from a third grid spot, a 21-year-old staid in directly behind Porsche Junior Julien Andlauer (F/martinet by ALMERAS) in second. After a initial lap, a Project-1 motorist outpaced a 19-year-old on a start-finish true and refused to relinquish his position to a flag. “I immediately put Julien Andlauer underneath pressure, that was precisely my plan. I’m quite anxious to move home a lectern outcome from a worshiped racetrack like Spa,” pronounced a motorist from a Dutch city of Boekelo.


911 GT3 Cup, Spa-Franchorchamps, competition 7, 2018, Porsche AG

Zaid Ashkanani resolved a competition on a circuit in Belgium’s Ardennes segment in third place, 3.4 seconds behind 10 Voorde. “I adore this racetrack, and this creates third place really special for me. The critical thing was that we succeeded in fending off Julien Andlauer in a ninth lap,” pronounced Ashkanani. This outcome saw a 24-year-old stand a lectern on Sunday for a initial time this season. Mattia Drudi (Dinamic Motorsport) also enjoyed a quick race: Starting from eighth, a Italian changed by a margin to distortion in fifth place. In a final lap, a 20-year-old managed to stratagem past Andlauer’s 911 and into fourth place.

Porsche Junior Andlauer had to settle for fifth place. “My start was flattering good, though unfortunately we gathering on a weed somewhat while duelling with Larry 10 Voorde. Afterwards we managed to work my approach behind adult a order, though my tyres weren’t ideal after a follow and Mattia Drudi was simply too quick in a end,” pronounced Andlauer. Sixth place went to Nick Yelloly (Fach Auto Tech) from Great Britain, with Michael Ammermüller (BWT Lechner Racing) holding a dwindle in seventh. With this, a German competition motorist still leads a championship. His advantage over Yelloly, however, has shrunk to usually dual points. Jaap outpost Lagen (NL/Fach Auto Tech) came eighth brazen of Florian Latorre (F/martinet by ALMERAS). In der ProAm classification, Nicolas Misslin (Pierre martinet by ALMERAS) cumulative a tip position. For a Frenchman, this outlines his initial win in this class.

First competition for Felix Rosenqvist

Sweden’s Felix Rosenqvist (Porsche AG) distinguished his initial competition in a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. This weekend, a two-time personality of a tradition-steeped Macau Grand Prix sat in a cockpit of a VIP car run by Porsche AG. After Rosenqvist competent on a tenth grid spot, a Formula E motorist succeeded in fortifying his position to a dwindle on a 7.004-kilometre racetrack. “I’m gratified with a result. Of march we would have elite to finish serve adult a field, though we would’ve had to take some-more risks. But we didn’t wish to discredit anyone’s possibility of earning championship points with some unsure manoeuvre. All in all it was an action-packed weekend,” pronounced Rosenqvist.

This outlines a third time so distant this deteriorate that a 20-year-old takes off from stick position. “That was a formidable subordinate since during a commencement a racetrack was a small damp. This is my initial time pushing during Spa and now I’m starting from stick position. I’m looking brazen to a race,” pronounced Preining. Porsche Junior Julien Andlauer (martinet by ALMERAS) from France claimed a second grid mark brazen of Larry 10 Voorde (Team Project 1) from a Netherlands on third.

Jaap outpost Lagen was a initial on top

Under pale skies and with an outward heat of twelve degrees Celsius, a 33-strong margin rolled out onto a track. In his 485 hp Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, Jaap outpost Lagen (NL/Fach Auto Tech) was a initial to seem during a tip of a times sheets after 8 minutes. Initially, Andlauer undercut a time of a seasoned Porsche specialist, before Preining staked his explain on stick position, branch a fastest path after 18 minutes. For a final 10 mins of a 30-minute session, all drivers switched to a uninformed set of tyres. However, usually Preining managed to urge on his prior tip time: In his final attempt, a youngster from Linz incited his fastest path on a storied racetrack in a Ardennes. Lining adult alongside Preining on a initial grid quarrel is Porsche Junior Andlauer. The 19-year-old cumulative P2 with a path time of 2:22.254 minutes. “Second on a grid is a good starting position and we already know this racetrack from a Porsche Carrera Cup France. The margin is tighten together, that promises some retaining competition action,” pronounced Andlauer.

Ten Voorde achieved a third quickest time of a day on a rollercoaster circuit. The Dutch motorist from a city of Boekelo indispensable 2:22.472 mins to path a 20-corner racetrack. “I’m over a moon. This is my best subordinate outcome so distant in a Supercup. It’ll be critical to get off a line good on Sunday so that we can immediately put vigour on a leaders,” pronounced 10 Voorde. Lining adult alongside a 21-year-old is Zaid Ashkanani (MRS GT-Racing) from Kuwait, with Nick Yelloly (Fach Auto Tech) from Great Britain starting from fifth.

The sixth grid mark went to 21-year-old Dylan Pereira (Momo Megatron Lechner Racing) from Luxembourg. The stream personality of a championship, Michael Ammermüller (D/BWT Lechner Racing), set a seventh quickest time brazen of outpost Lagen. Mattia Drudi (Dinamic Motorsport) from Italy competent ninth on a 7.004-kilometre racetrack. The best motorist in a ProAm category was Nicolas Misslin (F/Pierre martinet by ALMERAS).

Felix Rosenqvist (Porsche AG) distinguished his entrance in a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. This weekend, a 26-year-old Swede drives a VIP car run by Porsche AG. In qualifying, a two-time personality of a mythological Macau Grand Prix gave a conspicuous opening and cumulative a tenth grid spot. With a time of 2:22.940 mins a Formula E motorist was usually 1.1-seconds bashful of a pole-sitter Preining. “That was an sparkling event and good fun. My idea was to validate in a tip 10 and that’s what we did. During my drifting path we finished a teenager braking mistake in a final corner, differently we could presumably have finished even better,” pronounced Rosenqvist.

1. Thomas Preining (A/BWT Lechner Racing)
2. Larry 10 Voorde (NL/Team Project 1)
3. Zaid Ashkanani (KWT/MRS GT-Racing)
4. Mattia Drudi (I/Dinamic Motorsport)
5. Julien Andlauer (F/martinet by ALMERAS)
6. Nick Yelloly (GB/Fach Auto Tech)
7. Michael Ammermüller (D/BWT Lechner Racing)
8. Jaap outpost Lagen (NL/Fach Auto Tech)
9. Florian Latorre (F/martinet by ALMERAS)
10. Felix Rosenqvist (S/Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG)

Points standings after 7 of 10 races
Drivers’ classification
1. Michael Ammermüller (D/BWT Lechner Racing), 100 points
2. Nick Yelloly (GB/Fach Auto Tech), 98 points
3. Thomas Preining (A/BWT Lechner Racing), 85 points

Round 8 of a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup will be contested on Italy’s Autodromo Nazionale Monza from Aug 31 to Sep 1. For Mattia Drudi (Misano Adriatico), Gianmarco Quaresmini (Castegnato) and Alberto Cerqui (Preseglie), this will be a competition in front of home crowds. The contingent contest for a Dinamic Motorsport squad, that has a domicile in Reggio Emilia, northern Italy.

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