In the first free practice it was specially Oscar Tunjo and Robin
Frijns who adapted quickly to the GP Track of the Nürburgring. It
was Oscar Tunjo who was able to set the fastest overall practice
time - P 1. Robin Frijns was on P 4. Mathieu Jaminet drove for the
first time on the Nürburgring and was P 14.
In the second free
practice the Kaufmann Drivers had been on P 8 - Frijns, P 11 - Tunjo
and P 13 - Jaminet.
Again, as Qualifying was split into two groups it was first Robin
Frins in Group A for Qualifying. Frijns did a perfect Qualifying
session and drove a perfect lap. With that performance he was the
fastest driver in his Group A - P1
Oscar Tunjo and
Mathieu drove in Group B. Tunjo was fighting for P 1 in his Group
and finally finished Qualifying on P 3. Mathieu Jaminet only could
drive on P 13. Overall Frijns was P 2, Tuno P 5 and Jaminet P 25 on
the starting grid for Race 1.
Robin Frijns had a very good start and took over the lead in the
first corner. Oscar Tunjo lost one position in the opening lap
dropping back to P 6. Mathieu Jaminet was suffering a heavy flat
spot on one of his tyres and only was able to finish the race on P
29. Oscar Tunjo drove a strong race and fought his way back to P 5
where he finally also finished the race. Robin Frijns drove the best
race of the season so far. Without any mistake the young Dutch was
leading all 14 laps untill the end of the race. Finally Frijns won
the first Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Race for the Team of Josef
In the Qualifying for the race on Sunday it was raining really hard.
It was first Oscar Tunjo and Mathieu Jaminet on track. Tunjo was
able to drive on P 7 in his Group followed by Teammate Jaminet on
P8. Robin Frijns had a very unlucky Qualifying Session. Beeing able
to fight for P 1 again, he was frist stopped by a red flag
situation. After the Re-Start of the Qualifying session, the Race
Control made a mistake and advised drivers to join the pits. Frijns
was one of them and he had to abort his fastest practice time.
Unfortunately he qualified himself only on P 5 in his Group.
Race 2: The
Race at Sunday noon was still under wet conditions. Oscar Tunjo and
Mathieu Jaminet had a very unlucky race. Both drivers were crashed
out of the race. Tunjo had contact in the first corner and broke the
rear suspension. Jaminet had to give up the race in the pits. Robin
Frijns drove a ver good and clever race in drying conditions. He had
a good start and moved upto P 8. After that he overtook some more
drivers and was on P 5 in the end.