In the free practice all Kaufmann Drivers were directly on the pace
and had set very fast lap times. In the end it was Vandoorne on P 2,
Riberas P 4 and Schothorst P 8.
In the first Qualifying Vandoorne took over control and took Pole
Position by half a second advance. Schothorst qualified on a strong
P 5 and Riberas on P 10. In the second Qualifying Vandoorne again
took Pole Position with an even bigger gap than before. Schothorst
improved to P 4 and Riberas to P 6. So all 3 Kaufmann Drivers were
in the Top 6.
Race 1: Alex
Riberas had a normal start and was fighting for positions the whole
race. Actually, as overtaking on the short track of Nürburgring is
ver difficult, Riberas finished the Race on P 10 where he had
started from. Pieter Schothorst had a good start and was fighting
for positions as well. Finally after some overtaking moves, the
young dutch lost one position again in the final lap and finished on
P 5. Stoffel Vandoorne had a good start, kept his lead and then just
pulled away from the whole field. Lap by lap he was extending his
lead with fastest race laps and finally won the race in a dominant
way by more than a 6 seconds lead.
Race 2: Alex
Riberas had a good start, but then in the first corner made som
contact and bend his front wing, what forced him to make a pit stop.
Pieter Schothorst had a very good start and moved up to P 3. Stoffel
Vandoorne kept the lead after starting from Pole. In the 3rd lap the
race was red-flagged because of an accident. After the Re-Start
Pieter Schothorst was running on P 3 untill the guy behind
outbreaked himself in turn 1 and crashed into the back of
Schothorst. His race was immediately over. Alex Riberas finished on
P 22. Stoffel Vandoorne drove a clean and constant race and was able
to keep his lead untill the end. He finally also won the Sunday