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Pole and Victory for Fenestraz on the Nürburgring – Ye takes first podium on P 3 – Leeds in Top Ten


Free Practice: During the free practice sessions the Kaufmann Drivers showed a strong pace straight away. Fenestraz was P11 in the first session. Ye on P5 and Leeds on P14. In the second session Fenestraz was P2, Ye P8 and Leeds P10.

Qualifying: In the first Qualifying session Fenestra and Ye were in Group A. Fenestraz missed out the fastest lap by only 0.02 sec and was P2 followed by teammate Ye on P3. Leeds was in Group B and qualified on P6.

Grid for Race 1: Fenestraz P2 – Ye P4 – Leeds P11

The second Qualifying session turned out to be even better. Leeds was hindered by a red flag, only P9. Fenestraz and Ye were controlling the session at any time. Finally Fenestraz once more set the fastest overall laptime to take P1, followed by teammate Ye on P2.

Grid for Race 2: Fenestraz on Pole Position – Ye P3 – Leeds P18

Race 1: Leeds had a good start but was hindered in turn 1 and dropped back to P14 were he also finished the race. Ye also had a good get away but lost 1 position in the opening lap and finished on P7. Fenestraz had a normal start but did a nice overtaking in the fast section before the back straight to take P3. After the 25 minutes Fenestraz took the chequered flag on P3.

Race 2: It was raining on Sunday morning and the race was started behind the Safety Car. Leeds had a good restart and was able to move up positions. In the end he finished on a strong P10. Ye also drove a very good race in the difficult conditions and finished for the first time on the podium this year. A strong performance to take P3. Fenestraz in the lead managed very well the conditions and the Safety Car start to open up a gap of more than 3 seconds to take his second victory this year. An impressive performance from Fenestraz once again.