No. 7 Audi MS7 by WRT Set Fastest Average Time In Qualifying For Hankook 24H of Dubai
SUNENERGY1 RACING WITH MIKEAËL GRENIER TO START IN SIXTH PLACE OVERALL AND NO.1 ST RACING TO START THIRD IN PRO/AM
With about 60 GT cars taking to the track drivers had to fiddle their way to find a clear enough track to be able to clock their fastest times.
Three 15 minutes sessions to determine tomorrow’s starting grid on the average times made for some highly competitive sessions. Overall, the top nine ended qualifying within a second.
In sixth place overall and in class, we find SunEnergy1 racing by SPS Automotive Performance of Habul/Grenier/Engel/Gounon with an average time of 1: 59.352. That was 0.668s from pole sitter no. 7 MS7 by WRT Audi R8 GT3 of Saud Fahad Al Saud-Jefferies-Vanthoor-Mies-Neubauer(1: 58.684).
No. 1 ST Racing BMW M4 GT3 of Tan-Morris-Lazzaro-Gottsacker-Maxson qualified 15th overall and third in GT3 Pro/Am with their average time of 2: 00.563. The second entry for ST Racing, no. 28 BMW M4 GT3 of Miller-Wittmer–Montour-Hull, qualified 20th overall and 12th in GT3 class.
The heart of Racing no. 423 Aston Martin GT4 of Newell-James-De Angelis-Riberas qualified second in class(52nd overall) just 0.005s behind class leader no. 931 PRO sport Racing running an Aston Martin Vantage GT4 as well(2:09.532).
AtlasBXMotorsports Mercedes AMG GT4 of Cho-Bruins-Kim-Yang qualified sixth in class with a time of 2:11.519, 56th overall.
GT Combined qualifying results here.
Their will be a 30 minutes warm-up session at 10:30am local time followed by the race start scheduled for 3:00pm(6:00am Eastern Time).
Coverage of the race can be seen on 24H Series YouTube channel.
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