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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 12:00 pm    Post subject: Porsche Supercup 2008 - Races 1 & 2 # Bahrain Reply with quote

Racetrack records Bahrain

Bahrain (BAH)
Length: 5.441 km 12 Laps = 65.292 km
Record PMSC Uwe Alzen (GER) 2:05.611 min. 12.03.2006

Bahrain Sakhir Circuit

Since the year 2005 the Porsche Supercup is a guest in the Middle East. Within a few month a new, very modern track with five possible layout-combinations was build in Bahrain from the german architect Hermann Thielke in 2004.

The variation used in the Supercup with five left bends and seven right bends is very challenging and the high temperatures in the desert makes it even more difficult for teams and drivers.


Winners on this track

Year - Pole Position - Pole Time - Winner - Fastest Lap Time
2007 - Damien Faulkner (IRL) - 2:05.281 - Uwe Alzen (GER) - Damien Faulkner (IRL) 2:06.328
2007 - Uwe Alzen (GER) - 2:05.244 - Damien Faulkner (IRL) - Damien Faulkner (IRL) 2:05.987
2006 - D. Saelens (BEL) - 2:03.864 - U. Alzen (GER) - U. Alzen (GER) 2:05.611
2005 - R. Westbrook (GBR) - 2:04.269 - R. Westbrook (GBR) - R. Westbrook (GBR) 2:05.650
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A Lap of Bahrain Onboard with Patrick Huisman in Bahrain.

The Bahrain-Circuit is a relatively fast and wide route. The layout looks quite simply on the first gaze, but that's a false impression. In the comparison with European racetracks the 5.4 km long track is that quite challenging and exactly that makes it attractive for the drivers. You have to think a lot and not only step on the throttle. At Above all one should think about where you can push and where you should drive rather reserved in order to prepare for the next turn.


Turn 1
The long straight to turn 1 is virtually ideal in order to drive in the slipstream of another car. Since the route is very wide, you can prepare to overtake there very well. Turn 1 is a type of hairpin-bend that is driven in the second gear. It is very important to catch clean exit form turn 1, to accelerate in a straight line to the next curves.

Turn 2 and 3
The left-right-combination must be considered a one curve. If you didn't get a clean exit on Turn 1 you will have not even a problem but also on the next curve.

Turn 4
The way to turn 4 is uphill and is important to keep the momentum, specially for a relatively heavy driver as I am. The brakes will be used in fifth gear just 100m before the turn. In the entrance is quite narrow, the exit opens however. Its not an ideal place to overtake on the brakes because you need to maintain the speed for the following passage.

Turn 5, 6, 7
Through you are accelerating full throttle in order to approach the next parts with the right speed. Changing back into third gear to turn into the right bend, you change up in the fourth gear immediately in the following left-turn and accelerate full heading Turn 8.

Turn 8
This is a key-position of the track. You easily ruin your lap at this point! The curve is technically very selective and going downhill, the wheels can block very easily. You generally are inclined to brake little too late. The passage is very slippery, it hardly builds grip over the weekend. The exit is quite crucial again.

Turn 9 and 10
Also this position is - similarly like some other positions on the track - has to be seen as one section. This curve, hanging outside down, is driven in forth gear and brakes are going on just before turn 9.
Then a hard step on the brakes and back into second gear is required for turn 10. This curve is another key-position, to much attack on the input will be punished at the output of the corner.

Turn 11 and 12
We are approaching with fifth gear to this uphill-passage. The entrance is done with the third gear and afterwards I accelerate up to fifth gear to do Turn 12 absolutely flat. When the change-gear-lamp illuminates just before turn 13, it was done truly good. Passing is impossible here!

Turn 13
Turn 13 can be compared with turn 8 and 9. It goes clearly downhill and in order to do the following straight right, you have to break early enough for having a good exit. You can lose a lot here, if you are late on the brakes!

Turn 14
This again is a combination that has to be seen as one unit. It has only one gear-change-point. Since it is followed by a straight of almost one kilometre, again it is important to brake sufficiently early and carry as much motion as possible onto the straight.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was there today for the first practice sessions, sadly Ferrari faster than Mclaren all day. I was in the stand on the back straight, used to be called Oasis, now batelco. Hamilton crashed right opposite us, ran wide on turn 6, went over the rumble strip with too much power on turn 7 and went straight into the wall next to turn 8. If you see it on the TV the sand in the run off area did ***** all. Nice day out though, going again tomorrow and race day.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sean Edwards 7th in Free Prastice Smile

Porsche SUPERCUP. free practice Bahrain 1 03.04.2008

Results 1. free practice Bahrain 1 03.04.2008

Pos. Car no. Driver Team Training time Gap
1 20 Faulkner, Damien SAS-Lechner Racing 2:04.831 + 0:00.000
2 2 Rosina, Stefan Lechner Racing Bahrain 2:05.262 + 0:00.431
3 10 Bleekemolen, Jeroen Jetstream Motorsport 2:05.574 + 0:00.743
4 21 Watts, Danny SAS-Lechner Racing 2:05.584 + 0:00.753
5 5 Alzen, Uwe SPS automotive-performance 2:05.590 + 0:00.759
6 14 Rast, René VELTINS MRS Racing 2:05.804 + 0:00.973
7 22 Edwards, Sean Konrad Motorsport 2:05.850 + 0:01.019
8 26 Saelens, David IRWIN Racing 2:05.859 + 0:01.028
9 25 van Lagen, Jaap DAMAC Kadach Racing 2:06.039 + 0:01.208
10 27 Huisman, Patrick IRWIN Racing 2:06.079 + 0:01.248
11 17 Janak, Jiri Schnabl Engineering 2:06.102 + 0:01.271
12 7 Bleekemolen, Sebastiaan Bleekemolen Race Planet 2:06.243 + 0:01.412
13 3 Armindo, Nicolas tolimit 2:06.249 + 0:01.418
14 24 Mamerow, Chris DAMAC Kadach Racing 2:06.326 + 0:01.495
15 16 O'Young, Darryl Schnabl Engineering 2:06.349 + 0:01.518
16 23 Seyffarth, Jan Konrad Motorsport 2:06.598 + 0:01.767
17 1 Zampedri, Alessandro Lechner Racing Bahrain 2:06.654 + 0:01.823
18 18 Frederiks, Simon HSF Porsche Eindhoven 2:06.807 + 0:01.976
19 11 Petiz, Pedro Racing Team Jetstream 2:06.841 + 0:02.010
20 9 Guerrero, Lucas Jetstream Motorsport 2:06.886 + 0:02.055
21 19 van Splunteren, Paul HSF Porsche Eindhoven 2:07.253 + 0:02.422
22 15 Siedler, Norbert VELTINS MRS Racing 2:07.332 + 0:02.501
23 4 Mangs, Jocke tolimit 2:07.684 + 0:02.853
24 8 Buijs, Tim Bleekemolen Race Planet 2:07.988 + 0:03.157
25 12 Nunez, Alejandro Racing Team Jetstream 2:08.060 + 0:03.229
26 6 Dagilis, Nemunas SPS automotive-performance 2:12.485 + 0:07.654
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 11:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A three-driver’s competition – The free practice

Damien Faulkner needed exactly three laps to make everything clear in the free practice session in Bahrain. The runner-up of the last year with a clear lead of more than 0.4 seconds considerable undercut the last year’s pole-time. Strong performance also by his team mate Stefan Rosina on second position in front of Jeroen Bleekemolen, who was third.

Everything was already done at 17.09 pm, when Faulkner returns from the circuit into the pitlane after a convincing lap. Like it is written down in the motorsports schoolbook he warmed up his tyres, drove a perfect flying lap and than came in again to change the brake pads to run them in after it all. “On the rubber of the Formula 1 and the GP2 series you have to be quick at the beginning of the session, which I already managed in my third lap”, Faulkner explains. “For our team that’s the best motivation for the qualifying session tomorrow. After my fast lap – what by the way was done with a lot of fuel on board – I run in a new set of brake pads for tomorrow.”

The strong appearance of the Lechner team was completed with the second rank of Stefan Rosina. “I didn’t expect to be so far up the list” the Oxford student says. “I am surprised a little but of course I am very happy. That’s typical with Walter Lechner and his team; without him all this good things would be impossible." And the Lechner team even puts one above it all with the young Brit Danny Watts being the best of the eight Supercup rookies on rank four. "Am I am really fourth?", he asks, "I have only been able to drive four quick laps after I had to stop with a problem. We could not run through our programm at all. Nevertheless, I am very happy about fourth position.”

Being sandwiched by the Lechner drivers, the Netherlander Jeroen Bleekemolen feels confident. “It’s ok, isn’t it”, he comments his third position. “It is three years ago since the last time I was in Bahrain and moreover I never drove a Porsche here. Under these circumstances my result is satisfying. Our setup isn’t at the point where it should be, I am confident that we can improve tomorrow”, Bleekemolen appears battlesome.

With Uwe Alzen on fifth position followed by René Rast, Sean Edwards, David Saelens, Jaap van Lagen und Patrick Huisman the top-10 of the free practice session completes. The qualifying for the first two rounds of the Porsche Mobil1 Supercup will take place on Saturday from 8.45 to 9.05am local time (7.45 to 8.05am MESZ).
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Short but tough - Qualifying in Bahrain

The Porsche Mobil1 Supercup in Bahrain starts with a quite special Qualifying mode into the new season. Both starting grids for the two races will be decided in a single 20 minutes lasting Qulifying session. It will be the toughest qualifying of the year in which everything mast fit perfect.

"This will be a really crispy matter", Supercup manager Jens Walther clear and briefly brings it to the point. “To deliver a top performance twice within 20 minutes will be one of the highlight in the first qualifying session this year.” Stefan Rosina

Already on Saturday at 8.45am the 26 drivers will be on the racetrack with only one aim – not only driving the fastest lap time, but doing it even twice. After the twenty minutes the fastest lap time of each driver will be taken to decide his start position in the first race, which will be started on Saturday 12.25 pm. “Really nice, but not really demanding, because it doesn’t matter if you have got 20 or 40 minutes, the only thing that counts is to manage a good and fast lap at all”, Stefan Rosina loughs about the short and tough task on Saturday morning.

But that’s not all about the session. Normally only one real quick lap is done by the drivers of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, but this time everyone needs a second flying lap. “Nothing special with that”, Damien Faulkner says. “If one manages to have a fast lap, it shouldn't be a problem to have a second one, too.” The second fastest lap of each pilot will be taken to decide his start position in the second race that starts on Sunday, 12.15 pm.

For the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup season opener with two races, each pilot is allowed to use four sets of Michelin tyres over the weekend. “Two sets may be used in the free practice session on Friday, while the remaining two sets are handed over to the teams at 7.00 am on Saturday”, scrutineering engineer Rober Marging explains. “All four sets than may be used in the qualifying and the races.” The number of rain tyres is not limited in Bahrain.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah a pretty good start, cheers guys Smile The track is seriously hard to get right though, a few high speed braking zones and mega technical parts too... It took me a bit longer to learn then I expected...

The Lechner teams (Faulkner, Watts, Rosina ect) are based here, so they test all the time and know the track well!

My fastest lap is quali tomorrow will be nulled, as I had a green sector under a yellow flag, so that is the penalty! I had bedded in my brake pads, 3 slow laps and then gone for one fast lap, saw the yellow flag, slowed down more than enough, but because my laps before were slow, the sector was still my fastest and the scruitineers don't give any lienience

Anyway, hope quali goes well!
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 6:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good luck Sean, just about the whole Brit expat community is cheering for you, looking forward to the races. thumbsup

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Max Bowler wrote:
Good luck Sean, just about the whole Brit expat community is cheering for you, looking forward to the races. thumbsup

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Ditto to that.

Will be Watching Eurosport UK at 10.30am (Virgin Media channel 521) for the live race 1 coverage Thumb

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Results qualifying Bahrain 1 04.04.2008
Pos. - Team - Car no. - Driver - Qualifying time - Gap
1 VELTINS MRS Racing 14 GER Rast, René 02:04.4 + 0:00.000
2 SAS-Lechner Racing 20 IRL Faulkner, Damien 02:04.4 + 0:00.069
3 Jetstream Motorsport 10 NED Bleekemolen, Jeroen 02:04.7 + 0:00.332
4 SAS-Lechner Racing 21 GBR Watts, Danny 02:04.8 + 0:00.435
5 DAMAC Kadach Racing 24 GER Mamerow, Chris 02:04.8 + 0:00.438
6 Konrad Motorsport 23 GER Seyffarth, Jan 02:04.8 + 0:00.476
7 tolimit 3 FRA Armindo, Nicolas 02:04.9 + 0:00.505
8 SPS automotive-performance 5 GER Alzen, Uwe 02:04.9 + 0:00.515
9 Schnabl Engineering 17 CZE Janak, Jiri 02:05.0 + 0:00.606
10 Lechner Racing Bahrain 2 SVK Rosina, Stefan 02:05.1 + 0:00.721
11 DAMAC Kadach Racing 25 NED van Lagen, Jaap 02:05.3 + 0:00.938
12 Lechner Racing Bahrain 1 ITA Zampedri, Alessandro 02:05.4 + 0:00.989
13 Bleekemolen Race Planet 7 NED Bleekemolen, Sebastiaan 02:05.4 + 0:01.015
14 IRWIN Racing 26 BEL Saelens, David 02:05.4 + 0:01.016
15 Schnabl Engineering 16 HKG O'Young, Darryl 02:05.4 + 0:01.028
16 IRWIN Racing 27 NED Huisman, Patrick 02:05.5 + 0:01.098
17 Konrad Motorsport 22 GBR Edwards, Sean 02:05.5 + 0:01.157
18 VELTINS MRS Racing 15 AUT Siedler, Norbert 02:05.7 + 0:01.300
19 tolimit 4 SWE Mangs, Jocke 02:05.9 + 0:01.511
20 Racing Team Jetstream 11 POR Petiz, Pedro 02:06.1 + 0:01.684
21 Jetstream Motorsport 9 ESP Guerrero, Lucas 02:06.1 + 0:01.768
22 Bleekemolen Race Planet 8 NED Buijs, Tim 02:06.3 + 0:01.922
23 HSF Porsche Eindhoven 19 NED van Splunteren, Paul 02:06.6 + 0:02.177
24 Racing Team Jetstream 12 ESP Nunez, Alejandro 02:07.0 + 0:02.620
25 HSF Porsche Eindhoven 18 NED Frederiks, Simon 02:07.7 + 0:03.353
26 SPS automotive-performance 6 LIT Dagilis, Nemunas 02:11.1 + 0:06.714
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 11:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Solid 1st race from Sean Thumb


Race 1 results Porsche Supercup Bahrain 05.04.2008
Pos. - Team - Car no. - Driver / Competitor - Laps - Time - Gap - km/h - Fastest lap

1 SAS-Lechner Racing 20 IRL Faulkner, Damien 12 25:23.0 + 0:00.000 154.339 02:06.0
2 Jetstream Motorsport 10 NED Bleekemolen, Jeroen 12 25:31.0 + 0:08.083 153.524 02:06.4
3 Konrad Motorsport 23 GER Seyffarth, Jan 12 25:31.2 + 0:08.242 153.508 02:06.5
4 DAMAC Kadach Racing 24 GER Mamerow, Chris 12 25:31.6 + 0:08.657 153.467 02:06.4
5 IRWIN Racing 26 BEL Saelens, David 12 25:37.0 + 0:14.034 152.93 02:05.9
6 SAS-Lechner Racing 21 GBR Watts, Danny 12 25:39.1 + 0:16.126 152.722 02:06.3
7 IRWIN Racing 27 NED Huisman, Patrick 12 25:43.3 + 0:20.364 152.303 02:06.8
8 SPS automotive-performance 5 GER Alzen, Uwe 12 25:43.4 + 0:20.399 152.299 02:06.1
9 Schnabl Engineering 17 CZE Janak, Jiri 12 25:43.5 + 0:20.507 152.289 02:06.4
10 DAMAC Kadach Racing 25 NED van Lagen, Jaap 12 25:43.8 + 0:20.855 152.254 02:06.3
11 Lechner Racing Bahrain 1 ITA Zampedri, Alessandro 12 25:43.8 + 0:20.872 152.253 02:07.2
12 Bleekemolen Race Planet 7 NED Bleekemolen, Sebastiaan 12 25:44.1 + 0:21.151 152.225 02:06.9
13 Konrad Motorsport 22 GBR Edwards, Sean 12 25:45.3 + 0:22.343 152.108 02:06.8
14 HSF Porsche Eindhoven 19 NED van Splunteren, Paul 12 25:49.5 + 0:26.549 151.695 02:07.8
15 Racing Team Jetstream 12 ESP Nunez, Alejandro 12 25:54.1 + 0:31.132 151.247 02:07.5
16 Jetstream Motorsport 9 ESP Guerrero, Lucas 12 25:54.4 + 0:31.407 151.221 02:08.0
17 VELTINS MRS Racing 15 AUT Siedler, Norbert 12 25:55.5 + 0:32.550 151.11 02:07.1
18 tolimit 3 FRA Armindo, Nicolas 12 25:58.1 + 0:35.140 150.858 02:06.4
19 tolimit 4 SWE Mangs, Jocke 12 25:58.3 + 0:35.335 150.839 02:07.9
20 HSF Porsche Eindhoven 18 NED Frederiks, Simon 12 25:59.3 + 0:36.300 150.746 02:07.7
21 Bleekemolen Race Planet 8 NED Buijs, Tim 12 26:11.0 + 0:48.005 149.623 02:07.9
22 SPS automotive-performance 6 LIT Dagilis, Nemunas 12 26:35.7 + 1:12.706 147.307 02:10.3
23 Lechner Racing Bahrain 2 SVK Rosina, Stefan 11 23:42.1 + 1 Lap 151.506 02:06.1
24 Racing Team Jetstream 11 POR Petiz, Pedro 10 21:32.7 + 2 Laps 151.524 02:07.1
25 Schnabl Engineering 16 HKG O'Young, Darryl 6 12:52.9 + 6 Laps 152.064 02:06.5
26 VELTINS MRS Racing 14 GER Rast, René 0 n/a. n/a. n/a n/a
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 11:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well done Sean. Within a gnat's of Patrick Huisman in qualifying and 4 places improvement in the race, is mightily impressive in that company.

Seems strange not seeing the name Richard Westbrook this year - rather got used to that over the past few years.
 
  
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Well done Sean, making up places from the grid is definitely something to be proud of especially in such a short race with closely matched cars thumbsup
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks all:D

Quali was ***** yes, having my fastest time taken away was really bad! Saleens held me up really badly for 2 laps on my first tyre run, so it was effectively screwed... So my second tyre run I could only do two laps, a 5.1 and a 5.5. The 5.1 was taken away because of yesterday, so I was left with a 5.5 for my first race and a 6.0 for the second, hence p17 and p19... Should have been P10 and P11 normally, even with Saleens screwing me up. On pace I could have been in the top 6, but he qualifying will come with experience.

The race was always going to be hard, as quali is so important. My first standing start in 3 years, but got a good one and went from p17 to p11 on lap 1!! On lap 2 I ran slightly wide and Zanpedri got to the outside for the quick right hander, I didn't yield and he turned in, hit him quite hard and he went sideways off the track. Problem was, I damaged the suspension and damper and the steering wheel was off at an angle, so for the rest of the race I had a huge amount of turn in oversteer. It was really hard to pass people, but I got 13th in the end, which is pretty good anyway.

Start P19 tomorrow, so again going to be hard work, but I am looking forward to it, mega racing in this championship!
 
  
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Great work fella, did you across the sands a few times but to come back up the field with all that was excellent.thumbsup

1st lap, cars were 4 to 6 abreast ! and not sure how everyone got through the tight turns 2/3 on the 1st lap.

A good run for both Konrad cars in race 1, looking forward to race 2.

Solid result for Faulkner, I bet he's NOT missing Westbrook !
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05.04.2008


In a superior manner Damien Faulkner wins the season opener of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in Bahrain, repeats his victory from last year and is the first leader in the driver standings. Jeroen Bleekemolen and Jan Seyffarth on the podium. Polesitter René Rast retired in the warm-up lap. Battlesome but fair race within the TOP10.

Faulkner wins in Bahrain
At 35° centigrade the faces of the MRS team members froze when Rene Rast returned into the pitlane after the warm-up lap. His race already ended before it really began. “I had a problem with the power transmission, the car didn’t move forward in the last corners. I had to park the car in the pitlane”, the Supercup rookie explains disappointed. “Now I have to get my head clear and give it another try with the pole position tomorrow.”

"This was a misery for Rast", both Jeroen Bleekemolen as well as race winner Damien Faulkner commented the Germans bad luck. “I was the lucky man, because I could easily take over the lead with that”, Lechner pilot Damie Faulkner says. “I had a brilliant car, my race engineer Mario made a superb job. A big thanks to him.” Already during the 12 laps of the race Faulkner send a first note of thanks to the team with being 4/10 of a second faster than the rest of the Supercup world. With an advantage of eight seconds the Irish man finished the race and repeats his last year's success in Bahrain.

Behind the last year’s runner-up the hard life raged within the TOP10. In parts four of the 420 hp strong Porsche 911 GT3 Cup went side at side around the track with Jeroen Bleekemolen, Jan Seyffarth, Danny Watts and Chris Mamerow being the main actors of the desert game. These "glorious four" raged in a millimetre gap over the tarmac and afterwards handed in their interpretation of their work. “As quickly as I entered the Supercup I joined the podium”, Jan Seyffarth gives a hint to his last minute contract with Konrad Motorsport. “I think we have chosen the right one”, team manager Franz Konrad smiles after an entertaining morning. "The fight with Jeroen has been a great fun and it was fair at every second. I was quicker, but I simply didn’t manage to pass him”, Seyffarth says. "I fully agree with Jan about the wonderful race”, Jeroen Bleekemolen replies. "I have only best thoughts about Jan for remaining fair although I probably made him angry, because he was faster than me. He held the pressure permanently high so I couldn’t find my rhythm at all."

Chris Mamerow with a distance of respect to the leading three also appeared in the top group. Behind the German, Jaap van Lagen, Nicolas Armindo, Stefan Rosina, Jiri Janak, Uwe Alzen and David Saelens impressively wrote race history. The quintet took the leading quartet in front as an example. TV pictures were as alike as two peas in a pod: Brave attacks, tough braking manoeuvres, simply motorsports of the finest art, from whom Stefan Rosina had to retire after a spin and after receiving the black flag.

The second round of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup will take place tomorrow at 12.15pm local time (11.15am MESZ). A live coverage of the action can be watched at Premiere and Eurosport2. Motors TV and Eurosport will send a summary of the weekend.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So that was race 1, here are the details for race 2.

Sean Edwards suffered the same qualifying issue and thus what should have been a strong 11th spot has put him down in 19th.

Results qualifying Bahrain Race 2 - 05.04.2008
Pos. Car no. Driver / Team Qualifying time Gap
1 14 GER Rast, René VELTINS MRS Racing 2:04.683 + 0:00.000
2 10 NED Bleekemolen, Jeroen Jetstream Motorsport 2:04.788 + 0:00.105
3 24 GER Mamerow, Chris DAMAC Kadach Racing 2:04.829 + 0:00.146
4 3 FRA Armindo, Nicolas tolimit 2:05.011 + 0:00.328
5 20 IRL Faulkner, Damien SAS-Lechner Racing 2:05.089 + 0:00.406
6 21 GBR Watts, Danny SAS-Lechner Racing 2:05.107 + 0:00.424
7 5 GER Alzen, Uwe SPS automotive-performance 2:05.174 + 0:00.491
8 23 GER Seyffarth, Jan Konrad Motorsport 2:05.315 + 0:00.632
9 7 NED Bleekemolen, Sebastiaan Bleekemolen Race Planet 2:05.452 + 0:00.769
10 2 SVK Rosina, Stefan Lechner Racing Bahrain 2:05.505 + 0:00.822
11 16 HKG O'Young, Darryl Schnabl Engineering 2:05.511 + 0:00.828
12 26 BEL Saelens, David IRWIN Racing 2:05.579 + 0:00.896
13 25 NED van Lagen, Jaap DAMAC Kadach Racing 2:05.582 + 0:00.899
14 15 AUT Siedler, Norbert VELTINS MRS Racing 2:05.680 + 0:00.997
15 17 CZE Janak, Jiri Schnabl Engineering 2:05.686 + 0:01.003
16 1 ITA Zampedri, Alessandro Lechner Racing Bahrain 2:05.826 + 0:01.143
17 4 SWE Mangs, Jocke tolimit 2:05.891 + 0:01.208
18 27 NED Huisman, Patrick IRWIN Racing 2:05.996 + 0:01.313
19 22 GBR Edwards, Sean Konrad Motorsport 2:06.025 + 0:01.342
20 11 POR Petiz, Pedro Racing Team Jetstream 2:06.304 + 0:01.621
21 8 NED Buijs, Tim Bleekemolen Race Planet 2:06.449 + 0:01.766
22 9 ESP Guerrero, Lucas Jetstream Motorsport 2:06.517 + 0:01.834
23 19 NED van Splunteren, Paul HSF Porsche Eindhoven 2:06.982 + 0:02.299
24 12 ESP Nunez, Alejandro Racing Team Jetstream 2:07.117 + 0:02.434
25 18 NED Frederiks, Simon HSF Porsche Eindhoven 2:07.899 + 0:03.216
26 6 LIT Dagilis, Nemunas SPS automotive-performance 2:11.293 + 0:06.610
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2008 11:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Even better result in race 2. Congratulations Sean and several mentions on the Eurosport commentary - good for the sponsors Thumb

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2008 11:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another solid race, finishing 11th just behind Faulkner. (was watching out for that last lap move on Faulkner! Very Happy )

Some excellent moves to come up the field after a tap on lap 1 put him stationery and then passes caught by Eurosport on IIRC laps 4 and 8 with two cars at the end of the main straight Smile

A very entertaining race which highlights how close the racing is.

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