15 May SATURDAY MORNING SUMMARY
The qualifying races on Saturday morning captivated a large crowd gathered along the circuit of a sun-drenched Mettet circuit.
The summary of the morning:
- Touring Car: Best time in Q2 for Norwegian Wilsberg (DS3) ahead of Royras (NOR – Mazda RX8) and Antonsen (NOR – Audi A1). Belgium ‘s Steve Volders, 6th in Q2, with the fastest time on Friday in Q1 ahead of Lundh (SWE – Volvo) and Wilsberg (NOR – DS3). The other Belgian driver enlisted, Filip Baelus gave up in Q1 and is 13th in Q2.
- Euro RX Supercar: The reigning RX2 champion, the Frenchman Cyril Raymond (Peugeot 208) set the best time of the Q1, ahead of Nitiss (LVA – Ford Fiesta) and JB Dubourg (FRA – Renault Clio). Linneman (DNK – VW Polo) and Münninch (DEU – Seat Ibiza) round out the top 5. Only Belgian in this category, Michael De Keersmaeker is 12th.
- RX2: Best time in Q2 for Gundersen (NOR) ahead of Gryazin (LVA) and Krogstad (NOR). Guillaume De Ridder, though poorly placed in his series, still manages to sign the 5th fastest time. Koen Pauwels is 15th. The day before, in Q1, Gryazin was the fastest in front of Gundersen and De Ridder.
- Supercar World RX: Petter Solberg (VW) was fastest in front of Peugeot’s Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen. Johan Kristofferson is 4th ahead of Audi’s Mattias Ekström. François Duval and his old generation Audi S1 cannot keep up. The Belgian is in 14th place.