Thursday, March 19, 2009

Sebring - Qualifying

Thursday March 19, 2009
3:15 pm - Joerg qualified second in GT2 in the No. 45. The No. 44 will start 13th on the grid. No. 87 Farnbacher Loles Racing Porsche is on the pole.

2:55 - Joerg has moved to P2 with a 2:03.433. He is just 4 tenths of a second behind the No. 87 in P1. Strategist Thomas Blam has called Joerg into the pits. There's a lot of the dirt on the track now and Thomas and engineer Stefan Pfeiffer make the decision to bring Joerg in. Positions: P1 No. 87, P 2 No. 45, P 3 No. 95. No. 44 is in P 12.

2:55 - The No. 92 is in the pits with an apparent problem - they are putting it on rollers and heading back to the garage.

2:52 - Joerg is P3, No. 87 has moved into P1 with 2:03.051. No. 95 is P2 with a 2:03.579. Joerg is 2:03.642. Seth is in P12 in the No. 44.

2:51 pm - Joerg is P2, with a 2:05.859. Mika Salo in the No. 62 is P1 with a 2:04.930.

2:48 pm - Joerg radios in that there is less grip than this morning. He's warming up the tires getting ready to try his first fast lap.

2:45 pm ET - Green flag on qualifying. Joerg and Seth are both on track. This is a 25 minute, GT only session.

2:35 pm ET - Good afternoon from Sebring. Qualifying will begin in 10 minutes. Joerg Bergmeister will qualify the No.45. Seth Neiman will qualify the No. 44.


Karl said...

Nice Job Joerg!

Karl S.