The 66 OK-Junior drivers of the WSK Euro Series in Lonato started their Qualifying Practice in three groups in temperatures of 30° on Friday midday. The participants did not delay entering the track according to the new WSK rule and the best times were achieved between the third and sixth lap.
Session 1: Ramaekers – 47”729
Ghazi Motlekar (Parolin/TM) set the fastest first lap in 48”207. Enzo Tarnvanichkul (Tony Kart/Vortex) improved on his third lap with a time of 48”162, but Thibaut Ramaekers (KR/Iame) was the fastest in the fourth lap with a time of 47”781. He finished in the lead with a sixth lap in 47”729 ahead of Luviwe Sambulda (KR/Iame) and Martin Molnar (Energy/TM). Maciej Gladysz (LN/Vortex) finished 4th and Alex O’Grady (Exprit/TM) 5th.
Session 2: Khavalkin – 47”668
Rene Lammers (Parolin/TM) was passed by Oliver Kinmark (Tony Kart/Vortex) in 47”789 on lap 3, but Anatholy Khavalkin (Parolin/TM) and then Lewis Wherrell (Exprit/TM) brought the times down. Khavalkin finished on 47”668 on his sixth lap, 29 thousandths ahead of Wherrell, while David Cosma Cristofor (LN/Vortex) took 3rd place on his OK-Junior debut.
Session 3: Lindblom – 47”631
Hasan Aksoy (Tony Kart/Vortex) came close to 48”0 on the second lap. Marcel Kasprzycki (Tony Kart/Vortex) was the fastest with 47”655 on his third lap, but Scott Lindblom (CRG/TM) took pole in 47”631 on his fifth lap 24 thousandths ahead of Kasprzycki, while Griffin Peebles (Tony Kart/Vortex) was 3rd. Andrea Dupe (Sodi/TM) was 6th.
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