61 Junior Max drivers took part in the Qualifying Practice for the Rotax Max Challenge International Trophy on Thursday morning in Le Mans on a dry track with a temperature of 20°.
Session 1: Wazny – 53”746
Arjun Chheda (Tony Kart/Rotax) was among the quickest to get into action with Paul Grisel (Kosmic/Rotax) on the first lap. Christopher Feghali (LN/Rotax) took the lead on the second lap and Georgios Kafantaris (Exprit/Rotax) took the lead on the third lap. But it was Colin Wazny (Kosmic/Rotax) who set the fastest time with 53”746 on his fourth lap. Romeo Roussel (LN/Rotax) followed him by 35 thousandths ahead of Feghali and Oscar Goudchaux (FA Kart/Rotax). Kafantaris finished 5th and Lisa Billard (Kosmic/Rotax) finished in the top 10.
Session 2: Lee – 53”630
In the second session, Austin Lee (Exprit/Rotax) set the fastest second lap ahead of Marsh Scott (LN/Rotax) and Jean-Paul Karras (Kosmic/Rotax). Scott moved into the lead on lap 3 before he was passed by Aleksandar Bogunovic (Tony Kart/Rotax). Lee took pole position with 53’630 on his fifth lap. Mateja Radenkovic (Tony Kart/Rotax) followed by 0.130” ahead of Felipe Falk (TB Kart/Rotax), Scott and Noah Janssen (Gillard/Rotax). In 9th position, Arthur Raphanel (Alonso Kart/Rotax) was the top Frenchman.
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