MOMO NGT claimes Sebring GTC pole

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Sean Edwards qualified on the pole position in the GTC class for tomorrow's Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. The MOMO NGT Porsche driver from England was one of the fastest since he arrived in Sebring on Monday. The MOMO NGT Motorsport team led by Ramez Wahab has prepared a very fast car for this first round of the 2012 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron. The second NGT Motorsport Porsche #031 driven by Nicki Thiim qualified 6th in the GTC class.

The #30 MOMO NGT Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 Cup will be co-driven tomorrow in the race by Sean Edwards, Henrique Cisneros and Carlos Kauffmann, the same trio of drivers that finished third in the GTC class last year at the Twelve Hours of Sebring with NGT Motorsport.

Sean Edwards celebrates GTC pole
Sean Edwards celebrates GTC pole

Photo by: Alexander Trienitz

"It's a real difficult track. The team has put together a good car. We were all quite close as you could see in qualifying. It is just about putting the lap together. It was a little bit warm out there so it was a little bit more difficult. The car was moving around a little bit more so it was hard to put a lap together. In the end, I just managed to get it. Last year, unfortunately, we didn't qualify because the car was crashed right before qualifying. This year we came back and we put it on the pole, which is a great place to start, and hopefully we will be there at the end of the race," said Edwards.

The 2012 MOMO NGT Motorsport ALMS program was officially launched today in Sebring during a press conference where MOMO Italy's Managing Director, Massimo Ciocca, made the announcement that MOMO is back in racing in North America and that they selected the NGT Motorsport team to race the full-season in the 2012 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron.

Tomorrow's race will be very important for MOMO since they have an opportunity to win their GTC class at Sebring, 14 years after the MOMO Ferrari 333SP co-driven by Gianpiero Moretti, Didier Theys and Mauro Baldi won the Twelve Hours of Sebring at Sebring International Raceway in 1998.

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Series ALMS
Drivers Didier Theys , Mauro Baldi , Sean Edwards , Gianpiero Moretti , Ramez Wahab , Nicki Thiim , Henrique Cisneros , Carlos Kauffman
Teams NGT Motorsport
Tags edwards, momo, ngt, porsche