EU3000: Draco J. Team Donington qualifying notes

Today in Donington the weather was cloudy and cold : a very challenging return, after the summer break, for the 15 drivers engaged here in the 6° round of Superfund-Euro3000 Series , not only for the track technical difficulties , but also for...

Today in Donington the weather was cloudy and cold : a very challenging return, after the summer break, for the 15 drivers engaged here in the 6° round of Superfund-Euro3000 Series , not only for the track technical difficulties , but also for the changeable circuit conditions. After the free practice, when he carried out the best second lap, Nicky Pastorelli obtained the 3° position in qualifying : a valuable result, considering the first row is taken by the JVA drivers, the British team which's plays at home.

" It's ok, I'll start from second row - the Dutchman of Draco J.Team declares - I wait tomorrow for the comments, but I can say that the car have a good setup and I think I can make my race. I aim the title, now I have to misure my-self with my direct opponent."

The Roman Fausto Ippoliti 'll start tomorrow from the seventh row, so, he'll plan out the comeback : " I made some mistakes, I'm here for the first time, all the same, I'm not satisfied with my time. I have to think over these mistakes and tomorrow I'll catch up."

Nadia Morini, Financial Director, claims to be optimist :"We knew that it would have been difficult snatching the pole against Lloyd e Reid, we took it for granted that they get the better of it, so, I'm quite pleased with the 3° time of Pastorelli. About the Ippoliti performance, I know it's difficult to be here for the first time, and I think the technical difficulties of Donington aren't to underrate. Now we wait the race."

<pre> The Qualifying results : 1. Lloyd Alex J.Village Automotive 59.801 2. Reid Jonny J.Village Automotive 1.00.201 3. Pastorelli Nicky Draco J. Team 1.00.247 4. Auinger Bernhard Euronova 1.00.257 5. Lauda Mathias Euro3000 Racing 1.00.277 6. Siedler Norbert ADM 1.00416 7. Del Monte Fabrizio GP Racing 1.00.550 8. Tuka Rocha Christiano Euro3000 Racing 1.00.744 9. Graves Tor GP Racing 1.00.750 10. De Pourtales Jean Fama 1.00.794 11. Khodair Allam ADM 1.00.884 12. Hodencq Maxime GP Racing 1.00.910 13. Ippoliti Fausto Draco J. Team 1.00.992 14. Petrov Vitaly Euronova 1.01.137 15. Deman Loic Fama 1.01.718

The Sunday timetable: 10:00 - 10:15 (local time) Warm Up 14:12 (local time) Race

-www.dracoracing.com

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Series Auto GP
Drivers Tor Graves , Alex Lloyd , Fausto Ippoliti , Norbert Siedler , Mathias Lauda , Nicky Pastorelli , Loic Deman , Tuka Rocha , Vitaly Petrov , Jonny Reid , Allam Khodair , Bernhard Auinger