Round 11 and 12 at the US Grand Prix

Wolf Henzler retains points lead with light to flag win With his light to flag win at the last race of the year in America's Indianapolis Wolf Henzler (Germany) defended his lead in the drivers' standings of the Porsche Michelin Supercup 2003....

Wolf Henzler retains points lead with light to flag win

With his light to flag win at the last race of the year in America's Indianapolis Wolf Henzler (Germany) defended his lead in the drivers' standings of the Porsche Michelin Supercup 2003. The 28-year-old has been competing in the Porsche makes cup since 2000. On the way to his 2003 success he secured four race wins (Monaco, France, Italy, USA).

Second in Sunday's race and second in the points is Henzler's compatriot, Frank Stippler. Stippler kept Henzler under pressure right from the start, but didn't find a way past Henzler's Aqua Nova Racing Team Kadach Porsche. Stippler won six races this year, taking the chequered flag first in Austria, England, Hungary, on the Nurburgring and the Hockenheimring.

Putting in all his routine, Patrick Huisman (Netherlands) brought home a third place having taken up the 16-lap-race from third. Huisman's team mate, Italian Alessandro Zampedri crossed the finish line fourth ahead of Austria's Walter Lechner jr.

On Saturday Huisman had secured his first win of the season in race one of the Indy weekend, relegating Alessandro Zampedri to secon.

The overall result of the Porsche Michelin Supercup is preliminary. Pierre Kaffer's Team Farnbacher put in an appeal against a decision of the Stewarts of the Meeting who had excluded Frank Stippler from the result of race one because of unfair driving and banned his team mate Pierre Kaffer from the start of race two after his accident with Klaus Graf.

Wolf Henzler: "This weekend was not for weak nerves. On Friday I just managed to turn three laps in the wet free practice. So when qualifying one was wet, I had no proper set-up. Then came the accident with Frank Stippler for which his points were taken away. The stewarts' decision gave me new optimism for race two, and I must admit, race two was somehow easy. I won the start, didn't make major mistakes and was even able to take it a little bit easier in the end."

Results race one:

1. Patrick Huisman (Netherlands), DeWalt Racing/PZRO-JAM, 26:36.387min 2. Alessandro Zampedri (Italy), DeWalt Racing/PZRO-JAM, 4.805sec behind 3. Cyrille Sauvage (France), Conrero Squadra Corse, 5.040 4. Xavier Pompidou (France), Conrero Squadra Corse, 6.651 5. Marcus Marshall (Australia, Infineon Team Farnbacher PZM, 9.748 6. Sebastiaan Bleekemolen (Netherlands), Team Bleekemolen, 18.406 7. Michael Bleekemolen (Netherlands), Team Bleekemolen, 20.328 8. Andrej Studenic (Slovakia), Team Slovakia, 20.770 9. Pim van Riet (Netherlands), Team Bleekemolen, 22.895 10. Kim Wolfkill (USA), Porsche AG, 31.923

Race two:

1. Wolf Henzler (Germany), Aqua Nova Racing Team Kadach, 26:11.770min 2. Frank Stippler (Germany), Infineon Team Farnbacher PZM, 0.616sec behind 3. Patrick Huisman (Netherlands), DeWalt Racing/PZRO-JAM, 3.245 4. Alessandro Zampedri (Italy), DeWalt Racing/PZRO-JAM, 4.695 5. Walter Lechner jr. (Austria), Walter Lechner Racing School Team, 4.927 6. Pierre Kaffer (Germany), Infineon Team Farnbacher PZM, 7.468 7. Marcus Marshall (Australia), Infineon Team Farnbacher PZM, 8.042 8. Cyrille Sauvage (France), Conrero Squadra Corse, 8.381 9. Klaus Graf (Germany), Walter Lechner Racing School Team, 9.309 10. Ellen Lohr (Monaco), Aqua Nova Racing Team Kadach, 29.171

Drivers' final standings:

 1 Henzler             176
 2 Stippler            170
 3 Kaffer              162
 4 Huisman             138
 5 Lechner             117
 6 Zampedri             99
 7 Studenic             77
 8 Graf                 72
 9 S. Bleekemolen       70
10 M. Bleekemolen       67

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Drivers Klaus Graf , Patrick Huisman , Ellen Lohr , Xavier Pompidou , Marcus Marshall , Michael Bleekemolen , Pierre Kaffer , Kim Wolfkill , Wolf Henzler , Frank Stippler , Cyrille Sauvage , Sebastiaan Bleekemolen