PMSC: Andlauer achieves initial Supercup win, pretension preference contingency wait for final race

“To stand to a really tip of a lectern after a Supercup competition has been my idea over a whole year. So I’m over a moon. we had an roughly ideal start and was means to gradually lift transparent of my pursuers,” pronounced Andlauer (martinet by ALMERAS). The Frenchman kick Michael Ammermüller (D/BWT Lechner Racing) and Porsche Junior Thomas Preining (A/BWT Lechner Racing). With this, Ammermüller retains his lead in a array with 137 points. Nine points behind him sits Nick Yelloly (GB/Fach Auto Tech). Preining also has an outward possibility of clinching a title. Collecting 121 points over a season, he ranks third. At a tenth turn on Sunday, 20 points are adult for grabs.

Ammermüller took adult a competition from stick position underneath pale skies and temperatures of 18 degrees Celsius. The German, however, could not urge his front mark during a start: First, Andlauer inspected him on a start-finish true with his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, afterwards after a burst start Larry 10 Voorde (Team Project 1) overtook a twin in a initial dilemma and snatched a lead. The Dutchman led a margin to a dwindle after 16 laps, however he perceived a ten-second penalty. This handed a transparent win to Andlauer on a Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez. Behind a 19 year old, spectators were treated to some retaining fights for positions: Ammermüller was using second, however Preining put his teammate underneath augmenting vigour over a march of a race. The 32-year-old seasoned dilettante fended off steady attacks from Preining and shielded his second place. “It was a formidable competition and my aim was to pierce home as many points as possible. A collision would have been harmful for my pretension chances. Tomorrow we wish to be crowned champion for a second time in a row,” pronounced Ammermüller.

Michael Ammermüller, Julien Andlauer und Thomas Preining, Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, turn 9, Mexico, 2018, Porsche AG

Michael Ammermüller, Julien Andlauer and Thomas Preining

Preining saw a dwindle in third place. While a Austrian was battling for second, his rivals gradually hold up. Preining gathering a flawless competition to secure his fifth lectern finish of a season. “That was a crazy competition with lots of duels. we usually couldn’t find a approach past Michael, so we had to settle for third place,” pronounced 20-year-old Preining. Yelloly crossed a finish line in fourth place. The Briton put in a energetic duel opposite his Dutch teammate Jaap outpost Lagen. In a penultimate lap, Yelloly done a wilful pierce and overtook him. Van Lagen finished a competition in fifth position.

Sixth place went to Florian Latorre (martinet by ALMERAS) creation a Frenchman a best rookie on a 4.304 kilometre circuit. Ten Voorde saw a checkered dwindle in seventh brazen of Italy’s Mattia Drudi (Dinamic Motorsport). Victory in a ProAm sequence went to Roar Lindland (N/Lechner Racing Middle East) brazen of Nicolas Misslin (F/Pierre martinet by ALMERAS) and Mark Radcliffe (GB/IDL Racing).

In a group classification, a championship pretension is already decided: Before a final round, BWT Lechner Racing binds an irrefutable lead. The group owned by Walter Lechner warranted 258 points from a initial 9 rounds. The pretension quarrel in a rookie sequence is still open. First in a standings is Latorre with an eleven-point lead over 10 Voorde. The preference in a ProAm category will also tumble on Sunday: Lindland leads with 7 wins and with an eight-point opening to Misslin.

Mexico City, competition 9 of 10
1. Julien Andlauer (F/martinet by ALMERAS)
2. Michael Ammermüller (D/BWT Lechner Racing)
3. Thomas Preining (A/BWT Lechner Racing)
4. Nick Yelloly (GB/Fach Auto Tech)
5. Jaap outpost Lagen (NL/Fach Auto Tech)
6. Florian Latorre (F/martinet by ALMERAS)
7. Larry 10 Voorde (NL/Team Project 1)
8. Mattia Drudi (I/Dinamic Motorsport)
9. Gustav Malja (S/Team Project 1)
10. Dylan Pereira (L/Momo Megatron Lechner Racing)

Points standings after 9 of 10 races
Drivers’ classification
1. Michael Ammermüller (D/BWT Lechner Racing), 137 points
2. Nick Yelloly (GB/Fach Auto Tech), 128 points
3. Thomas Preining (A/BWT Lechner Racing), 121 points

Fans in Mexico can demeanour brazen to a retaining deteriorate culmination of a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup: Three competitors will quarrel for a championship pretension during rounds 9 and 10 of a general one-make crater contested from 26-28 October.

Michael Ammermüller (D/BWT Lechner Racing), Nick Yelloly (GB/Fach Auto Tech) and Porsche Junior Thomas Preining (A/BWT Lechner Racing) could all take home a crown. Forty points are adult for grabs during a doubleheader in Mexico City, that runs as support to a Formula 1 race. Ammermüller (119 points) now leads a standings 5 points brazen of Yelloly. Preining ranks third with 105 points. Twenty-eight drivers from 15 countries will tackle a dual races on a Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in their Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racers.

Series personality Ammermüller is a usually motorist with a preference resolutely in his possess hands. The German driver’s regulation for success is comparatively straightforward: if a 32-year-old crosses a finish line in front of his hottest rivals, he will be champion. The ex-Formula 1 exam motorist is no foreigner to such situations. Ammermüller trafficked to final year’s deteriorate culmination as a wanted points’ leader, with second-placed Dennis Olsen prohibited on his heels chasing altogether victory. Ammermüller, however, prevailed and took home a trophy.

So distant this season, a Lechner commander has notched adult usually one feat during a opening turn in Barcelona. However, with 5 lectern formula underneath his belt, Ammermüller has finished in a tip 3 some-more than any other competitor. “I managed to extend my points lead during Monza, and that gives me confidence. It’ll be a tighten fight, though I’m looking brazen to both races,” says Ammermüller.

911 GT3 Cup, race, Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, Monza, 2018, Porsche AG

Second place in Monza went to Michael Ammermüller

Yelloly, however, is dynamic to grasp his initial pretension in GT racing. The motorist from Solihull in a UK is Ammermüller’s closest opposition and has won during a mythological city circuit of Monaco and during Hockenheim. In a final dual years, Yelloly has gained knowledge in a Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, where he cumulative a vice-championship final season. Prior to this, a 27-year-old raced single-seaters and still works as a simulator motorist for a Formula 1 group Force India. “I adore a pressure. But we usually know a Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez from a time we contested a GP2 and GP3 series,” explains Yelloly.

Porsche Junior Preining travels to Mexico with a healthy sip of self-assurance. The youngster from Linz, Austria, was recently crowned champion of a 2018 Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland. And in a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, Preining is underlining his talent. In further to his home competition in Spielberg, he scored feat on a Hungaroring (Hungary), on a Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps and on Italy’s Autodromo Nazionale Monza. “I’m in high form and my idea is really clear: to win both races – we can’t change a rest anyway,” says Preining.

The dual drivers Mattia Drudi (I/Dinamic Motorsport) and Porsche Junior Julien Andlauer (F/martinet by ALMERAS) have an outward possibility of claiming a title. With 93 and 87 points respectively, a span would have to secure tip spots in both races and wish that a heading contingent come home empty-handed from both rounds.

911 GT3 Cup, race, Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, Monza, 2018, Porsche AG

The many overtaking manoeuvres in Monza were carried out by Julien Andlauer

The titles in all other classifications will also be motionless during a final competition weekend in Mexico: The rookie category is led by Frenchman Florian Latorre (martinet by ALMERAS) with 71 points. Roar Lindland (Lechner Racing Middle East) ranks initial in a Pro-Am class. The Norwegian has 138 points to his credit. Leading a group sequence is a BWT Lechner Racing patrol with 224 points. First in a Nations League is France (166 points).

Overseas races are partial of Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup tradition. The initial time a one-make array raced distant from European dirt was in 1999 during a Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. This tradition was inspected with championship rounds hold in Indianapolis (USA), Sakhir (Bahrain), Abu Dhabi (UAE) and Austin (USA). After 2017, this is a second time in a quarrel that a Supercup has distinguished a culmination in Mexico City.

Round 10 of a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup will also be contested in Mexico City. The competition starts on Sunday during 10.15 internal time. The deteriorate culmination can be watched around live timing and web radio on Moreover, Eurosport broadcasts a competition in some-more than 60 countries. Sky also televises a general one-make array live in Great Britain and Italy.