PMSC: Andlauer wins deteriorate finale, Ammermüller celebrates championship title

A ideal finish to a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup deteriorate for Porsche Junior Julien Andlauer (martinet by ALMERAS): After channel a finishing line initial on Saturday, a Frenchman scored his second Supercup win of a weekend in Mexico City. “It’s illusory to interpretation a deteriorate with a double victory. Fourth altogether in my entrance Supercup deteriorate is a good result. On tip of this, a Proton Competition team, for whom we competition a WEC, took home a pretension in a European Le Mans Series. Congratulations to my long-distance patrol in Portimao. This weekend was simply perfect,” pronounced Andlauer. Nick Yelloly (Fach Auto Tech) from Great Britain cumulative second place brazen of Michael Ammermüller (BWT Lechner Racing). Third place was adequate for a German to secure a championship pretension of a general one-make crater for a second time in a row.

Spectators on a Formula 1 grandstands were treated to a retaining competition with many overtaking manoeuvres. Although polesitter Ammermüller had a best starting position, he mislaid it to Andlauer in a scurry to a initial corner. The Frenchman used a 485 hp of his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup to brush from second on a grid into a lead. Over a march of a race, Andlauer gradually pulled transparent of a margin to take a dwindle initial after 16 laps.

Ammermüller, however, could not urge his second place: Yelloly and Thomas Preining (A/BWT Lechner Racing) put Ammermüller underneath vigour from behind. In a third lap, Yelloly grabbed a possibility to use his slipstream advantage on a start-finish true of a Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez to pierce into second place. Three laps later, Porsche Junior Preining also overtook his teammate before chasing down Yelloly and flitting him in path ten. The 20-year-old, however, was handed a three-second chastisement due to gaining an advantage by withdrawal a track. As a result, Yelloly hereditary second place brazen of Ammermüller. “On a one palm I’m gratified with my lectern result, though apparently we would’ve favourite to take home a title. But Michael Ammermüller gathering such a crafty competition that we had no genuine chance. we honour him,” pronounced Yelloly.

Michael Ammermüller, Erwin Kickmaier, Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, turn 10, Mexico, 2018, Porsche AG

The aged and new champion: Michael Ammermüller

Ammermüller was overjoyed: “Even if it looked easy today, we was moving to a final lap. we still can’t trust I’ve won a pretension for a second time straight. The many critical thing is to acquire as many points as probable during each race. And that’s what we did during both races this weekend.” The 32-year-old is usually a fifth motorist after Patrick Huisman, Richard Westbrook, Jeroen Bleekemolen and René Rast to urge his championship pretension in a general one-make cup.

Preining finished on fourth place. “Had we not perceived a time chastisement we could have finished better, though we have to live with fourth place. Still, we fought to a finish for a championship. It was a stirring deteriorate for me,” pronounced Preining. On a 4.304-kilometre racetrack, Larry 10 Voorde (NL/Team Project 1) crossed a finish line as a best rookie in fifth place brazen of Zaid Ashkanani (MRS GT-Racing) from Kuwait. Seventh went to a Frenchman Florian Latorre (martinet by ALMERAS), with Mattia Drudi (I/Dinamic Motorsport) securing eighth. First in a ProAm sequence was Nicolas Misslin (Pierre martinet by ALMERAS). Behind a Frenchman came Mark Radcliffe (GB/IDL Racing) and Roar Lindland (N/Lechner Racing Middle East).

In a championship, Ammermüller is initial with 153 points. Yelloly takes home a vice-championship with 146 points. Third altogether behind a 27-year-old is Preining. The youngster climbed to a tip step of a lectern 4 times this deteriorate – some-more than any other motorist – and warranted 135 points. The pretension in a rookie sequence goes to Latorre with 90 points. Lindland is a champion of a ProAm class. From 10 rounds, a Norwegian collected 174 points. The pretension of a group sequence was already motionless on Saturday: Achieving 288 points over a season, BWT Lechner Racing distinguished initial place.

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

The preference in a quarrel for a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup pretension has to wait for a final competition on Sunday. In Mexico City, Porsche Junior Julien Andlauer (martinet by ALMERAS) distinguished his initial win in a general one-make crater on Saturday. “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 upheld 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 held 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.

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.