Dumbreck: 'There was nothing I could do'

Peter Dumbreck was left ruing his missed opportunity at the Norisring on Saturday after an accident in the morning's free practice session forced him out of qualifying

Dumbreck: 'There was nothing I could do'

The Scotsman spun into the pit wall after aquaplaning off on puddles on the high-speed start finish straight. He hit the wall headfirst before his car spun down the track and ended up in the middle of the circuit.

"There was absolutely nothing I could do," said Dumbreck afterwards. "The car was all over the place through the puddles as I went down the straight and then suddenly it snapped sideways. It was only when I saw the wall coming towards me that I knew I was going to crash."

Dumbreck's frustrations at missing qualifying were increased when his Perrson Motorsport team-mate Marcel Tiemann put in his best performance of the season to secure second on the grid.

"Marcel and I have been so close so far this year, that it is really frustrating that he is at the front and I will be forced to start from the back. I just hope I get my car set-up well and I can put on a charge through the field."

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