Qualifying 1: Nightmare for Enge

Tomas Enge endured a disastrous start to his quest to score a hat-trick of Formula 3000 victories when his Arden Lola stopped out on the circuit after just one flying lap at Hockenheim

Qualifying 1: Nightmare for Enge

The Czech languishes in 20th and last place on the provisional grid ahead of this afternoon's second session. Having won at Silverstone and Magny-Cours, Enge will still be hoping to be in contention in Germany as he attempts to wrest the points lead from Super Nova's Sebastien Bourdais.

The Frenchman put in a superb performance to head the times, pushing Coloni's Giorgio Pantano off the top. The Italian had dominated the session up to the final minute when Bourdais pulled out a big lap.

Eneg's team-mate Bjorn Wirdheim was third fastest ahead of Durango duo Rodrigo Sperafico and Derek Hill, who jumped up to fourth and fifth towards the end.

The Petrobras team has some work to do before the second session after Ricardo Sperafico crashed as he lost it coming into the stadium section. He had been fifth fastest at the time, but by the end of the session he had slumped to ninth.

Sebastien Bourdais Super Nova 1m28.114s
Giorgio Pantano Coloni 1m28.266s
Bjorn Wirdheim Arden 1m28.646s
Rodrigo Sperafico Durango 1m28.718s
Derek Hill Durango 1m28.735s
Antonio Pizzonia Petrobras 1m28.773s
Tiago Monteiro Super Nova 1m28.819s
Alex Muller European 1m28.842s
Ricardo Sperafico Petrobras 1m28.876s
Mario Haberfeld Astromega 1m28.962s
Patrick Friesacher Red Bull 1m29.045s
Enrico Toccacelo Coloni 1m29.266s
Zsolt Baumgartner Nordic 1m29.723s
Rob Nguyen Astromega 1m29.805s
Ricardo Mauricio Red Bull 1m29.923s
Nicolas Kiesa PSM 1m29.928s
Alex Sperafico European 1m30.046s
Tony Schmidt PSM 1m30.092s
Thed Bjork Nordic 1m31.124s
Tomas Enge Arden 1m31.207s

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