Qualifying: Bergmeister takes late pole

Jorg Bergmeister seized a last minute pole position for Sunday's British Grand Prix Porsche Supercup support race after a flurry of late laps from the leading contenders

Qualifying: Bergmeister takes late pole

Although light rain started to fall immediately before the half-hour session began, the track stayed mostly dry and Bergmeister put his Team Farnbacher car in the right place at the right time pipping Frenchman Stephane Ortelli to the top spot in the dying minutes.

Timo Bernhard was at the top for much of the second session, and times rapidly tumbled after the waterlogged conditions of Friday's running. The UPS team driver wound up fourth behind team mate Timo Lieb.

A late flying lap saw Wolf Henzler move up to fifth place, which demoted Porsche contracted driver Sascha Maassen into sixth place. Poleman Bergmeister's brother Tim finished seventh.

Guest driver Kelvin Burt suffered from understeer problems and after showing well in the wet on Friday, the British GT driver finished a lowly 16th in the dry. While team mate former Boyzone star Shane Lynch had a disappointing second session, which ended halfway through at Club. The popstar finished 24th fastest and last.

J Bergmeister Team Farnbacher 1m56.455s
S Ortelli Kadach Tuning 1m56.479s
M Lieb UPS Porsche 1m56.752s
T Bernhard UPS Porsche 1m56.783s
W Henzler Jurgen Alzen Motorsport 1m57.026s
S Maassen Carlin Motorsport 1m57.103s
T Bergmeister MAT Racing Team 1m57.169s
M Werner Team Farnbacher 1m57.201s
O Mathai Kadach Tuning 1m57.372s
P Peter Team Farnbacher 1m57.451s

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