Maserati Claims first All-Front Row

The Maserati Vitaphone team claimed their first all-front row of the FIA GT season at Oschersleben, after the second qualifying session left results from the earlier session unchanged

Maserati Claims first All-Front Row

The #9 Maserati of Michael Bartels and Timo Scheider will be on pole position, while teammates Fabio Babini and Thomas Biagi, in the #10 Maserati, will start tomorrow's three-hour race in second.

The Corvette of Mike Hezemans, Anthony Kumpen and Bert Longin was third fastest.

GruppeM Porsche continued to dominate the GT2 class, claiming their sixth 1-2 qualifying result in seven rounds. Emanuel Collard and Tim Sugden were fastest, while Marc Lieb and Mike Rockenfeller followed.

The sole G2 class entry, the Balfe Mosler of Shaun Balfe and Jamie Derbyshire, was 17th fastest overall.

Combined Qualifying Results:

Pos  Cl.  Drivers                   Car                     Time               Laps
 1.  GT1  Bartels/Scheider          Maserati MC12 GT1       1:22.991            35
 2.  GT1  Babini/Biagi              Maserati MC12 GT1       1:23.072 +  0.081   27
 3.  GT1  Hezemans/Kumpen/Longin    Corvette C5R            1:23.123 +  0.132   36
 4.  GT1  Deletraz/Piccini          Ferrari 575 Maranello   1:23.362 +  0.371   47
 5.  GT1  Peter/Zwaan/Zani          Maserati MC12 GT1       1:23.673 +  0.682   48
 6.  GT1  Lechner/Gounon            Saleen S7 R             1:23.702 +  0.711   34
 7.  GT1  Bouchut/Fomenko/Vasiliev  Ferrari 550 Maranello   1:24.095 +  1.104   42
 8.  GT1  Bertolini/Wendlinger      Maserati MC12 GT1       1:24.277 +  1.286   44
 9.  GT1  Lamy/Gardel               Ferrari 550 Maranello   1:24.362 +  1.371   42
10.  GT1  Melo/Belloc               Ferrari 575 Maranello   1:24.512 +  1.533   30
11.  GT1  Kox/Simon                 Lamborghini Murcielago  1:24.595 +  1.773   36
12.  GT1  Keen/Halliday             Lister Storm GT         1:25.016 +  2.025   36
13.  GT1  Hermann/Stahl/Konrad      Saleen S7 R             1:25.133 +  2.142   42
14.  GT2  Collard/Sugden            Porsche 996 GT3 RSR     1:26.952 +  3.961   50
15.  GT2  Lieb/Rockenfeller         Porsche 996 GT3 RSR     1:27.202 +  4.211   48
16.  GT1  Stanco/Janus/Lacko        Saleen S7 R             1:27.710 +  4.719   32
17.  G2   Balfe/Derbyshire          Mosler MT900R           1:28.541 +  5.550   27
18.  GT1  Haupt/Serwin              Ferrari 550 Maranello   1:28.923 +  5.932   34
19.  GT2  Busnelli/Moccia           Porsche 996 GT3 RSR     1:29.350 +  6.359   41
20.  GT2  Moro/Kaufmann             Porsche 996 GT3 RSR     1:30.679 +  7.688   30
21.  GT2  Ried/Ried                 Porsche 996 GT3 RS      1:31.268 +  8.277   32
22.  GT2  Vonka/Nurminen/Casadei    Porsche 996 GT3 RS      1:33.079 + 10.088   38
23.  GT2  Terrier/Carugati          Ferrari 360 Modena      1:35.259 + 12.701   47
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