Qualifying: Another pole for Konrad

Walter Lechner Jr claimed the second straight pole position for the Konrad team in qualifying at Oschersleben, setting an early flyer that withstood scrutiny from the Force One team's lead Chrysler Viper

Qualifying: Another pole for Konrad

Lechner Jr, whos shares his machine with Franz Konrad and Toni Seiler, lapped the track in eastern Germany in 1m23.869s, nearly half a second faster than Mike Hezemans and Anthony Kumpen could manage in their Viper.

The Graham Nash Racing Saleen, driven by Thomas Erdos and Mike Newton, went third fastest, outpacing the second Force One machine on Phillipe Alliot and David Hallyday.

Andrea Piccini was fifth fastest in the first of the Lister Storm's. Jamie Campbell-Walter and Nathan Kinch, winners last time out at Anderstorp, could only manage seventh fastest in their similar machine.

The JMB Racing Ferrari 360 Modena claimed a comfortable N-GT class pole in the hands of Andrea Bertolini and Fabrizio De Simone, with a best time of 1m24.810s. The British duo of Jamie Davies and Darren Turner were second quickest in their Team Maranello Concessionaires Ferrari, but were 0.792s behind the class leaders. Marc Lieb and Stephane Ortelli will start third in class in their Freisinger Motorsport Porsche 996 GT3-RS.

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