Qualifying notes from Silverstone

Notes : 1st Qualfifying session prototype

Qualifying notes from Silverstone

14:57 Green flag

15:01 Audi fastest for the moment with McNish 1:37.696, followed by Johanssson in the Reynard and Auberlen in the BMW.

15:02 Christian Gläsel back into pits in Kremer Roush, new tyres and out.

15:03 McNish improves to 1:37.495, retaining provisional pole

15:04 P : 77 - 36 - 43 - 78 - 02

15:04 both Panoz cars take to the track

15:05 Both BMW to pits. Lehto in #42 BMW V12 LMP getting additional front wing plates added. Team struggling with downforce.

15:06 Marc Goossens improves to 7th in the #32 Motorola DAMS Cadillac Northstar

15:07 Lehto in #42 BMW V12 LMP back onto track.

15:07 Audi #78 and DAMS #31 Cadillac to pits

15:08 David Brabham second fastest with Panoz LMP 1 : 1:37.581
P : 77 - 1 - 36 - 43 - 78 - 02

15:08 Katoh goes quickest overall with 1:37.485 in #2 Panoz LMP 1

15:09 David Brabham takes provisional pole with 1:37.360 in #1
Panoz LMP 1
P : 1 - 2 - 77 - 36 - 43 - 78

15:10 Both Audis back in pits.

15:11 Mimmo Schiatarella goes fastest with provisional pole with 1:37.030 in the Team Rafanelli Lola B2K 10 Judd.

15:11 P : 0 - 1 - 2 - 77 - 36 - 43
15:12 Chequered flag is waved.

Notes : 1st Qualfifying session GT & GTS classes

14:34 Green flag

14:38 Randy Pobst sets 1:53.883 in #23 Alex Job Porsche

14:39 Wolfgang Kaufmann (#49 Freisinger Porsche ) takes lead with 1:53.911

14:39 David Donohue in #92 Oreca Chrysler Viper fastest with 1:50.438

14:40 GT led by Dirk Müller (#5 Dick Barbour Porsche 911 GTS)

14:41 Hubert Haubt (#08 Roock Racing Porsche 911 Turbo) improves to second fastest in GTS with 1:50.440

14:41 Walter Brun pits to hand over #61 Chamberlain Viper to Toni Seiler

14:41 GTS : 92 - 08 - 49 - 33
GT : 5 - 51 - 23 - 41 - 7

14:42 David Donohue improves to 1:48.419 in #92 Oreca Viper, then #91 Chrysler Oreca Viper driven by Beretta takes lead with 1:48.419

14:44 Dirk Muller in #5 Dick Barbour Racing improves to 1:52.911 and retains GT lead, 6th overall

14:44 #68 Porsche 911 GT3 Seikel in pits with gearbox problem - best time was Neugarten 1:59.495

14:46 Luca Riccitelli, in RWS Porsche 911 GT3, improves to 11th overall, 5th in GT

14:46 Highest speed recorded is by #61 Chamberlain : 141.2 mph

14:48 Improvement by Seiler in the #61 Chamberlain 1:52.164 - 5th in class

14:49 chequered flag

Weather conditions : overcast & warm
Track : dry
Fifteen minutes to go
Official start time : 14:57

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