Rollcentre Dallara in Pitlane Fire

Rollcentre Dallara in Pitlane Fire
The number eight Rollcentre Racing Dallara-Nissan will not return to qualifying today after a pit lane fire.

The fire occured when Michael Krumm came in to refuel. Mechanics quickly put out the fire and no-one was injured.

Team owner Martin Short told Autosport-Atlas: "One of the seals in the fuel rig broke and it spilt over the car. It flashed and I thought the mechanics had caught it but it lit again before we put it out.

"That's one of the hazards of having a turbo --­ the fuel worked its way through the bodywork and caught light.

"We normally tape the body panels of the car up for the race because that sort of things happens then. We will always do that in qualifying now."
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