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1st podium with FordGT in ADAC!

Last weekend was the 3th round of ADAC GT Masters, which took place in Sachsenring, near Dresden in Germany.

During the practices we made steady progress on the car's set-up. For Qualifying 1, the session was interrupted due to a heavy incident of an Audi, where the track had to be repared. As it took to long to repair, the 2nd qualifying session was postponed 1h30 later. Nico managed to set a solid 13th position for Race 2, with only 0.5sec from Pole position and the top 20 within 1second!
 
Race 1 my teammate Jesse Krohn took the start from P8 - after the qualifying cancellation, the race-director decided to rank the order by championship standings, which was P8 for us. After a superb start he came into P4 at the pitstop, my team did a perfect job at the pits and managed to get bring me back on track on P3. I continued to set the quickest pace and came closer to the Alpina of Martin, untill he had a puncture, my target to close the gap to the leader was a fact, unfortunately I missed 1.3sec on the finish line to P1, to finish on a strong 2nd position.
 
In Race 2 we had to start from P13. My start was quick, but to quick following the race-director's decision to give me a drive-through, which putted me back on P22, combined with a close battle with an SLS, we touched and my radiator was leaking, DNF as a result. A pity to finish the weekend like this, but must remember our strong performance on Race 1 and must continue working like this, to even to better for the rest of the season and improve our championship position.
 
I must thank the entire Lambda Performance team and my teammate for a great weekend, where we scored our 1st podium and we'll make shure it isn't our last!
See you in Nurburgring for the next race, in 5 weeks!