World RX – Gronholm is TQ as Hansens clinch groups’ title
GRX Taneco’s Niclas Gronholm beat the three 2019 FIA World Rallycross Championship title contenders in Q4 creep 4 to location the quickest time and contend with shut the his 2nd TQ (high qualifier) attach of residing of the season.
At the discontinuance of qualifying at the SABAT World RX of South Africa in Cape City, Group Hansen MJP has been crowned as the World RX Teams’ Champions, earlier than the semi-finals and remaining, with handiest 2 capabilities between Timmy Hansen and Andreas Bakkerud in the Drivers’ standings.
In Q4, Gronholm began from P4 on the grid in creep 4 and went all the way in which by means of the out of doors of Group Hansen MJP’s Timmy and Kevin Hansen, and Monster Vitality RX Cartel’s Andreas Bakkerud at the first corner in the shadow of table mountain to contend with shut the creep elevate. Bakkerud took his joker on lap one, then Timmy Hansen took his joker on lap 2, the 2 title leaders ending P2 and P3 in Q4. Gronholm will contend with shut pole in semi-remaining 1 with Bakkerud alongside, as the Hansen brothers will open on the front row of semi-remaining 2.
GRX’s Timur Timerzyanov and Group STARD’s Janis Baumanis had been P9 and P6 in Q4 and ought to contend with shut row two in semi-remaining 1, with EKS Sport’s Krisztian Szabo and GC Kompetition’s Anton Marklund on row three. Sweden’s Marklund didn’t catch extra than the open line in Q4 with a technical mumble of affairs. Row two in semi-remaining 2 may be taken by ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport’s Timo Scheider and GCK’s Guerlain Chicherit, with GCK Academy’s Guillaume De Ridder and Xite Racing’s Oliver Bennett on row three.
Group STARD’s Jere Kalliokoski became once disqualified from Q3 for a open button infringement and is P14 at the discontinuance of qualifying, at the support of first reserve for the semi-finals, ESmotorsport LABAS-GAS’s Matvey Furazhkin.
Ask paunchy results from SABAT World RX of South Africa here.