The High 32 session held on the Riga’s Bikernieki circuit in the pouring rain narrowed the fashion of the 2021 FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup contenders to 16 names who are set to face every other on Sunday, struggling with for the very ideally capable honours in drifting.
The high eight qualifiers — Damir Idiyatulin, Jack Shanahan, James Deane, Benediktas Cirba, Nikolass Bertans, Alex Golovnya, Kristaps Bluss and Max Miller — benefited from bye-runs and mechanically developed to Sunday’s High 16 session. Despite no longer having to obtain parts, the drivers worn the different to notice in moist weather stipulations.
Within the Tandem Battles Grzegorz Hypki managed to beat his compatriot Pawel Grosz; Evgenii Losev prevailed in the fight against Joshua Reynolds; Arkadiy Tsaregrdatsev got the simpler of Jerome Vassia, whereas Ivo Cirulis scored bigger notes than local driver Edgars Krogeris.
On the opposite facet of the High 32 grid, Oliver Randalu outscored Massimo Checchin, whereas two-time FIA IDC winner Georgy Chivchyan beat Italy’s Manuel Vacca. Marco Zakouril and Charles Ng moreover made it via, defeating Kodua Nodo and Michal Reichert respectively.
The last come across of 2021 FIA IDC shall be held on Sunday, at 15: 00 local time.
2021 FIA IDC TOP 16 QUALIFIERS
Damir Idiyatulin — Grzegorz Hypki
Max Miller — Evgenii Losev
Benediktas Cirba — Arkadiy Tsaregradtsev
Nikolass Bertans — Ivo Cirulis
Jack Shanahan — Randalu Oliver
Kristaps Bluss — Georgy Chivchyan
James Deane — Marco Zakouril
Alex Golovnya — Charles Ng