Damir Idiyatulin, riding a Toyota Altezza, topped the 2021 FIA IDC qualifying, with one of the main favorites missing out on the pattern to this afternoon’s Top 32 session.
Russian Damir Idiatulin emerged on top in qualification on the Bikernieki note in Riga.
The first-ever European FIA IDC kicked off in dramatic model with the likes of Daigo Saito, Dmitry Illyuk and Sergei Kabargin not qualifying to the Top 32.
Most bright four drivers bought over the ticket of 90 parts. RDS GP regular Idiatulin, who scored 98 parts, changed into once the sole driver who obtained a most of 40 imaginable parts for the road. Two Irishmen, Jack Shanahan (New Auto Lunge on the side of the drag) and James Dean (Aimol Racing), done the halt three, with every scoring 97 parts on their most tremendous are attempting. Other than them, Lithuanian Benediktas Cirba changed into once the finest other driver to enter the “90+ parts club“.
Latvian Nikolass Bertans (89 parts), reigning RDS GP champion Ukrainian Alexey Golovnya (88 parts), Latvian Kristaps Bluss (88), Ukrainian Maxim Miller (88) and Russian Evgeny Losev (87) moreover bought into the halt 10.
The reigning double FIA IDC winner Russian Georgy Chivchyan rounded out the halt 10. The motive force didn’t net any parts on his first are attempting, however bounced support on the side of his 2nd traipse, scoring 84 parts. Performing at his regular high level, the Flanker F driver Arkady Tsaregradtsev entered the halt-32 in 13th. His most tremendous are attempting introduced him 79 parts.
Various high-profile pilots did not qualify. As a result of technical complications, 2019 FIA Motorsport Video games gold medallist, Ukrainian driver Dmitry Illiuk did not net off the beginning line. The Toyota Supra of Eastern driver Daigo Saito, third within the 2017 edition, moreover suffered a technical failure, striking him out of contention.
Meanwhile, Russian driver Sergey Kabargin and Belorussian Sergey Sak managed to begin qualifying runs, however spins and contacts with the barriers resulted in both failing to net any parts. As a result of this fact, folks that done within the halt eight positions will most tremendous must entire by-runs to proceed to the Top 16.