HTP Motorsport wins in the Q-Race of Brands Hatch


Victory of the authority of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 #86 in the
race classification of the Blancpain Sprint Cup at Brands Hatch
. With a
great start Jules Szymkowiak and a great pace of the veteran Bernd Schneider is
has built a victory that will allow the car of HTP Motorsport from on
the first position in the final race of the weekend. Second and
third they have placed the Audi R8 LMS #74 and #33, while the Bentley
Continental GT3 of Soucek and Soulet has returned to clinch a big comeback to
be tenth

The output of the Qualifying-Race hq for the Mercedes-AMG GT3 #86 in the head, thanks to the good work of Jules Szymkowiak. Behind the car of HTP Motorsport was the poleman Franck Perera and the Audi R8 LMS of Christopher Mies and Jazeman Jaafar, who lost a position in the first meters of the race. Fifth, for his part was holding on to Alvaro Parente, with the McLaren 650S GT3. In the back of the group and once again showing a great ability in the early stages of the race, Andy Soucek managed to trace five positions with the Bentley Continental GT3 #8 until it reached the nineteenth position.

The leaders of the championship were not able to advance in excess during the first ten minutes of the race. Laurens Vanthoor only managed to win a position with the Audi R8 LMS, while Maximilian Buhk managed to be placed in the wake of the leader of the ‘Sprint Cup’ to try to win positions ahead of the final race on Sunday, in which he will defend the leadership all of the Blancpain GT Series. Neither managed to make a lot of progress Andy Soucek who gained two positions extra to overtake the Lamborghini Huracan GT3 #101 and #16.


all in all, the race was quiet after the first 20 minutes
waiting for the change of riders in the pits. The McLaren 650S #58 was the
first car head facing the change of wheels and pilot,
but after his wake began to enter all the protagonists of the
career. To the couple, the BMW M6 GT3 #99 said goodbye to the race with
visible mechanical problems
s, which was the prologue of the changes
position lived in boxes. The Mercedes-AMG GT3 of Bern Schneider
got to keep in head
, but the Audi R8 LMS #33 Team WRT is
he placed second, ahead of Audi #74 of ISR.

placed fourth with the other Mercedes-AMG GT3 of HTP Motorsport
while with a perfect stop-the Audi R8 LMS #1 was wing
fifth position of the hand of Frederich Vervisch. On the opposite side of
the currency, the McLaren 650S Bob Bell fell to the eighth position, right
ahead of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 #84 of Dominik Baumann. However,
once stabilized, the position of each one, it was back to uncover the
box of thunder and the battle for the sixth position, became the
a duel of six cars.

In rio stirred the that got fish was Dominik Baumann
he snatched the eighth position to Rob Bell and McLaren 650S, although the dessert was very little. The checkered flag certifying the victory of the Mercedes-AMG
GT3 #86
. Second, it was Marlon Stockinger with the Audi R8 LMS of ISR,
while the podium closed the Audi #3 Team WRT. In the key of
championship, Laurens Vanthoor managed to bring his GT3 to the fifth position,
while Dominik Baumann sank in the final straight until the eighteenth
since. The Bentley Continental GT3 of Andy Soucek returned to consummate a great
rising to the tenth position

Classification Q-Race Blancpain Sprint Cup at Brands Hatch

Position Pilots* Car Time
1 Schneider / Szymkowiak Mercedes-AMG GT3 HTP Motorport 42 laps
2nd Stockinger / Perera Audi R8 LMS ISR +21.002
3rd Ide / Harvest Audi R8 LMS Team WRT +22.775
4th Schmid / Jafaar Mercedes-AMG GT3 HTP Motorsport +23.052
5th Vervisch / Vanthoor Audi R8 LMS Team WRT +26.678
6th Vanthoor / Frijns Audi R8 LMS Team WRT +32.944
7th Pohler / Bortolotti Lamborghini Hurricane GT3 GRT Grasser +37.765
8th Bell / Parente McLaren 650S GT3 Garage 59 +39.338
9th Rosenqvist / Vautier Mercedes-AMG GT3 AKKA ASP +39.713
10th Soulet / Soucek Bentley Continental GT3 Bentley M-Sport +40.636