Franco Scribante is making his bid for a sixth Classic Car Friday title clear, slashing 1.5 seconds off his lap time in the second practice session (41.490 sec). Ian Schofield is finding his feet with the Minardi F1 car, and went 5.4 seconds faster second time out (45.722 sec).
“The first practice was just an installation run to set the lambda sensors and the correct fuel-air mixture for the coast,” Schofield said. “The second run went well until the engine cut out for some reason, and then just restarted. We’re not sure why, but so far the car seems good.”
Robert Wolk has also upped his pace by 3.5 seconds (48.214 sec), while Rui Campos has entered the fray in his 1974 Porsche 911 RSR by setting the fourth quickest time in the session (48.824 sec). The competitors behind him have all gone roughly three seconds quicker, with Campos followed by Chris Knezovich (48.918 sec), Andre Bezuidenhout (50.525 sec), Charles Arton (51.921 sec), Josh Dovey (52.719 sec), Kobus Brits in a 1967 Porsche 911 R (53.648 sec) and ever-spectacular Graeme Nathan in the 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL (54.231 sec).
Practice 3 was scrapped after Callum Price rolled the 1969 Lotus Europa at Turn 3, putting the car on its roof – fortunately without injury.
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