Michael Ammermüller and Philipp Eng have claimed a pole position each for this weekend’s Porsche Mobil1 Supercup races, for the Lechner Racing Middle East and Team Project 1 squads respectively at Spa-Francorchamps.
In a shock twist, the final three rounds of this year’s Supercup will be double header events, twice the number of races and thus twice the amount of drama. For championship leader Eng, this extra little spice will not be particularly welcomed, giving his rivals twice the amount of time in which to usurp him.
Ammermüller starts race two fourth whereas Eng starts race one from the front row of the grid, which should provide the Austrian with the opportunity to extend his points lead over the weekend.
Yet MRS-GT Racing’s title hopeful Christian Engelhart has bagged himself a pair of third position grid slots and with experience set to be key in the championship run in, a good weekend in Belgium could provide Engelhart with that extra title momentum.
Sven Müller completes the quartet of drivers whom occupy the first four places on the grid for both races. Ammermüller’s teammate has prodigious pace and a win last time out in Hungary, following a run of poor luck, means he heads into the encounters in the Ardennes with momentum on his side.
The victor of each race looks set to emerge from that foursome. So too, does the destiny of the 2015 Porsche Mobil1 Supercup.