James Baldwin and Michael O’Brien took their third pole of the season after a tight qualifying battle. Matt Cowley and Jordan Albert claim GT4 Pole.
James Baldwin and Michael O’Brien have claimed theirs and Jenson Team Rocket RJN’s third Intelligent Money British GT Championship pole position of the season at Donington Park after beating RAM Racing’s Patrick Kujala and Sam De Haan by a combined 0.065s.
Baldwin once again topped Q1 – the third time The World’s Fastest Gamer has done so in as many sessions – before O’Brien saw off Kujala in the second 10-minute segment.
RAM’s Mercedes-AMG starts one place ahead of fellow championship protagonists and top Pro/Am duo Adam Balon and Phil Keen, who set the fastest time of all in the second session. The Lamborghini’s 1m26.715s was just two tenths shy of the existing qualifying lap record, which also belongs to Keen.
In GT4, Academy Motorsport picked up where they left off at Brands Hatch by claiming pole position for Sunday’s three-hour race. Matt Cowley ended Q1 third quickest before Jordan Albert set fastest time of all to vault ahead of HHC’s McLaren shared by Patrik Matthiesen and Jordan Collard.
TF Sport’s Patrick Kibble and Connor O’Brien slipped to third after topping the first half of qualifying.