Oschersleben, FP2 - Huff beats Muller and Dahlgren
Menu 4th, Nykjaer 5th
Wet or dry nothing seems to be changing for the Chevrolet drivers. After they topped a rainy session in the morning, Rob Huff and Yvan Muller set the fastest lap in the dry.
Just like in the first practice, the Chevrolet trio was disrupted by an intruder in third position. This time Robert Dahlgren was faster than Alain Menu by five hundredths of a second.
The early stages saw Tom Coronel posting provisional fastest laps of 1:37.393 and 1:36.520, but halfway through the session the Chevrolet men jumped on top, with Muller fastest at 1:35.905 follwed by Huff and Menu. Then, with nine minutes left the reigning world champion improved further to 1:35.228, but Dahlgren was moving up in the ranking and eventually clocked a lap of 1:35.152 that placed him on top.
It was only a provisional supremacy though, as in the dying moments the Swede’s lap was bettered by Muller (1:35.055) and finally by Huff (1:34.741).
The rest of the field remained more than one second behind, with Michel Nykjær (1:35.969) fifth and best of the Yokohama Trophy and Coronel (1:36.266) in sixth.
Stefano D’Aste was not able to post any time, as he finished stranded into the gravel trap at Turn 7 on his first lap.
|01||R. Huff||Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T||1:34.741|
|02||Y. Muller||Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T||1:35.055||+0.314s|
|03||R. Dahlgren||Volvo C30||1:35.152||+0.411s|
|04||A. Menu||Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T||1:35.202||+0.461s|
|05||M. Nykjaer||SR Leon 1.6T||1:35.969||+1.228s|
|06||T. Coronel||BMW 320 TC||1:36.266||+1.525s|
|07||F. Engstler||BMW 320 TC||1:36.486||+1.745s|
|08||G. Tarquini||SR Leon 1.6T||1:36.497||+1.756s|
|09||K. Poulsen||BMW 320 TC||1:36.509||+1.768s|
|10||D. O’Young||Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T||1:36.542||+1.801s|
|11||P. Oriola||SR Leon 1.6T||1:36.708||+1.967s|
|12||T. Monteiro||SR Leon 1.6T||1:36.818||+2.077s|
|13||N. Michelisz||BMW 320 TC||1:36.582||+2.111s|
|14||M. Bennani||BMW 320 TC||1:37.080||+2.339s|
|15||J. Villa||BMW 320 TC||1:37.196||+2.455s|
|16||F. Barth||SR Leon 1.6T||1:37.433||+2.692s|
|17||Y. Taniguchi||Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T||1:37.965||+3.224s|
|18||A. Dudukalo||SR Leon 1.6T||1:38.912||+4.171s|
|19||I. Okyay||BMW 320 si||1:39.424||+4.683s|
|20||F. Fabiani||BMW 320 si||1:43.541||+8.800s|
|21||S. D’Aste||BMW 320 TC||-:—.---||+-.---s|
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