Mercedes-AMG Team GruppeM locks out Gulf 12 Hours front row - qualifying results

Mercedes-AMG Team GruppeM locks out Gulf 12 Hours front row - qualifying results

10.12.2022: - Engel/Auer/Goetz start on pole despite Gounon’s fastest time - 0.023s cover the top two on average - Audi Sport Team Tresor pips AF Corse to third Qualiying Results

- Engel/Auer/Goetz start on pole despite Gounon’s fastest time

- 0.023s cover the top two on average

-  Audi Sport Team Tresor pips AF Corse to third



Qualiying Results






GruppeM Racing will start Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli’s 2022 season finale from the front row after its two entries went toe-to-toe in Gulf 12 Hours qualifying this evening.



Lucas Auer, Maro Engel and Maxi Goetz beat their factory team-mates Jules Gounon, Dani Juncadella and Raffaele Marciello by just 0.023s on average times despite Gounon setting the fastest individual lap in the third 15-minute session.


Pole position capped a remarkable day for the #98 crew after GruppeM’s mechanics worked through the night to rebuild a car that sustained heavy damage during Friday’s third test session.



But Engel and Auer had both hinted at the entry’s potential by topping Saturday’s two practice sessions before setting identical times during their qualifying segment. Goetz then went a tenth and a half quicker than both of them to hold off a spirited challenge from the sister machine and Gounon in particular.





- SRO photo Jakob Ebrey
 

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/mercedes-amg-team-gruppem-top-gulf-12-hours-front-qualifying-results---245945.html

10.12.2022 / MaP

More News

Auer keeps GruppeM on top in Gulf 12 Hours practice 2
10.12.2022
IGTC Gulf 12 HoursYas Marina CircuitSaturday, December 10th 2022Gulf 12 Hours Free Practice 2 result here more >>
GruppeM bounces back to set IGTC Gulf 12 Hours FP1 pace
10.12.2022
Maro Engel topped the first official session of this year’s Gulf 12 Hours after his GruppeM squad worked through the night to repair their damaged Mercedes-AMG.Lucas Auer’s testing accident restricted the #98 entry’s Friday running and re more >>
IGTC finale gets underway with full day of Gulf 12 Hours testing at Yas Marina - results
09.12.2022
This year’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli season finale began in earnest today with four Open Practice test sessions ahead of this weekend’s Gulf 12 Hours.Open Practice Results - 4 sessions HERE more >>
BMW announces 2023 Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli entry
08.12.2022
- BMW M Team WRT spearheads new IGTC programme  BMW M Motorsport will contest 2023’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign, which begins at the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour on February 3-5.The manufacturer’ more >>
Championship and class wins in the GT World Challenge Australia
08.12.2022
    Mark Griffith (AUS) is the new GT4 champion in the GT World Challenge Australia. Sharing the cockpit of the number 19 Team Daimler Trucks Brisbane Mercedes-AMG GT4 with Paul Morris (AUS), Griffith took a class win more >>
IGTC drivers title to be decided at Gulf 12 Hours, entry list, schedule and live coverage
07.12.2022
- 16 IGTC nominations amongst event’s record-breaking GT3 entry- Juncadella, Gounon, Marciello and Stolz all retain mathematical title chance- Mercedes-AMG chasing more IGTC history- IGTC entry list more >>
Mercedes-AMG in Gulf 12h preview
07.12.2022
Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by PirelliGulf 12 Hours Circuit Yas MarinaDecember 9-11, 2022Mercedes-AMG | 3x Pro, 1x Pro-AmManufacturers’ Championship: 1st (126 points) Dani Juncadella has more >>
Ferrari in IGCT Gulf 12 hours
07.12.2022
Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by PirelliGulf 12 Hours Circuit Yas MarinaDecember 9-11, 2022Ferrari | 3x Pro, 1x AmManufacturers’ Championship: 2nd (55 points) Ferrari c more >>
Audi on the way to IGCT season finale in Abu Dhabi
07.12.2022
Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by PirelliGulf 12 Hours Circuit Yas MarinaDecember 9-11, 2022Audi Sport | 2x Pro, 2x SilverManufacturers’ Championship: 4th (35 points) Things haven’t g more >>
Porsche preview on 12h Gulf at Yas Marina Circuit
07.12.2022
Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by PirelliGulf 12 Hours Circuit Yas MarinaDecember 9-11, 2022Porsche | 3x Pro-Am, 1x AmManufacturers’ Championship: 5th (23 points) All four 911 GT3 Rs receive no more >>
Misano returns to the GT4 European Series schedule in calendar change
07.12.2022
•    Second trip to Italy back on the cards after date shuffle•    GT4 European Series to be contested over six rounds and 12 races in 2023 The GT4 European Series has finalised its 2023 schedule, with M more >>
Al-Zubair teams up with Schiller, Stolz and the Al-Manar Racing Team to tackle Gulf 12 Hours
07.12.2022
Gulf 12 Hours Yas Marina circuit, Abu DhabiSunday, December 11th, 2022  Oman’s Al-Faisal Al-Zubair teams up with German professional drivers, Luca Stolz and Fabian Schille more >>
Seventh GT sprint title in Australia for Audi
05.12.2022
Yasser Shahin with Melbourne Performance Centre Champion in Australia Second title in a row for Yasser Shahin Audi privateer Yasser Shahin has won the Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia powered by AWS as the best Pro-Am driver for the second t more >>
Diversified approach helps SRO Motorsports Group reach 66 percent carbon neutrality in 2022
05.12.2022
•    Environmental actions implemented at SRO facilities and events worldwide  •    SRO competitor fleets race 100 percent carbon neutral in 2022•    Support for projects on four continents sees 66 percent of unavoidable emissions compensated  more >>
Elite Motorsport embarks on exciting new venture with McLaren
02.12.2022
Norfolk squad to race two all-new Artura GT4 cars in GT4 European SeriesMulti-championship winning Elite Motorsport will embark on an exciting new venture by racing a pair of all-new McLaren Artura GT4 race cars in the 2023 GT4 European Series.  more >>
Tresor Competition and Attempto Racing GmbH at the Gulf 12 Hours
30.11.2022
Tresor Competition and Attempto Racing GmbH will take part in the next Gulf 12 Hours on December 9 -11 at the Yas Marina circuit of Abu Dhabi.Two Audis R8 LMS GT3 Evo will be fielded. The first is the #66 in PRO as Audi Sport Team Tresor with Mattia Drudi (ITA) more >>
Mercedes-AMG aims at fourth win in fourth race during IGTC season finale Gulf 12 Hours
29.11.2022
Intercontinental GT Challenge•    Gulf 12 Hours conclude 2022 Intercontinental GT Challenge season•    Seven customer sport teams running nine Mercedes-AMG GT3s at Yas Marina Circuit•    Mercedes-AMG drivers decide battle for the drivers’ title between them more >>
SRO honors for numerous Audi drivers in London
28.11.2022
Gala in London: The SRO Motorsports Group celebrated its champions in Great Britain on the last weekend in November.   At the “Magazine” event location on the south bank of the Thames, the promoter honored the most successful drivers and more >>
Season ends in style with 2022 champions crowned at SRO Motorsports Group Awards in London
27.11.2022
•    Annual prize-giving ceremony celebrates leading performers from across the globe•    Stars of international GT racing descend on Magazine London for gala event•    Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS champions collect 2022 silverware  more >>
Race Ready reveals 2023 Iberian Supercars Endurance calendar
25.11.2022
The 2023 Iberian Supercars Endurance, which will largely coincide with that of the Campeonato de Portugal de Velocidade (CPV), has been confirmed by series organiser Race Ready, starting at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve in May, and coming to an end at Autódromo do Estoril in the end of November. The basis of the regulation is maintained, as well as the tyre supplier, Hank more >>
SPS Automotive Performance lines up with two cars at the finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge
24.11.2022
From 9th to 11th December, the finale of this season’s Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) will feature for the first time on the programme for the Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina Circuit. SPS automotive performance will run two Mercedes-AMG GT3s at this prestigious event. more >>
The Heart of Racing Chooses Two Female Shootout Winners
21.11.2022
       Hannah Grisham (USA) and Rianna O’Meara-Hunt (NZ) will co-drive an Aston Martin Vantage GT4 in 2023 SRO SprintX Series, Rhule (USA) earns testing opportunity    more >>
Alberto Di Folco with Boutsen VDS in 2023 GT World Challenge Europe
19.11.2022
  Alberto Di Folco will take part in the GT World Challenge Europe next year. The Roman driver will take on this commitment with a top-ranked team like Boutsen VDS, born from the union between Boutsen and Di Folco's partner Marc VDS - ready to return to GT, which will line up the Audi R8 LMS Evo II.  more >>
The return of the cat to motor racing
18.11.2022
From 2023 onwards, Boutsen Racing and Marc VDS will be working together to revive the famous cat in GT racing. The programme includes the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe with two Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo II and the Lamborghini Super Trofeo. They more >>
Tiger Tari and Star Spangled Racing Cap First Season of Racing with Lamborghini Super Trofeo Trophy in Portugal
18.11.2022
Star Spangled Racing’s Tiger Tari made the most of his first international racing event during his first season of professional racing, earning a podium during the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Grand Finals at Portimao in early November. more >>
GT World Challenge Australia: A win and a P3 for the Mercedes-AMG GT3 in the three-hour race at Bathurst
16.11.2022
GT World Challenge AustraliaThere was one overall victory plus several other top finishes for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport at Mount Panorama Circuit. Broc Feeney (AUS) and Prince Jefri Ibrahim (MAS) of Customer Racing team Triple Eight Race Engineering won the three- more >>
Jordan Love claims a 3rd place finish with Harrolds Racing at Bathurst
15.11.2022
Jordan Love took a podium finish with Harrolds RACING for the Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia powered by AWS endurance event at Mount Panorama Circuit.Jordan Love showed a strong presence from the get-go this weekend by t more >>
SRO reveals revised Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS calendar
15.11.2022
- Sepang’s season finale date now confirmed- Suzuka moves to avoid CrowdStrike 24 Hours of Spa clash    The 2023 Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS calendar is now complete following confirmation more >>
Brea Angliss Fights Forward In Impressive Ginetta Junior Debut
14.11.2022
Brea Angliss showed fantastic pace, progress and potential as she made her car-racing debut in the Michelin Ginetta Junior Winter Series this past weekend (12/13 November) at Brands Hatch.The One week on from finishing an impressive eighth in the British In more >>
TPC Racing Seals Top-Three Championship Finish, a Portugal Podium and Solid Race Results in Season-Ending Lamborghini Super Trofeo Grand Finals
09.11.2022
- TPC Racing's International Competition Debut at the Portimão Circuit sees Wesley Slimp and Tyler Hoffman Secure Third-Place IMSA Lamborghini Super Trofeo Am-Class Championship Honors in the No. 9 HNTB Companies Lamborghini Huracán - Billy Johnson Competi more >>
Lamborghini Super Trofeo: Nelson Piquet crowned Grand Finals winner in Portimão
06.11.2022
Ortiz and Carazo win Pro-Am title, while Lewandowski and Semoulin siblings take Am/LB Cup titlesAnsa Motorsports’ Nelson Piquet Jr ensured the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Grand Finals title returned to North America for the first time since 2017 after takin more >>
Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America - Portimao Friday races review
04.11.2022
LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEOPortimao, AlgarveFriday, November 4th 2022North America Race 1US RaceTronics’ Patrick Kujala took pole position and initially led off the line before coming under attack from Spinelli, who more >>
Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe Portimao Friday races review
04.11.2022
LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEOPortimao, AlgarveFriday, November 4th 2022Europe Race 1Morning rain meant that wet race was declared before the start, leaving most crews facing a choice of whether to use slicks or wet tyres. The majority of the field opted for wets but polesitter Spinelli began the race on sl more >>
Lamborghini Super Trofeo: regional titles decided on opening day in Portimão
04.11.2022
Jewel-in-the-crown Grand Finals to be disputed across both championships from tomorrowThe Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe and North America campaigns reached their conclusions at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão, with now fewer t more >>
Imperiale Racing at the closing act of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe 2022 in Portimão
03.11.2022
The last appointment of Imperiale Racing’s season 2022 will be at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve (P), which will stage the closing round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe 2022 and the much-awaited Grand Finals that will end this year&rsq more >>
Lamborghini Super Trofeo embarks on first Grand Finals visit to Portimão with 65 cars
01.11.2022
Iron Dames Pin-Gatting crew make debut at the Algarve circuit as Dani Pedrosa returns to actionFor the first time in its history, the picturesque circuit of Portimão in Portugal plays host to the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Grand Finals more >>
Bonaldi Motorsport - Lamborghini Grand Finals at Portimao close the season
01.11.2022
The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europa comes to a close at Portimao, with Bonaldi Motorsport already champions with Loris Spinelli and Max Weering, and the Grand Finals awarding the world title…This weekend sees the sixth and final ro more >>
TPC Racing Travels Two-Car IMSA Lamborghini Super Trofeo Team to Portugal for Season-Ending Grand Finals
31.10.2022
- TPC Racing's International Competition Debut Features Wesley Slimp and Tyler Hoffman in the No. 9 HNTB Companies Lamborghini Huracán and Billy Johnson in the No. 71 DSC Sport/Erin Levitas Foundation Lamborghini Huracán- Packed Six-Day Schedule of Events at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimão, Portugal Includes Season-Ending more >>
Mercedes-AMG E-Sports Team UoL wins 24 Hours of Spa - McLaren Veloce GT crowned IGTC Esports Powered by Mobileye champions
28.10.2022
•    Unicorns of Love’s Gronewald/Tauscher/Schoeniger/Pfeffer dominate SRO Esports’ endurance series finale•    Sixth enough for Murphy/Baldwin/Boothby to wrap up Pro title and €16,000 prize fund*•    FFS’s Parker/Van Ommen/McAuley/Ryan-Meenan seal Silver crown more >>

Kategorien

2001-2023 automobilsport.com full copyright