Nürburgring - Race 1 - Comments

Nürburgring - Race 1 - Comments

21.09.2008: Nürburgring - Race 1 - Comments

Superleague Formula Round 2 Germany 21/09/2008

11:03: AC Milan lead off the start

11:03: Great start for Anderlecht up to third at first corner

11:04: Corinthians challenging for the lead on the opening lap

11:04: AS Roma and Atletico Madrid started form pit lane

11:05: Flamengo spun off on opening lap

11:05: Top five on lap one AC Milan, Corinthians, Anderlecht, Galatasaray, Borussia Dortmund

11:06: AS Roma retire on lap 2

11:07: Great start on home soil for BVB up to fifth from 10th on the grid

11:08: Top 10 on lap 3 are AC Milan, Corinthians, Anderlecht, Galatasaray, BVB, FC Basel, FC Porto, PSV, Beijing and Olympiacos

11:09: AC Milan set the fastest lap – 1:45.041

11:10: Heartache for German fans – BVB cars pulls off on lap 3

11:10: AC Milan lead by 1.322 seconds

11:12: Al Ain run off the track – lose a spot to Liverpool FC

11:13: AC Milan's lead now out to 2.506 seconds

11:16: Beijing starting to move forward. Now up to 7th and challenging FC Porto

11:17: Now 30 minutes remaining – pit stops coming soon

11:18: Top 10 now AC Milan, Corinthians, Anderlecht, Galatasaray, FC Basel, FC Porto, Beijing, PSV, Olympiacos and Rangers

11:19: Porto and FC Poro are the first to pit

11:20: Lengthy stop for Porto

11:20: Liverpool and Al-Ain now pit

11:21: Anderlecht pits from third place

11:21: Good stop for Anderlecht and Craig Dolby

11:23: Race leader Robert Doornbos has an excellent pit stop

11:23: Beijing pits on lap 11

11:25: PSV pits and stalls – long stop

11:26: Corinthians leads – still to make stop

11:26: FC Basel up to second – still to make a stop as well

11:26: All cars have stopped except for Corinthians, Basel and Sevilla

11:28: Lap 14 – Sevilla make their stop. Only race leader Corinthians and German local hero Max Wissel going long on their first stint in the FC Basel car.

11:29: Lap 14 – PSV Eindhoven set a new fastest lap 1:43.890

11:30: Lap 15 – Corinthians pits – but stalls – long stop

11:31: Lap 15 – FC Basel takes over the lead – last car to pit

11:32: Lap 16 – Max Wissel and FC Basel pit from the lead – good solid stop

11:32: Lap 16 – AC Milan takes over the lead

11:33: Lap 16 – FC Basel resume behind FC Porto in 9th place

11:33: Lap 17 – Top ten after all have pitted are AC Milan, Anderlecht, Galatasaray, Rangers, Beijing, Sevilla, Corinthians, Porto, Basel, Al-Ain

11:36: Lap 18 – Rangers on-loan driver James Walker having a strong race. Up to 4th from 12th on the grid

11:26: Lap 18 – Donington race winners Beijing and Sevilla having a great battle for 5th and 6th

11:37: Lap 19 - Tottenham Hotspur runs off the road and spins – stalls car and stops. Driver out of the car.

11:42: Lap 22 - AC Milan now leads by 7.028 seconds over Anderlecht

11:44: Lap 23 – three minutes to go, then one lap. Top ten are AC Milan, Anderlecht, Galatasaray, Rangers, Beijing, Sevilla, Corinthians, Porto, Basel, Al-Ain

11:46: Lap 24 – Robert Doornbos and AC Milan should get the one lap to go signal next time around

11:47: Lap 25 – one lap to go. AC Milan, RSC Anderlecht and Galatasaray headed for the podium

11:48: Lap 25 – AC Milan wins !

11:49: Lap 25 – Anderlecht 2nd and Galatasaray 3rd

11:49: Lap 25 – Top ten are AC Milan, Anderlecht, Galatasaray, Rangers, Beijing, Sevilla, Corinthians, Porto, Basel and Al Ain

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