Eric Dankel has secured his first overall TQ of the Euro Nitro Series. Having posted a TQ run in the second qualifier at the German round, the Mugen driver backed that up with another in Q3 leaving only Jilles Groskamp as a rival for the 1:10 pole position. However with rain interrupting the third round of 1:8 qualifying at the Ettlingen track, the latest rain delay left the organisers with little option but to cancel the fourth & final round of qualifying meaning the grid will be based on two of the three run qualifiers. With Dankel achieving a perfect score with his two TQ’s, Teemu Leino would secure P2 on the grid thanks in his P2 in the third qualifier with last year’s Top Qualifier Dominic Greiner, despite an gearbox issue in Q3, completing the Top 3. Having opened the day with a TQ but struggled somewhat in the next two, reigning champion Jilles Groskamp will line-up fourth with Patrick Nähr and ENS Italy Top Qualifier Bruno Coelho completing the Top 6.
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