July 23, 2016

Kutvonen takes final qualifier, Coelho is Top Qualifier

Kutvonen takes final qualifier, Coelho is Top Qualifier

In a bit if a surprise, Awesomatix’s Viljami Kutvonen took the final round of qualifying at the season finale of the Yokomo Euro Touring Series but it is newly crowned champion Bruno Coelho who will start the A-Main at the Hudy Arena from pole.  With only Hagberg with an outside chance of denying Coelho his X TQ of the season by taking the fourth & final qualifier,  Kutvonen caught them all by surprise as he gambled on saving his second set of tyres for the run.  Only a 16-lap run due to the extra hot conditions of the midday run, the Finn outpaced Ronald Volker by just 2/10ths of a second with Hagberg only a further 4/10th off despite both being on used tyres.  With a P4 in Q1, the result puts Kutvonen 3rd on the grid behind the Xrays of Coelho & Hagberg and ahead of Volker & Jilles Groskamp.

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