In what became a foregone conclusion after practice, Michal Orlowski is the 4WD Top Qualifier at the Euro Offroad Series in Austria. The championship leader claimed his first 4WD pole position of the season with another TQ run in the fourth & final qualifier, his unsighting by a marshal in Q2 the only reason he hadn’t wrapped things up earlier. Making it the perfect qualifying for Schumacher and their new CAT L1, Joern Neumann made it a 1-2 adding a P2 in the final qualifier to his TQ in the second round to jump ahead of reigning champion Bruno Coelho who starts 3rd. Despite problems in the final qualifier, Daniel Kobbevik will start 4th, a career best for the promising young Norwegian. Completing the top half of the grid, the weekend has marked an impressive Sworkz debut for Martin Wollanka who starts ahead his former team-manager Martin Bayer and former champion Lee Martin.
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