Alexander Hagberg is the overnight TQ holder at the annual GP3F in France. The first major international touring car race of the new season, the Swede heads the qualification ranking having TQ’d 2 of the 3 rounds on the opening day’s schedule in Longwy. Xray team-mate Bruno Coelho set the early pace taking the first of the four rounds of qualifying from Awesomatix’s Marc Rheinard. In Q2, Hagberg found his form topping the times ahead of Mugen’s Ronald Volker who was top seed having set the fastest 3-consecutive laps in practice. Round 3 was a repeat performance with Hagberg posting the fastest time of the day from Volker while Schumacher’s Michal Orlowski posted a Top 3 run. With the overall Modified TQ still to be decided in the fourth & final qualifier Sunday morning, in Pro Stock its already confirmed that Tim Benson will start from pole position, the German having completed a clean sweep of all three qualifiers topping each round ahead of Adam Izsay.