Víctor Jiménez still leads despite stumbling at Knockhill

This weekend was raced the seventh round of the season in the ‘Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain’ at the British circuit of Knockhill. The Spanish driver Victor Manuel Jimenez expected to further strengthen its leadership, but several mechanical problems with his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup will have separated from the struggle for victory.

The test started well for Redline Racing driver signing the sixth fastest time in qualifying ahead of even Pro drivers, despite having shot even less to not have been involved in previous workouts played last Wednesday.

In the morning manga , starting from the third row of the grid, I could barely complete one revolution after suffering a puncture during the warm up lap. In the second race, things would not go better when the end of stroke shock absorbers broke while he was immersed in the struggle for the victory of the top 5 category and overall. The Madrid stay on track achieve the final laps , but lost positions and could save some important points for the title fight .

Despite the problems of the weekend, Victor leader remains alone with fifty-two point lead.

I’m happy despite the problems we’ve had,” – said the Spaniard. “It took me pick up the pace on this track, and I went out to take less disadvantaged than other workouts in a circuit that is very important to know the track well . Nevertheless I really enjoyed it , it’s a very bumpy track and looks more like a rally stage as they are pretty fly . We leave here with two poles and one fastest lap , but the important thing is that we leaders over fifty point advantage. “- Sentence.

The next appointment will be held from 14 to 15 September at the Rockingham circuit .

Provisional classification Porche Carrera Cup Pro -Am 1

1º. Víctor Manuel Jiménez (Redline Racing) 151 points

2º. Dan De Zille (Redline Racing) 99 points
3º. George Brewster (Celtic Speed) 86 points
4º. Karl Leonard (Team Parker Racing) 51 points
5º. Yücel Özbek (Redline Racing) 25 points…