Thompson takes the pole at Snetterton


Bobby Thompson scored his maiden qualifying top spot in the Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup this evening at Snetterton, and will start tomorrow’s 13th round from pole position in his Team HARD Golf GTI.

Thompson lapped the Snetterton 300 circuit in 2m 07.020s, a tenth of a second quicker than reigning champion Joe Fulbrook, who bounced back from his Brands Hatch crash in fine style thanks to sterling work from the Safe and Sound team crew. Wisbech racer Joe McMillan was third fastest in the Cobra Engineering Scirocco, ahead of Phil House and Jack Walker-Tully in their Sciroccos.

The first of tomorrow’s VW Cup races at Snetterton is scheduled for 0950 and the second – screened live on Motors TV – is due off at 1415.

Provisional qualifying times Snetterton 22 August 2015
1 Bobby THOMPSON Team HARD Golf 2m 07.020s
2 Joe FULBROOK Safe & Sound Golf 2m 07.127s
3 Joe McMILLAN Cobra Engineering Scirocco 2m 07.417s
4 Phil HOUSE PH Motorsport Scirocco 2m 07.424s
5 Jack WALKER-TULLY Cooke & Mason Scirocco 2m 07.490s
6 Lucas ORROCK KPM Scirocco 2m 07.649s
7 Robert BARRABLE Team HARD Golf 2m 07.843s
8 Aaron MASON AWM Golf 2m 07.961s
9 Michael EPPS Team HARD Golf 2m 07.982s
10 Simon RUDD Team HARD Golf 2m 08.122s etc

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