Photo: Joakim Åström/STCC

Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky fastest in Gelleråsen afternoon session

PWR Racing driver Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky was fastest in the afternoon session of the official STCC TCR Scandinavia pre-season test at Gelleråsen Arena.

Brink Motorsport team-mates Tobias Brink and Hannes Morin claimed positions two and three, 0.327 and 0.353 seconds behind respectively.

STCC veteran Mattias Andersson, who will start his 20th STCC season this year, was fourth fastest, 0.523 from the top time.

Reigning champion Robert Dahlgren was just one thousand of a second behind Andersson in fifth position with his new Cupra.

Lestrup Racing Team’s Rob Huff was sixth fastest behind the wheel of his Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR, 0.577 seconds from Åhlin-Kottulinsky’s time.

Mikael Karlsson, Volkswagen, and Albin Wärnelöv, Hyundai, rounded off the top eight, six and nine tenths of a second behind respectively.

The drivers will take part in a one-lap shootout, starting in reversed order from the results of both sessions today, at 16:00 CEST with a watch and tyres from Yokohama as prize for the fastest driver.