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Luca Engstler fastest again as Mike Halder closed in during second Lausitzring test

Luca Engstler topped the second official TCR Germany test day at the Lausitzring, driving the VIP car of Engstler Motorsport, with Honda driver Mike Halder in second.

Engstler, who will drive selected outings in the VIP car this season, improved his best lap time of yesterday by three tenths of a second to 1:29.459 and was 0.131 seconds faster than Fugel Sport driver Mike Halder.

“It was great to be back on the track and it was a lot of fun. I am confident, and I had a good feeling during the test,” said Halder.

Hyundai driver Jan Seyffert was third fastest, just 0.024 seconds behind Halder, with HP Racing International team-mate Harald Proczyk in fourth position.

Finnish driver Antti Buri, who has made a switch from Audi to Hyundai this year, was fifth fastest for Team Engstler, lapping the circuit in 1:29.949.

The 2020 TCR Germany championship season starts on August 2 at the Lausitzring.