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Eric Brigliadori nets Vallelunga pole position

Eric Brigliadori claimed pole position in the TCR Italy championship qualifying session at Vallelunga, beating Alessandro Giardelli by close to three tenths of a second.

The BF Motorsport lapped the Italian circuit in 1:40.135 seconds behind the wheel of his Audi RS 3 LMS.

Felice Jelmini was third fastest for PMA Motorsport, just 0.029 seconds ahead of Cupra León Competición driver and championship leader Salvatore Tavano.

Jacopo Guidetti made it two Hondas in the top five in fifth position, three places behind his MM Motorsport team-mate Giardelli.

Max Mugelli rounded off the top six, 1.148 seconds from the pole position time.

The first race of the weekend starts at 17:50 CEST.