Photo: STCC/Anders Helgesson

Robert Dahlgren heads Oliver Söderström in first Thursday test at Skellefteå

Robert Dahlgren topped the first session of the Thursday testing at Skellefteå Drivecenter Arena ahead of title rival Oliver Söderström.

The Cupra León Competición driver lapped the 4,1km circuit in 1:53.594, 0.256 seconds ahead of Lestrup Racing Team driver Söderström.

Tobias Brink of Brink Motorsport was just 0.059 seconds behind Söderström in third, with Lynk & Co 03 TCR driver Mattias Andersson 0.011 seconds behind Brink in fourth.

Kågered Racing driver Andreas Ahlberg was fifth fastest ahead of Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky and Mikael Karlsson.

Hugo Nerman rounded off the top eight behind the wheel of his Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR, 1.509 seconds from Dahlgren.

A second test session will be held later today in twilight conditions, starting at 20:00 CEST.