Jessica Bäckman takes Salzburgring pole position
Jessica Bäckman claimed pole position for the second TCR Germany race at the Salzburgring for ROJA Motorsport.
The Swede lapped the Austrian circuit in 1:25.577 behind the wheel of her Hyundai Veloster N TCR, 0.182 seconds faster than Honda driver Martin Andersen.
Team Engstler occupied two of the top three positions, with Race 1 winner Szymon Ladniak third fastest, just below four tenths from pole.
Bäckman’s team-mate René Kircher was fourth fastest ahead of Jonas Karklys of Jutaracing.
Max Gruhn rounded off the top six behind the wheel of his Audi RS 3 LMS, just over a second from Bäckman’s time.
The second and final race of the weekend is scheduled for 13:45 CEST.