PCCD: Michael Ammermüller scores lights-to-flag victory

Michael Ammermüller has secured his first win of this year’s Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland: the seasoned specialist won round four in Most, Czech Republic, from pole position at the wheel of his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Larry ten Voorde, the winner of Saturday’s race, scored second place.


Position five on the 4.212-kilometre circuit in the north of the Czech Republic went to Jaap van Lagen (NL/Förch Racing). Taking up the race from seventh on the grid, Jaxon Evans (NZ/Team Project 1 – JBR) made up one position to become the best rookie. “The restart after the race was red-flagged took place behind the safety car. For this reason it was difficult to make up positions early in the race. My lap times were pretty good and every point towards the championship is valuable,” said the 22-year-old Porsche Junior. Seventh place was occupied by Igor Walilko (PL/Overdrive Racing by Huber) ahead of his Swedish teammate Henric Skoog.

Repeating Saturday’s result, Carlos Rivas (Black Falcon Team Textar) snatched victory in the amateur classification. Behind the Luxembourger came Georgi Donchev (BG/Huber Racing) and Andreas Sczepansky (D/QA Racing by Kurt Ecke Motorsport). Since less than 75 percent of the race distance had been covered before the red flag came out, the drivers earned only half the number of points. Ten Voorde leads the championship with 85 points followed by Andlauer in second with 43.5 points. Thanks to his win, Ammermüller moves up into third place with 35.5 points to his credit.

The fifth and sixth race of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland will also be contested as support to the ADAC GT Masters. For the next doubleheader, the national one-make series travels to Spielberg in Austria. There, the three drivers Nicolas Schöll (Vienna), Sebastian Daum (Dornbirn) and Luca Rettenbacher (Eugendorf) compete on the Red Bull Ring in front of home crowds. The Lechner Racing team also comes from Austria. The squad has its headquarters in the Salzburg region in the municipality of Faistenau.


Dylan Pereira (Lechner Racing Team) took the flag on the 4.212-kilometre racetrack in position five. Finishing behind the Luxembourger were Igor Walilko (PL/Overdrive Racing by Huber), Jaap van Lagen (NL/Förch Racing) and David Kolkmann (D/Black Falcon). Ninth place was occupied by Germany’s Jannes Fittje (Team Project 1 – JBR). With this result, the 19-year-old was the best driver from the Talent Pool, the support programme of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland. Jean-Baptiste Simmenauer (F/Lechner Racing Team) rounded off the top ten finishers. 

Carlos Rivas (L/Black Falcon Team Textar) claimed the honour as the best driver in the amateur class. Second in this category went to Germany’s Matthias Jeserich (Cartech Motorsport by Nigrin) followed by his compatriot Stefan Rehkopf (Huber Racing). 

Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, Hockenheim, 2019, Porsche AG
Race 3 of Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland at Most

Thanks to his three victories so far this season, ten Voorde leads the championship standings. With 75 points, the youngster from Boekelo in the Netherlands is ahead of 19-year-old Andlauer, who has 37 points to his credit. Third place is occupied by van Lagen with 29 points. Race four of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland will also be contested in Most. The race, which runs as support to the ADAC GT Masters, takes off on Sunday at 13:25 hrs local time.

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