Kristoffersson holds 6:th position after day 1

16/05/2015 by Per Andersson

Difficult weather conditions is the name of the season so far. During the initial day at Mettet, Volkswagen Team Sweden faced yet another wet race track.

Kristoffersson flying at Mettet during Qualifying

Kristoffersson started the thrid event of WRX by showing to be fastest in the practise session. In the first Qualifying, the Polo R WRX drivers started with an impressing P3, P4 and P6. Young Ole Christian Veiby leading the European Championship. In the second Qualifying, rain started to increase after the first heats had finished. All 3 Polo drivers started in the last heats and suffered heavily from the wet conditions.

After the first day, Norwegian Petter Solberg is leading the field with Kristoffersson on 6:th and Linnerud on 12:th. Veiby is holding third position in the European Championship after day 1.

With two more Qualifying heats to go, everything is open. As the 12 first Qualifies for Semi final, all 3 Polo drivers are in good positions for tomorrow. 

The final day of Mettet is starting 10:30 tomorrow morning. You can watch the race live from 14:00 at Viasat Motor in Sweden.