Mat’o Homola Sneaks by Nash to Grab Pole in Buriram

Mat’o Homola took his DG Sport Competition Opel Astra to pole position for tomorrow’s TCR International Race 1 at Chang International Circuit in Buriram,Thailand by a mere .004s of a second over rival James Nash.  “Thanks to my team – we had a problem in Q1 and they repaired it quickly to enable me to go through to Q2. In Q2 there was a red flag and there was chaos but I managed to do one good lap and it was enough, so I’m really glad for that. I like this circuit and the car is behaving how I want it to. Everything is okay and so I’m really happy. I know the biggest part of the points comes in the races, not Qualifying, so I’m not really over the moon right now because I know this is just one part of my job and the second comes tomorrow, said pole sitter Homola.

M1RA’s owner/driver Norbert Michelisz will start third after placing a fastest lap of 1:43.228.  JK Vernay will start fourth with a second M1RA Honda for Attila Tassi coming fifth.

For the full qualifying results, click here.

The green flag flies on race 1 tomorrow at 14:30 local time.

 

 

 

 

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