In doing so, he set a lap time that bettered his effort in qualifying. For Pawlicek, the race was a chance to get to know the GranTurismo MC Trofeo.
“I think that this was my best performance of the season. I managed to improve on my qualifying time by two seconds and I am really pleased at that. I hope to do even better in Race 2 even if it will be tough shaving another two seconds off my lap”.