After three successful days of practice for the 2013 Florida Winter Tour, the Rotax Max Challenge groups finally hit the track on to set their grid positions for both Saturday and Sunday’s race days. Completing the day with two rounds of intense qualifying, the FWT has once again attracted some of the worlds best Rotax competition, with many drivers who competed recently at the 2012 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Portugal, competing in West Palm Beach, Florida, host of round #1 of the FWT.
Scott Falcone (Arrow) earned the pole-position in Sunday Rotax Masters Qualifying ahead of Jason Bell (Kosmic) second, Derek Wang (FA Kart) third, Michel Legrand (CRG) fourth, and three time reigning Tag Master’s Supernats Champion Leonardo Nienkotter (Kosmic) in fifth. Rounding out the top ten were Raul Costa (CRG), Dario Galleger (Intrepid), Michael Auriemma (CRG), Francisco Marques (CRG), and Luis Terife (Tony Kart).
Nienkotter is the Pole-Sitter in Rotax Masters for Saturday’s pre final ahead of Falcone, with Wang third, Bel fourth and Legrand fifth.Positions sixth thru ten belonged to Terife, Costa, Gallegher, Auriemma, and Francisco Marques.