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Natasha Seatter clocked the third fastest time with 2:09.842 in the Malaysian Super Series qualifying session.
SEPANG: British driver Philip Callow, who is driving last year’s winning car, made a sensational debut in the Malaysian Super Series (MSS) when he topped qualifying to secure pole position for the opening race on Saturday.
Driving the Radical SR8 machine, which gave Hong Kong’s Angus Kirkwood his first ever MSS crown last year, Callow simply took charge of the 20-minute qualifying session with an early lap time of 2:06.074 around the 5.543km track.
The MSS is one of the support races for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Kirkwood, who has since hung up his racing gloves, is now the technical engineer for the team preparing the machine for Callow.
Competing in Class A for the GT Open class, Callow, who drives for Niza Racing, will be joined on the front row by Malaysian Adrian Silva of Nexus Racing, who clocked a best lap time of 2:08.778 in his Ferrari 458 GT3 machine.
Asia’s fastest woman driver Natasha Seatter, who finished second overall last year behind Kirkwood, clocked the third fastest time with 2:09.842 in another Radical S8 machine.
The 21-year old Natasha will be joined on the second row by two-time MSS Supercar champion Dilantha Malagamuwa, who clocked 2:10.586 in his Lamborghini LP600 machine.
The first race takes place on Saturday followed by the second on Sunday, to conclude Round 1 of a five-leg championship this season.
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