Both the summer and the European GT4 Series are in full swing in the middle of July. On 15th and 16th July, 2017, Slovakia ring hosted the fourth round of the North Cup Championship.Pavel Lefterov competed with the Porsche Cayman GT4 MR in the German team RN VISION STS with the German John-Louis Jasper in the PRO class.In the first qualification, Lefterov’s teammate saved the 16th position for the first start. In the second part, Lefterov achieved a third time, but the race director decided that he hindered another pilot and punished him by taking three positions. So, on Sunday he was assigned the 6th position of the grid.However later during the day all eight KTM cars were disqualified due to non-compliance with the technical requirements and the starting grid was rearranged.
In the first race, Louis Jasper started 8th and entered the pit at 15th position. After the pilot change, Pavel Lefterov was very fast and managed to move 9 positions up in the list. He struggled till the end, but time was up and he finished 7th in the general ranking and 5th in his class.On Sunday, Lefterov was 4th of the grid and made an excellent start, but in the first lap, due to an accident, a safety car came out and the real race was restarted in the fourth lap. Unfortunately, while in pursuit of the third position in the general ranking Pavel Lefterov couldn’t stop and went into the safety zone in one of the turns due to a problem with the brakes.
The next round of the European GT4 Series North Cup Championship will take place on 19th and 20th August in Zandvoort, the Netherlands.