Campbell fifth in Silverstone Supercup qualifying

Saturday 15th July, 2017 - 8:53pm


Matt Campbell

Australian rising star Matt Campbell will start the fourth round of the Porsche Supercup from the third row of the grid at Silverstone.

The reigning Porsche Carrera Cup Australia champion qualified fifth for Sunday’s race behind the wheel of the #7 Fach Auto Tech entry.

Campbell, who dominated the last round in Austria, proved 0.406s adrift of pole-sitter Dennis Olsen’s 2:04.842s benchmark at the British circuit.

Dylan Periera was second fastest ahead of Campbell’s team-mate Josh Webster and championship leader Michael Ammermuller.

Campbell, from Warwick, Queensland, is lying third in the series standings 18 points behind Ammermuller.

Sunday’s race is scheduled to begin at 1930 AEST.