Blancpain GT Series: HTP Motorsports' Mercedes conquers Silverstone
HTP Motorsport’s Mercedes AMG GT3 #84 is the winner of 3 Hours of Silverstone, second round of the Blancpain GT Endurance Cup Series.
German team, with the drivers Dominik Baumann, Maximilian Buhk and Jazeman Jafaar triumphed after big battle with Belgian Audi Team WRT car #1 (Laurens Vanthoor, Dries Vanthoor and Frederic Vervisch). Gap at the end was only 0.963s while GRT Grasser Racing Team’s Lamborghini #16 (Jeroen Bleekemolen, Mirko Bortolotti and Rolf Ineichen) finished third, 21.2s behind the winners.
The winners of the previous race, Garage 59’s McLaren #58 with Rob Bell, Shane van Gisbergen and Come Ledogar, finished 6th at Silverstone and let leading position in the championship to HTP Motorsport.
Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup round 3 will go on at Circuit Paul Ricard, on 25th of June.