Garage 59 wins Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup season opener at Monza
Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup started this weekend at Monza circuit with a tight victory of Garage 59’s McLaren 650S GT3.
HTP Motorsport only 0.3s behind
The three-hour race at the legendary track was quite interesting and finished with a win of car #58 with Shane van Gisbergen, Rob Bell and Come Ledogar behind the wheel. They were only 0.341s faster than HTP Motorsport’s Mercedes with Maximilian Buhk, Dominik Baumann, and Jazeman Jafaar. Third place, with a gap of almost 30s, won Team M-Sport in Bentley Continental GT3, with a Wolfgang Reip, Andy Soucek and Maxime Soulet sharing a driver seat.
Kessel racing wins Pro-Am class
The pro-am class winner is Kessel Racing’s Ferrari #11 with Alessandro Bonaccini, Andrea Rizzoli and Michal Broniszewski as drivers. AF Corse’s Ferrari (Bontempeli, Fisichella, Ishikawa) finished in second place while the third was another Ferrari, of Black Pearl Racing (Keilwitz, Matschull, Parrow).
Next round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup will go on at Silverstone, on May 14-15.