Blancpain GT Series: Double joy for Mies, Riberas at Misano
Christopher Mies and Alex Riberas triumphed in both races of the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup meeting at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, the third round of the 2018 Sprint Cup season. A duo in the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT’s #1 Audi R8 LMS progressed to the top of the championship standings after two wins at Misano. In the prevous two rounds, they were on a podium three times in four races.
In the first race on Saturday, Mies/Riberas shared a podium with Raffaele Marciello/Michael Meadows (#88 Akka ASP Mercedes-AMG GT3) and Christian Engelhart/Mirko Bortolotti (#63 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracan GT3).
In the second race, five Audi crews ended the race in the top 6. Will Stevens and Dries Vanthoor finished in the second place in the #2 Audi, bringing a double celebration to Belgian Audi Club Team WRT. Sainteloc Racing’s Christopher Haase and Simon Gachet were third in the #25 Audi.
Photos: Dirk Bogaerts Photography,