Blancpain Endurance Series: Ferrari triumphs in the Spa 24 Hours

Blancpain Endurance Series: Ferrari triumphs in the Spa 24 Hours

Spa-Francorchamps, 27 July - After an exhausting 24 hours of racing, in front of a crowd that went wild with excitement at the thrills of the Spa-Francorchamps 24 Hours, one of the most important historical races in the world, Ferrari took a triumphant win in the Pro Am Cup category and also in the Gentlemen class.

The Pro Am Cup victory came courtesy of the AF Corse 53 car driven by Andrea Bertolini, Niek Hommerson and Louis Machiels. Second was the Ecurie Ecosse BMW. Third was the 52 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 driven by Wyatt, Rugolo, Lowndes and Piccini.

AF Corse also won the Gentlemen Trophoy with their 51 car driven by Alexander Talkanitsa, Cedric Mezard, Peter Mann and Francisco José Burnay Erera Lobo Guedes. Runner-up was the Team Parker Audi, while the third step of the podium was occupied by the crew of another AF Corse Ferrari driven by Jean-Marc Bachelier, Yannick Mallegol, da Howard Blank and Francois Perrodo.

The overall winner of the race was the number 1 Audi, with a crew made up of Markus Winkelhock, René Rast and Laurens Vanthoor.

Good news on the condition of Marcus Mahy, the Kessel Racing driver who suffered a terrible accident at the start of the fifth hour of the Spa 24 Hours. The driver is now conscious and is under observation at the CHU Hospital in Liege.

The next round of the Blancpain Endurance Series takes place from 19 to 21 September at the Nürburgring, in Germany.

Related contents: Spa-Francorchamps, GT Championships, Blancpain Endurance
  • satyaban

    I was expecting a lot more from a tittle like “Relive the 24 hours of Spa”. There was nothing to this. I expected long videos and more than this, I mean it isn’t even a snap shot.