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Jun 5, 2019

1000km Blancpain GT Series : Bentley dominates from start to finish

Morgan Mathurin
Bentley at the top

It's not less than 49 cars that started at the endurance race of the 1,000 km Blancpain GT Series from 18h at Circuit Paul Ricard. Strategy, concentration and courage were the order of the teams to achieve victory.
This is no doubt that is allowed Bentley Team-Sport, represented by the trio of Pepper-Kane-Gounon drivers, to reach the top step of the podium. With an average of 169km / h, they  are in front the Ferrari SMP Racing and Lamborghini Orange1 FFF Racing Team.
Between changes of drivers and tires, refueling and Safety Car interventions, it was not only necessary to be at the top of the performances but also the evolutionary strategies of the race to fight at the head of 6 hours sprint, for the happiness of spectators.
 
The SRO E-Sport GT Series detects new talents

SRO Motorsports Group embarks on E-Sport with the Assetto Corsa Competizione car simulation game. No less than one hundred gamers simdrivers competed in the SRO E-sport qualifications at the Xtrem Park of Circuit Paul Ricard. The best found themselves in the Assetto Corsa Competizione simulators in the Pit Building Hall during the weekend to compete in a championship, in parallel with the Blancpain GT Series race. In the final, the victory went to David Tonizza (Jean Alesi eSports).
 
The Summer Rooftop Party accompanies the 1000 km final race

The festivities were stared 18:00 at the roof terrace of the Pit Building. From there, the spectators were able to see the start of the endurance race, followed by refueling and tire changes, accompanied by the sunset, to finish with the traditional fireworks. DJs, dancers, bartenders and fire-eaters livened up the rest of the evening, for the happiness of night owls.