Superstars

Bertolini Beats Herbert To Top Valencia Test Session

1 Mins read

Andrea Bertolini put the Swiss Team Maserati Quattroporte on top in the Friday test session ahead of the International Superstars Series round at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia.

The reigning FIA GT1 World Champion posted a best lap of 1m42.003, beating Romeo Ferraris Mercedes C63 AMG driver Johnny Herbert by sixth tenths of a second. The former Grand Prix driver was just ahead of BMW driver Thomas Biagi.

Max Pigoli, winner of the opening round of the season at Monza two weeks ago, was fourth, with 18-year-old BMW pilot Alberto Cerqui fifth. Teammate Stefano Gabellini was sixth, ahead of the Chevrolet Lumina of Fabrizio Armetta. Championship leader and winner of Race 2 at Monza, Michela Cerruti was eighth fastest around the Spanish track. Andrea Dromedari and Alex De Giacomi rounded out the top ten.

On Saturday morning two 30 minute free practice sessions will be held, ahead of the qualifying session in the afternoon.

Top ten testing results:
1. Andrea Bertolini (Maserati Quattroporte – Swiss Team) 1:42.003
2. Johnny Herbert (Mercedes C63 AMG – Romeo Ferraris) 1:42.656
3. Thomas Biagi (BMW M3 E92 – Team BMW Italia) 1:42.716
4. Max Pigoli (Mercedes C63 AMG – Romeo Ferraris) 1:43.068
5. Alberto Cerqui (BMW M3 E92 – Team BMW Italia) 1:43.159
6. Stefano Gabellini (BMW M3 E92 – Team BMW Italia) 1:43.920
7. Fabrizio Armetta (Chevrolet Lumina CR8 – Motorzone Race Car) 1.44:049
8. Michela Cerruti (Mercedes C63 AMG – Romeo Ferraris) 1.44:097
9. Andrea Dromedari (Mercedes C63 AMG – Romeo Ferraris) 1.44:117
10. Alex De Giacomi (BMW M3 E90 – Movisport) 1.44:856

Related posts
Superstars

Morbidelli Defeats Biagi As Turkington Stars

2 Mins read
Gianni Morbidelli came out on top in an entertaining second Superstars International Series encounter at Donington Park, the Audi Sport Italia driver battling his way past championship leader Thomas Biagi to draw the two Italians level on points.
Superstars

Ferrara Slides To First Win Of 2013

2 Mins read
Luigi Ferrara survived a nervy finish to the first of two Superstars International Series races at Donington Park, an oil slick on the circuit not denying the Italian his first win of 2013.
Superstars

Ferrara Snatches Late Donington Superstars Pole

2 Mins read
A last-gasp effort from Luigi Ferrara saw the the Mercedes driver grab pole position for Sunday’s first of two Superstars International Series races at Donington Park following a tight qualifying session.

Leave a Reply