The twentieth hours of the 2013 Total 24 Hours of Spa delivered something of a rarity in this year’s race – safety car periods.
As the first half of the race was dominated by the battle for the lead between Manthey Racing and Marc VDS Racing it is now the HTP Motorsport Mercedes fighting with the Porsche for the lead.
The fifteenth hour of the 2013 Total 24 Hours of Spa included the end of the period of green flag racing that stretched way back into the early hours of Saturday evening.
The major incident of the three hours leading up to the half way point of the 2013 Total 24 Hours of Spa happened on half an hour into the 10th hour of the race.
A pass in traffic in the closing minutes of third hour gave Patrick Pilet and Manthey Racing the lead of the 2013 Total 24 Hours of Spa.
The 2013 Total 24 Hours of Spa got off to a dramatic start in the Belgian sun.
Stefan Mucke continued Aston Martin’s roller coaster centenary year by claiming pole position from the 20 minute, 20 driver Superpole session at the Total 24 Hours of Spa.
Maximilian Gotz was the fastest man in the opening practice session for the 2013 Total 24 Hours of Spa, his HTP Motorsport Mercedes SLS fastest in the free practice session that begun the weekend.
The 2013 Total 24 Hours of Spa will gather together some of the top teams and drivers from GT racing, making up the 60+, all GT3-spec, grid for this weekend’s race.
Single seater star Oli Webb will be joined a pair of experienced endurance racers in Fortec Motorsports’ driver line-up for the Total 24 Hours of Spa.
2012 series runners-up Marc VDS Racing claimed their first win of this Blancpain Endurance Series season, a late pass by Maxime Martin securing victory for the team of he, Yelmer Buurman and Bas Leinders at Paul Ricard.
The SRO Motorsports Group and the RACB are preparing themselves for what they expect to be the biggest and best edition of the Total Spa 24 Hours with more than 70 GT3 cars expected for the 65th anniversary running of the race in July.
The driving combination of Stephen Jelley, Benji Hetherington and Ollie Hancock gave Fortec Motorsports a creditable sixteenth place finish in their first venture into the 60 car Blancpain Endurance Series field.
Aston Martin Racing scored a straight-forward win in their home round of the Blancpain Endurance Series as the championship visited Silverstone.
Fortec Motorsports will enter their first Blancpain Endurance Series race this weekend, with a single GT3 Mercedes SLS set to be on the grid at Silverstone.