The #88 AKKA ASP Mercedes-AMG drivers, Raffaele Marciello and Michael Meadows, earned themselves a hard-fought maiden win of the season, in a rain-soaked race two at the Hungaroring earlier today.
Carlo van Dam
The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT has taken victory in race one of the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup at Misano this evening.
The Blancpain GT Series Silver Cup grows as the tight Pro Am battle resumes in Italy this weekend. We take a look at the protagonists in both of those classes ahead of what is going to be an exciting battle on the Adriatic coast.
Quick pitwork and a scintillating outlap saw the reigning Blancpain GT Champions Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini of Christian Engelhart and Mirko Bortolotti win the opening round of the Blancpain Sprint Series, ahead of the Audi WRT team.
WRT Audi secured pole for the opening round of the Blancpain Sprint Series at Zolder. Local racer Dries Vanthoor took pole for race one, while Robin Frijns secured pole for race two. Reigning Blancpain GT Champions the #63 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini lines up second for both races.
Seven driver pairings are in with a realistic chance of claiming the Blancpain Sprint Cup Series title for 2017 at the legendary Nürburgring.
Late drama for the #33 Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini saw Ian Loggie and Callum Macleod surge to their first British GT victory in the #7 Team Parker Racing Bentley, whilst Ebor GT charged to a GT4 clean sweep.
Dries Vanthoor and Will Stevens battled to victory in the opening race of the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup weekend at Brands Hatch on Sunday.
The Checkered Flag looks ahead to the opening round of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, which gets underway this weekend at Zolder.