Monday, July 7, 2014

GT Tour: Victory for Sainteloc Racing Audi in Val de Vienne race 2

By Tarek Ramchani

The second French GT Tour race at Val de Vienne gave the Audi Sport customer racing squad great satisfaction..

Sainteloc Racing took a sensational victory after a thrilling 1-hour sprint race. The winning #42 Audi R8 LMS ultra was shared by David Hallyday and Gregory Guilvert. They took the win the last lap ahead of the second placed #1 Ferrari 458 GT3 from Team Sofrev ASP. David Hallyday and Gregory Guilvert are now the new leaders in the drivers's standing with 110 points each.

Another Audi performing well was the #51 R8 LMS ultra from Sébastien Loeb Racing taking a strong fourth place with drivers Henry Hassid and Mike Parisy. Sébastien Loeb Racing is now leading the team's standing with 122 points.

The #44 entry from Sainteloc Racing finished in eleventh place with Gilles Lallement and Jean-Paul Buffin, they were third within the Coupe de France class open to gentlemen drivers.

Unfortunately two Audi R8 LMS ultra cars did not finish the race, the #50 car from Sébastien Loeb Racing and the #36 car from Team Speed.

Race 2 results can be seen here.

The French GT Tour will have its annual summer break and will resume at Magny-Cours, September 6th and 7th.

Photo credit: GT Tour