Saturday, July 11, 2015

Italian GT: Audi Sport Italia on pole position at the Mugello

By Tarek Ramchani

Audi Sport Italia performed very well in today's Italian GT Championship qualifying sessions at the Mugello. The official Audi Italia dealer team clinched a great pole position for Sunday's second race.

In the first qualifying session, the two Audi R8 LMS ultra performed very well. The #7 car shared by Andrea Amici and Marco Mapelli qualified in a strong fourth place overall.

Their team-mates Dindo Capello and Emanuele Zonzini were right behind with the sister #6 Audi. The two drivers were fifth fastest.

Later in the second qualifying session, Audi dominated the field. Dindo Capello and Emanuele Zonzini clinched their first pole position of the season with a best time of 1:48.164.

Andrea Amici and Marco Mapelli were strong as well. The qualified in a very strong third place for Sunday's race 2.

Race 1 is set for this afternoon.

Photo credit: Audi Sport Italia