By Tarek Ramchani
Audi Sport Italia performed well in the opening Italian GT Championship race at the Mugello circuit. The official Audi Italia dealer team took a strong second place after a hard and fought 26-lap race.
Dindo Capello and Emanuele Zonzini who shared the #6 Audi R8 LMS ultra ended the race right behind the winning Porsche. The two cars battled to the finish line for race victory. In the end, the gap was only 0.676 between the second placed Audi Sport Italia's R8 LMS ultra and victorious Ebimotors' 997 GT3 R.
The second Audi Sport Italia entry ended in seventh place overall. The #7 Audi R8 LMS ultra is driven by Andrea Amici and Marco Mapelli. second race.
Mugello Race 1 Results
The second race is set for Sunday. Dindo Capello and Emanuele Zonzini will start from pole position. Andrea Amici and Marco Mapelli will start from position three on the grid.
Photo credit: Audi Sport Italia