Sunday, July 12, 2015

Italian GT: Double podium for Audi Sport Italia in Mugello race 2

By Tarek Ramchani

Audi Sport Italia had an amazing second race at the Mugello today. The official Audi Italia dealer team clinched a sensational double podium in the Italian GT Championship.

Andrea Amici and Marco Mapelli were second behind the wheel of the #7 Audi R8 LMS ultra. They started the race from third place on the grid and were among the fastest in the demanding Campionato Italian Gran Turismo field. In the end they were right behid the the winning BMW Z4 GT3 from team ROAL Motorsport. The gap was just 0.755 between the two cars at the end of the 25-lap race.

Dindo Capello and Emanuele Zonzini who started from pole position had a strong race as well. The two drivers who clinched the second place in yesterday's race 1 performed very well in today's one. Dindo Capello and Emanuele Zonzini took a fully deserved final spot on the podium.

These a very strong results for the Italian Audi squad. The next target for the Emilio Radaele managed team is to clinch a first victory this year in one of the most competitive national GT championships in Europe and beyond.

Mugello Race 2 Results

The Italian GT Championship will have a two-month break. Action will resume on September at the Vallelunga circuit near Rome.

Photo credit: Audi Sport Italia