SUCCESS IN MAGNY COURS IN GT FFSA FOR BOTTEMANNE-MARTINS AUDI

SUCCESS IN MAGNY COURS IN GT FFSA FOR BOTTEMANNE-MARTINS AUDI


FFSA GT – Magny-Cours, C1: Audi / Fullmotorsport wins overnight

The first Nivernais weekend race in the French FFSA GT Championship was held this Saturday May 14, 2022 night on the Magny-Cours circuit.

Starting in a good position Nicolas Prost missed his start to some extent by finding himself fifth at the end of the first round on the CMR team’s # 36 Alpine A110 GT4.

After ten minutes of running, Benjamin Lariche in the # 44 Speedcar Audi R8 LMS GT4, dives into the Lycée arch on the # 13 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 / Mirage Racing Valentin Hasse-Clot, to take the lead.

GACHET MERCEDES and DEBARD – Photo: Gilles VITRY

Simon Gachet’s Mercedes AMG GT4 / Akkodis ASP # 81 and Jim Pla’s # 16 also took advantage of this trick to place themselves in the top three, taking advantage of the official Aston Martin Racing driver.

During the pit stops, Fabien Barthez, Jim Pla’s teammate, took control of the race, overtaking Jean-Paul Buffin, who had come out to replace Benjamin Lariche.

Benjamin Lessennes in the seat of Espace Bienvenue # 17 BMW M4 GT4 took first place 17 minutes from last, surpassing the former goalkeeper of the French football team.

A few minutes later, it was Sacha Bottemanne’s turn in the Audi R8 LMS GT4 / Fullmotorsport # 6 to take the lead over Fabien Barthez, taking second place in the race.

AUDI of victory – Photo: Gilles VITRY

Benjamin Lessennes crossed the finish line with the lead, before receiving a 30-second penalty for speeding on the pitch line, leaving Sacha Bottemanne’s # 6 Fullmotorsport Audi victory with Lonni Martins.

MERCEDES of JUFFRET – TREMOULET – Photo: Gilles VITRY

# 64 Mercedes AMG GT4 of the Jouffruit by VicTeam team of Olivier Jouffret and Éric Trémoulet finished in second place in the overall ranking, with a victory in Pro-Am, after Olivier Jouffret outscored Fabien Barthez in the final round.

MERCEDES of BARTHEZ – Jim PLA – Gilles VITRY

# 16 Mercedes AMG GT4 by Fabien Barthez and Jim Pla finished third overall, and second in the Pro-Am unit, ahead of another Mercedes from the Akkodis ASP team, # 81 of Debric Debard and Simon Gachet.

BASTARD AUDI – MEYHUAS – Photo: Gilles VITRY

Second for Silver, # 14 Audi R8 LMS GT4 by Erwan Bastard and Roee Meyhuas completes the top 5. Aston Martin Vantage GT4 # 74 of Léman’s Racing Spirit of Romain Carton and Victor Weyrich ranks third in the unit.

HAMON AUDI – BLANCHEMAIN – Photo: Gilles VITRY

It’s two matches for the Fullmotorsport team, with victories in the Am Cup for Christophe Hamon and Michael Blanchemain led by the # 69 Audi R8 LMS.

Jean-Charles Rédélé and Laurent Coubart in the # 76 Alpine A110 GT4 of the Bodemer Auto team took second place on the podium, ahead of Cyril Saleilles in the # 26 Audi R8 LMS GT4 / Fullmotorsport.

Pierre Louis LE MOUELLIC

Photo: Gilles VITRY





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