Domingo Romero and Peter Sundberg are looking forward the next meeting of the International GT Open, which is going to be held next weekend in the circuit Ricardo Tormo of Valencia with the aim of proving with results the sensations from the first meeting of the year, regularly attended by the best Spanish representatives.
The RSV couple faces this meeting after having a pole position and a triumph in the first test of the Spanish Championship, held in the circuit of Jarama.
The sensations from the first races of the season are good, and now it is important to keep them with an as much regular line as possible. Romero and Sundberg started demonstrating the high quality of the preseason in the GT Open, as they were the fastest Spanish drivers on the track during both the training sessions and the race. The next step is to establish a good relationship with the difficult international competence.
Specially the Italian one, what is absolutely an achievable objective for the RSV drivers taking into consideration their performance in Vallelunga. For this reason it will be also necessary to try to finish both programmed races within the scores area, a goal which – for any reason – has been difficult to achieve during the first meetings of the season.
Another aim of the Andalusian team is to put an end to their bad luck in the circuit o f Ricardo Tormo, where they were never lucky in the continental competitions. Last year, for example, an unexpected change in the tyres brand conditioned the car’s setup during all the weekend and they ended with a sixth position as their best result. However, some months later, Romero and Sundberg changed that by showing a brilliant triumph – and a pole position – in the meeting corresponding to the Spanish GT Championship.
The weekend is going to start on Friday with the first free training sessions. On Saturday, both official training sessions and the long race of the programme are going to take place. On Sunday the second race is in the programme.
If you want to follow RSV on the track do not lose any detail from channels Eurosport 2, Canal + Deportes, Sportmanía and Popular TV, which are going to broadcast both races; and you can connect to the live timing on the website www.gtsport.es.
Racing Team Edil Cris strengthens the leadership in the classification of the Italian GT Championship with the results scored at Mugello.
The first session of qualifying, yesterday, saw Balzan obtaining the fourth time (1´53.280), while Linossi concluded only thirteenth ( weiter >>
...ahead of UK Shakedown
A1GP World Cup of Motorsport has revealed the first image of its brand new 'Powered by Ferrari' car for use in season four (2008/09). The CAD drawing was released ahead of the car's inaugural shakedown test in Southern England.
SARA GT - CAMPIONATO ITALIANO GRAN TURISMO Sunday, 11 May 2008 – 2° round – MUGELLO
- Ferrari F430 no. 7 – Thomas Kemenater / Gianluca Tedoldi - 0" handicap
- Ferrari F430 no. 8 – Max Busnelli / Gabriele Lancieri – 15" handicap
After barely 5 weiter >>
SARA GT - CAMPIONATO ITALIANO GRAN TURISMO Sunday, 11 May 2008 – 2° round – MUGELLO
- Ferrari F430 no. 7 – Thomas Kemenater / Gianluca Tedoldi
- Ferrari F430 no. 8 – Max Busnelli / Gabriele Lancieri
The second round of the Sara GT - Ca weiter >>
After the very good season opening at Monza last 6th of April, with a pole and a one-two on the podium, Racing Team Edil Cris arrives at Mugello International Circuit with good expectations for the second round of the Italian GT Championship.
Linossi and Mediani, leading the classification with 21 points, will have a penalty of 15 seconds due to the results obtained in t weiter >>
Domingo Romero and Peter Sundberg start to defend the Spanish GT Champions title in the circuit of Jarama. The starting point for the Spanish-Swedish couple will be the brilliant performance from the last campaign in Madrid, where they ended with two clear triumphs and a pole position.
RSV Motorsport returns to weiter >>
Weekend spoiled by accidents for GPC Squadra Corse in the first round of the International GT Open 2008 championship.
Yesterday, in free practices, Saez-Frassineti have been victims of the engine brake on their F430 Ferrari that forced them to skip the second free practice session for the due fixtures. In qualifying they managed to obtain the tenth time (1' weiter >>
Racing Team Edil Cris soon on the podium in the opening round of the International GT Open 2008 championship at Vallelunga that marked the return of the team to the series after a year of absence.
Cressoni-Bontempelli obtained the ninth time in qualifying (1'35.868), while Monfardini-Frezza the thirteenth position (1'35.868).
In race one, both F430 Ferraris got weiter >>
The 2008 International GT Open season kicks off this weekend in Vallelunga near Rome, with the first round of the new season. Series organisers have confirmed that both races of each round this season will be covered throughout the world on Eurosport and Eurosport 2.
Scuderia Playteam SaraFree's 2008 GT Open season (Andrea Montermini and Michele Maceratesi in one of the b weiter >>
Scuderia Playteam Sarafree is now starting in 2008, for the third consecutive season in the International GT Open Championship, what are your views on the Championship?
The International GT Open Championship is growing on a regular basis. Its level was very challenging last year. It provides a very strong drivers line-up.
What has been chan weiter >>
Scuderia Playteam SaraFree takes pole for first race and front line for second race in Vallellunga.
Montermini 1.34.797 pole
Giao 1.35.582 sixth
Maceratesi 1.35.372 2nd
Couceiro 1.36.257 weiter >>
Thirty-one drivers were in action at Vallelunga on the first day of the new International GT Open season. It was a positive first day for Scuderia Playteam SaraFree’s driver line up of Andrea Montermini and Michele Maceratesi in the number 3 Ferrari F430, and Manuel Giao and Pedro Couceiro in the number 4 Ferrari F430.
During the first free practice sessions of the weeken weiter >>
Racing Team Edil Cris is about to get back to the GT Open International, this weekend, on the Vallelunga track near Rome, after a year long absence from the series.
The crews will drive the two F430 GTC Ferraris will be completely new: the first being made up by Matteo Cressoni and Lorenzo Bontempelli, the second by Ferdinando Monfardini and Marco Frezza.
Thi weiter >>
The 2008 International GT Open season kicks off this weekend in Vallelunga near Rome, for the first race of the season on Sunday April 20, 2008.
Scuderia Playteam SaraFree's driver line up for the 2008 GT Open season will be Andrea Montermini and Michele Macerate weiter >>
RSV Motorsport confronts the season 2008 with Europe in the point of view. The champions' title of Spain obtained in 2007 by Domingo Romero and Peter Sundberg invites to optimism, and the Hispanic - Swedish couple confronts the first meeting of the GT Open in Vallelunga, Italy, with the aim to start weiter >>
The Italian Grand Touring Championship offers Racing Team Edil Cris the leadership with the crew made by Luciano Linossi and Maurizio Mediani, after their double podium that awards the Team of all the work done in preparation of the 2008 season.
On Saturda weiter >>
.. in the season opening at Monza
Pole position and victory for Mugelli-Balzan, second place for Linossi-Mediani. This is the outcome of the first race of the Italian GT Championship for Racing Team Edil Cris, absolute ruler of the day weiter >>
The Italian GT Championship is going to begin its 2008 season on the 6th of April at Monza where it ended last year. Racing Team Edil Cris is ready to fight for the championship of the series in which it played the protagonist role in 2007.
Three crews will be lined up by the Team from Bergamo on the 5793 meters of the Monza´s track: Luciano Linossi and Maurizio Mediani weiter >>
GPC Squadra Corse reached an agreement with the drivers Alex Frassineti and Raffaele Giammaria, that during the next weekend at Monza will drive a Ferrari F430 GTC in occasion of the opening race of the Italian GT Championship.
The second F430 will be given to Francesco La Mazza, well motivated to get some new good results after a positive 2007 and to the young Stefano Tu weiter >>
The GPC Squadra Corse´s testing programme in preparation of the GT Open 2008 Championship continues intensively.
Tomorrow, on the Vallelunga´s track, the steering wheel of a Ferrari F430 GTC will be given to Matteo Bobbi, who intends to continue his relationship with the team in the rounds not conflicting with the American series Grand-Am, that sees him as o weiter >>
Scuderia Playteam SaraFree, having just returned from Istanbul and the presentation with the Galatasaray team, has not lost any time and was present this morning at the GT Open and Euroseries 3000 official tests that took place respectively in Valencia and Vallelunga today.
T weiter >>
Under a real deluge, Andrea Piccini, after Le Castellet tests with the Aston Martin, tried this morning the F430 Ferrari of the GPC team out in sight of a possible participation to the GT Open championship with the team.
In the afternoon, behind the wheel of the Ferrari, alternated Faulkner and Petrobelli that performed as a whole more than 200km despite weather conditio weiter >>
Scuderia Playteam SaraFree has revealed that its driver line-up for the 2008 GT Open season will be Andrea Montermini and Michele Maceratesi after the duo won their GT Open category (GTA) with 65 points in 2007.
Scuderia Playteam SaraFree enters the 2008 season with high hope weiter >>
Racing Team Edil Cris and Bardhal, firm leader in the field of car and motor bike lubricants, reached today an agreement for the technical sponsorship of the 2008 season. Bardhal products will be employed on the F430 Ferraris of the Team involved in the International GT Open and Italian GT Championships.
In weiter >>
Last Saturday 16th February the RSV Motorsport team and the drivers Domingo Romero and Peter Sundberg were given a prize by Ferrari in its head office, in Maranello. The prizes were given as the victory recognition in the Spanish GT Championship, driving a Ferrar weiter >>
With a few weeks to the beginning of the 2008 agonistic activity, Racing Team Edil Cris announced the crews that will take part to the International GT Open behind the wheel of two F430 GTC Ferraris.
Matteo Cressoni and Lorenzo Bontempelli, protagonists already with the Team last yea weiter >>
Scuderia Playteam SaraFree invited a number of leading drivers to test its cars from various racing series at Vallelunga, in preparation for the team's busy upcoming year of racing. In 2008, the team will be competing in the Italian GT Championship, International GT Open, Euroseries 3000, weiter >>
Testing session biased by bad weather conditions at Adria for GPC Squadra Corse. The heavy rain fallen on Friday in the Polesine zone forced Team´s technicians to conclude their work at the end of the day without continuing on Saturday as initially scheduled.
Daniel La Rosa, Luca Formilli Fendi and Giorgio Bartocci alternated behind the wheel of one of the F430 GT2 Ferrar weiter >>