Double podium ends Imperiale Racing’s season in the Italian GT Championship 2017

Double podium ends Imperiale Racing’s season in the Italian GT Championship 2017

10.10.2017: ITALIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP Imperiale Racing ended the Italian GT 2017 Championship

ITALIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP
 
Imperiale Racing ended the Italian GT 2017 Championship in Mugello with a stunning performance with both lineups on the podium in race one.




The Italian outfit has therefore achieved the goal set at the eve, that is closing the season on a high and taking the seventh podium of the season thanks to the great performance of the Lamborghini Hurácans driven by Alessandro Bonacini, Nicola Pastorelli (#123), Luca Demarchi and Ivan Benvenuti (#146), that have been absolute protagonists on track since free practice on Friday.



In Q1, Pastorelli secured the third row of the grid on the #123 car completing his best lap in 1’49.458s, that was worth P5, while Benvenuti posted a fast lap of 1’51.689s placing the other car in the seventh spot of the grid.



Imperiale Racing’s drivers repeated such a good performance in Q2, when Bonacini posted a 1’49.458s that was fifth fastest again, while Demarchi qualified sixth in 1’50.115s.



Pastorelli has been a great protagonist of race-1, thanks to a great start on the #123 that allowed him to get P2 since the first lap. His progression has then been perfect and allowed Bonacini to rejoin with a good margin on the rivals after the pit stop. The safety car in the closing stages did not prevent the driver pairing to take a deserved second place at the flag.



The race of the #146 Lamborghini Hurácan has also been quite exciting. Benvenuti has put in a good start from the fourth row and an effective stint allowed him to recover several positions. After the pit stop, Demarchi kept the momentum completing the twenty-five laps in P3 rounding off an extraordinary double podium for Imperiale Racing.


Race two has also been positive. Bonacini has led the #123 at the start putting in some wise driving until the pit stop. Pastorelli has then taken over and managed to take a positive P5 despite the safety car and the red flag.



Demarchi had a great start on the #146 car and he did not slip in the pitfalls of the initial stages, while Benvenuti has also been very consistent in the second stint crossing the line in P6.




Italian GT Championship – Drivers Classification Super GTCup



1. Tujula Tuomas – Vainio Aaro 161; 2. Cazzaniga Riccardo – D’Amico Antonio pt. 151; 3. Liang Jia Tong – Ortiz Felipe pt. 147; 4. Desideri Matteo pt. 133; 5. Bonacini Alessandro pt. 107; 6. Takashi Kasai pt. 96; 7. Necchi Piero pt. 92; 8. Karol Basz pt. 71; 9. Pastorelli Nicola pt. 70; 10. Perolini Pietro pt. 54; 11. Demarchi Luca pt. 52; 12. Benvenuti Ivan pt. 49




Giorgio Ferro (Imperiale Racing, Motorsport Director):


“We ended the Italian Championship campaign with a double podium in race two, which is the icing on the cake that rewards the great work done by the whole team throughout the season, especially in the most difficult times.



Combining competence and passion to allow our drivers to get the most of the great potential of theLamborghini Huracans is Imperiale Racing’s strength.”



-Alberto Brojanigo - also photos

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10.10.2017 / MaP

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