Thomas Biagi ready for another season in high level Superstars Series

Thomas Biagi ready for another season in high level Superstars Series

30.03.2012: The paddock of Monza is starting to get lively ahead of the opening race of the Superstars Series, scheduled




The paddock of Monza is starting to get lively ahead of the opening race of the Superstars Series, scheduled for this weekend at the circuit near Milan in a round valid both for the Italian Championship and the International Series.


The 'State of the art in world car racing' will live this year a very interesting challenge with an entry list featuring top class drivers. Thomas Biagi will be among the protagonists as the winner of the Italian and International titles in 2010 is now ready for the challenge behind the wheel of the BMW M3 E92 lined up by Team BMW Dinamic.


The driver from Bologna will have to face anyway a whole bunch of very strong and titled rivals, starting from Vitantonio Liuzzi (Mercedes), last year racing in the Formula One World Championship, Gianni Morbidelli (Audi) and Mika Salo (Maserati).


On a technical note, the novelty is the adoption of Hankook tires, while in terms of TV coverage, the Superstars Series will benefit from the freeview live coverage of the races on Rai Sport. Following the huge success of 2011, the Free Ticket initiative will continue giving fans the chance to download free tickets from www.superstars.it.



Thomas Biagi:
"Season 2012 of Superstars Series announces to be one of the tighest ever and I am happy to give my welcome to top class names that decided this year to join the battle on track. Back in 2009 Liuzzi and I had the chance to race each other in the Speedcar Series, while Mika Salo and I share the nice memory of the victory of the Tourist Trophy at Silverstone in 2007.


In this occasion things will be tough to me: I will have "just" a 4 litres engine, the smallest capacity of all the cars on track, and this will make us suffer on the long straights of Monza. I will run a defensive race aiming at damage limitation while waiting for circuits suiting better our BMW;


 I will have anyway the professionalism and competence of Gaetano Ferri and Bruno Chiazzaro on my side, that in the last few years sensibly contributed to the success of BMW Team Italy and that now are ready to face this new challenge together with team Dinamic's men.


As always, I invite all the fans to come to grand stands on Sunday thanks to the free ticket:spectacle is guaranteed and spring temperature will make even more enjoyable the day out".


The weekend's programme follows (local time, GMT+2):


Friday 30 March 2012


11.20 - 12.20: Test
16.00 - 17.00: Test


Saturday 31 March 2012


10.35 - 11.05: Free practice 1
14.20 - 14.50: Free practice 2
17.10 - 17.40: Qualifying


Sunday 1 April 2012

11.15: Race 1 (live on Rai Sport 2)
16.15: Race 2 (Rai Sport 2, at 23.00)     

- Thomas Biagi - photo Alberto Brojanigo

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30.03.2012 / MaP

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