Biagi and Salo win FIA-GT race

The Vitaphone Racing Team claimed its second consecutive win in the Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy – the second round of the 2007 FIA GT Championship – at Silverstone today, when Thomas Biagi and Mika Salo drove their nr 1 Maserati MC 12 to victory.

They finished ahead of two Corvettes – the nr 5 Carsport Holland C6R of Hezemans and Deletraz, and the nr 4 PK Carsport C5R of Longin and Kumpen.

In GT2, AF Corse Motorola saw Dirk Müller and Toni Vilander take their second win, finishing ahead of both Racing Team Edil Cris cars, making a Ferrari one-two-three. Ruberti and Pasini were second, with Cressoni and Rugola third.

The first-ever Citation Cup was won by Belgian team SRT, with drivers Tom Cloet and Pertti Kuismanen. The G2 class was won by another Citation competitor, Red Racing, with the Chrysler Viper of Thierry Stepec and Sébastien Carcon.

Pos Cl. Driver Car Time
1. GT1 Biagi/Salo Maserati MC12 GT1 2:00:57.020
2. GT1 Hezemans/Deletraz Corvette C6R + 37.465
3. GT1 Kumpen/Longin Corvette C5R + 1:04.259
4. GT1 Wendlinger/Sharp Aston Martin DBR9 + 1:14.268
5. GT1 Bertolini/Piccini Maserati MC12 GT1 + 1:18.710
6. GT1 Ramos/Montanari Maserati MC12 GT1 + 1 lap
7. GT1 Davies/Babini Aston Martin DBR9 + 1 lap
8. GT1 Pier Guidi/Gianno Maserati MC12 GT1 + 1 lap
9. GT1 Basseng/Mucke Lamborghini Murcielago + 1 lap
10. GT1 Cocker/Johnson Aston Martin DBR9 + 1 lap
11. GT1 Lechner/Lichtner Aston Martin DBR9 + 2 laps
12. GT1 Monfardini/ToccaceAston Martin DBR9 + 2 laps
13. GT1 Peter/Hines Corvette C6R + 2 laps
14. GT2 Muller/Vilander Ferrari 430 GT2 + 3 laps
15. GT1 Cloet/Kuismanen Corvette C5R + 4 laps
16. GT2 Ruberti/Pasini Ferrari 430 GT2 + 4 laps
17. GT2 Cressoni/Rugolo Ferrari 430 GT2 + 4 laps
18. GT2 Malucelli/Collard Porsche 997 GT3 RSR + 4 laps
19. GT2 Kirkaldy/Mullen Ferrari 430 GT2 + 4 laps
20. GT2 Edwards/MacHitski Porsche 997 GT3 RSR + 4 laps
21. GT2 Mansell/Niarchos Ferrari 430 GT2 + 5 laps
22. GT1 MacAri/Aucott Maserati MC12 GT1 + 6 laps
23. GT1 Kutemann/WaaijenbeMaserati MC12 GT1 + 7 laps
24. GT1 Jakubowski/LabhardFerrari 550 Maran. GTS + 7 laps
25. G2 Stepec/Carcon Viper GTSR + 8 laps

NOT CLASSIFIED/RETIREMENTS:

Cl. Driver Car On Lap
GT2 Bruni/Melo Ferrari 430 GT2 44
GT1 Kessel/Cattori Ferrari 575 Maranello 43
G2 Leinders/Kuppens Gillet Vertigo 41
GT2 Zani/Busnelli Porsche 997 GT3 RSR 32
GT1 Kox/Menten Lamborghini Murcielago 26

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