The all-new Audi R8 LMS ultra might soon be about to make its mark in GT3 racing, but it was the old faithful model that ruled the roost in qualifying for the first round of the Blancpain Sprint Series at Nogaro today.
After an eventful Qualifying Race for the final event of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series Maximilian Götz (#84 HTP Motorsport Mercedes) was crowned the new Series champion.
Today, Saturday, saw two free practice sessions in the morning and the qualifying practice in the afternoon.
BMW works driver has returned to the cockpit of his BMW Z4 GT3 for the sixth round of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series
The Audi duo had dominated the race after a hectic few opening laps.
The Dutch-Austrian duo led from start to finish.
The grid for the third round of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series season has been set.
Audi will be sitting pretty on the grid for the BSS event at Zandvoort.
Laurens Vanthoor claimed pole position for tomorrow’s qualifying race at Brands Hatch.
Jeroen Bleekemolen will share the front row for Sunday’s Qualifying Race with Belgian Audi Club Team WRT driver Laurens Vanthoor.
28 spectacular FIA GT Series cars are now ready to do battle in the first Baku World Challenge.
Stefan Rosina (SLK) set the best time of 1m49.595s in the Reiter Engineering-run Lamborghini LP560-4 to head the field.
The teams and drivers now have a short break before the main race gets underway at 14.15cet this afternoon.
Vanthoor & Ortelli extend points lead over Stippler and Sandstrom in Pro Cup
Audi lead home Lamborghini on the historic circuit in Belgium for the second round of the 2013 FIA GT Series
Sebastien Loeb, taking part in a full International Series for the first time, starts from 3rd place on the grid with Portuguese team mate Alvaro Parente.