Dominik Baumann took the lead of the race in the penultimate lap
The Belgo-Brazilian pairing won what turned out to be a very eventful Qualifying Race
The team from Oschersleben (DE) was making its second appearance in the series.
The BMW works driver had to retire after the first lap...
Alex Zanardi's qualifying race at Nogaro was far from being monotonous and the slippery conditions didn't help any.
At the end of the weekend, the harvest for the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT was positive but not as good as it could have been.
Sébastien Loeb Racing wins debut race in international competition.
Loeb and Parente reactions to their first win.
Lamborghini beat Audi by just 0.448s!
René Rast and Enzo Ide, driving the #2 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi, took top spot, just holding off the Series newcomers Dominik Baumann and Thomas Jäger.
McLaren GT kicked off the 2013 European GT season in style, with French rally-ace Sébastien Loeb gets a good result in the opening round of the FIA GT Series at Nogaro.
1-2 for Belgian Audi Club Team WRT at eventful FIA GT Series opener.
It was the "Maximilian show" at Nogaro with the two Mercedes teammates snagging the victory in the maiden race of the 2014 BSS season.
Ed Fahey, GT Correspondent
The winning team also took the FIA GT Series Pro-Am class honours with drivers Andreas Simonsen and Sergei Afanasiev
Jeroen Bleekemolen and Hari Proczyk dominated the feature Blancpain Sprint Series event of the weekend at Brands Hatch.
Filip Salaquarda: "Track conditions were very difficult under the rain and I did not have any chance to keep the car under control in the aquaplaning."
Dominant Pro-Am victory for GRT Grasser Racing Team in their Lamborghini LP 560-4. Cesar Campanico had a heavy impact in his Audi causing a red flag; photographer injured.
Ortelli and Vanthoor’s title followed the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT’s clinching of the team crown in the qualifying race earlier today at the Baku World Challenge.
Hari Proczyk : “Keeping the Mercedes behind was not as easy as it might have looked."
The Team WRT Audi R8 LMS ultra headed the fellow Audi R8 LMS ultra of Stephane Ortelli (MCO) to take the chequered flag by 1.226 seconds after an eventful race around the streets of the Azerbaijani capital.
Stephen Errity, GT Correspondent
Sébastien Loeb Racing once again showed itself as one of the teams to beat in the third round of the FIA GT Series.
Slovakia Ring hosted two great FIA GT Series races today. The Qualifying Race was held earlier this morning followed by the main Championship Race later in the afternoon. Audi performed very well in both events.