Second Row for Bartels/Bertolini's Maserati

San Luis (AR), 4 December 2010 - Bartels/Bertolini driving Vitaphone Racing Team's Maserati MC12 no. 1 will start off from third position in tomorrow morning's Qualifying Race, the last, decisive round of the World FIA GT1 Championship.

The pole position went to Stefan Mucke's Aston Martin no. 8, driven by Jose Maria Lopez from Argentina. In Another Aston Martin, Frederic Makcwiecki and Yann Clairay's no. 9, are in second position.

The other MC12s remained in Q2: Triple H Team Hegersport's Pier Guidi/Verdonck finished in eleventh place, Bernoldi/Ramos's car is in thirteenth place while Heger/Mueller's Maserati is in sixteenth place.

Tomorrow, Sunday, 5 December, the Qualifying Race is scheduled to begin at 9.15 am and end at 10.15 am, GMT while the Championship Race is from 1.25 pm to 2.25 pm (local time).

-source: maseraticorse