The battle among the 458’s and with the Porsche of the Proton Competition team was very tight, with multiple and reciprocal overtakes.
Wet and dry track conditions on ELMS free practice day in Imola.
Krohn Racing was awarded one of 12 LMP2 entries for the 2015 ELMS season.
The LMGTE and GTC qualifying session started at 09h45, with the prototypes following on track at 10h15. It was an exciting session and has offered an interesting starting grid.
Michael Lyons will graduate into the prestigious European Le Mans Series this year with renowned team AF Corse.
In their AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #62, Stefano Gai, Andrea Rizzoli and Lorenzo Casé finished second in the points in the GTC group
Ten prototypes will be on the LMP2 and LMPC grid and there will be 16 LMGTE and GTC cars.
Gunnar Jeannette and Frankie Montecalvo ended their first day at the Hungaroring on a high note.
With two races left in the ELMS season, the American drivers sit second in the LM GTE drivers’ standings, just 25 points out of first place.
Co-driver Matt Griffin started the race and drove superbly the first two hours before turning the car over to Johnny Mowlem with the class lead. Mowlem extended the lead before winning by 61 seconds.
In the championship, Joël Camathias and Andrea Bertolini gain one position and are now third, and still on the race for the title.
Team and Drivers now placed 1-2 in points tables.
Mathias Beche and Pierre Thiriet were the victors in their ORECAO3 in Spielberg, Austria for the third round of the European Le Mans Series at the Red Bull Ring.
Set up gamble puts team in a strong race position.