Bologna, November 19th 2009 After participating to the ever green 24 Hours in Le Mans and SPA, and to the 12 Hours in Sebring, Thomas couldn't miss 6 Hours race in Vallelunga.
The by now traditional race that takes place at the end of the season is at its XIX edition this year and also Moto GP world champion Valentino Rossi will be driving Ferrari 430 GT3 making his debut in GT races.
Thomas, considered the favourite on absolute by bookmakers, will be participating to the "Gold Cup" at the steering wheel of Lola/Judd Pirelli LMP2 of Racing Box, which he already won another endurance classical with: the 1000 Km in Barcellona at the beginning of this year. Among his team mates: senior Filippo Francioni and young and fast Edoardo Piscopo, coming from A1 GP.
"I am very happy of participating for the first time to a very renowned endurance race like the 6 Hours, I've been waiting for this moment since years, I'll be also driving a fantastic car like Lola the driver sais and Valentino Rossi will also be on the track. Last time we met on the 4 wheels we were kids, close friends at our first experiences on kart. I thank also him whose presence will bring even more attention to an already famous race".
Next date on Saturday for qualification from 14 to 15 and on Sunday for the race from 9.30 to 15.30.