Thomas flying to Le Mans for the marathon and for...
...seating on Corvette C6-R of "Luc Alphand Aventures"
The Italian driver, after an intensive sport training, is ready for the French transfer that has a double meaning to him. He will dispute for the thirt time the 77th edition of legendary 24 Hours race (with his fellow citizen Luca Cordero di Montezemolo as special starter) after 2004 driving Ferrari 575 and 2008 driving F430 by AF Corse. First time at the steering wheel of best performing prototype like Lola Judd and with a full Italian trio together with Bobbi and Piccini. "I wish I could soon be living the wonderful atmosphere of this race, feeling the passion of 280.000 people standing, driving in one of the world most fascinating racetracks. I thank Racing Box for this prestigious opportunity" Thomas declares from Luc Alphand Team headquarters, right in Le Mans (!), getting the seat ready of the car he will be driving with Xavier Maassen starting from Oschersleben on June 21st.
Therefore after Silverstone and Adria, Thomas Biagi will go on driving in GT1!
The two times Category Champion, after respecting the agreement to "thin down" and develop new Ford GT of Matech Team for the first two rounds, has been chosen by Luc Alphand Aventures in order to end up the season with Corvette C6R #19 with team mate Xavier Maassen.
"I'm very satisfied of this flash agreement" Thomas sais we fine tuned immediatly with Philippe Poincloux I thank for trusting me and offering me the chance to go on with the FIA GT1 Championship on a very competitive car (we remind you that car n.19 has arrived third in Silverstone and fourth in Italy, ndr). Moreover, just a few days ago, the Federation has widened Corvette restrictors and we could take advantage from this. I'll do my best to contribute to the Team and to my team mate success in the race for the Title".
This year was supposed to be a sabbatic year and is becoming a record season: 12 international races disputed till then, and 10 to be disputed among which two 24 Hours (Le Mans and SPA), one victory while his debut in LMS - Barcellona, another category victory in FIA GT and three times on the podium of Speedcar Series.