ELMS pace-setters in major car rebuild following Silverstone crash
The Porsche Team Manthey now heads to Spa-Francorchamps on May 3rd to tackle the six-hour race as the leaders of the GTE-Pro class.
Giancarlo Fisichella and Gianmaria Bruni won in the GTE Pro in their Ferrari 458 Italia GT2. Enzo Potolicchio, Rui Aguas and Matteo Malucelli first in the GTE Am with 8Star Motorsports Ferrari 458 Italia GT2.
The Aston Martin works driver, who shared the cockpit of the Vantage GTE with Darren Turner and Peter Dumbreck, finished fourth on the Ardennes course.
Pecon Racing drivers Luis Perez Companc, Pierre Kaffer and Nicolas Minassian dominated the second race of the WEC and gained the second seasonal podium after the third place at Silverstone.
Although Krohn Racing drivers were able to finish the race and achieve collecting points, it was not as many as they had hoped with only a seventh-place finish.
Team scored maximum points and increases lead in the FIA Endurance LMP1 Team Trophy.
The Florida-based organization’s Ferrari F458 Italia led from the third lap and never relinquished control of the race, despite facing strong opposition from the likes of Aston Martin and Corvette.
It was a fine race for GT cars and the perfect dress rehearsal for the next round of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship and the biggest sportscar race in the world – the 24 Hours of Le Mans.