Kessel Racing on the Nürburgring for the 5th race in the Blancpain GT Endurance Series.

New motorsport appointment for Kessel Racing on the upcoming weekend in the fifth race of the “Blancpain Endurance Series”, a series with six races per season now in its second year.

Valentino Rossi
Valentino Rossi

Photo by: Ed Fahey

In the upcoming event at the Nürburgring more than 50 cars will race for three hours. Kessel Racing will be on the track with four cars in three categories. Just like on the occasion of the series' first race of the season in Monza, Valentino Rossi will be part of the Kessel Racing team. The black Ferrari 458 GT3 number 46 will be driven by the Champion from Tavullia and Uccio Salucci and Andrea Ceccato.

Rossi/Salucci/Ceccato will start in the “PRO AM” category. Car number 71 will race in the "PRO” category with Gattuso/Rigon/Zampieri behind the wheel.

In the “PRO AM” another Ferrari 458 GT3, with number 72, will be started by Gosselin/Rostan/Bruneau, while in the "Gentlemen Trophy” the Ferrari F430 Scuderia GT3 with number 73 is handed over to Andreasi/Caccia/Paladino.

The free practice session will be held on Saturday from 11:05am to 12:35pm, followed by the pre-qualifying from 3:15pm to 4:15pm. On Sunday the cars will be on the track for the qualifying from 9:40am to 10:40am, while the race will start at 2:30pm.

Source: Kessel Racing

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Series Blancpain Endurance
Drivers Valentino Rossi , Andrea Ceccato
Article type Preview
Tags ceccato, endurance, ferrari, gattuso, kessel, nurburgring, rigon, rossi, salucci, tavulla, zampieri