Paul Ricard: Matteo Bobbi preview

MATTEO BOBBI READY FOR THE PAUL RICARD CHALLENGE 16 August 2006 - After the very positive performance in the legendary 24 hours of Spa-Francorchamps yielding the second place of GT2 class, Matteo Bobbi and his F 430 Ferrari will be protagonists...

MATTEO BOBBI READY FOR THE PAUL RICARD CHALLENGE

16 August 2006 - After the very positive performance in the legendary 24 hours of Spa-Francorchamps yielding the second place of GT2 class, Matteo Bobbi and his F 430 Ferrari will be protagonists this weekend on the 5.7 Km long French circuit of Paul Richard, characteristic for its 1.5 km straight called "Mistral". The target for the Milanese driver will be to obtain all available points in order to consolidate the leadership in the GT2 championship classification.

The weekend timetable schedules the first ninety free practice minutes for Saturday the 19th of August from 9.45 to 11.15, while the second free practice session will be held in the afternoon between 14.00 and 15.30. Saturday's programme will end with the 20 minutes long official qualifying session starting at 17.35. The Fia GT warm up is scheduled for Sunday at 9.00 while the race will begin at 13.30.

Matteo Bobbi "After the good result in a tough and prestigious race like the 24 hours of Spa I am ready for the next round of the season at the Paul Ricard. My aim is, as usual, to reach the higher place on the podium and to gain precious points over my opponents in this very fascinating GT2 championship".

-credit: Alberto Brojanigo

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Series Blancpain Sprint
Drivers Matteo Bobbi