Andy Soucek and Soulet win the Qualifying Race at Misano


were Not in the pools and less after a discrete output conditioned by the choice of tires and the track conditions. However, the night of Misano was capricious. A yellow flag, a couple of fast laps after his disappearance and entered the last to boxes has meant the difference between failure and success. Andy Soucek and Maxime Soulet have been imposed on the Qualifying, Race at the controls of the Bentley Continental GT3, a result that places them in the first starting position for the race on Sunday, something very important if it rains.

Laurens Vanthoor held his pole position and he commanded the race firmly with the Audi R8 LMS, oblivious to the fight that was organized by behind. The poor pace of the McLaren 650S #58 was the broth of cultivation, together with the choices of tyres to see an intense battle for the podium positions. Despite the efforts of Siedler with the Ferrari 488 GT3 #333 and Robin Frijns with the Audi R8 LMS #4, this fight fell out of the side of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 of HTP, piloted by Maximilian Buhk. The German pilot was the most ready of the three.

the opening of The window of pit stop for the driver change coincided with the first ‘Full Course Yellow’, although the radical change occurred just after, when Bentley and Rowe Racing decided to keep a car on the track. This fact joined to the two consecutive fastest laps of Andy Soucek allowed a radical change in the classification. Bentley Continental GT3 #8 of Soucek and the newly uploaded Soulet is placed at head, followed by the BMW M6 GT3 #99 piloted by Phillip Eng and the Audi R8 LMS #1, it fell to the third position of the hand of Vervisch.


From that moment on, the fight for the first position are living in
terms of bent, because the riders behind were picking on
great way to Maxime Soulet. However, the accident of Leonard Stuart
with the Audi R8 LMS #2
caused the second yellow flag of the
career, scenario that served to stabilize the race. However,
the low in the Team WRT is still producing as the Audi R8 LMS #3
I suffered a touch with a Lamborghini when Rodrigo Baptista was the
steering wheel
, losing all of their options to a good position.

despite finishing the race with a spin almost simultaneously the Audi R8
LMS #5 and one of the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, the last lap was not left
changes in the positions of head. The Bentley Continental GT3 #8
it was with the triumph
, to great satisfaction of Soulet and Soucek. Rowe
Racing remained the second place, thanks to the good role of Phillip
Eng and the strategy on track, while Frederic Vervisch was
the third position
in a difficult race classification for the R8
LMS #1. The top five was completed by another brother Vanthoor with the Audi
and Dominik Baumann, the Mercedes-AMG GT3.

Classification QR Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup in Misano

Position Pilots* Car Time
1 Soucek / Soulet Bentley Continental GT3 Bentley M-Sport 33 laps
2nd Eng / Sims BMW M6 GT3 Rowe Racing +2.996
3rd Vervisch / Vanthoor Audi R8 LMS Team WRT +32.206
4th D. Vanthoor / Frijns Audi R8 LMS Team WRT +34.960
5th Baumann / Buhk Mercedes-AMG GT3 HTP Motorsport +35.376
6th Seefried / Siedler Ferrari 488 GT3 Rinaldi Racing +36.274
7th Vautier / Rosenqvist
Mercedes-AMG GT3 AKKA ASP +1:07.638
8th Stevens / Rast Audi R8 LMS Team WRT +1:09.678
9th Stippler / Salaquarda Audi R8 LMS ISR +1:11.183
10th Bell / Parente McLaren 650S GT3 Garage 59 +1:15.966