Toni Vilander takes pole for Ferrari at Bathurst


Toni Vilander has got pole for the 12 Hours of Bathurst at the wheel of the Ferrari 488 GT3 of the team Maranello Motorsport after stopping the clock in a time of 2:02.861. The Finnish driver has not committed any error in his only attempt in the ‘shootout’, which helped him to overcome by 194 mil the BMW M6 GT3, Mostert, Twigg and Have. The good level of the GT3, the brand of Munich has been apparent with the third place was reached by the BMW Team SRM thanks to the work of Marco Wittmann, official pilot of the mark in the DTM.

After a tight qualifying in which the first ten riders went to the ‘shootout’ and that the McLaren #1 of the defending champion, Alvaro Parente, was able to compete for the damages of the McLaren #59 of Barnicoat, Toni Vilander marked differences with respect to the two BMW M6 GT3. All in all, a step behind these was the Aston Martin V12 Ashley Walsh. For his part, Maxime Soulet got to put the Bentley Continental GT3 #8 in the fifth position, what is a good starting point for the car which also competes the spaniard Andy Soucek.

Next to the Bentley Soucek, in the third row will start the
McLaren #1 Parente, Bell and Ledogar
after falling to 10 thousandths of the time
Soulet. All in all, the return of Alvaro Parente has hardly served to overcome
by mil to the Porsche 911 GT3 ‘official’ in which it competes Earl Bamber, Kevin
Estre and Laurens Vanthoor
. The first ten positions the complete the BMW M6
GT3 that competes Timo Glock, the Porsche 911 GT3 #12 Patrick Longo and
Marc Lieb and the Audi R8 LMS #10 team GT Motorsport Pty. Tll pilots
shot in 1.6 seconds of margin