NEWS / European Le Mans Series, Red Bull Ring: podium finishes for AT Racing and AF Corse Ferraris
Monday, 18 July 2016
Two podium finishes and first position in the LMGTE championship’s standing. At the end of the third round in the European Le Mans Series 2016, at Red Bull Ring, the outcome of the AF Corse and AT Racing Ferraris is significant.
In the four hours race (Sunday, July 18th), the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #51 driven by Piergiuseppe Perazzini, Marco Cioci and Rui Aguas took the second place in an hard-fought race in LMGTE category; following a great challenge with the Aston Martin #99, the 458 #51 got the upperhand. The Aston Martin #99 lost a further place when the AT Racing Ferrari #56 (managed by AF Corse) – driven by Alexander Talkanitsa, Alexander Talkanitsa Junior and Alessandro Pier Guidi - also passed it with 20 minutes of the race remaining, gaining the third spot on podium. Thanks to the result, AT Racing is leading the LMGTE Team championship classification with 48 points (one point ahead of Aston Martin Racing) and the Talkanitsa duo – father and son – are in first position among the LMGTE Drivers (48 points).
Sevent position in the Austrian race for the Formula Racing Ferrari 458 Italia #60 (managed by AF Corse); at the wheel Johnny Laursen, Mikkel Mac and Christina Nielsen. Eighth the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia # 55 of Duncan Cameron, Matt Griffin and Aaron Scott.
The next round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series will take place at Le Castellet on Sunday 28 August.