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14 May. 2022 • 13:30
L. Mercier & T. Villemant
This morning, we offer you news from Paul-Ricard, Bathurst, but also from Magny-Cours and Imola...
© Courtesy of IMSA
  • IMSA - A busy weekend for Juan Pablo Montoya. In addition to the IMSA round at Mid-Ohio, the Colombian will be at the start of the Indianapolis Grand Prix (IndyCar) today in an Arrow McLaren SP / Dallara DW12-Chevy. He will only take his first laps at the wheel of the DragonSpeed USA Oreca during the warm up tomorrow morning. 


  • Michelin Le Mans Cup - After a shortened session following a collision between the two MV2S Forestier Racing Ligiers, pole position for the second round of the season went to the... #29 JS P320 of MV2S Forestier Racing. With a 1'39''052, Louis Rosset-Jérôme de Sadeleer will precede on the grid the Duqueine D08-M30 n°11 lined up by WTM Racing for Torsten Kratz-Leonard Weiss and the n°37 of CD Sport led by Fabian Michal-Adam Eteki. In GT3, pole position went to the #46 Ebimotors Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Emanuele Busnelli-Fabio Babini, with a lap of 1'45.428. Next in line were the #44 Honda NSX GT3 (Gustav Birch-Jens Mollet) and the #99 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 (Stephen Patrick-Theo Nouet) at 0'376 and 0'556 respectively.


  • Ferrari Challenge - Doriane Pin continues to crush the Ferrari Trofeo. The young Frenchwoman, who already dominated yesterday (see HERE), will start from pole position the first race of the second round of the season, at Paul-Ricard. This morning in qualifications, the French Iron Dame relegated the competition to more than seven tenths! 
    © Iron Lynx
  • GT World Challenge - The McLaren 720S GT3/Jota of Rob Bell and Oliver Wilkinson has been forced to withdraw from the GT World Challenge Europe meeting in Magny-Cours after going off the track yesterday afternoon. 


  • IGTC - Grove Motorsport went off track in practice at the Bathurst 12 Hours. The Australian team had to go to great lengths to get spare parts to Mount Panorama. A helicopter was dispatched to the scene. Brenton and Stephen Grove are expected to represent Australia at the FIA Motorsport Games later this year at Paul Ricard. 



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