Photo Above: Scuderia Praha Racing
Czech Republic-based Scuderia Praha won the 24H SERIES Hankook 12H MUGELLO with a four-lap advantage over the second placed finishers IDEC SPORT RACING.
The #11 Ferrari F488 GT3 piloted by Jiri Pisarik, Josef Král and Matteo Malucelli took the chequered flag in the second period of the race after having completed 326 laps of the 5.25km circuit, maintaining the lead it had built at the end of the first period.
Photo: Scuderia Praha Racing
In second place was the #17 IDEC SPORT RACING Mercedes AMG GT3 with the driver line-up of Patrice Lafargue, Paul Lafargue and Dimitri Engelbert. In third place was the #21 Konrad Motorsport Lamborghini Huracán GT3 with Franz Konrad, Marco Mapelli, Giorgio Maggi and Christopher Zöckling sharing the driving duties.
With thirty minutes to go, there had been drama when the then-third placed car, the #30 Ram Racing Mercedes AMG GT3 spun, handing its place to the #21 entry.
In the A6-Am class, it was Mercedes who took the honours with the class victory going to the #1 Hafor Racing Mercedes AMG GT3 driven by Michael Kroll, Chantal Kroll, Roland Eggimann, Kenneth Heyer and Christiaan Frankenhout. Second in the A6-Am class was the #963 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 entry of GRT Grasser Racing piloted by Mark Ineichen, Christoph Lenz, Roberto Pampanini and Milos Pavlovic.
Completing the prodium places in the A6-Am class was the #24 SPS Automotive Mercedes AMG GT3 driven by Alexandre Coingny, Iraqdj Alexander David and Richard Feller.
The 991 class was won by the #85 PRO sport Performance Porsche 991 Cup car driven by America driver line-up of Charles Putman, Charles Espenlaub and Joe Foster. Second in class was the #92 Steiermark,Austria-based MSG Motorsport entry driven by Philipp Sager, Luca Rettenbacher and Christopher Zöckling.
Third in class was the #67 Olimp Racing by Lukas Motorsport entry driven by Christopher Bauer, Stanislav Jedlinski, Robert Lukas and Igor Walilko.
In SP2, class honours were taken by the #78 Speed Lover Porsche 991 Cup entry driven by Pierre-Yves Paque, Jean-Michell Gerome and Christian Kelders. The #35 B2F Compétition Porsche 991 Cup entry was second in class followed by the #203 Vortex V8-entered GC Automotive GC 10 V8.
The SP3-GT4 class was won by the #227 Nova Racing Ginetta G55 GT4.
The next round of the 24H Series Endurance Series will be the 12H Red Bull Ring on April 7 – 8.