There was no stopping the Imperiale Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 of Giovanni Venturini and Kikko Galbiati, after Galbiati performed a rather bold pass for the lead which involved contact with the AF Corse Ferrari 488 GT3 of Alessio Rovera and Giorgio Roda four laps from the finish. While Galbiati was able to take a provisional race win, the stewards later deemed Galbiati’s contact with Rovera as avoidable, handing the team a post-race five-second penalty and relegating the Huracán GT3 to a disappointing seventh place. This meant the AKM Motorsport Mercedes-AMG GT3 of 17-year-old Lorenzo Ferrari and Daniel Zampieri inherited the win after crossing the finish line 1.122 seconds ahead of the Rovera, Roda AF Corse 488 GT3.

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Race 2 became a lottery as a safety car period tighten the field, leading to a race ending ten-minute sprint in which saw the first six cars finish all within three seconds of each other.

Even with a 15 second pitstop handicap for its Race 1 victory, the Audi Sport Italia R8 LMS GT3 of Daniel Mancinelli and Riccardo Agostini finished on the third step of the podium. Agostini was behind the wheel during the first stint, maintaining a comfortable pace and handing off the car to teammate Mancinelli in third place, but due to the race win handicap the car exited the pit lane in eighth place. Mancinelli, however, made a fantastic recovery and was able to get by the Stefano Comandini and Marius Zug BMW Team Italia M6 GT3 during the closing stages of the race.

Fifth place and Pro-Am honors went to the Mattia Michelotto, Sean Hudspeth Easy Race Ferrari 488 GT3 despite suffering contact during the first stages of the race with the Vincenzo Sospiri Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 of Yuki Nemoto and Tuomas Tujula which saw the Huracán retire from the race.

Sixth place went to the RS Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 of Alessandro Vezzoni and Daniele Di Amato after gaining three positions during the late stages of the races, finishing ahead of the Venturini, Galbiati Imperiale Racing Huracán GT3, thanks to its post-race five-second penalty, by just 0.083 seconds and the eighth placed Simon Mann, Matteo Cressoni AF Corse 488 GT3.

In ninth place and obtaining its second Am class victory during the weekend was the Dinamic Motorsport Porsche 991.2 GT3R of Marco Cassarà and Alex De Giacomi, finishing ahead of the Alessandro Baccani, Paolo Venerosi Pesciolini Ebimotors Porsche GT3R.

Bad luck struck the #90 AKM Motorsports Mercedes-AMG GT3 of Loris Spinelli and Davide Roda yet again this weekend, retiring six laps from the finish due to mechanical issues while in sixth place. The LP Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 of Lorenzo Marcucci and Riccardo Cazzaniga also retired from the race after an odd accident with the GT Cup class Duell Race Porsche 991 GT Cup.

GT4 class honors went to the Nova Race Events Mercedes-AMG GT4 of Franscesco De Luca and Luca Segù. During the first stint, it was De Luca who managed to overtake two competitors before handing off the AMG GT4 in third place to teammate Segù. Shortly after exiting the pits, Segù was able to take second place behind the Ebimotors Porsche Cayman 718 GT4 of Riccardo Pera and Paolo Gnemmi after the BMW Team Italia M4 GT4 of Simone Riccitelli and Francesco Guerra suffered a retirement due to mechanical issues. On the 22nd lap, Segù overtook the leading Ebimotors Cayman, and managed to defend the position until the chequered flag.

The podium was completed by Scuderia Villorba Corse’s Mercedes-AMG GT4 of Jody Simone Vullo and Andre Belicchi.

The Easy Race Ferrari 488 Challenge of Matteo Greco and Riccardo Chiesa assumed GT Cup honors after dominating Race 2 ahead of the other SR&R Ferrari 488 Challenge.

 
 

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