A season-high of 28 entries are set to take part in this weekend’s Italian GT Sprint Championship races at Monza. The third round of the Sprint championship will see 14 GT3, 10 GT4, and 4 GT Cup machines in action.
GT3 championship leaders Mattia Drudi and Riccardo Agostini are set to defend their series lead with their Audi Sport Italia Audi R8 LMS, while Mugello Race 2 winner Lorenzo Ferrari will share driving duties in the Antonelli Motorsport’s Mercedes-AMG GT3 with Loris Spinelli.
The Vincenzo Sospiri Racing pairing of Yuki Nemoto and Tuomas Tujula closed in on the championship leaders after achieving good results during the last round at Mugello, with the Lamborghini Huracán GT3 drivers set to utilize these last two rounds of the Sprint series in order to grab Pro class titles.
The Pro-Am title is up for grabs as well, with five cars all possible to win the championship. This includes the Easy Race Ferrari 488 GT3 of Mattia Michelotto and Sean Hudspeth, the AF Corse 488 GT3 of Matteo Cressoni and Simon Mann, the RS Racing 488 GT3 of Daniele Di Amato and Alessandro Vezzoni, the AF Corse 488 GT3 of Giogio Roda and Alessio Rovera, and the sole BMW Team Italia BMW M6 GT3 of Stefano Comandini and Marius Zug.
Am class leaders Marco Cassarà and Alex De Giacomi will pilot their Dinamic Motorsport Porsche 911.2 GT3R while the second place Ebimotors Porsche will be piloted by Paolo Venerosi and Alessandro Baccani.
Krypton Motorsport returns to the series with Stefano Pezzuchini set to take driving duties behind the wheel of a Mercedes-AMG GT3.
The GT4 Pro-Am title fight will go down to the wire during these last two rounds as well, with four lineups all separated within 4 points. The Nova Race and Scuderia Villorba Corse Mercedes-AMG GT4s of Luca Segù/Francesco De Luca and Andrea Belicchi/Jody Vullo respectively will be chased by the BMW Team Italia BMW M4 GT4 of Francesco Guerra and Simone Riccitelli and the Ebimotors Porsche Cayman GT4 of Riccardo Pera and Paolo Gnemmi.
While the Centro Porsche Ticino Porsche Cayman GT4 of Daniel Vebster and Giacomo Riva leads GT4 Am, the W&D Racing Team BMW M4 GT4 of Paolo Meloni and the Nova Race Mercedes-AMG GT4 of Luca Magnoni are still in the championship fight.
A new entry joins the GT4 ranks this weekend, with Johan Rosen and Peter Larsen set to take on driving duties behind the wheel of a Primus Racing Ginetta G55 GT4.
GT Cup will consist of class leaders Matteo Greco and Riccardo Chiesa in their Easy Race Ferrari 488 Challenge, Alessandro Berton and Luca Demarchi in their SR&R 488 Challenge, Emanuele Romani and Gianluca Carboni in their Duell Motorsport Porsche 991 GT3 Cup, and Leonardo Caglioni, who is making his series debut in his Ombra Racing Porsche 991 GT3 Cup.
Race 1 is set to take place on Saturday at 17:10 CET, while Race 2 will be on Sunday at 13:30 local time. Both races will consist of 50 minute + 1 lap sprint races and will be live streamed via Italian GT Championship’s Facebook page.
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