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BRAZILIAN JOY AT HUNGARORING, AS KHODAIR-HAHN TAKE MAIDEN GT OPEN WIN

Allam Khodair and Marcelo Hahn took their maiden overall win today in Race 2 at the Hungaroring, at the wheel of the drivex Mercedes AMG. The Brazilian Pro-Am pair perfectly mastered the race, with Khodair setting pole position and leading throughout the first stint, and Hahn keeping everything under control in the second stint, to beat the Lambo Huracans of Rik Breukers-Riccardo Agostini (Imperiale Racing) and Edoardo Liberati-Kang Ling (VSR)..

CIOCI-SERRA TAKE MAIDEN GT OPEN WIN, THE FOURTH FOR LUZICH RACING

Luzich Racing conquered its fourth win of the season, with its new pair that debuted here: Marco Cioci and Daniel Serra. A long-standing contender in the series and a former class champion, the Italian (who took pole on the wet this morning) conquered his maiden overall win. So did also the reigning Stock Car Brazil champion, who is back to the GT Open ten years after his last appearance. The white-and-red Ferrari 488 beat in a thrilling finale the SPS Automotive Performance Mercedes of Valentin Pierburg and Tom Onslow-Cole that put an outstanding show, taking its fourth success of the year in the Pro-Am class, ahead of the Daiko Lazarus Racing of class leaders Fabrizio Crestani-Miguel Ramos.

SIX FERRARI CREWS ON TRACK AT THE HUNGARORING IN THE INTERNATIONAL GT OPEN

The International GT Open is nearing the half-season mark. As it has become customary, the turning point will take place at the Hungaroring, the twisty track on the hills outside Budapest that relaunched international motorsports into Central Europe three decades ago. The event, with its usual summer atmosphere and the splendor of the nearby Hungarian capital as an additional attraction, promises to be extremely attractive this year too with 27 cars entered for the event.

DRIVEX PLAYS FOR HIGH STAKES IN THE GT OPEN WITH TWO MERCEDES CARS IN HUNGARY

Drivex heads to Hungary for Round 4 of the International GT Open and the Spain-based outfit is a hot favorite after its top results achieved by Marcelo Hahn and Allam Khodair with the Mercedes AMG GT3. As announced the past week, Drivex is doubling its efforts in the series and a second Mercedes AMG GT3 for Ricardo Baptista and Carlos Eduardo “Cacá” Bueno, two other top-tier Brazilian drivers, will be lined up. 

DI AMATO-MONTERMINI SCORE THEIR FIRST GT OPEN WIN

The RS Racing Ferrari 488 took its maiden win in the International GT Open, as Daniele Di Amato and Andrea Montermini emerged in a dramatic and closely-fought finale. They beat the two Teo Martín BMs of Juan Cruz Álvarez-Lourenço Beirão (who took the lead after the pit stops) and yesterday’s winners, Fran Rueda-Andrés Saravia. The Spaniard and the Guatemalan are now second in the overall standings, closing to 13 points the gap with respect to Mikkel Mac, today fifth.

HAHN / KHODAIR SCORE FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON AT ESTORIL

Drivex kicked off the 2018 season in the International GT Open in style as the team went on to win the second race of the season-opener at the Circuito de Estoril. Marcelo Hahn and Allam Khodair set the pace on Portuguese soil from the very beginning. Their teammates Jamie Campbell-Walter and Ferdinand Habsburg, the latter making his debut in GT racing, were competitive throughout the weekend despite they couldn’t experience the sweet smell of success this time.

MAC/PIER GUIDI WIN AGAIN IN ESTORIL

Mikkel Mac and Alessandro Pier Guidi rounded the weekend of Luzich Racing at Estoril by taking a second win today with their Ferrari 488. They clearly lead in the overall standings, 6 points ahead of Giovanni Venturini-Jeroen Mul, again second with the Imperiale Racing Lalborghini, today ahead of sister car driven by Riccardo Agostini-Rik Breukers.

MAC/PIER GUIDI TAKE GT OPEN WIN AT ESTORIL

Mikkel Mac and Alessandro Pier Guidi won the first race of the 2018 International GT Open at Estoril, giving the brand new Luzich Racing a first win in its first race appearance. The Ferrari 488 was an authorative leader throughout the race, beating the reigning champion Imperiale Racing Lamborghini of Giovanni Venturini-Jeroen Mul and another … Continue reading → ...

FERDINAND HABSBURG TO RACE IN THE GT OPEN WITH DRIVEX MERCEDES AMG

Drivex is set to field two Mercedes AMG GT3 cars in the opening round at Estoril next weekend. The full-season International GT Open Mercedes AMG GT3 in the hands of Marcelo Hahn and Allam Khodair will be joined by another “silver arrow” in Portugal. Not many racers will ever compete alongside their manager but Ferdinand Habsburg (AUT) and his manager double-World Champion Jamie Campbell Walter (GBR) will contest International GT Open at Estoril together in a Drivex Mercedes AMG GT3.