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Imola - italy

Round 08 - Italy - Imola

Both MC12 at the podium at Imola
05/09/2004

Maserati’s return to international endurance racing was a superb success in the eyes of the Italian manufacturer, with two cars making the podium at Imola at the weekend. The cars, resplendent in corporate blue and performing in front of Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo, ran faultlessly throughout the race, despite a new team and two new drivers in the shape of Johnny Herbert and Fabrizio de Simone who only had their first drive in the car the week preceding the event.

 

STARTING GRID

04/09/2004 Imola

#DriverTime
01Capellari/Gollin01:45.593
02Lechner/Seiler/Konrad+ 0.083
03Bartels/Alzen+ 0.104
04Bobbi/Gardel+ 0.658
05Ruberti/Lancieri/Pirri-Ardizzone+ 0.743
06Erdos/Newton+ 1.087
07Naspetti/Morbidelli+ 1.135
08Bertolini/Salo+ 1.382
09Goodwin/Ramos+ 1.517
10Livio/Calderari/Bryner+ 1.639

RACE RESULTS

05/09/2004 Imola

#DriverTime
01Bartels/Alzen03:01.26.346
02Bertolini/Salo+43.143
03Herbert/Simone+1.22.529
04Capellari/Gollin+1 lap
05Livio/Calderari/Bryner+1 lap
06Bobbi/Gardel+2 laps
07Peter/Babini+2 laps
08Naspetti/Morbidelli+2 laps
09Wendlinger/Melo+3 laps
10Erdos/Newton+5 laps

PIT & PADDOCK

05/09/2004

Comments after the race
Johnny Herbert: «We achieved a great result.»