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Monza - ITA

Cedric Sbirrazzuoli / Alessandro Chionna

Sbirrazzuoli and Gai win at Monza. Baldi extends his overall lead

Brno trionfale per Zumerle
15/05/2011

Cedric Sbirrazzuoli and Stefano Gai came out on top in this second round of the Trofeo Maserati GranTurismo MC. This weekend’s action took place at Monza and saw nineteen crews from seven countries competing.

The AF Corse driver from Monaco claimed an important win in the special Team classification to go with his overall victory. Behind him in Race 1 came David Baldi, Venezuelan Gaetano Ardagna and twenty year-old Swiss driver Andrina Gugger. Baldi - Ardagna - Gugger was also the podium order in this morning’s race. In the event, the drivers chose to go with slick tyres with the track still a bit damp from the rain that had come down during the night. The conditions explained the unusual start with the pack following the Safety Car around for the opening three laps.

In Race 2, one held on a dry surface, it was straight into the action as the cars bunched going into turn one. Coming out best was Gaetano Ardagna as he pinballed into the lead. The afternoon race was an eventful one with Stefano Gai eventually taking the win. Victory came on his home track after he had secured two pole positions and after retiring from Race 1 following a collision. Second across the line was Ardagna with David Baldi claiming third, a finish good enough to see him consolidate his championship lead. Fourth went to Niccolò Piancastelli who edged out Manuel Villa after he was hit with a drive-through.

 

RACE RESULTS 2

15/05/2011

#DRIVERTIME
01Stefano Gai40:07.698
02Gaetano Ardagna+1.884
03David Baldi+7.483
04Niccolò Piancastelli+20.637
05Manuel Villa+20.815
06Mario Cordoni+22.116
07Davide Durante+32.649
08Olivier Doeblin+50.238
09Andreas Segler+1.00.359
10Alessandro Chionna+1.33.879

RACE RESULTS 1

15/05/2011

#DRIVERTIME
01Cedric Sbirrazzuoli40:51.805
02David Baldi+2.489
03Gaetano Ardagna+6.340
04Andrina Gugger+7.385
05Manuel Villa+10.155
06Mario Cordoni+15.185
07Matteo Grassi+18.981
08Niccolò Piancastelli+21.478
09Olivier Doeblin+34.952
10Jimmy Ghione+1.26.151

STARTING GRID 2

14/05/2011

#DRIVERTIME
01Stefano Gai1:58.005
02Manuel Villa+0.411
03Gaetano Ardagna+0.816
04David Baldi+0.828
05Andrina Gugger+1.006
06Mario Cordoni+1.107
07Lorenzo Casé+1.308
08Niccolò Piancastelli+1.605
09Davide Durante+2.508
10Enrico Moncada+2.528

STARTING GRID 1

14/05/2011

#DRIVERTIME
01Stefano Gai1:58.288
02Manuel Villa+0.473
03David Baldi+0.802
04Cedric Sbirrazzuoli+0.871
05Lorenzo Casè+1.273
06Gaetano Ardagna+1.307
07Andrina Gugger+1.351
08Matteo Grassi+1.392
09Mario Cordoni+1.817
10Niccolò Piancastelli+2.000

PIT & PADDOCK

15/05/2011

Ivan Basso in the pacy Maserati GranTurismo MC Trofeo
The famous names were out in force at Monza for the Trofeo Maserati, and not only from the world of motorsport.

15/05/2011

Race 1 press conference, Team category
Cedric Sbirrazzuoli (1st in the Team category, 1st overall): "Racing on slicks really was the right choice; mounting wet weather tyres would have been a big mistake.

15/05/2011

Race 1 press conference, Trofeo category
Davide Baldi (1st in the Trofeo category, 2nd overall): “The day couldn't have got off to a worse start: the in-car fire extinguisher exploded just before we all lined up on the grid and we had to find a solution straight away".

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