The Italian GT Championship keeps growing. A total of 35 cars to contest the Sprint series in Misano

The second round of the season at the benches of the Adriatico sea marks the participation record for the past five years. Live coverage of the two races on Acisport TV (SKY 228) and on all the web platforms of the championship.

A new participation record for the last five years has been set by the Italian GT Championship in the occasion of the second round of the Sprint series that will take place this coming weekend at the Misano World Circuit. Following the great debut in Monza, a total of 35 cars will get on the 4.226 meters of the Italian circuit in the classes GT3, GT Cup and GT4.

GT3 Eighteen cars will contest the highest class that will see a wide presence of Ferrari 488 GT3 Evos. The Easy Race’s Ferrari driven by Greco-Crestani heads to Misano as the classification leader, equal on points with the Audi R8 LMS of Agostini-Ferrari. The Ferrari lot is completed by the three cars fielded by AF Corse for Schreiner-Hudspeth, S.Mann-Vilander and P.Mann-Casè, the two of Kessel Racing driven by Cuhadaroglu-Fumanelli and Steven Earle, that of Ram Autoracing driven by Lippi-Filippi and the Maranello’s Red car driven by a returning Daniele Di Amato (RS Racing). The Audi Sport Italia’s “Dream Team” will be completed by the car driven by Mancinelli-Postiglione instead. Four Lamborghini Huracans will make it onto the track: two fielded by Imperiale Racing for Frassineti-Ghiotto and Llarena-Middleton, one by LP Racing for Cecotto-Perolini and one by Vincenzo Sospiri’s VSR for Tempesta-Iacone, that were at the start of the GT Cup in the opener in Monza. Two Honda NSX GT3s will be fielded by Nova Race for Guidetti-De Luca and Zanotti-Cabezas Catalan, while BMW and Mercedes will line up one challenger each, the M6 GT3 of Comandini-Zuz (Ceccato Racing) and the AMG GT3 of Segù-Baruch (Antonelli Motorsport).

GT4 Seven cars entered the entry-level class. The current PRO-AM classification leaders Mattia Di Giusto and Fabio Babini (Porsche Cayman-Ebimotors), will see the Faenza’s driver handing the seat over to Riccardo Pera, who was not present in Monza due to a conflicting commitment. The team led by Enrico Borghi will field a second car for Arrigosi-De Castro, while two Caymans will be lined up by Autorlando for Carboni-Romani and Cerati-Ghezzi. Two Mercedes AMG GT4 will exhibit the Nova Race’s livery. One will be driven by Di Fabio-Magnoni and one by Ferri-Garbelli. The BMW M4 GT4 (Ceccato Racing) will be driven by Fascicolo-Neri, that are currently leading, with Cerati-Ghezzi, GT4 AM.

GT CUP A new car joined the single-make configured class. The Lamborghini Huracan ST of FFF Racing Team will be driven by Luciano Privitelio, which makes the entered cars reach level ten. The other Lambos at the start are those of Dionisio-Barri (Team Italy), Mugelli-Pegoraro (Best Lap) and Pavlovic-Fischbaum (Bonaldi Motorsport). Ferrari will be present with three 488 Challenge Evo: one driven by the provisional leaders Linossi-Vebster (Easy Race), one by Demarchi-Risitano (SR&R) and one by Pitorri-Simonelli (Best Lap). The three Porsche 991 4.0 will be driven by La Mazza-Nicolosi and Berton-Riva for Krypton Motorsport, while the remaining car will be driven by the brothers Lino and Carlo Curti (Tsunami RT).

PROGRAM AND TV COVERAGE: The second weekend of the Sprint series will kick off on Friday with two free practice sessions of 45 minutes each (at local 11.05 and 15.55) and will continue on Saturday with qualifying of each class: the first session will be from 10 to 10.10 (GT3) and from 10.15 to 10.25 (GT4 and GT CUP), while the second session will be from 10.35 to 10.45 (GT3) and from 10.50 to 11 (GT4 and GT CUP). The two 50 minutes-long races will be on Saturday at 18.20 and Sunday at 15.10. Both races will be live on ACISPORT TV (SKY 228) and streaming from, Facebook and YOUTUBE


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