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Stolz and Engel win second Sprint Cup race at Brands Hatch

Luca Stolz and Maro Engel have scored the victory within the second race of the Sprint Cup at the Brands Hatch circuit. Regardless of the dominance of the # 88 Mercedes from begin to end, a puncture within the AKKA ASP GT3 on the final lap allowed Stolz to verify the victory of the Toksport WRT Workforce Mercedes # 6. With their second podium of the weekend, Charles Weerts and Dries Vanthoor have efficiently revalidated the title achieved within the 2020 season. After the ultimate issues of # 88, the # 89 Mercedes has inherited the rostrum from its ‘brother’ automotive due to the great function of Petru Razvan Umbrarescu and Jules Gounon.

Raffaele Marciello didn’t have too many difficulties to defend the primary place at the wheel of the # 88 Mercedes forward of Maro Engel and his # 6 Mercedes. Dries Vanthoor managed to safeguard the third place of the Audi # 32 in an exit by which the push of Jules Gounon put the Belgian in bother. No modifications within the first 5 locations, the totally different incidents that occurred within the first two laps made it essential to neutralize the race underneath ‘FCY’ earlier than the looks of the Security Automobile. The spotlight additionally didn’t supply modifications within the head positions of a race that consumed minutes nearly unintentionally.

Charles Weerts and Dries Vanthoor have confirmed their second consecutive Sprint Cup title with Workforce WRT.

Avoiding any sort of drawback, Raffaele Marciello linked a number of quick laps to open a enough earnings for a quiet pit cease. The truth is, the # 88 Mercedes was one of many final to cross by the pitlane to keep away from any kind of visitors. With out additional opposition, Timur Boguslavskiy was again on monitor to retain the # 88 lead forward of the Mercedes # 6, already within the fingers of Luca Stolz. Charles Weerts additionally had no issues returning in third place with the Audi # 32, even when behind the Mercedes # 89 of AKKA ASP and the Mercedes # 7 of Toksport WRT had been positioned in fourth and fifth place.

Regardless of the great work performed by Marciello within the first half of the race and by the AKKA ASP mechanics within the pits, Luca Stolz’s tempo was sufficient to seek out Timur Boguslavskiy within the absence of greater than 15 minutes till the top of the race. All in all, the Russian rider made it clear that it was not going to be simple to overhaul him and he managed to cease Stolz’s momentum till the time was reset and the final lap began. However, Timur Boguslavskiy’s Mercedes # 88 suffered a puncture within the closing moments of the race that made him lose rhythm.

Stolz and Engel win second Sprint Cup race at Brands Hatch

The drivers of the Mercedes # 89 of AKKA ASP have discovered a totally sudden podium.

Luca Stolz didn’t miss the chance and took the victory at the wheel of the Mercedes # 6 comfortably as soon as # 88 disappeared from the equation. The truth is, Charles Weerts took second place within the Audi # 32 to shut the shared aim with Dries Vanthoor to revalidate the title gained final 12 months. Nearly unexpectedly, after crossing the end line greater than fifteen seconds behind the chief, the Mercedes # 89 by AKKA ASP accomplished the rostrum with Jules Gounon. For its half, the fourth place was for the Mercedes # 7, whereas the fifth place fell within the arm of Frank Fowl, driver of the Audi # 31.

Mercedes # 88 loses victory in first race at Brands HatchThe # 88 Mercedes loses the victory within the first race of Brands HatchRead information

With this consequence, the Mercedes # 7 of Juuso Puhakka and Óscar Tunjo scored the victory within the Silver Cup in a race by which Timur Boguslavskiy’s Mercedes # 88 lastly entered sixth place after his puncture. A consequence that just about left the championship determined and that has been a jug of chilly water for AKKA ASP, even when the workforce has solid # 89 on the rostrum and # 87 in seventh place, third among the many Silver Cup vehicles. The Lamborghini # 14 and the Audi # 25 and # 30 have accomplished the highest ten positions of the second race held on the British monitor.

Outcomes 2 GT World Problem EUrope 2021 (Sprint Cup) at Brands Hatch

Pos. Drivers Automobile No.
Workforce
Time 1ºEngel / Stolz
Mercedes-AMG GT3
# 6
Toksport WRT
40 Laps
2nd Weerts / Vanthoor
Audi R8 LMS GT3
# 32Workforce WRT
+1,925
3ºUmbrarescu / Gounon
Mercedes-AMG GT3
# 89
AKKA ASP
+15,340
4th Puhakka / Tunjo
Mercedes-AMG GT3
# 7
Toksport WRT
+ 16.4385ºBird / Tomita
Audi R8 LMS GT3
# 31
Workforce WRT
+ 16.8886ºBoguslavskiy / Marciello
Mercedes-AMG GT3
# 88AKKA ASP
+ 17.0837ºTereschenko / Pla
Mercedes-AMG GT3
# 87AKKA ASP
+ 17.2228ºFeller / Fontana
Lamborghini Huracán GT3
# 14Emil Frey Racing
+ 23.9699ºGoethe / Mies
Audi R8 LMS GT3
# 30Workforce WRT
+ 30.24410ºRoussel / Haase
Audi R8 LMS GT3
# 25
Saintéloc Racing
+32,024

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