Great expectations for SBM Agency and its drivers at Paul Ricard for the third round of the Blancpain Endurance Series.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
He reaches the halfway mark of the season the Blancpain Endurance Series, which this weekend will see drivers and cars on the track on the circuit of Paul Ricard for the dispute of its third round of the season. It is an appointment, the French, became a fixture in the calendar organized by the SRO series, but that will change this year with regard to the duration of the race. Traditionally set on the duration of three hours, as this season the French game called “1000 kilometers of the Paul Ricard” will be played instead of the six hours with green light at 18.00 and checkered flag at the stroke of midnight.
SBM Agency will again star in France with its cars and its drivers. Lorenzo Bontempelli runner in the class “PRO-AM” at the Monza race will be at the wheel of the Ferrari 488 GT3 fielded by AF Corse and on the occasion of the French race will share the car with the Frenchman Olivier Beretta and Japanese gentlemen Motoaki Ishikawa. Also in the same category SBM Agency will also race Matteo Beretta, the latter at the wheel of the Lamborghini Huracan GT3 fielded by Team Ombra Racing. Beretta will race distance tourer Sant’Agata assisted by Stefano Costantini and Giovanni Berton.
The French Paul Ricard program provides for Friday morning session called “bronze test” from 10.00 to 11.00. Following always Friday free practice from 14.10 to 15.40, and then the pre-qualifications in a session from 17.05 to 18.35. Saturday morning from 09,45 to 10,45 happening qualifications, which will determine the starting grid of the race scheduled on six hours apart with rolling start at 18.00 and 24.00 to the checkered flag.
The race at Paul Ricard will be broadcast live streaming on the institutional website www.blancpain-gt-series.com clicking http://www.blancpain-gt-series.com/live, while on television and Eurosport, which will broadcast the Bloomberg highlights the main stages of the race.