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2008 FIA GT Tourist Trophy

The 2008 FIA GT Tourist Trophy was the opening round of the 2008 FIA GT Championship season. It took place at Silverstone Circuit, Great Britain, on April 20, 2008.

Race resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 75% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC). Cars with a C under their class are running in the Citation Cup, with the winner marked in bold italics.

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 GT1 33   Jetalliance Racing   Karl Wendlinger
  Ryan Sharp
Aston Martin DBR9 M 59
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
2 GT1 1   Vitaphone Racing Team   Michael Bartels
  Andrea Bertolini
Maserati MC12 GT1 M 59
Maserati 6.0 L V12
3 GT1 10   Gigawave Motorsport   Philipp Peter
  Allan Simonsen
Aston Martin DBR9 M 59
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
4 GT1 3   Selleslagh Racing Team   Christophe Bouchut
  Xavier Maassen
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 59
Chevrolet LS7R 7.0 L V8
5 GT1 6   Phoenix Carsport Racing   Mike Hezemans
  Fabrizio Gollin
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 59
Chevrolet LS7R 7.0 L V8
6 GT1 36   Jetalliance Racing   Lukas Lichtner-Hoyer
  Alex Müller
Aston Martin DBR9 M 59
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
7 GT1 2   Vitaphone Racing Team   Miguel Ramos
  Alexandre Negrão
Maserati MC12 GT1 M 59
Maserati 6.0 L V12
8 GT1 5   Phoenix Carsport Racing   Jean-Denis Délétraz
  Marcel Fässler
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 59
Chevrolet LS7R 7.0 L V8
9 GT1 7   Larbre Compétition   Vincent Vosse
  Grégory Franchi
Saleen S7-R M 58
Ford 7.0 L V8
10 GT1 8   IPB Spartak Racing
  Reiter Engineering
  Roman Rusinov
  Peter Kox
Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT M 58
Lamborghini L535 6.0 L V12
11 GT2 50   AF Corse   Gianmaria Bruni
  Toni Vilander
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 58
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
12 GT2 56   CR Scuderia Racing   Andrew Kirkaldy
  Rob Bell
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 57
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
13 GT1 13   RBImmo Racing
  Konrad Motorsport
  Jos Menten
  Andrea Piccini
Saleen S7-R P 57
Ford 7.0 L V8
14 GT2 77   BMS Scuderia Italia   Paolo Ruberti
  Matteo Malucelli
Ferrari F430 GT2 P 57
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
15 GT2 51   AF Corse   Thomas Biagi
  Christian Montanari
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 57
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
16 GT1 4   Peka Racing   Anthony Kumpen
  Bert Longin
Saleen S7-R P 57
Ford 7.0 L V8
17 GT2 55   CR Scuderia Racing   Chris Niarchos
  Tim Mullen
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 57
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
18 GT2 60   Prospeed Competition   Markus Palttala
  Mikael Forsten
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 56
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
19 GT2 78   BMS Scuderia Italia   Joël Camathias
  Davide Rigon
Ferrari F430 GT2 P 56
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
20 GT1 37   Escuderia ACA Argentina   Gastón Mazzacane
  Esteban Tuero
Ferrari 550-GTS Maranello M 56
Ferrari 5.9 L V12
21 GT2 57   Kessel Racing   Henri Moser
  Fabrizio del Monte
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 56
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
22 GT2 95   Advanced Engineering
  PeCom Racing Team
  Matías Russo
  Luís Pérez Companc
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 56
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
23 GT2 62   Scuderia Ecosse   Jamie Davies
  Fabio Babini
Ferrari F430 GT2 P 56
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
24 GT1
C
12   AT Racing
  Renauer Motorsport Team
  Alexander Talkanitsa
  Wolfgang Kaufmann
Chevrolet Corvette C5-R M 55
Chevrolet LS7R 7.0 L V8
25 GT1 15   JMB Racing   Peter Kutemann
  Ben Aucott
Maserati MC12 GT1 M 54
Maserati 6.0 L V12
26 GT2 59   Trackspeed Racing   Richard Williams
  David Ashburn
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR P 54
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
27 G2 104   Go To One Racing
  Charouz Racing System
  Štepán Vojtech
  Kenneth Heyer
Mosler MT900R M 52
Chevrolet LS7 7.0 L V8
28 G2 103   Go To One Racing
  Charouz Racing System
  Aleš Jirásek
  Adam Lacko
Mosler MT900R M 52
Chevrolet LS7 7.0 L V8
29 G2
C
111   Autoracing Club Bratislava   Miro Konopka
  Sean Edwards
Saleen S7-R M 52
Ford 7.0 L V8
30
DNF
G2 101   Belgian Racing   Bas Leinders
  Renaud Kuppens
Gillet Vertigo Streiff P 28
Maserati 4.2 L V8
DSQ GT2 61   Prospeed Competition   Emmanuel Collard
  Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 57
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6

† – #61 Prospeed Competition was disqualified after the race for failing technical inspection. The car was found to be below the minimum ride height.

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position – #5 Carsport Holland – 2:14.554
  • Average Speed – 155.21 km/h

ReferencesEdit

  • "Results: 2008 Round 1 – Silverstone". FIA GT Championship. Retrieved 2008-04-20.


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