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2009 FIA GT Zolder 2 Hours

The 2009 FIA GT Zolder 2 Hours is the eighth and final round of the 2009 FIA GT Championship season. It took place at Zolder, Belgium on 25 October 2009. It was also the final race held under the FIA GT Championship banner before the introduction of the FIA GT1 World Championship and FIA GT2 European Championship in 2010.

The race was won by the No. 33 Vitaphone Racing Team DHL Maserati of the Italians Alessandro Pier Guidi and Matteo Bobbi, leading the No. 4 Peka Racing Corvette and No. 1 Vitaphone Maserati. Michael Bartels and Andrea Bertolini secured the GT1 Drivers' Championship with their third-place finish. Richard Westbrook and Marco Holzer won the GT2 category in the No. 60 Prospeed Competition Porsche, with Westbrook securing the GT2 Drivers' Championship.

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ReportEdit

QualifyingEdit

Anthony Kumpen qualified the No. 4 Peka Racing Corvette on pole position ahead of the No. 1 Vitaphone Maserati. However the two cars on the front row were penalized for setting their fastest lap while a portion of the track was under yellow flag conditions. Both were moved back five grid spots, promoting the No. 33 Vitaphone Maserati to pole at the race start.

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pole position winners in each class are marked in bold.[1]

Pos Class Team Driver Lap Time Grid
1 GT1 No. 4 Peka Racing Anthony Kumpen 1:27.399 6
2 GT1 No. 2 Vitaphone Racing Team Alex Müller 1:27.464 7
3 GT1 No. 33 Vitaphone Racing Team DHL Alessandro Pier Guidi 1:27.589 1
4 GT1 No. 8 Sangari Team Brazil Enrique Bernoldi 1:28.026 2
5 GT1 No. 19 Luc Alphand Aventures Xavier Maassen 1:28.148 3
6 GT1 No. 1 Vitaphone Racing Team Andrea Bertolini 1:28.183 4
7 GT1 No. 3 Selleslagh Racing Team Bert Longin 1:28.848 5
8 GT1 No. 35 Nissan Motorsports Michael Krumm 1:30.754 8
9 GT1 No. 40 Marc VDS Racing Team Bas Leinders 1:31.274 9
10 GT2 No. 50 AF Corse Gianmaria Bruni 1:31.622 10
11 GT2 No. 59 Trackspeed Racing Jörg Bergmeister 1:31.381 11
12 GT2 No. 60 Prospeed Competition Richard Westbrook 1:31.879 12
13 GT2 No. 95 PeCom Racing Team Matías Russo 1:31.911 13
14 GT2 No. 61 Prospeed Competition Marc Lieb 1:32.264 14
15 GT2 No. 55 CRS Racing Tim Mullen 1:32.295 15
16 GT2 No. 56 CRS Racing Rob Bell 1:32.396 16
17 GT2 No. 77 BMS Scuderia Italia Paolo Ruberti 1:32.565 17
18 GT2 No. 97 Brixia Racing Martin Ragginger 1:32.693 18
19 GT2 No. 51 AF Corse Álvaro Barba 1:32.759 19
20 GT2 No. 58 Trackspeed Racing Sascha Maassen 1:33.345 20
21 GT2 No. 78 BMS Scuderia Italia Stéphane Lémeret 1:33.530 21

RaceEdit

Race resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 75% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 GT1 33   Vitaphone Racing Team DHL   Alessandro Pier Guidi
  Matteo Bobbi
Maserati MC12 GT1 M 79
Maserati 6.0 L V12
2 GT1 1   Vitaphone Racing Team   Michael Bartels
  Andrea Bertolini
Maserati MC12 GT1 M 79
Maserati 6.0 L V12
3 GT1 19   Luc Alphand Aventures   Xavier Maassen
  Thomas Biagi
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 79
Chevrolet LS7.R 7.0 L V8
4 GT1 8   Sangari Team Brazil   Enrique Bernoldi
  Roberto Streit
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 78
Chevrolet LS7.R 7.0 L V8
5 GT1 3   Selleslagh Racing Team   Bert Longin
  James Ruffier
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 78
Chevrolet LS7.R 7.0 L V8
6 GT2 60   Prospeed Competition   Marco Holzer
  Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 76
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
7 GT2 77   BMS Scuderia Italia   Paolo Ruberti
  Matteo Malucelli
Ferrari F430 GT2 P 76
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
8 GT2 56   CRS Racing   Rob Bell
  Andrew Kirkaldy
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 76
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
9 GT2 50   AF Corse   Gianmaria Bruni
  Toni Vilander
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 76
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
10 GT2 59   Trackspeed Racing   Jörg Bergmeister
  Chris Mamerow
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 76
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
11 GT2 97   Brixia Racing   Emmanuel Collard
  Martin Ragginger
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 76
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
12 GT2 51   AF Corse   Álvaro Barba
  Niki Cadei
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 75
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
13 GT2 61   Prospeed Competition   Marc Lieb
  Darryl O'Young
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 75
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
14 GT2 58   Trackspeed Racing   Sascha Maassen
  David Ashburn
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 74
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
15 GT2 95   PeCom Racing Team   Matías Russo
  Luís Pérez Companc
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 73
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
16 GT1 2   Vitaphone Racing Team   Miguel Ramos
  Alex Müller
Maserati MC12 GT1 M 72
Maserati 6.0 L V12
17 GT1 35   Nissan Motorsports
  Gigawave Motorsports
  Darren Turner
  Michael Krumm
Nissan GT-R GT1 M 61
Nissan 5.6 L V8
18
DNF
GT1 40   Marc VDS Racing Team   Renaud Kuppens
  Bas Leinders
Ford GT1 M 35
Ford 5.0 L V8
19
DNF
GT2 55   CRS Racing   Antonio García
  Tim Mullen
Ferrari F430 GT2 M 34
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
20
DNF
GT2 78   BMS Scuderia Italia   Luigi Lucchini
  Stéphane Lémeret
Ferrari F430 GT2 P 17
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
DSQ GT1 4   Peka Racing   Anthony Kumpen
  Mike Hezemans
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 79
Chevrolet LS7.R 7.0 L V8

Note the #4 car was excluded because the car was not in compliance with the technical regulations. Results are still provisional.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Qualifying". FIA GT Championship. 2009-10-24. Retrieved 2009-10-24.
  2. ^ "Pekaracing excluded from Zolder – results still provisional". FIA GT Championship. 2009-12-07. Archived from the original on 2010-01-03. Retrieved 2009-12-07.


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