2011 FIA GT1 Beijing round

The 2011 FIA GT1 Beijing round was an auto racing event held at the Goldenport Park Circuit, Beijing, China on 8–10 September, and was the ninth round of the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship season. It was the FIA GT1 World Championship's second race held in China, a week after the Ordos round as well as at the 3.30 km (2.05 mi) Goldenport Park. This was a stand-alone event with no support races.

BackgroundEdit

Success Ballast[1]
Entry Ballast
No. 41 Marc VDS Racing Team 40 kg (88 lb)
No. 22 JR Motorsports 25 kg (55 lb)
No. 8 Young Driver AMR 20 kg (44 lb)
No. 3 Hexis AMR 10 kg (22 lb)

Ordos Championship Race winner Frédéric Makowiecki was at the 6 Hours of Silverstone and was replaced by Bertrand Baguette who had previously raced for Marc VDS in 2011 at the Navarra round. Jonathan Hirschi replaced Vanina Ickx in the No. 9 Belgian Racing Ford GT alongside regular Christoffer Nygaard. Nico Verdonck returns to Exim Bank Team China replacing Sérgio Jimenez in the No. 12 car. Like Baguette, he had previously raced for the Chinese team at Navarra behind the wheel of the No. 11 car.

Michael Krumm and Lucas Luhr went into this weekend as championship leaders in the Drivers Championship, twelve points ahead of All-Inkl drivers Marc Basseng and Markus Winkelhock. In the Teams Championship, JR Motorsport] remained on top with a five-point lead over second place Hexis AMR and All-Inkl.com another three points behind Hexis.

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying resultEdit

For qualifying, Driver 1 participates in the first and third sessions while Driver 2 participates in only the second session. The fastest lap for each session is indicated with bold.

Pos No. Driver 1 Team Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Grid
Driver 2
1 41   Maxime Martin   Marc VDS Racing Team 1:00.992 1:00.947 1:00.344 1
  Bertrand Baguette
2 8   Darren Turner   Young Driver AMR 1:00.818 1:00.778 1:00.441 2
  Stefan Mücke
3 7   Tomáš Enge   Young Driver AMR 1:01.370 1:00.800 1:00.465 3
  Alex Müller
4 38   Marc Basseng   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport 1:00.999 1:00.853 1:00.588 4
  Markus Winkelhock
5 12   Michaël Rossi   Exim Bank Team China 1:01.413 1:00.873 1:00.741 5
  Nico Verdonck
6 40   Bas Leinders   Marc VDS Racing Team 1:01.396 1:00.602 1:00.943 6
  Marc Hennerici
7 9   Christoffer Nygaard   Belgian Racing 1:01.304 1:01.044 1:01.253 7
  Jonathan Hirschi
8 21   David Brabham   Sumo Power GT 1:01.512 1:00.847 1:01.390 8
  Jamie Campbell-Walter
9 22   Peter Dumbreck   JR Motorsports 1:01.267 1:01.074 9
  Richard Westbrook
10 37   Dominik Schwager   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport 1:01.263 1:01.118 10
  Nicky Pastorelli
11 11   Ho-Pin Tung   Exim Bank Team China 1:01.472 1:01.173 10
  Jeroen den Boer
12 4   Andrea Piccini   Hexis AMR 1:01.349 1:01.285 12
  Christian Hohenadel
13 48   Jonathan Kennard   DKR www-discount.de 1:01.160 1:01.335 13
  Christopher Brück
14 10   Yann Clairay   Belgian Racing 1:01.621 1:01.453 14
  Antoine Leclerc
15 47   Benjamin Leuenberger   DKR www-discount.de 1:01.713 15
  Manuel Lauck
16 23   Michael Krumm   JR Motorsports 1:02.054 16
  Lucas Luhr
17 3   Clivio Piccione   Hexis AMR 9:08.775 17
  Stef Dusseldorp
18 20   Enrique Bernoldi   Sumo Power GT No Time 18
  Nick Catsburg

RacesEdit

Qualifying RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Pos No. Team Drivers Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired
1 7   Young Driver AMR   Tomáš Enge
  Alex Müller
Aston Martin 46
2 8   Young Driver AMR   Darren Turner
  Stefan Mücke
Aston Martin 46 −1.089
3 4   Hexis AMR   Andrea Piccini
  Christian Hohenadel
Aston Martin 46 −1.673
4 23   JR Motorsports   Michael Krumm
  Lucas Luhr
Nissan 46 −2.177
5 3   Hexis AMR   Clivio Piccione
  Stef Dusseldorp
Aston Martin 46 −2.859
6 9   Belgian Racing   Christoffer Nygaard
  Jonathan Hirschi
Ford 46 −3.166
7 22   JR Motorsports   Peter Dumbreck
  Richard Westbrook
Nissan 46 −4.455
8 12   Exim Bank Team China   Michaël Rossi
  Nico Verdonck
Corvette 46 −4.974
9 37   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Dominik Schwager
  Nicky Pastorelli
Lamborghini 46 −5.931
10 20   Sumo Power GT   Enrique Bernoldi
  Nick Catsburg
Nissan 46 −6.401
11 21   Sumo Power GT   David Brabham
  Jamie Campbell-Walter
Nissan 46 −7.188
12 38   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Marc Basseng
  Markus Winkelhock
Lamborghini 46 −7.531
13 47   DKR www-discount.de   Benjamin Leuenberger
  Manuel Lauck
Lamborghini 46 −8.833
14
DNF
11   Exim Bank Team China   Ho-Pin Tung
  Jeroen den Boer
Corvette 39 Accident
15
DNF
40   Marc VDS Racing Team   Bas Leinders
  Marc Hennerici
Ford 15 Retired
16
DNF
41   Marc VDS Racing Team   Maxime Martin
  Bertrand Baguette
Ford 3 Accident
17
DNF
10   Belgian Racing   Yann Clairay
  Antoine Leclerc
Ford 1 Transmission
DNS 48   DKR www-discount.de   Jonathan Kennard
  Christopher Brück
Lamborghini Engine

Championship RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Pos No. Team Drivers Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired
1 8   Young Driver AMR   Darren Turner
  Stefan Mücke
Aston Martin 42
2 7   Young Driver AMR   Tomáš Enge
  Alex Müller
Aston Martin 42 −0.972
3 23   JR Motorsports   Michael Krumm
  Lucas Luhr
Nissan 42 −1.593
4 41   Marc VDS Racing Team   Maxime Martin
  Bertrand Baguette
Ford 42 −2.726
5 12   Exim Bank Team China   Michaël Rossi
  Nico Verdonck
Corvette 42 −2.955
6 20   Sumo Power GT   Enrique Bernoldi
  Nick Catsburg
Nissan 42 −3.387
7 22   JR Motorsports   Peter Dumbreck
  Richard Westbrook
Nissan 42 −3.723
8 21   Sumo Power GT   David Brabham
  Jamie Campbell-Walter
Nissan 42 −4.838
9 47   DKR www-discount.de   Benjamin Leuenberger
  Manuel Lauck
Lamborghini 42 −6.160
10
DNF
4   Hexis AMR   Andrea Piccini
  Christian Hohenadel
Aston Martin 37 Accident
11
DNF
11   Exim Bank Team China   Ho-Pin Tung
  Jeroen den Boer
Corvette 37 Accident
12
DNF
40   Marc VDS Racing Team   Bas Leinders
  Marc Hennerici
Ford 25 Retired
13
DNF
10   Belgian Racing   Yann Clairay
  Antoine Leclerc
Ford 21 Retired
14
DNF
48   DKR www-disount.de   Jonathan Kennard
  Christopher Brück
Lamborghini 18 Spun
15
DNF
37   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Dominik Schwager
  Nicky Pastorelli
Lamborghini 7 Retired
16
DNF
9   Belgian Racing   Christoffer Nygaard
  Jonathan Hirschi
Ford 4 Damage
17
DNF
3   Hexis AMR   Clivio Piccione
  Stef Dusseldorp
Aston Martin 3 Collision
18
DNF
38   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Marc Basseng
  Markus Winkelhock
Lamborghini 3 Collision

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIA Entry List – Beijing (CHN) – 11 September 2011" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Retrieved 2011-09-10. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit


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