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The 2011 FIA GT1 Ordos round was an auto racing event held at the Ordos International Circuit, Ordos City, China on 2–4 September, and was the eighth round of the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship season. It was the FIA GT1 World Championship's first race held in China, as well as at the 3.751 km (2.331 mi) Ordos. The event was supported by Formula Pilota, and the overall event was held under the title of the Kangbashi Cup.

BackgroundEdit

Success Ballast[1]
Entry Ballast
No. 23 JR Motorsports 60 kg (130 lb)
No. 8 Young Driver AMR 20 kg (44 lb)
No. 7 Young Driver AMR 15 kg (33 lb)
No. 21 Sumo Power GT 5 kg (11 lb)

This was the home round of Exim Bank Team China who ran two Corvettes for the first time this season with four all new drivers including Chinese racer Ho-Pin Tung.

DKR Engineering replaced their single Corvette with two Lamborghini's for this round and also with four new drivers. Jonathan Hirschi replaced Vanina Ickx in the No. 9 Belgian Racing Ford GT alongside regular Christoffer Nygaard.

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 1:38.940 1:38.811 1:38.535 1
  Frédéric Makowiecki
2 22   Peter Dumbreck   JR Motorsports 1:39.001 1:38.769 1:38.669 2
  Richard Westbrook
3 38   Marc Basseng   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport 1:39.270 1:39.095 1:38.768 3
  Markus Winkelhock
4 20   Enrique Bernoldi   Sumo Power GT 1:39.603 1:38.843 1:38.909 4
  Nick Catsburg
5 21   David Brabham   Sumo Power GT 1:39.289 1:38.854 1:39.222 5
  Jamie Campbell-Walter
6 7   Tomáš Enge   Young Driver AMR 1:39.506 1:39.139 1:39.543 6
  Alex Müller
7 23   Michael Krumm   JR Motorsports 1:39.849 1:39.061 1:39.561 7
  Lucas Luhr
8 37   Dominik Schwager   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport 1:40.201 1:38.823 1:40.002 8
  Nicky Pastorelli
9 3   Stef Dusseldorp   Hexis AMR 1:39.116 1:39.141 9
  Clivio Piccione
10 4   Andrea Piccini   Hexis AMR 1:39.495 1:39.281 10
  Christian Hohenadel
11 12   Michaël Rossi   Exim Bank Team China 1:39.585 1:39.290 10
  Sérgio Jimenez
12 9   Christoffer Nygaard   Belgian Racing 1:39.401 1:39.383 11
  Jonathan Hirschi
13 8   Stefan Mücke   Young Driver AMR 1:39.210 1:39.466 13
  Darren Turner
14 10   Yann Clairay   Belgian Racing 1:39.386 1:39.809 14
  Antoine Leclerc
15 11   Ho-Pin Tung   Exim Bank Team China 1:40.204 15
  Jeroen den Boer
16 40   Bas Leinders   Marc VDS Racing Team 1:40.420 16
  Marc Hennerici
17 47   Benjamin Leuenberger   DKR www-discount.de 1:40.642 17
  Manuel Lauck
18 48   Jonathan Kennard   DKR www-discount.de 1:42.683 18
  Christopher Brück

RacesEdit

Qualifying RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Pos No. Team Drivers Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired
1 41   Marc VDS Racing Team   Maxime Martin
  Frédéric Makowiecki
Ford 36
2 22   JR Motorsports   Peter Dumbreck
  Richard Westbrook
Nissan 36 −1.725
3 21   Sumo Power GT   David Brabham
  Jamie Campbell-Walter
Nissan 36 −28.807
4 3   Hexis AMR   Stef Dusseldorp
  Clivio Piccione
Aston Martin 36 −39.768
5 20   Sumo Power GT   Enrique Bernoldi
  Nick Catsburg
Nissan 36 −43.274
6 37   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Dominik Schwager
  Nicky Pastorelli
Lamborghini 36 −49.182
7 8   Young Driver AMR   Stefan Mücke
  Darren Turner
Aston Martin 36 −49.817
8 4   Hexis AMR   Andrea Piccini
  Christian Hohenadel
Aston Martin 36 −50.048
9 9   Belgian Racing   Christoffer Nygaard
  Jonathan Hirschi
Ford 36 −58.341
10 40   Marc VDS Racing Team   Bas Leinders
  Marc Hennerici
Ford 36 −1:04.180
11 23   JR Motorsports   Michael Krumm
  Lucas Luhr
Nissan 36 1:15.794
12 47   DKR www-discount.de   Benjamin Leuenberger
  Manuel Lauck
Lamborghini 35 +1 lap
13 10   Belgian Racing   Yann Clairay
  Antoine Leclerc
Ford 35 +1 lap
14 48   DKR www-discount.de   Jonathan Kennard
  Christopher Brück
Lamborghini 33 +3 laps
15
DNF
12   Exim Bank Team China   Michaël Rossi
  Sérgio Jimenez
Corvette 32 Retired
16 7   Young Driver AMR   Tomáš Enge
  Alex Müller
Aston Martin 30 +6 laps
17
DNF
11   Exim Bank Team China   Ho-Pin Tung
  Jeroen den Boer
Corvette 2 Retired
EX 38   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Marc Basseng
  Markus Winkelhock
Lamborghini 36

Championship RaceEdit

Race resultEdit

Pos No. Team Drivers Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired
1 41   Marc VDS Racing Team   Maxime Martin
  Frédéric Makowiecki
Ford 34
2 22   JR Motorsports   Peter Dumbreck
  Richard Westbrook
Nissan 34 −0.786
3 3   Hexis AMR   Stef Dusseldorp
  Clivio Piccione
Aston Martin 34 −5.570
4 4   Hexis AMR   Andrea Piccini
  Christian Hohenadel
Aston Martin 34 −9.909
5 8   Young Driver AMR   Stefan Mücke
  Darren Turner
Aston Martin 34 −11.397
6 37   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Dominik Schwager
  Nicky Pastorelli
Lamborghini 34 −12.031
7 21   Sumo Power GT   David Brabham
  Jamie Campbell-Walter
Nissan 34 −12.274
8 38   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Marc Basseng
  Markus Winkelhock
Lamborghini 34 −14.591
9 23   JR Motorsports   Michael Krumm
  Lucas Luhr
Nissan 34 −14.868
10 40   Marc VDS Racing Team   Bas Leinders
  Marc Hennerici
Ford 36 −20.321
11 10   Belgian Racing   Yann Clairay
  Antoine Leclerc
Ford 34 −20.324
12 11   Exim Bank Team China   Ho-Pin Tung
  Jeroen den Boer
Corvette 34 −20.713
13 48   DKR www-discount.de   Jonathan Kennard
  Christopher Brück
Lamborghini 34 −23.698
14 7   Young Driver AMR   Tomáš Enge
  Alex Müller
Aston Martin 34 −25.153
15 47   DKR www-discount.de   Benjamin Leuenberger
  Michael Lauck
Lamborghini 34 −26.056
16 12   Exim Bank Team China   Michaël Rossi
  Sérgio Jimenez
Corvette 34 −30.159
17
DNF
9   Belgian Racing   Christoffer Nygaard
  Jonathan Hirschi
Ford 13 Damage
18
DNF
20   Sumo Power GT   Enrique Bernoldi
  Nick Catsburg
Nissan 2 Spun

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIA Entry List – Ordos (CHN) – 4 September 2011" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Retrieved 2011-09-07.[permanent dead link]

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