2012 FIA GT1 Zolder round

The 2012 FIA GT1 Zolder round is an auto racing event held at the Circuit Zolder, Heusden-Zolder, Belgium on 20–22 April 2012, and is the second round of the 2012 FIA GT1 World Championship season. It is the second time the FIA GT1 World Championship has visited Zolder, with defending race winners Markus Winkelhock and Marc Basseng returning for 2012 with All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport. The event is supported by the FIA GT3 European Championship, the 2012 Supercar Challenge, and the Belgian Historic Cup.

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 9   Matt Halliday   Exim Bank Team China 1:42.283 1:41.238 1:33.568 41
  Mike Parisy
2 33   Frank Stippler   Belgian Audi Club Team WRT 1:42.590 1:41.125 1:33.704 1
  Oliver Jarvis
3 25   Darryl O'Young   Reiter Engineering 1:43.250 1:41.400 1:33.936 2
  Peter Kox
4 37   Thomas Jäger   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport 1:41.532 1:40.534 1:34.004 3
  Nicky Pastorelli
5 32   Laurens Vanthoor   Belgian Audi Club Team WRT 1:42.602 1:40.880 1:34.034 5
  Stéphane Ortelli
6 18   Michael Bartels   Vita4One Racing Team 1:43.488 1:39.978 1:34.145 6
  Yelmer Buurman
7 38   Markus Winkelhock   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport 1:41.886 1:40.367 1:34.384 7
  Marc Basseng
8 24   Albert von Thurn und Taxis   Reiter Engineering 1:42.190 1:40.248 1:39.132 8
  Tomáš Enge
9 3   Toni Vilander   AF Corse 1:42.452 1:41.489 9
  Filip Salaquarda
10 1   Frédéric Makowiecki   Hexis Racing 1:43.104 1:41.623 10
  Stef Dusseldorp
11 17   Nikolaus Mayr-Melnhof   Vita4One Racing Team 1:42.911 1:41.796 11
  Mathias Lauda
12 4   Enzo Ide   AF Corse 1:42.071 1:42.017 12
  Francesco Castellacci
13 7   Maxime Martin   Valmon Racing Team Russia 1:44.579 1:43.449 13
  Alexey Vasilyev
14 8   Benjamin Lariche   Exim Bank Team China 1:43.731 1:48.196 14
  Ren Wei
15 10   Miloš Pavlović   Sunred 1:46.490 15
  Matteo Cressoni
16 2   Grégoire Demoustier   Hexis Racing 1:53.099 16
  Álvaro Parente
17 6   Andreas Zuber   Valmon Racing Team Russia No Time 17
  Sergey Afanasyev

Notes:

  • ^1 — The No. 9 Team China Porsche was demoted three grid spots for a crossing the pit exit blend line during Qualifying 3.[1]

RacesEdit

Qualifying RaceEdit

Pos No. Team Drivers Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired
1 18   Vita4One Racing Team   Michael Bartels
  Yelmer Buurman
BMW 36
2 37   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Nicky Pastorelli
  Thomas Jäger
Mercedes-Benz 36 -0.567
3 9   Exim Bank Team China   Mike Parisy
  Matt Halliday
Porsche 36 -20.578
4 1   Hexis Racing   Frédéric Makowiecki
  Stef Dusseldorp
McLaren 36 -21.119
5 17   Vita4One Racing Team   Mathias Lauda
  Nikolaus Mayr-Melnhof
BMW 36 -21.462
6 38   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Marc Basseng
  Markus Winkelhock
Mercedes-Benz 36 -25.785
7 4   AF Corse   Francesco Castellacci
  Enzo Ide
Ferrari 36 -41.336
8 25   Reiter Engineering   Peter Kox
  Darryl O'Young
Lamborghini 36 -49.829
9 7   Valmon Racing Team Russia   Alexey Vasilyev
  Maxime Martin
Aston Martin 36 -1:03.752
10 2   Hexis Racing   Álvaro Parente
  Grégoire Demoustier
McLaren 36 -1:09.961
11 33   Belgian Audi Club Team WRT   Frank Stippler
  Oliver Jarvis
Audi 36 -1:10.255
12 32   Belgian Audi Club Team WRT   Laurens Vanthoor
  Stéphane Ortelli
Audi 36 -1:39.328
13 3   AF Corse   Filip Salaquarda
  Toni Vilander
Ferrari 35 -1 Lap
14
DNF
6   Valmon Racing Team Russia   Sergey Afanasyev
  Andreas Zuber
Aston Martin 18 Retired
15
DNF
24   Reiter Engineering   Albert von Thurn und Taxis
  Tomáš Enge
Lamborghini 9 Gearbox
16
DNF
8   Exim Bank Team China   Ren Wei
  Benjamin Lariche
Porsche 7 Damage
DNS 10   Sunred   Miloš Pavlović
  Matteo Cressoni
Ford Did Not Start

Championship RaceEdit

Pos No. Team Drivers Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired
1 9   Exim Bank Team China   Mike Parisy
  Matt Halliday
Porsche 36
2 18   BMW Team Vita4One   Michael Bartels
  Yelmer Buurman
BMW 36 -1.030
3 3   AF Corse   Filip Salaquarda
  Toni Vilander
Ferrari 36 -17.256
4 37   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Nicky Pastorelli
  Thomas Jäger
Mercedes-Benz 36 -29.070
5 1   Hexis Racing   Frédéric Makowiecki
  Stef Dusseldorp
McLaren 36 -29.580
6 32   Belgian Audi Club Team WRT   Laurens Vanthoor
  Stéphane Ortelli
Audi 36 -29.900
7 2   Hexis Racing   Álvaro Parente
  Grégoire Demoustier
McLaren 36 -32.167
8 24   Reiter Engineering   Albert von Thurn und Taxis
  Tomáš Enge
Lamborghini 36 -37.156
9 38   All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport   Marc Basseng
  Markus Winkelhock
Mercedes-Benz 36 -38.456
10 33   Belgian Audi Club Team WRT   Frank Stippler
  Oliver Jarvis
Audi 36 -38.885
11 4   AF Corse   Francesco Castellacci
  Enzo Ide
Ferrari 36 -47.053
12 7   Valmon Racing Team Russia   Alexey Vasilyev
  Maxime Martin
Aston Martin 36 -1:25.273
13 25   Reiter Engineering   Peter Kox
  Darryl O'Young
Lamborghini 35 -1 Lap
14 17   BMW Team Vita4One   Mathias Lauda
  Nikolaus Mayr-Melnhof
BMW 35 -1 Lap
15 6   Valmon Racing Team Russia   Sergey Afanasyev
  Andreas Zuber
Aston Martin 35 -1 Lap
16 10   Sunred   Miloš Pavlović
  Matteo Cressoni
Ford 34 -2 Laps
17 8   Exim Bank Team China   Ren Wei
  Benjamin Lariche
Porsche 32 -4 Laps

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIA GT1 World Championship Start Grid Qualifying Race" (PDF). gt1world.com. Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 2012-04-21. Retrieved 2012-04-21.[permanent dead link]


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