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2013 Blancpain Endurance Series
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The 2013 Blancpain Endurance Series season was the third season of the Blancpain Endurance Series. The season commenced on 14 April at Monza and ended on 22 September at the Nürburgring. The season featured five rounds, with each race lasting for a duration of three hours besides the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps and the 1000 km Nürburgring events.

Contents

CalendarEdit

In July 2012, the Stéphane Ratel Organisation announced the 2013 calendar.[1] The calendar did not differ much from the previous season. Only the event at Navarra was discontinued.

Rnd Circuit Date Report
1   Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy 14 April Report
2   Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Great Britain 2 June Report
3   Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France 30 June
4   Total 24 Hours of Spa, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium 28 July Report
5   1000 km Nürburgring, Nürburgring, Nürburg, Germany 22 September

Entry listEdit

On 8 April 2013, SRO released the provisional entry list for the first round at Monza.[2]

2013 Entry List
Team No. Drivers Car Rounds
Pro Cup
  Belgian Audi Club WRT 0   Rahel Frey Audi R8 LMS Ultra 4
  Matt Halliday 4
  Nikolaus Mayr-Melnhof 4
1   Stéphane Ortelli Audi R8 LMS Ultra All
  Laurens Vanthoor All
  René Rast 1–4
  Edward Sandström 5
2   Rahel Frey Audi R8 LMS Ultra 1–3, 5
  Matt Halliday 1–3
  Nikolaus Mayr-Melnhof 1–3, 5
  André Lotterer 4
  Christopher Mies 4
  Frank Stippler 4
  Francesco Castellacci 5
13   Edward Sandström Audi R8 LMS Ultra 1–4
  Frank Stippler 1–3, 5
  Christopher Mies 1–3, 5
  Mattias Ekström 4
  Marcel Fässler 4
  René Rast 5
  Marc VDS Racing Team 3   Yelmer Buurman BMW Z4 GT3 All
  Bas Leinders All
  Maxime Martin All
4   Nick Catsburg BMW Z4 GT3 1–2, 4–5
  Henri Moser All
  Markus Palttala All
  Andrea Piccini 3
14   Andrea Piccini BMW Z4 GT3 4
  Dirk Müller 4
  Jens Klingmann 4
  Phoenix Racing 6   Oliver Jarvis Audi R8 LMS Ultra All
  Christopher Haase All
  Harold Primat All
16   Enzo Ide Audi R8 LMS Ultra All
  Anthony Kumpen All
  Markus Winkelhock All
  Hexis Racing 7   Álvaro Parente McLaren MP4-12C GT3 All
  Alexander Sims All
  Stef Dusseldorp All
  ART Grand Prix 11   Antoine Leclerc McLaren MP4-12C GT3 All
  Mike Parisy All
  Andy Soucek All
  Black Falcon 19   Andreas Simonsen Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 5
  Hubert Haupt 5
  Luca Ludwig 5
  JRM Racing 23   Lucas Luhr Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 1–4
  Steven Kane All
  Peter Dumbreck All
  Kazuki Hoshino 5
  Vita4One Racing Team 26   Frank Kechele BMW Z4 GT3 All
  Greg Franchi All
  Stefano Colombo All
27   Matteo Cressoni BMW Z4 GT3 1
  Matías Russo 1
  Martin Matzke 1
  Pro GT by Almeras 33   Timo Bernhard Porsche 997 GT3-R 4
  Jörg Bergmeister 4
  Nicolas Lapierre 4
  Speed Car 36   Vincent Abril Audi R8 LMS Ultra 3
  Andrea Pizzitola 3
  Dino Lunardi 3
  Saintéloc Racing 40   Grégory Guilvert Audi R8 LMS Ultra 1–3
  Alex Müller 1–3
  Michael Ammermüller 1–2
  Christian Mammerow 3
  Kessel Racing 44   Daniel Zampieri Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 All
  César Ramos All
  Davide Rigon All
111   Giacomo Petrobelli Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 3
  Francesco Castellacci 3
  Andrea Ceccato 3
  Vita4One Team Italy 57   Eugenio Amos Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–2
  Giacomo Petrobelli 1–2
  Francesco Castellacci 1–2
  Fortec Motorsport 62   Benji Hetherington Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 2
  Ollie Hancock 2
  Stephen Jelley 2
  Oli Webb 4
  Karl Wendlinger 4
  Alex Brundle 4
  Gulf Racing UK 69   Rob Bell McLaren MP4-12C GT3 All
  Adam Carroll All
  Nico Verdonck 1–4
  Tim Mullen 5
  SMP Racing 70   Aleksey Basov Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–3
  Alexander Skryabin 1–3
  Alessandro Pier Guidi 1–3
71   Viktor Shaytar Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–3
  Kirill Ladygin 1, 3
  Mikhail Aleshin 1, 3
  Devi Markozov 2
  Mika Salo 2
  Prospeed Competition 75   Maxime Soulet Porsche 997 GT3-R All
  Xavier Maassen All
  Marc Hennerici All
911   Marco Holzer Porsche 997 GT3-R 4
  Nick Tandy 4
  Marco Mapelli 4
  Young Driver AMR / Emil Frey Racing 80   Fredy Barth Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 1
  Lorenz Frey 1
  Gabriele Gardel 1
  Emil Frey Racing 80   Fredy Barth Jaguar XK Emil Frey G3 5
  Lorenz Frey 5
  Gabriele Gardel 5
  SMG Challenge 83   Nicolas Armindo Porsche 997 GT3-R 1–3
  Eric Clément 1–3
  Marco Mapelli 1
  Olivier Pla 2–3
  HTP Motorsport 84   Maximilian Buhk Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 3–5
  Alon Day 3
  Luca Ludwig 3
  Maximilian Götz 4–5
  Bernd Schneider 4–5
  Von Ryan Racing 88   Rob Barff McLaren MP4-12C GT3 4
  Chris Goodwin 4
  Bruno Senna 4
  Esta Motorsport 90   Alexander Skryabin Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 5
  Matteo Bobbi 5
  Alessandro Pier Guidi 5
  Aston Martin Racing 97   Darren Turner Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 2
  Stefan Mücke 2
  Frédéric Makowiecki 2
  GPR AMR 100   Bertrand Baguette Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 4
  Darren Turner 4
  Jamie Campbell-Walter 4
  Blancpain Racing 125   Štefan Rosina Lamborghini LP 600 FL2 3
  Albert von Thurn und Taxis 3
  Jos Menten 3
  Rowe Racing 127   Jan Seyffarth Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 4
  Lance David Arnold 4
  Klaus Graf 4
  Manthey Racing 150   Patrick Pilet Porsche 997 GT3-R 4
  Marc Lieb 4
  Richard Lietz 4
Pro-Am Cup
  Boutsen Ginion 5   Koen Wauters McLaren MP4-12C GT3 All
  David Dermont All
  Frédéric Vervisch All
  Grégory Guilvert 4
  Haribo Racing Team 8   Hans Guido Riegel Porsche 997 GT3-R 1, 3, 5
  Mike Stursberg 1, 3, 5
  Richard Westbrook 1, 5
  Emmanuel Collard 3
  Gulf Racing UK 9   Michael Wainwright McLaren MP4-12C GT3 1–4
  Andy Meyrick 1–4
  Stuart Hall 4
  Tim Mullen 4
  ART Grand Prix 12   Grégoire Demoustier McLaren MP4-12C GT3 All
  Gilles Vannelet All
  Yann Goudy All
  Ulrich Amado 4
  Insight Racing with Flex Box 17   Dennis Andersen Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 All
  Martin Jensen All
  Iain Dockerill 4
  Black Falcon 18   Adam Christodoulou Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 All
  Steve Jans All
  Klaas Hummel All
  Thomas Jäger 4
19   Andrii Lebed Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 2–4
  Oliver Morley 2–3
  Duncan Tappy 2–3
  Sergey Afanasyev 4
  Francesco Castellacci 4
  Andreas Simonsen 4
  Preci Spark 22   David Jones Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 2–3, 5
  Godfrey Jones 2–3, 5
  Morgan Jones 2–3, 5
  Blancpain Racing 24   Marc A. Hayek Lamborghini LP 560–4 1–2, 4
  Peter Kox 1–2, 4
  Jos Menten 4
  Henk Haane 4
  Marc A. Hayek Lamborghini LP 600 FL2 3
  Peter Kox 3
  TDS Racing 25   Henry Hassid BMW Z4 GT3 All
  Ludovic Badey All
  Pierre Thiriet 4
  Mathias Beche 4
  Nissan GT Academy Team RJN 32   Peter Pyzera Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 1
  Wolfgang Reip 1–3
  Mark Shulzhitskiy All
  Steve Doherty 2–4
  Alex Buncombe 4–5
  Chris Buncombe 4
  Jann Mardenborough 5
35   Alex Buncombe Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 1–3
  Steve Doherty 1
  Lucas Ordóñez All
  Peter Pyzera 2–5
  Wolfgang Reip 4–5
  Jann Mardenborough 4
  Pro GT by Almeras 34   Eric Dermont Porsche 997 GT3-R All
  Franck Perera All
  Philippe Giauque 4
  Morgan Moulin Trafford 4
  Saintéloc Racing 42   Ronnie Latinne Audi R8 LMS Ultra 1–3
  David Hallyday 1–3
  Romain Monti 1–3
  ROAL Motorsport 43   Michela Cerruti BMW Z4 GT3 All
  Stefano Comandini All
  Edoardo Liberati 1
  Thomas Biagi 2–3
  Luca Rangoni 4
  Prospeed Competition 48   Charles Putman Porsche 997 GT3-R 1, 5
  Charles Espenlaub 1, 5
  Joe Foster 1, 5
  AF Corse 49   Yannick Mallégol Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 2
  Jean-Marc Bachelier 2
  Howard Blank 2
50   Niek Hommerson Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 All
  Louis Machiels All
  Andrea Bertolini 1–4
  Marco Cioci 4
  Fabio Babini 5
59   Duncan Cameron Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 4
  Matt Griffin 4
  Alex Mortimer 4
  Toni Vilander 4
  Andrew Danyliw 5
  Matteo Beretta 5
  Filip Salaquarda 5
  Mtech Racing 54   Jake Rattenbury Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1
  Andrew Danyliw 1
  Stephen Jelley 1
  Fortec Motorsport 62   Andrew Danyliw Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 3
  Stephen Jelley 3
  SMP Racing 70   Aleksey Basov Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 4
  Matteo Bobbi 4
  Alessandro Pier Guidi 4
  Alexander Skryabin 4
71   Kirill Ladygin Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 4–5
  Maurizio Mediani 4
  Mika Salo 4
  Viktor Shaytar 4–5
  Anton Ladygin 5
72   Boris Rotenberg Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–3
  Daniil Move 1, 5
  Sergey Zlobin All
  Maurizio Mediani 2–3
  Fabio Babini 4
  Luca Persiani 4
  Anton Ladygin 4
  Mikhail Aleshin 5
73   Yuri Evstigneev Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–3
  Alexander Frolov All
  Devi Markozov 1, 3–5
  Luca Persiani 2, 5
  Mikhail Aleshin 4
  Daniil Move 4
  MRS GT Racing 77   Carlos Kray McLaren MP4-12C GT3 1–2, 4
  Rodin Younessi 1–2
  Philipp Eng 1, 4–5
  Esteban Gini 2
  Justino Azcarate 4
  Ilya Melnikov 4
  Alejandro González 5
  Mauro Giallombardo 5
  GRT Grasser-Racing Team 78   Hari Proczyk Lamborghini LP 560–4 1–3
  Gerhard Tweraser 1–3
  Gottfried Grasser 1–3
  Emil Frey Racing 80   Fredy Barth Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 4
  Lorenz Frey 4
  Gabriele Gardel 4
  SMG Challenge 83   Nicolas Armindo Porsche 997 GT3-R 4
  Eric Clément 4
  Olivier Pla 4
  Robert Renauer 4
  Von Ryan Racing 88   Leon Price McLaren MP4-12C GT3 1–3
  Rob Barff 1–3
  Jordan Grogor 1–3
  GPR AMR 89   Sarah Bovy Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 4
  Pierre Grivegnee 4
  Bert Redant 4
  Michael Schmetz 4
  Fach Auto Tech 98   Sebastian Asch Porsche 997 GT3-R 4
  Otto Klohs 4
  Martin Ragginger 4
  Jens Richter 4
  Beechdean-Aston Martin Racing 99   Jonny Adam Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 1–4
  Andrew Howard 1–4
  Daniel McKenzie 1–4
  Stefan Mücke 4
  Hexis Racing 107   Laurent Cazenave McLaren MP4-12C GT3 4
  Eric Debard 4
  Côme Ledogar 4
  Olivier Panis 4
  Kessel Racing 111   Marco Zanuttini Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1
  Stefano Gattuso 1
  Thomas Kemenater 1
  SOFREV Auto Sport Promotion 116   Gérard Tonelli Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 3
  Fabien Barthez 3
  Morgan Moulin Trafford 3
  Team Ukraine 123   Ruslan Tsyplakov Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 All
  Andrii Kruglyk All
  Raffaele Giammaria All
  Matteo Malucelli 4
  United Autosports 125   Will Bratt Audi R8 LMS Ultra 4
  Glynn Geddie 4
  Alain Li 4
  Mark Patterson 4
  Barwell Motorsport 180   Joe Osborne Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 2
  Richard Abra 2
  Mark Poole 2
  DKR Engineering 188   Michaël Albert BMW Z4 GT3 4–5
  Bernard Delhez 4–5
  Dimitri Enjalbert 4
  Stefano Gattuso 4
  JRM Racing 230   Humaid Al Masaood Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 1–4
  Charles Bateman 1–4
  Matt Bell 1–4
  Jody Fannin 4
Gentlemen Trophy
  SOFREV Auto Sport Promotion 10   Gabriel Balthazard Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–3, 5
  Maurice Ricci 1–3, 5
  Jérôme Policand 1–3, 5
20   Jean-Luc Beaubélique Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 All
  Jean-Luc Blanchemain All
  Patrice Goueslard All
  Fred Bouvy 4
  Boutsen Ginion 15   Karim Ojjeh McLaren MP4-12C GT3 All
  Marlene Broggi All
  Christophe de Fierlant 1, 4
  John Hartshorne 2–3
  Laurent Pasquali 4
  Black Falcon 19   Robert Hissom Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 1
  Oliver Morley 1
  Andrii Lebed 1
  Chab Evolution 21   Pierre Hischi Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 5
  Claude-Yves Gosselin 5
  Marc Rostan 5
  Preci Spark 22   David Jones Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 1, 4
  Godfrey Jones 1, 4
  Gareth Jones 4
  Philip Jones 4
  Pro GT by Almeras 33   Christian Blugeon Porsche 997 GT3-R 1–3
  Nicolas Armengol 1–2
  Philippe Giauque 1
  Stéphane Wintenberger 2–3
  Cédric Mezart 3
  Saintéloc Racing 41   Pierre Hirschi Audi R8 LMS Ultra 1–3
  Claude-Yves Gosselin 1–3
  Marc Sourd 1, 3
  Prospeed Competition 48   Didier Grandjean Porsche 997 GT3-Cup 4
  Carl Rosenblad 4
  Martin Rich 4
  Mathijs Harkema 4
  AF Corse 49   Howard Blank Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 3–5
  Jean-Marc Bachelier 3–5
  Yannick Mallegol 3–5
  François Perrodo 4
51   Filipe Barreiros Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–5
  Francisco Guedes 1–5
  Peter Mann 2–5
  Cédric Mézard 4
  Sport Garage 52   Lionel Comole Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–3
  Thierry Prignaud 1, 4
  Thierry Stepec 1
  Luc Paillard 2–3
  Bruce Lorgère-Roux 2–3, 5
  Romain Brandela 4
  Leonardo Gorini 4
  Stéphane Lemeret 4
  Justino Azcarate 5
  Éric Cayrolle 5
53   Leonardo Gorini Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–3, 5
  George Cabanne 1–3
  Romain Brandela 1–3
  Beniamino Caccia 4
  Jerome Demay 4
  Gilles Duqueine 4
  Philippe Marie 4
  Philippe Thirion 5
  Olivier Pernaut 5
57   Wilfried Merafina Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 4
  Manu Orgeval 4
  Pierre Perret 4
  Michaël Petit 4
  Mtech Racing 55   Fabian Taraborelli Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1–3
  Diego Menendez 1, 3
  Jorge Gomez 1
  Alejandro Chahwan 2
  Andres Josephsohn 2
  Jake Rattenbury 3
  Delahaye Racing / Royal Ecurie Ardennes 58   Christian Kelders Porsche 997 GT3-R All
  Daniel Desbruères All
  Pierre Hirschi 4
  Marc Rostan 4
  ARC Bratislava 66   Miroslav Konopka Porsche 997 GT3-R All
  Ahmad Al Harthy All
  Jan Raska 4
  Marco Schelp 4
  MRS GT Racing 76   Pablo Paladino McLaren MP4-12C GT3 3
  Paolo Andreasi 3
  Gaetano Ardagna Perez 3
77   Carlos Kray McLaren MP4-12C GT3 3
  Philipp Eng 3
  Justino Azcarate 3
  Kessel Racing 79   Lorenzo Bontempelli Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 1
  Beniamino Caccia 1
  Alessandro Garofano 1
111   Pablo Paladino Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 4–5
  Paolo Andreasi 4–5
  Gaetano Ardagna Perez 4–5
  Giuseppe Ciro 4
  SpeedLover 94   Jean-Michel Gerome Porsche 997 GT3-Cup 4
  Wim Meulders 4
  Rik Renanms 4
  Philippe Richard 4
  PGF-Kinfaun AMR 96   John Gaw Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 2
  Phil Dryburgh 2
  GT Corse 458   Alexander Mattscheil Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 5
  Pierre Ehret 5
  Christian Kohlhaas 5

Results and standingsEdit

Race resultsEdit

Rnd. Circuit PRO Winners PRO-AM Winners Gentlemen Winners
1 Monza   No. 42 Kessel Racing   No. 50 AF Corse   No. 20 SOFREV Auto Sport Promotion
  César Ramos
  Davide Rigon
  Daniel Zampieri
  Niek Hommerson
  Louis Machiels
  Andrea Bertolini
  Jean-Luc Beaubélique
  Patrice Goueslard
  Jean-Luc Blanchemain
2 Silverstone   No. 97 Aston Martin Racing   No. 35 Nissan GT Academy Team RJN   No. 66 ARC Bratislava
  Darren Turner
  Stefan Mücke
  Frédéric Makowiecki
  Lucas Ordóñez
  Alex Buncombe
  Peter Pyzera
  Miroslav Konopka
  Ahmad Al Harthy
3 Paul Ricard   No. 3 Marc VDS Racing Team   No. 5 Boutsen Ginion   No. 20 SOFREV Auto Sport Promotion
  Bas Leinders
  Maxime Martin
  Yelmer Buurman
  Koen Wauters
  David Dermont
  Frédéric Vervisch
  Jean-Luc Beaubélique
  Patrice Goueslard
  Jean-Luc Blanchemain
4 Spa-Francorchamps   No. 84 HTP Motorsport   No. 59 AF Corse   No. 20 SOFREV Auto Sport Promotion
  Maximilian Buhk
  Maximilian Götz
  Bernd Schneider
  Duncan Cameron
  Matt Griffin
  Alex Mortimer
  Toni Vilander
  Jean-Luc Beaubélique
  Patrice Goueslard
  Jean-Luc Blanchemain
5 Nürburgring   No. 84 HTP Motorsport   No. 71 SMP Racing   No. 52 Sport Garage
  Maximilian Buhk
  Maximilian Götz
  Bernd Schneider
  Kirill Ladygin
  Viktor Shaytar
  Anton Ladygin
  Bruce Lorgère-Roux
  Justino Azcarate
  Éric Cayrolle

Championship standingsEdit

Drivers' ChampionshipsEdit

Pro CupEdit

Pos Driver Points
1   Maximilian Buhk 81
2   Bernd Schneider 71
  Maximilian Götz
3   Maxime Martin 71
  Bas Leinders
  Yelmer Buurman
4   Davide Rigon 50
  Daniel Zampieri
  César Ramos
5   Frank Stippler 48
  Christopher Mies
6   Andy Soucek 41
  Mike Parisy
  Antoine Leclerc
7   Marc Lieb 39
  Richard Lietz
  Patrick Pilet
8   Peter Dumbreck 39
  Steven Kane
9   Markus Palttala 31
  Henri Moser
  Nicky Catsburg
10   Lucas Luhr 27
11   Darren Turner 25
  Frédéric Makowiecki
  Stefan Mücke
12   Adam Carroll 25
  Robert Bell
  Nico Verdonck
13   Alessandro Pier Guidi 25
  Alexander Skryabin
14   Stéphane Ortelli 24
  Laurens Vanthoor
  René Rast
15   Stef Dusseldorp 24
  Alexander Sims
  Álvaro Parente
16   Oliver Jarvis 24
  Christopher Haase
  Harold Primat

Pro-Am CupEdit

Pos Driver Points
1   Lucas Ordóñez 66
2   Kirill Ladygin 63
  Viktor Shaytar
3   Peter Pyzera 62
4   Alex Buncombe 53
5   Andrea Bertolini 50
  Niek Hommerson
  Louis Machiels
6   Adam Christodoulou 50
  Klaas Hummel
  Steve Jans

Gentlemen TrophyEdit

Pos Driver Points
1   Jean-Luc Blanchemain 112
  Jean-Luc Beaubelique
  Patrice Goueslard
2   Leonardo Gorini 60
3   Beniamino Caccia 56
4   Romain Brandela 52
5   Bruce Lorgère-Roux 51
6   Fred Bouvy 49

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SRO-Serien: Auf in die Zukunft". www.sportscar-info.de. www.sportscar-info.de. 27 June 2012. Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. Retrieved 16 December 2012.
  2. ^ "50 inschrijvingen voor Blancpain seizoensopener in Monza". Blancpain Endurance Series. Stéphane Ratel Organisation. 8 April 2013. Retrieved 9 April 2013.

External linksEdit