GT Open: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium)

  • 55 Route du Circuit Malmedy, Walloon Region, 4960 Belgium

Corvette Race Report by Jan Hyde

 

Race 1 winners Miguel Ramos & Nicky Pastorelli

  Race 2 winners Archie Hamilton & Isaac Tutumlu          

GT Open Series leaders Miguel Ramos and Nicky Pastorelli driving the # 2 Corvette for the V8 Racing Team won the Saturday race while Archie Hamilton and Isaac Tutumlu driving the # 6 Corvette for SRT won the Sunday race. These 2 Corvettes manufactured in the USA bested the opposition of Ferraris (Italy), Porsche and Audi (Germany).

# 2 - 2014,GT Open Ramos Pastorelli win race 1 at Spa 01 # 6 - 2014, GT Open  SRT damaged, win race 2 at Spa 03          

Ironically in Saturday’s race, the SRT # 6 suffered damages from a power steering failure (repaired overnight with help from the V8 racing team) while in Sunday’s race, the V8 Racing Team # 2 was a DNF when the gearbox broke.

# 6 - 2014, GT Open  SRT win race 2 at Spa 02 # 6 - 2014, GT Open  SRT repaired, win race 2 at Spa 03        

  Results compiled by Wayne Ellwood Next Race is Monza Sept 27-28, 2014. www.gtopen.net   photos courtesy of GTOPEN.net-Fotospeedy

# 6 - 2014, GT Open  SRT win race 2 at Spa 03