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Blancpain - French Round with the Blancpain Endurance Series | Environment EventsPress releaseMartin finished forward with the nr9 AutOrlando Porsche of Paolo Ruberti soon after the Italian overtook Marcel Fassler's Belgian Audi Club Group WRT Audi R8 4 laps with the flag to maintain the driver's championship alive until finally the final spherical at Silverstone in Oct. Third place was more than enough to protected the Team's Championship for WRT. The acquire for BMW means that four distinctive manufacturers have gained the 4 rounds held to this point with Prosche successful at Monza, Ferrari at Navarra, Audi at Spa and now BMW at Magny Cours.
Nr40 Marc VDS Racing Team BMW Z4.
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The nr2 ALD Vita4One Ferrari 458 Italia of Louis Machiels, Paul van Splunteren and Niek Hommerson secured victory from the Pro-Am Class just after Machiels overtook the nr20 SOFREV ASP Ferrari soon after the protection Vehicle period of time 10-minutes right before the chequered flag.Georges Cabannes secured his third win in the year along with Gregory Guilvert and Fabien Michal, finishing a lap ahead of their closest rivals.The GT4 Cup struggle was won with the RJN Motorsport Nissan 370Z of Jordan Tresson Tissot vibodate replica , Alex Buncombe and Chris Ward right after a detailed battle along with the nr62 Lotus Driving Academy Lotus Evora of Andrina Gugger and Matthias Gamauf.  The nr70 Lotus of Greg Mansell, Edoardo Piscopo and Leo Mansell completed 3rd to maintain their championship hopes alive for the season finale at Silverstone in Oct.
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 Nr40 MARC VDS RACING Team BMW Z4Bas Leinders"I bought a good begin and managed to move approximately 3rd at the rear of Ortelli and Salaquarda, tag watches who had been obtaining a real battle for the entrance. I did not need to get also shut, but I failed to would like to hold again and enable them believe I might again off should they tried to dam both. I pushed and that intended I had been near enough to capitalise on problems from both of them to take the direct. Battling for that guide with the commence on the race was great fun, as was combating my way via the visitors; I like targeted visitors! I am satisfied to get handed around the race result in Markus, which he and Max had been capable to defend the guide right up until the end , to present the team and BMW Motorsport a primary win in the Blancpain Stamina Collection. Let's hope it is really the main of many!"Markus Palttala"This was my first race during the BMW, so at the starting of my stint I was nevertheless looking to find out the vehicle, which authorized the Ferrari to shut on me. With the finish I used to be ready to carry him off and hand in excess of the bring on Max, so I am reasonably delighted about that. I have to convey a giant thank you to Bas, to Max, to BMW and to the whole team who did an incredible occupation now. As for continue to being in having a possibility of winning the championship, well, it really is awesome to know, but it can be not some thing I'll be considering ahead in the last spherical at Silverstone."Maxime Martin"My two teammates did a fantastic position just before I jumped inside the vehicle, which produced it much simpler for me. When i joined the race I didn't actually know where by we had been when it comes to placement, so I pushed really hard for the several laps only to be risk-free. After that i just tried out to maintain a good rate, keep in keeping with the lap time, and check out and preserve placement. Right after the safety car or truck I pushed once again, only to ensure that, but in any case, there were rather some cars and trucks in between me as well as car or truck in 2nd area. I am pleased; this was only our 2nd race with the BMW and we took our 1st earn from the series. It isn't going to get a lot better than that!"
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