Last-minute glory for CMR at Spa. In Saturday’s GT4 European Series race at Spa-Francorchamps, CMR’s #8 GR Supra GT4 snatched third position in the final corner. Thanks to this podium and fourth place in Friday’s race, Belgians Stéphane Lémeret and Antoine Potty maintained their lead in the Silver Cup at their home race.
Their CMR team-mates Wilfried Cazalbon and Andrea Benezet also made it onto the podium in the GT4 European Series rounds held as support races for the Spa 24 Hours. They drove the GR Supra GT4 to second place in the Am class on Saturday after securing a top-five finish a day earlier.
On the demanding 7.004km circuit, SVC Sport Management team showed its best performance of the season so far. In Friday’s race, Piotr and Antoni Chodzen improved from ninth on the grid to fourth in the Am class. In the second qualifying session, the father-and-son team celebrated its first class pole position with the 430 hp (320 kW) front-engined rear-wheel drive car. In the race, however, car number 33 dropped back and finished tenth.
1-2-3 qualifying and a class win in the Super Taikyu Series
The Japanese Super Taikyu Series held its fourth round of the season at the Autopolis International Racing Course last weekend. Here, ROOKIE Racing celebrated another victory in the ST-Q class with its GR Supra GT4. TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s customer teams showed a dominant pace in qualifying by securing the top three grid positions the ST-Z category for GT4 cars. In the race, Hiroshima Toyopet Racing were the best Toyota team finishing fifth in their class, just ahead of fellow GR Supra GT4 teams Future GPX Formula Racing with RFC and Hayashi Telempu Shade Racing.
GT4 European Series – Spa-Francorchamps