Ramos/Negraõ  - Copyright Maserati/Studio Mazzi
 

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Bucarest - ROMANIA
24/08/2008

MC12 on the podium also in race 2


Andrea Bertolini and Michael Bartels picked up two precious third places from the tricky transfer to Bucharest. The finishes mean that they keep hold of top spot in the championship. The two Bucharest races were an unknown and had all the unexpected hazards typical of city races.

Even though they had to cope with a weighty load, Bertolini and Bartels were able to keep the car’s mechanics in good working order, meaning that the tyres and brakes worked well throughout. Alexander Negraõ and Miguel Ramos, in the other Vitaphone car, also left Bucharest with reputations enhanced. Ramos drove brilliantly and took his MC12 to second spot in race 2 despite transmission problems.

The MC12 proved that it could handle the pace and was reliable even on a track like Bucharest were the car’s mechanics are given a thorough going over.

Go to the races

STARTING GRID

23/08/2008 Bucharest

 TimeDriver

0101:15.348Marcel Fassler

0201:15.532Karl Wendlinger

0301:16.348Michael Bartels

0401:16.566Mike Hezemans

0501:16.633Anthony Kumpen

0601:16.645Alexandre Negrao

0701:16.833Alex Muller

0801:17.011Christophe Bouchut

0901:17.441Allan Simonsen

1001:18.219Peter Kox

RACE RESULTS

24/08/2008 Bucharest

 TimeDriver

0101:00:56.962Fassler/Deletraz

02+ 9.964Negrao/Ramos

03+ 13.856Bertolini/Bartels

04+ 24.321Kumpen/Longin

05+ 33.792Peter/Simonsen

06+ 38.654Maassen/Bouchut

07+ 1:15.014Kox/Rusinov

08+ 1 LAPBell/Kirkaldy

09+ 1 LAPVilander/Bruni

10+ 1 LAPWestbrook/Collard

TOP SHOT

Bertolini/Bartels