After the season opener in Budapest, where Alexander Moiseev and 17-year-old Alexey Nesov ended Race 1 with the 3rd position in the Am category sharing a Kaspersky backed-outfit Mercedes-AMG GT3, the Russian duo aim again to a podium finish.
In France the Italy-based squad will field a second car for newcomer Lorenzo Ferrari and the driver/team manager Marco Antonelli, completing a Pro-Am pair.
For 17-year-old Ferrari – who is facing his first GT season – this is a test-race ahead of the Italian GT commitment, after making his debut in the national championship at Mugello claiming a Pro-Am victory in the Endurance Series, and taking an overall and Pro win in the Sprint Series opener at Misano only two weeks later.
Free practice kick-off the weekend on Friday. The first qualifying session of 30 minutes will start on Saturday at 10.15 to define the 70-minute Race 1 starting grid, which light is scheduled at 16.40. Qualifying 2 will get underway on Sunday at 9.25, whilst Race 2 (60 minutes) will start at 14.35. Live TV coverage at the YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/GTOPENseries.
Source. Antonelli Motorsport