Recently, the Blancpain Endurance Series 2014 new season kicked off, the first race of the Monza circuit in Italy. With a common belief in precision, reliability and superior performance, this year, Blancpain, the top watchmaking brand, also ushered in its sixth year of association with motorsport. During the two-day exciting event, Blancpain invited the guests to witness the speed charm and full dynamic of the racing world, and enjoy the wind feast of the speed temple Monza circuit.
Since its establishment in 2011, the Blancpain Endurance Series has ranked among the top international GT races, becoming one of the most sought after and most competitive racing events. This year, 40 top GT3 cars form a powerful lineup, with many top-tier drivers and top teams gathered at the Monza circuit. Alvaro Parente, Grégoire Demoustier and Alexandre Premat from the ART Grand Prix Mclaren team led the way to win the championship and won the season First win. This is the second time they have won the Blancpain. Sandström, Ortelli and Ortelli of Audi Sainteloc followed closely behind and finished second. The third place is another ART Grand Prix McLaren team car. In the professional / amateur pairing group, the Italian ROAL Motorsport BMW team topped the list; Comandini, Amos and Colombo also scored sixth in the overall score. In the Gentlemen Trophy, Ehret, Schmikler and Mattschull from the GT Corse team drove Ferrari all the way and won first place.
The Monza circuit this weekend also ushered in the first race of the new season Blancpain-Lamborghini Super Trofeo Super Challenge. In the first race, there were a total of 25 cars and 12 teams participating. The driver’s age was particularly young, which broke the record of previous entries. In addition to professional / amateur matches and amateur group matches, a single-player professional match has been added this season, which has greatly improved the lineup and standard of the game. Italian driver Andrea Palma set off in two rounds, claiming his first single-season title this season. Following the second-place finish in the first-round occupational category group, Milos Pavlovic and Edoardo Piscopo from the team of Bonaldi Motorsport raced to catch up and finally won the second round .
During the race, Blancpain VIPs were present at the scene and had the honor of boarding the Blancardo Blancpain President and CEO Marc A. Hayek in 2010. Gallardo Super Trofeo and Aventador VIP cars, Feel the glimpse of speed racing from a distance. They also visited the car parking lot and the logistic maintenance area, took a personal look at the timing control center, experienced the spectacular charm of the Monza circuit, experienced the extreme dynamics of simulated driving, and witnessed the superb skills of the Reiter Engineering team during the pit stop maintenance .
The Blancpain endurance series this season will include five rounds of events, which will be held in the top five European circuits. The next round will begin on May 23-25 at the British Grand Prix’s home of Silverstone. The third round will be held on June 27-28 at Paul Ricard in France, and there will be a fun night race. The fourth round of the most famous 24-hour endurance race will begin on July 23-27 at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. . The final round of the Blancpain 1000km race will be held at the Nürburgring on September 19-21, and the final leaderboard will be finalized.