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Bathurst 12 Hours: From Last to Second

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015

From last to second in the Am category: that was the stunning feat pulled off by Andrea Montermini, Benny Simonsen and Renato Loberto in the Bathurst 12 Hours. After a disastrous qualifying, the trio was peerless in their Vicious Rumour Racing car and managed to make it onto the podium behind the overall winners, the Athlete Global Team Nissan crewed by Florian Strauss, Katsumasa Chiyo and Wolfgang Reip. Third was the Hallmark-Network Clothing Audi of Cini-Eddy-Mies. The other two Ferraris in this category, the 27 car entered by TFM Ferrari Motorsport New Zealand and the 29 car of Team Pirelli both had to retire. Pro-Am. There was disappointment for Ferrari in the Pro-Am class. AF Corse’s number 77 car led the race until it went out following a collision with the 36 Mercedes of Dean Canto, which saw it end...

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Maranello Motorsport wins the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hours

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014

Maranello Motorsport wins the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hours after coming through an epic encounter at the legendary Mount Panorama and crossing the finish line only a few meters ahead of the Mercedes SLS in 2nd place. Craig Lowndes guided the Maranello Motorsport Ferrari 458 GT to the checkered flag to win the race with his team mates John Bowe, Peter Edwards and former Ferrari F1 driver Mika Salo. Info from Hugo Garritsen...

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