GT3s At Paul Ricard
Thanks (again) to www.infoscourse.org, these are the known times from the first day of the FIA GT3 test at Paul Ricard (Tuesday March 7).

Viper Coupe 2.09.703
Corvette C6 2.11.208
Lamborghini Gallardo 2.12.111
Aston Martin DBRS9 2.12.554
Porsche GT3 2.13.272
Ascari 2.13.831
Maserati Trofeo Light 2.15.588
Lotus Elise 2.18.296.

No time available for the AutoPalace Ferrari (last image, below), or the Venturi which was also present.

Christophe Bouchut and Jean-Marc Gounon were tasked with driving the different cars - along with their allocated drivers for the 2006 season.

That's Ben Devlin and Gavan Kershaw on the right - both present to drive the Lotus (heading for British GTs, not FIA GT3s this year).

"It's a very new car, obviously," commented Ben Devlin, on Wednesday morning. "We had some oversteer on the first day, and have been looking for a better balance at the back, but we've made a lot of progress this morning: it's was damp first thing, and everyone else seemed to be slower - but we were faster, with a high 2:17."

Images from www.fiagt.com

 

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