News From Dijon
The French circuit of Dijon-Prenois hosted the FIA GT media and
test day(s) today, April 11 – which included the first day
of the final stage of the GT3 equalization procedure.
Saleen of Sascha Bert set the best time of the day, a 1:14.484,
ahead of one of the Vitaphone Maseratis and the GLPK Carsport CorvetteC6.R.
The top seven cars set times within a second.
was atop the GT2 times, followed by two more F430 GTCs – and
then the quicker Ebimotors Porsche.
Ferrari team is running on Michelins this year, and suggestions
that they had been running very quickly on the French rubber at
Jerez recently were confirmed by Tim Mullen’s 1:18.855 at
Dijon. The Italian Porsche’s time may have been the fourth
fastest (by a car), but Chris Niarchos set the fourth fastest by
team RaceAlliance team announced its driver line-up at Dijon, for
its second car, with Robert Lechner and Frank Diefenbacher (below)
set to drive the Aston Martin DBR9 - alongside Karl Wendlinger and