Larbre Wins in Brno

Pedro Lamy and Gabriele Gardel took advantage of a sudden rainfall in the middle of the race at Brno today to claim their second win of the season at the wheel of the Ferrari 550 Maranello

Larbre Wins in Brno

The Larbre Ferrari 500 is the first car to take a second win in the 2005 FIA GT season, after Lamy and Gardel won the opening round in Monza two months ago. Gardel now leads the 2005 Championship standings.

"I like Brno," Larbre team owner Jack Leconte said. "Each time I come here I win, and today we lead the Championship. Now I am looking forward to Spa, and the opportunity to increase our lead."

"The tyres were perfect today," Lamy said, after taking the chequered flag. "We were fast in all the stints, and Gabriele did an especially good job in the wet, it was very difficult out there and he made no mistakes at all."

CLASSIFIED: Pos Cl. Drivers Make Time 1. GT1 Lamy/Gardel Ferrari 550 Maranello 3h 1:39.652 2. GT1 Bertolini/Wendlinger Maserati MC12 GT1 + 58.036 3. GT1 Melo/Belloc Ferrari 575 Maranello + 59.863 4. GT1 Kumpen/Longin/Hezemans Corvette C5R + 1 Lap 5. GT1 Scheider/Bartels Maserati MC12 GT1 + 1 Lap 6. GT1 Peter/Rusinov/Buncombe Maserati MC12 GT1 + 1 Lap 7. GT1 Keen/Halliday Lister Storm GT + 2 Laps 8. GT1 Bouchut/Fomenko/Vasiliev Ferrari 550 Maranello + 2 Laps 9. GT2 Lieb/Rockenfeller Porsche 996 GT3 RSR + 2 Laps 10. GT1 Montermini/Herbeck Ferrari 575 Maranello + 4 Laps 11. G2 Balfe/Derbyshire Mosler MT900R + 4 Laps 12. GT2 Deman/Lemeret Ferrari 360 Modena + 6 Laps 13. GT1 Pirri/Senkyr/Hooker Saleen S7 R + 6 Laps 14. GT2 Kaufmann/Jurasz/Valek Porsche 996 GT3 RS + 6 Laps 15. GT2 Casadei/Vonka Porsche 996 GT3 RS + 7 Laps 16. GT2 Ried/Ried Porsche 996 GT3 RS + 7 Laps 17. GT2 Konopka/Studenic Porsche 996 GT3 RSR + 7 Laps 18. GT1 Stanco/Marcinkiewicz/Janus Saleen S7 R + 7 Laps 19. GT2 Moccia/Busnelli Porsche 996 GT3 RSR + 8 Laps 20. GT2 Gosse/Kutemann Ferrari 360 Modena + 9 Laps NOT CLASSIFIED/RETIREMENTS: Cl. Drivers Make On Lap GT2 Sugden/Collard Porsche 996 GT3 RSR 37 GT1 Babini/Biagi Maserati MC12 GT1 1 GT1 Piccini/Deletraz Ferrari 575 Maranello 0 GT1 Kox/Morbidelli Lamborghini Murcielago 0 FASTEST LAPS Cl. Drivers Make Time GT1 Scheider/Bartels Maserati MC12 GT1 1:58.185 GT2 Lieb/Rockenfeller Porsche 996 GT3 RSR 2:04.481 G2 Balfe/Derbyshire Mosler MT900R 2:06.788 
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