Mac, Ramos win at Paul Ricard
The Spirit of Race Ferrari 488 GT3 of polesitter Mikkel Mac and Miguel Ramos took their first International GT Open win of the season at the Paul Ricard circuit, as the Dane and the Portuguese pair emerged in race one ahead of the Imperiale Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 of Giovanni Venturini and Thomas Biagi, at their second seasonal podium.
Third place for the SPS Automotive Performance Mercedes AMG of Valentin Pierburg and Tom Onslow Cole, who took their maiden victory in the PRO-AM class, ahead of Marco Cioci and Perazzini Perazzini, in the AF Corse Ferrari. Kaspersky Racing Ferrari of Alex Moiseev and Davide Rizzo prevailed in the AM class.
The first part of the race was dominated by the Teo Martín BMW M6 of Augusto Farfus, who made a great start from the second row to defended his first position until the pit stop, where an oil leak set fire to the rear compartment of the car. The best Lexus was the Emil Frey Racing car of Albert Costa and Philipp Frommenwiler, who took 4th, enough to take the championship lead from the Farnbacher brother, who had to retire.