Ram Racing Mercedes leads part 1
Ram Racing Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 of Onslow-Cole-Christodoulou-White leads the Hankook 12H Italy-Mugello afters the first 4 hours, followed with a margin of 15 seconds by the Herbert Motorsport Porsche 997 GT3 R shared by Daniel Allemann, Ralf Bohn, Alfred and Robert Renauer.
Ferrari 458 Italia of polesitter Pierre Kaffer, “Steve Parrow” and Alexander Volz (who had a spin) finished the first part of the race on third position. The Black Pearl Racing by Rinaldi crew led from the start and held the spot until being passed by Robert Renauer. Fourth place for the other Mercedes fielded by GDL Racing for Duncan Huisman, Luc and Max Braams.
Starting from the front row, Ferrari 458 Italia of Scuderia Praha driven by Matteo Malucelli, Jaromír Jiřík and Jiří Písařík rounded out the top five. Ruffier Racing Porsche 991 Cup ended sixth overall and leads the 997 class with Gabriel Abargel, Patrice and Paul Lafargue. Marc Cars Australia Focus V8 and Cor Euser Racing Lotus Evora lead the SP2 and SP3 class respectively.
The race will resume with the final eight hours tomorrow morning.