JMW Motorsport and Ferrari have won the GTE class in the 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. The fifth round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series was highlighted by multiple incidents including contacts between Prototypes and GTE machines.
Robert Smith, Rory Butcher and Andrea Bertolini drove the winning #66 Ferrari 458 Italia. They started from position four on the grid but quickly improved and took full control of the event.
Today's victory in the Belgian Ardennes is their third straight one of the season extending their championship lead with just one round to go.
Proton Competition's Matteo Cairoli, Christian Ried and Gianluca Roda were second in class driving the #88 Porsche 911 RSR.
The GTE podium was completed by AF Corse's Matt Griffin, Aaron Scott and Duncan Cameron at the wheel of the #55 Ferrari 458 Italia.
Wolf Henzler, Marco Seefried and Mike Hedlund were fourth with the Proton Competition run #77 Porsche 911 RSR.
The Beechdean AMR #99 Aston Martin Vantage GTE was fifth. The AF Corse #51 Ferrari 458 Italia was sixth. The Formula Racing #60 Ferrari 458 Italia was seventh. The AT Racing #56 Ferrari 458 Italia did not finish the event.
The next round and season finale of the European Le Mans Series will be held at Estoril, October 23rd.
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