FIST-Team AAI bags brace of wins in the China GT Championship. Podiums for BMW Team Italia and the BMW M4 GT4. The weekend at a glance.



FIST-Team AAI dominates at Zhejiang.

There was no way past FIST-Team AAI in the China GT Championship this weekend. The team backed up its opening weekend success with two victories in the GT3 class on Friday and Saturday at Zhejiang. BMW works driver Nick Yelloly shared driving duties in the #90 BMW M6 GT3 with Lam Yu. The duo were involved in exciting battles with the opposition in both races, but narrowly kept their nose in front each time to lead the field home twice. Yelloly and AAI now hold a commanding lead in the Driver and Team standings, with three wins and another podium to their name. There was also another podium to celebrate in the GT4 class. The Master Champ team, which was making its debut in the series this weekend, gave a strong performance from the word go and finished third in the opening race. Wang Hao came home fifth in the BMW M4 GT4 in race two. The third race weekend of the season will take place at Shanghai from 28th to 30th June.

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Podiums for BMW Team Italia and the BMW M4 GT4.

BMW Team Italia was at Vallelunga, to the north of Rome this weekend for round two of the Italian GT Championship. BMW Motorsport Junior Erik Johansson and Stefano Comandini raced in the #15 BMW M6 GT3. The duo finished fifth in the GT3 Pro class in the opening race. Johansson/Comandini then came home eighth on Sunday. The BMW Team Italia #207 BMW M4 GT4 finished on the GT4 podium in both races. The trio of Giuseppe Fascicolo, Francesco Guerra and Andrea Fontana came home third on Saturday and second on Sunday.

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Podium success for the BMW M4 GT4.

The RN Vision STS team made it onto the podium in the Pro-Am class at the second race weekend of this season’s GT4 European Series at Brands Hatch. After 32 laps of racing, Marius Zug and Gabriele Piana finished race one in second place in the #111 BMW M4 GT4. The best-placed BMW drivers in the Silver Cup were Simon Knap and Alec Udell, who were sixth in the #25 BMW M4 GT4 run by Team MDM Motorsport. Euan McKay and Ricardo van der Ende finished sixth for Ekris Motorsport in the second race of the weekend. Levent Kocabiyik and Ibrahim Okyay came home sixth in the Pro-Am category in the final race of the event for the Borusan Otomotiv Motorsport team.

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