Le Mans Cup returns after two month break and GT Open heads to Italy for penultimate weekend

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The 2022 Michelin Le Mans Cup resumes after a two month break since the last race in Monza with the penultimate race of the season at the 7km Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. 37 cars will take to the grid for the sixth race of the year, featuring 74 drivers from 18 different nations.

Mark Crader and Alex Mortimer line-up in Optimum Motorsport’s #20 LMP3 this weekend, and after a successful test day in the Adrennes during the summer break, the duo are ready to get back out track.

Weekend Timetable (Times shown are CEST, UK Time = -1 Hour)


Free Practice 1: 10:30 - 11:30

Bronze Test: 14:06 - 14:36

Free Practice 2: 16:54 - 17:54


Qualifying: 12:30 - 12:45

Race: 16:05- 17:55

How to stay up-to-date with all the action

Live timing - https://live.lemanscup.com/en/

Le Mans Cup YouTube - https://youtu.be/ajKLCWprGWw

Meanwhile, Nick Moss and Joe Osborne return to the wheel of their #72 McLaren for GT Open this weekend in Monza, Italy. Following their 16-point haul in Austria in the series’ previous round, the Optimum Motorsport duo now sit third in the championship standings, just 5 points shy of current leaders, Van Berlo and Gilardoni. Claiming two fourth-place finishes at Red Bull Ring (10-11 September) Nick and Joe drop any success penalties during the pitstops for the weekend ahead.

Last year’s Monza GT Open weekend proved victorious for the British duo, with Nick and Joe storming through the field on the penultimate lap of the 70-minute race to take a superb class victory. Sunday had brought the predicted heavy rain, but with the first 10 minutes of the morning’s qualifying session remaining dry, Joe was able to claim overall pole by 0.005s.

Can they repeat the same feat this weekend?

Weekend Timetable (Times shown are CEST, UK Time = -1 Hour)


Free Practice 1: 11:30 - 12:30

Free Practice 2: 16:27 - 17:27


Qualifying 1: 10:50 - 11:20

Race 1: 15:30 - 16:40


Qualifying 2: 09:30 - 10:00

Race 2: 14:15 - 15:15

How to stay up-to-date with all the GT Open action

Live Timing - http://online.cronococa.com/

GT Open YouTube (Quali & Race) - https://youtu.be/395cNkjgrDc


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