The event was held in a tricky weather conditions and all drivers had their own challenges on September 2. The Hexis Racing McLaren team (Frederic Makowiecki (FRA) and Stef Dusseldorp (NLD) – 1st place; Alvaro Parente (PRT) and Gregoire Demoustier (FRA) – 2nd place) recorded a hard-fought one-two finish in the Championship Race at the seventh round of the FIA GT1 World Championship on a rainlashed Moscow Raceway. No.33 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi R8 of Frank Stippler (DEU) and Oliver Jarvis (GBR) took the third. Russian drivers of GT3 made the audience cheer: Esta Motorsports Ferraris, benefitting from home advantage, were second and third with the No.199 car of Aleksy Basov (RUS) and Bjorn Grossman (DEU) leading home the No.177 of Aleksander Skryabin (RUS) and Alessandro Pier Guidi (ITA) saluted most devoted fans at Moscow Raceway.
FIA GT1 & GT3
The first ever Russian round of the world GT racing series.